As part of our commitment to keeping our community safer, Dryer Vent Wizard of York Ontario shares industry knowledge with York, ON residents. Learn about dryer vent safety, warning signs, and news here!

All dryer fires are preventable

It is clear that regularly cleaning your vents and having them maintained will reduce the chances of a fire and will make your machine more energy efficient. What most customers don't consider is that dryer fires typically start inside the dryer itself. Over time lint can accumulate inside the dryers housing. If this lint build-up is exposed to either the heating element or a spark caused by a...

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Dryer Vent Wizard of York Ontario educates 40 Central York Fire Inspection Officers on dryer safety.

Based on statistics from the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal, the fire department responds to a dryer fire on average every two days. Dryer fires happen more often than the general public thinks. These fires are mainly a result of improperly installed vents, significant lint build-up in the dryer housing and clogged/restricted venting. The risk of fire can be significantly reduced by...

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Dryer Vent Wizard donates to Central York Fire Services

Central York Fire Services has received a helping hand from Dryer Vent Wizard.

The company, which specializes in vent repair, replacement, cleaning and maintenance of residential and commercial dryers, donated $500 to CYFS’s fire prevention efforts. The money will be used to purchase smoke alarms for distribution throughout Newmarket and Aurora, chief fire prevention officer Les...

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Awe Nuts!!!

I have been watching the chipmunks and squirrels scurrying around my yard collecting nuts and acorns, scampering off to who knows were. I am sure they are storing their treasures somewhere but where?

A customer in my neighborhood called me and complained that her dryer was taking two or more cycles to dry her clothes. I was happy to come and have a look. During my inspection I...

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Stove Hood Fan Tied to Dryer Vent

Just when you think you have seen it all you come across another attempt at an "ingenious" vent route. In fairness I must say that my customer had bought their house 3 months ago and had nothing to do with installing the vents. There is a rental suite in the basement and the laundry room is on the main floor. To save a few dollars the previous owner thought they could join vents together and...

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