Prevent A Dryer Fire in your Shaker Heights Home
Laundry is part of our weekly routine, and let’s face it – it can be a monotonous task. This brings us to the question… When is the last time you thoroughly cleaned your dryer?
According to the US Fire Administration, “Failure to clean the dryer (34 percent) us the leading cause of home clothes dryer fires.” SERVPRO of Beachwood and Cleveland Northeast has seen this type of loss before, and it is usually a preventable one.
Here are 9 tips from Erie Insurance on how to prevent a dryer fire in your home:
1. Clean out the lint
2. Install with care
3. Clear out combustibles
4. Opt for a solid metal dryer duct
5. Read tags
6. Exercise Extra Caution with flammable liquids
7. Use your clothes to diagnose problems
8. Don’t dry and dash
9. Give the outdoor vent a peek
Should you find yourself in a dryer fire predicament, SERVPRO Beachwood and Cleveland Northeast is Here to Help. Our professionals are highly trained and use specialized equipment to properly restore your home to preloss condition.
We’ll even work with directly with your insurance company and provide an itemized loss inventory and pictures of important items for claims purposes.
So, next time you throw a load in, remember these tips! If you need assistance with any fire damage in your South Euclid or Mayfield Heights home, we can be reached 24/7 at 216-464-4498.