Dryer Vent Wizard Shares Tips on How to Prevent Dryer Fires as Winter Stalls
North Jersey – 9th February, 2019 – Dryer fires have been constantly on the rise since the last decade. U.S. Fire Administration has reported a significant loss in lives and property because of these fires. To heighten awareness regarding the same, Dryer Vent Wizard of North Jersey recommends the following tips to avoid dryer fires during the winter months:
Monitor Dryer Times: During winter months, only use your dryer for 30 to 40 minutes per load. By limiting your dryer cycle times, air can circulate through the dryer better, and there will be less lint buildup overall. If your clothes need more than 40 minutes to dry, this may be a sign that airflow in your dryer vent is constricted. Inadequate airflow can be the result of a clog or obstruction in your dryer vent system such as excess lint.
Remain Alert: When drying clothes, do not leave the house unattended or fall asleep with the dryer running. Keep the area around your dryer clear of any items that could ignite. If your dryer is in need of good cleaning, then it might run hotter than usual, and this could potentially cause items near your dryer to ignite.
Hang Heavy Clothes: Heavier clothes, bedding, and pillows can contribute vastly to the buildup of lint and other debris. Hang heavier items to dry to avoid lint buildup.
Pest-Proof Vent Openings: Add a proper pest-proof vent cover to your outside dryer vent opening to keep out critters and vermin. Animals are attracted to the warm air emitted from your dryer vent in cooler months. Installing a proper pest-proof cover allows your dryer to vent properly while keeping critters out.
Clear Vent Openings from Snow: Keep the outside vent opening clear from snow. A blocked vent could cause a fire or carbon monoxide poisoning.
Dryer Vent Wizard of NY Metro, the nation’s leading dryer vent cleaning and maintenance brand, urges homeowners to follow safety precautions while doing laundry and to take preventive steps to avoid fire hazards.
Fire hazards often happen because of negligence and lack of attention. Small, simple, maintenance measures can help keep big disasters at bay and this is exactly what Dryer Vent Wizard hopes home and property owners realize.
About Dryer Vent Wizard:
Dryer Vent Wizard, for over a decade now, the leading franchise in dryer maintenance and service was founded by David Lavalle, who discovered the urgent need for the role of a specialist in dryer care. Since then, David and his team have been instrumental in rendering and offering expertise in dryer maintenance.
From blockages to accumulations to disrepair and improper vent configurations, the company handles a wide range of issues giving homeowners the benefit of expert foresight and help.
For those trying to schedule a service, Dryer Vent Wizard has devised a simple platform where the customer can log in online to give his details. Upon completion of the online contact form, a member of the team will get in touch to schedule a visit as per the convenience of the customer. To know more, please click: https://www.nymetrodryervent.com/contact-us
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