How To Avoid Home Fires Due To Clogged Dryer Vents

There are about 15,000 dryer fires reported annually with a clogged dryer vent being the leading cause. Deaths, injuries and property damage can be prevented with regularly scheduled dryer vent inspection and maintenance service according to John Ryley, owner of Dryer Vent Wizard of Nassau County, NY.  


According to Ryley, there are usually warning signs prior to a dryer fire including:

•         Pile of lint behind the dryer

•         Takes an extra cycle to get clothes dry
•         Dryer overheats and shuts off
•         Little or no lint on the lint filter after a cycle
•         Lint stuck to clothing after a cycle
•         Lint around the door seal
•         Clothes hot to touch after a load

•         Dryer gets hot when running
•         Laundry room is hot and humid when dryer is running

All of the above are warning signs of a dryer fire.  Call John Ryley at 888-676-6142 to schedule a dryer vent inspection.  Visit to learn more.

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