Monmouth County, NJ Air Duct Company Sounds
The Alarm Over Dryer Vent Fires
Everyone knows we need to replace our smoke detector batteries once
every one or two years, but nobody tells you that clothes dryer vents need
to be monitored and cleaned as well.
Did you know that a clogged clothes dryer vent poses a
serious fire hazard? And once those flames have
ignited, they spread incredibly quickly.
Nobody tells you that, except for the
professionals at DUCTZ.
DUCTZ of Monmouth and Central
Jersey is warning homeowners and
landlords not to let clothes dryer vent
The company is encouraging
residents unsure of how to clean
their vents to call the
Statistics reveal clothes dryer fires can be deadly. 2,900 home clothes
dryer fires are reported each year causing an estimated 5 deaths and
Residential clothes dryer fires
lead to $35 million in property loss
The leading cause of these fires is
failure to maintain clean and clog-free
Signs that it's time to call the experts include clothes that are taking longer than usual to dry,
clothes feeling hotter than usual upon completion of a cycle, the exterior wall vent failing to open
while the dryer is running, and the outside of the dryer unit feeling hot to the touch.
The team at DUCTZ of Monmouth and
Central Jersey are encouraging
homeowners and landlords to monitor
their clothes dryer units for possible
signs of vent blockage.
The suggestion is to add regular
clothes dryer vent checks to
homeowners' seasonal smoke alarm
battery changes to ensure continued
safe living environments.
Visit the link in the
description to learn