Take Dryer Fires Seriously

Every year in the US there are over 15,000 dryer fires causing over 100 million dollars in property damage .  If you don’t take dryer fires serious, you should watch this video.

Step 4: Clean Your Dryer 

How to Prevent Dryer Fires

  1. Have your dryer installed and serviced by a professional.
  2. Do not use the dryer without a lint filter.
  3. Clean the lint filter before or after each load of laundry.
  4. Once a year, or more often if your clothes are taking longer to dry, clean lint out of the vent pipe or have a dryer lint removal service do it for you.
  5. Keep the area around your dryer free of things that can burn.
  6. Turn the dryer off if you leave home or when you go to bed.

Download Dryer Safety Tips

Source: National Fire Protection Association


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