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Preventing House Fires by Keeping your Dryer Clean

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates an annual 15,500 fires, 10 deaths and 10 injuries are due to clothes dryer fires. Several hundred people a year are also subjected to carbon monoxide poisoning from improper dryer vent setups. The financial costs come to nearly $100,000,000 per year. In...

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3 Reasons to Clean Your Dryer Vent

According to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS), and average of 2,900 residential clothes dryer fires in residential buildings are reported to U.S. fire departments each year and cause an estimated 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss. Their research determined that failure to clean...

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How does that dryer lint cause my home to catch on fire?

Did you know that dryer vent lint can spontaneously combust, without needing an ignition source? Here you will learn how to prevent lint from igniting and fires from happening. According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, clothes dryer fires cause approximately 15,600 fires each year, with 80% occurring...

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