Ann Arbor Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard not Alone in Recommending Proper Dryer Vent Installation

Firefighters and home insurance providers strongly urge consumers to have dryer vent cleaning performed regularly


Ann Arbor – The Ann Arbor Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard is not the only authority recommending proper dryer maintenance. Insurance companies and fire fighters agree that regularly scheduled dryer vent cleaning is the best way to eliminate a dryer fire hazard. A qualified dryer vent installation and cleaning service can make clothes dryers safer and greener while improving dryer performance and speeding up drying time.

Dryer Vent Wizard service technicians know that dryer fires happen more frequently than chimney fires. More than 17,000 dryer fires occur each year, causing deaths, injuries, and over $100 million in property damages. In response to this growing trend, dryer manufacturers install safety devices to shut the appliance down when sensors detect restricted airflow which causes overheating. Of course, like anything else, these safeguards are not 100%. They can wear out or fail.

Larry Butterfield, owner of Dryer Vent Wizard (, provides commercial and residential dryer vent repair, cleaning and new dryer vent installation. Firefighters recommend annual dryer vent cleaning and inspections of dryer exhaust systems to ensure safety. Insurance companies are starting to require dryer vent cleaning and maintenance to reduce the risk of dryer related fires.

Poorly vented dryers, due to improper dryer vent installation and maintenance can increase the humidity in homes, leading to mold and mildew damage and illness to sensitive residents. Gas dryers that are not vented properly can cause carbon monoxide to leak into the home as well.

Dryer Vent Wizard recommends professional dryer vent installation and regularly scheduled dryer vent cleaning service to keep clothes dryers operating safely and efficiently. Dryer vent repair or replacement of a faulty system will make a big difference in dryer performance and energy savings. Find out more about this very important; yet, often neglected home maintenance service at

About Dryer Vent Wizard:
Dryer Vent Wizard is a member of the National Fire Protection Association and the largest chain of dryer vent cleaning, repair, replacement and alternation specialists in the U.S. with nearly 60 franchisees in major markets. Dryer Vent Wizard franchisees work to promote public awareness on the importance of dryer vent cleaning to prevent dryer fires and save energy. Consumer education while making clothes dryers safer and greener are the main focus of DVW franchisees. Dryer Vent Wizard was founded in 2004 by Dave Lavalle who is also the founder of the Mr. Handyman franchise.

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