Indianapolis Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard Assists Homeowners in Taking Action to Prevent Dryer Hazards

Danger could be lurking in the often neglected dryer vent system…out of sight, out of mind is a leading home fire hazard that is easily avoided through proper maintenance

Indianapolis IN – According to the Indianapolis Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard few people are aware of a hidden hazard lurking behind the clothes dryer. The dryer vent system, out of sight, out of mind, is often taken for granted while hazardous conditions develop inside. Proper dryer vent installation and regularly scheduled dryer vent cleaning is vital dryer safety. Some home insurance providers are requiring dryer vent inspections to ensure safety.

Glen Mayfield owns Dryer Vent Wizard, specializing in residential and commercial dryer vent cleaning, repair and new dryer vent installation. All types of dryer vents require maintenance. Ceiling vents require periodic maintenance behind the dryer and leading to the roof cap. This service should only be handled by a qualified dryer vent service technician.

Wall vents are the most common in homes and often easier to maintain. No matter what type of system is installed, Mayfield urges residents to have a complete dryer vent inspection performed by Dryer Vent Wizard to be sure it meets safety standards.

Air flow is vital to the safe and efficient operation of a clothes dryer. Many people are unaware that the lint screen only catches a little over half the actual lint produced. About 40 percent escapes to the inside of the dryer cabinet and into the dryer ducts where it sticks to the sides and attracts more lint. Eventually, the accumulation will block air flow and lead to overheating and a fire.

The Wizard says dryer vent service is especially important in apartment housing and attached condo units. An entire complex of homes can be affected by the improper care of the dryer vent system. Public safety is a concern for everyone involved and the responsible action to take is to schedule a dryer system inspection today. Remind everyone in the complex to share the concern and schedule dryer vent cleaning without delay.

Dryer Vent Wizard is the largest chain of dryer vent service providers with nearly 60 franchised locations in the U.S. Glen Mayfield serves the Indianapolis area, Avon, Plainfield, Carmel and neighboring cities and communities. Visit to learn more.

About Dryer Vent Wizard:
Dryer Vent Wizard is a member of the National Fire Protection Association and the largest chain of dryer vent cleaning, repair, replacement and alternation specialists in the U.S. with nearly 60 franchisees in major markets. Dryer Vent Wizard franchisees work to promote public awareness on the importance of dryer vent cleaning to prevent dryer fires and save energy. Consumer education while making clothes dryers safer and greener are the main focus of DVW franchisees. Dryer Vent Wizard was founded in 2004 by Dave Lavalle who is also the founder of the Mr. Handyman franchise.

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