Preventing Dryer Fires

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Fires within the home are terrifying. They usually want to be avoided at all costs so why not take the steps to do so. A number of fires have been created by the dryer. Consumer reports states “‘Dryer fires are responsible for nine deaths, 420 civilian injuries, and $222 million in property damage annually,’ says Marty Ahrens, a spokesperson for the NFPA.” Read below on how to prevent dryer fires.

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How to Prevent Appliance Fires

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Whether it is your trust dishwasher, dryer or even refrigerator, any of these appliances can potentially catch on fire. While the chance of your dishwasher getting caught on fire is a lot lower than your dryer or range, anything is possible. Appliances have integrated into our everyday lives so we usually don’t think about their safety hazards. In order to avoid any damage to your home, it is important to be aware of these common safety hazards to protect you and your family. Continue reading