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Why Dryer Vent Cleaning is Important

Why Dryer Vent Cleaning is Important

You can find a clothes dryer in most homes across the country. Do you ever really give it much thought though? You should! If you’re not properly maintaining your household clothes dryer, you are open to several associated risk factors. Outlined below are some of the most common issues when household dryers are not properly maintained. It is a fire hazard Dryer fires are among the leading causes of house fires in the United States. According to FEMA, 2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year, and a staggering 34% of those are caused by failure to clean the dryer vent. Dryers work at extremely high temperatures and can cause the back up of lint to combust and ignite a fire. Hundreds of injuries and even deaths could be prevented by conducting regular maintenance on your dryer. It wastes energy While the lint trap catches a good amount of

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