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Dryer Fire

9/2/2021 (Permalink)

Have you ever thought about why it is important to clean your lint trap out regularly in your dryer? It can cause a fire! If you have a fire in your home, SERVPRO of Vicksburg & Yazoo employs trained professionals who are capable of helping you during this time. 

1. Clean the lint weekly

It is important to clean the lint trap out on a weekly basis. This helps your clothes dry faster, but more importantly, it helps to prevent fires that start in the dryer. 

2. Clean the Dryer Duct

Have you ever changed out your dryer duct? It isn't hard to do and can save your home from a possible fire. The dryer duct should be checked on a regular basis to ensure it is clean and there is not blockage. 

3. Dryer Duct: Upgrades are Available 

A little maintenance can go a long way! SERVPRO of Vicksburg & Yazoo is prepared to help you if a fire occurs in your home. However, if you remember to check your dryer duct and keep your lint trap clean, your chances f having a fire in your dryer dramatically lessens. 

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