Usa, (PressExposure) September 03, 2008 -- Greg Longe, co-president of Dryer Vent Wizard (DVW), Dry Clothes, Safe Homes, announced the awarding of a DVW franchise in Alabama. Local resident and former Culinary Director, Karl Schiesz, will service Central Alabama to include Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair Counties, Tuscaloosa and surrounding areas.
Dryer Vent Wizard, Dry Clothes, Safe Homes is a national franchise company specializing in dryer fire prevention and âurgent responseâ dryer and dryer vent maintenance, repair, replacement and alterations, providing solutions to the problem of dryers functioning inefficiently or not at all.
According to the U.S. Fire Administration there are an average of 15,000 dryer fires in the U.S. with an approximate $88 million in property, damage 15 deaths and 400 injuries annually. âFailure to cleanâ was cited as the leading factor contributing to clothes dryer fires in residential buildings. Similar reports by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, (CPSC), confirm annual maintenance of dryers and dryer vents as a home safety issue lacking consumer awareness.
Dryer Vent Wizard, Dry Clothes, Safe Homes, founded in 2004 by David Lavalle in Boston, Massachusetts, has awarded 50 franchises in major metro markets since franchising began in March 2005.
âHaving worked in the service industry for over 30 years, I truly believe this a must service to provide to our community and an opportunity to educate homeowners about the real threat of dryer fires in their own home,â said Karl. Schiesz passionately believes his company provides a household safety service that no one exclusively offers in his area. Schiesz knows of several families that have experienced personal tragedy caused by dryer fires.
http://www.dryerventwizard.com 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 50 franchisees in major markets in the U.S.
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