Dryer Fire Prevention

34% of home clothes dryer fires is failure to clean them.

You think I clean out the lint catcher every time I put a new load in, I am cleaning my dryer.  You’d be surprised that is NOT ENOUGH.

No matter how good your dryer vent is connected, lint still collects on the inside of the dryer. (view pictures)

Once a year it is a good idea to have a service technician take apart the machine completely.  They take off the front of the dryer, pull out the drum and then can vacuum the inside of all the collected lint.

It may be the best $125 you spend this year.  Fire prevention is important and this is a little thought about way to prevent dryer fires.

Fire Safety Outreach Materials

Consumer Reports – Truths & Myths of Dryer Fires

Potential Fire Dangers caused by Dryer Lint

We hope you know you are supposed to clear your lint filter every time you run a dry cycle.

Did you ever consider the lint that is actually inside your machine?   Over the years lint seeps into the mechanism of your machine, potentially causing a fire hazard.  If you don’t make a habit every few years of maintenance on the inside, this can be a potential source of fire. Immediately upon smelling burning, stop using your machine.  Call  an authorized repair representative and have them disassemble your machine completely and look inside.  The representative should then thoroughly clean out all the lint that remains in your machine.  This is one important step no one cautions you about, but if followed can help prevent fires.  Look at the pictures here and see an actual client of AJR, and the lint contained on their machine.

Next time you smell something funny, do not ignore, get it checked.   Dryer fires are a serious event, its best to do all you can to prevent a fire in your property.

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Hotel & Motel Safety FIRE Emergency Tips

As the summer approaches and we get ready to take vacations and travel, here are some good tips keep in mind the next time you check into a hotel.

Hotel & Motel Safety

If you ever find yourself in a fire situation while staying at a hotel, keep these tips in mind and always be prepared.

As you check in, take time to investigate best route to evacuate your room should the need arise.

Stay safe..

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Cooking Safety Tips to Prevent Next Fire

Please see the attached file with some good cooking safety tips.  Always keep this information in mind.  If you experience a fire, immediately contact AJR Public Adjusters to represent your interests with the insurance company to ensure you receive the maximum recovery for your claim.

602-795-5227.

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Cooking Safety to Prevent Fires