Thursday, August 6, 2009

Dryer Vent Wizard, a national dryer vent cleaning company, strives to promote consumer awareness in dryer fire prevention

EMAILWIRE.COM, August 05, 2009 ) Murphysboro, IL – A group of linemen working to restore power to a neighborhood were in the right place at the right time when they noticed a home on fire. Workers grabbed fire extinguishers while others filled their hard hats with water to fight the flames until fire emergency crews arrived.The fire was caused by a clogged dryer vent; flames caught the interior wall as the fire began to spread. Firefighters said that if it weren’t for what the linemen had done the results would have been devastating; the home lost.Dayn Benson, franchise manager of Dryer Vent Wizard, headquartered in Warren Michigan, was recently interviewed. “Over 15,000 clothes dryer fires are reported each year,” said Benson. “The results are often devastating with deaths, injuries and loss of homes. Dryer vent cleaning is the number one preventer of dryer fires.”In joining efforts with the NFPA, Dryer Vent Wizard is providing advice to consumers to minimize the risk of dryer fires. They encourage consumers to read their informative articles with tips for keeping their clothes dryer safe and operating efficiently; visit Vent Wizard provides maintenance tips to consumers as they recommend annual professional dryer vent cleaning. Dryer vent systems should meet the manufacturer’s codes as well as city and state codes. By law, all gas dryers in the United States must be vented to the outdoors. To order a dryer vent inspection and service visit http://www.dryerventwizard.comContact:Dryer Vent WizardD. Benson – Corporate Office5523 East Nine Mile Road Warren, MI