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.
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Consumer Reports – Truths & Myths of Dryer Fires
We do laundry all the time. Did you know one of the most important things you can do to prevent fires is maintenance of your dryer. Many simple steps can be taken to prevent fires from your clothes dryer.
Take a look here:
Clothes Dryer Safety Tips
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