Dryer Vent Lint Cleaning and Fall Maintenance Tips from the Wizard of Dryer Fire Prevention

Warren, MI (PressExposure) October 16, 2009 -- Dryer Vent Wizard (DVW), Dry Clothes, Safe Homes is a national franchise company specializing in dryer fire prevention and dryer vent cleaning, repair, replacement and alterations. They were founded in 2004, by David Lavalle in Boston, Massachusetts. DVW, headquartered in Warren, Michigan has grown to over 50 franchise locations in the U.S.

Neglected dryer vent systems and faulty dryer vents are responsible for over 15,000 dryer fires reported annually. National Fire Prevention Week is observed in October, a time of the year when the number of home fires is on the rise. Dryer Vent Wizard franchisees have been working hard to promote public awareness with blogs and articles about dryer vent lint cleaning and appliance maintenance tips for consumers to read and learn. Learn more about dryer vent lint cleaning at [http://dryerventlintcleaning.blogspot.com/]

Dryer Vent Wizard, Dry Clothes Safe Homes 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 over 50 franchisees in major markets. Here are some tips provided by the wizard of dryer fire prevention:

• Clean the lint screen or filter before or after each load of laundry • Make sure your dryer vent system meets city, state and manufacturer’s safety codes • Replace plastic or flexible foil systems with semi-rigid or sold metal material • Keep the dryer lint screen clean and wash it every few months with soap and water to remove residue from fabric softener sheets • Have professional dryer vent lint cleaning done each year • Don’t store combustibles, chemical cleaning products or chemical soaked rags near your clothes dryer or other gas appliances • Do not leave the house or go to sleep when the dryer is running • Check the dryer vent outside often for lint build up, blockage, damage or freezing

Dryer Vent Wizard, dryer manufacturers, and the National Fire Prevention Association all recommend professional dryer vent lint cleaning to prevent fires, save energy and prolong the life of your appliance. In addition to cleaning dryer vents, they will also check belts and rollers inside the back of the dryer to be sure everything is in good working order. Worn belts can cause the drum to become unbalanced and rub against other parts, causing the dryer to throw a spark and ignite the lint built up in the dryer vents.

There are over 50 Dryer Vent Wizard locations throughout the US. Visit http://www.dryerventwizard.com to find a location near you; order a professional dryer exhaust inspection in recognition of National Fire Prevention Month and be assured your clothes dryer is safe and efficient.

Contact: Dryer Vent Wizard D. Benson – Corporate Office 5523 East Nine Mile Road Warren, MI 48091 1-866-498-7233 wizard@dryerventwizard.com

This press release was submitted by Right Now Marketing Group, LLC

About Dryer Vent Wizard

Dryer Vent Wizard is a nationwide company, Dryer Vent Wizard professionally inspects and cleans clothing dryers for homeowners and in commercially-owned buildings. Poorly maintained dryer vents cause fire hazards and cost substantially more to operate.At Dryer Vent Wizard, we take pride that we are helping homeowners and apartment managers prevent dryer vent fires and other dryer vent hazards.

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Press Release Submitted On: October 15, 2009 at 11:31 pm
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