Increased drying time is often a result of blocked air flow which is the leading cause of dryer fires
Rockville Centre NY – According to the Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard, failure to clean the dryer vent is the leading cause of dryer fires and other dryer related hazards. An estimated 15,000 to 20,000 fires per year are attributed to poorly vented clothes dryers. The Wizard urges home owners to schedule regular dryer vent cleaning service without delay.
Bob Dougherty owns Dryer Vent Wizard in Nassau County, NY, specializing in dryer vent service and educating consumers about dryer fire prevention. He advises his customers about warning signs to watch for. Increased drying time is the most common sign of lint accumulation blocking air flow. Other signs include: clothes coming from the dryer hotter than normal, the outside of the dryer gets very hot indicating a poor air flow in the dryer vent, the laundry room becomes much more humid than normal and a burnt smell can be detected in the laundry room.
Homeowners who have service by the Wizard enjoy peace of mind knowing their dryer operates safely and efficiently. Bob does a complete inspection and he checks for loose fittings which allow air and humidity to escape into the living space. He will do a complete cleaning to ensure maximum airflow for improved dryer performance, fire prevention and energy savings.
The old style flexible dryer duct can be a major source of problems. Not only do they crush easily causing breaks, but their accordion design allows for many places that lint will build up causing a potential fire in the home. Dryer Vent Wizard (http://www.dryerventcleaningnassaucountynewyork.com/) comes prepared to replace these inferior dryer vent systems with solid metal material that meets current safety standards.
During a tough economy it makes good money sense to properly maintain the dryer vent system. An improperly functioning dryer vent can cost home owners as much as $18 to $24 per month. When air flow is restricted by clogged dryer vents the dryer cannot operate at peak efficiency.
Don’t wait and assume everything is alright and that a devastating fire cannot happen. The lack of common warning signs does not mean all is fine. Be safe and have the Wizard perform a dryer vent inspection.
Dryer Vent Wizard is the largest chain of dryer vent service providers in the nation with 60 locations in major market areas. Bob Dougherty serves homeowners and businesses in Nassau County, Rockville Centre, Oceanside and nearby cities and communities. Visit http://www.dryerventcleaningrockvillecentrenewyork.com/ to learn more.
About Dryer Vent Wizard:
Dryer Vent Wizard is a member of the National Fire Protection Association and the largest chain of dryer vent cleaning, repair, replacement and alternation specialists in the U.S. with nearly 60 franchisees in major markets. Dryer Vent Wizard franchisees work to promote public awareness on the importance of dryer vent cleaning to prevent dryer fires and save energy. Consumer education while making clothes dryers safer and greener are the main focus of DVW franchisees. Dryer Vent Wizard was founded in 2004 by Dave Lavalle who is also the founder of the Mr. Handyman franchise.