In spite of this, a dryer fire is actually something that can be prevented in many cases. Here are a few small steps that you can take to help protect your family from dryer fires.
- If you have a gas dryer, check for gas leaks regularly
- Check and clean the lint screen after every use
- Clean and check the dyer hose and vent head periodically
- And finally, keep the area around the dryer clear of clutter