Prevent a dryer fire and save on your energy bill by getting your dryer vents checked and cleaned, if necessary.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) cites Home Fires Involving Clothes Dryers Or Washing Machines, which is a study that was released in September 2012. According to this study, almost 17,000 home structure fires involving clothes dryers were reported in 2010, bringing with them 51 deaths, 380 injuries and more than $230 million in property damages. The items that ignited 29 percent of these fires? Dust, fiber or lint. And the leading cause (32 percent of reported fires) was found to be a failure to clean.
Make dryer vent examinations with Chimney Masters a regular part of your home maintenance. For the safety of you and your family, contact us today to schedule your cleaning and inspection.