Massapequa Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard offers Fire Prevention Tips while Providing an Important Home Service
(EMAILWIRE.COM, February 01, 2013 ) Massapequa NY The Massapequa dryer vent cleaning Wizard is providing fire prevention tips for area residents while performing an important home service. His mission is to reach as many of his neighbors as he can to make clothes dryers in his community safer and greener.

More than 17,000 dryer fires are reported annually with most of them being caused by clogged dryer vents. Improper dryer vent installation or dryer vents made of vinyl or flexible foil are also a contributor.

Bob Dougherty, owner of Dryer Vent Wizard ( advises his customers to never go to sleep or leave the house when the dryer is running. Dryer fires can quickly burn out of control, trapping occupants and their pets inside while completely destroying the home.

Dryer Vent Wizard service technicians are qualified to clean and install dryer vent systems in homes and businesses. Education is a vital part of the Wizards service as he provides the following fire prevention tips to his customers:

Have appliances professionally installed

Electric Dryer A licensed electrician should inspect the electrical service to be sure the dryer has the right size breaker and that it is properly grounded

Gas Dryer A licensed plumber should inspect the gas fittings and flex hose for gas leaks

Never leave home or go to sleep when the dryer is running

Keep the lint filter clean and inspect it regularly for tears or damage

Keep the laundry room clear of combustibles like boxes and flammable substances

Never put synthetic materials including rubber, foam or plastic in the dryer

Have the dryer vent system inspected and cleaned regularly

Bob Dougherty urges consumers to have their dryer vent system inspected to be sure it is providing adequate airflow for the dryer to work safely and efficiently. Bob finds a problem with 9 out of 10 dryer vent systems he inspects. Customers notice a remarkable difference in dryer performance after Bob makes the necessary corrections. Visit to learn more.

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.


Dryer Vent Wizard of Nassau County
Bob Dougherty
149 Waverly Ave
Patchogue, NY 11772
Local: 516-284-1922

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Dryer Vent Wizard



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