Hiring someone to fix your plumbing or paint the exterior of your home is commonplace, but many homeowners don’t realize the importance of hiring someone to clean or repair dryer vents. And unlike a busted pipe or chipping paint, unkempt dryer vents can lead to life-threatening outcomes.
According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly 15,000 dryer fires occur in homes annually. That’s 40 dryer fires a day or one every 36 minutes! Recently, publications like