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Prevent Fire with Clean Dryer Vents

Fire hazards are often a household precaution that is overlooked. Other forms of protection are typically invested in security systems, strong door, and window locks, and firearms to prevent home invasion. It’s important to be aware of fire hazards just as much as the other areas. Dryer vents are a leading cause of house fires, which is why it’s so important to constantly clean them out!

hand placing towels in dryer

To determine whether or not your clothes dryer is working properly, there are some signs to be aware of. If your clothes aren’t drying after a full cycle, an odd smell appears or your exterior vents seem to not be expelling air, there’s most likely an issue. To prevent issues like these from causing a fire, try to only start the dryer while at home.

Read this article for more information about dryer vents.