Dryer fire prevention should be a necessary maintenance carried out by all property owners. Sadly over 15,000 dryer fires happen every year … Will you be next?
Ontario Fire Marshal’s statistics reveal that improperly maintained household dryers cause one in every three residential dryer fires. Almost all of these fires were preventable and dryer vent cleaning is the main area that should be considered.
Dryer fires happen a lot more than we hear about as they do not get reported very often. This dryer safety guide will allow you to check your dryer is safe and running efficiently. Many home owners have the wrong hose connecting their dryer to the wall is yours safe?
Clothes not drying? Its normally a blocked dryer vent that is the cause of the problem. Check the list to determine if your dryer is faulty or if the dryer vent just needs cleaning
Dryers should vent outside however this one was in the attic with lint blowing all over the sofit which is not a good idea. We installed the correct dryer roof vent and corrected the duct work. Dryers that vent to the roof should be cleaned more often
Replacing the no longer recommended dryer vent hose for what is recommended by all dryer manufacturers. If you have white vinyl hose or thin foil you should change it or get a company in to do this for you.
Birds love to make nests in vents, dryer vents especially due to the warmth and lint they offer. Our pest proof vent keeps birds and other pests at bay and reduces cold drafts entering your home.
Do you have the incorrect hose connecting your dryer to the wall? Your dryer warranty could be voided for running your dryer with the wrong hose, and be at risk from a dryer fire. Thin foil and white vinyl are not recommended by dryer manufacturers
Dryer vent cleaning for dryers venting to the roof should be carried out frequently. Dryer vent cleaner specializes in cleaning roof dryer vents, and modify all vents to allow lint to freely escape. This reduces the risk of fire and improves the efficiency of the dryer.
Dryer vent cleaning in Milton should be carried out by all home owners to reduce the risk of fire and keep they dryer running efficiently.