Preventing Lint Fires and Damage
Dryer fires are more likely to occur during the fall and winter months, with the month of January seeing the most dryer fires. However, it is just as important to practice fire safety by cleaning out your dryer vent as often as necessary.
When should I clean my dryer vent?
- You should clean out the ling filter after every load of laundry.
- Check the back of the dryer for lint buildup every other week.
- Every few months you should clean the exhaust for lint buildup.
If you experience a dryer fire, you should call firefighters to make sure that the blaze is extinguished. You may also want to contact a residential damage restoration services in Pearland,TX to repair damage to the area surrounding your laundry machines after a lint fire.