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Why Does my Dryer Smell Bad?_ Is There a Dead Animal in my Dryer Vent?

Answer: Most of the time the smell has nothing to do with a dead animal. The culprit is most likely lint buildup in your vent. Every time you run your…

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blue dryer balls

Do Those Blue Dryer Balls Really Work?

Do those blue dryer balls really work? You may be asking yourself what are dryer balls anyways. Dryer balls are plastic balls you throw into your dryer. They are designed…

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House Fires: Five Leading Causes

House fires can happen to anyone. Approximately 4 out of 10 house fires occur in homes without smoke detectors. Fires kill more people than all natural disasters combined. Knowing the…

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Fox13 News & VentSmart Warn Consumers About Hidden Dryer Lint

Lint is as much a part of doing laundry as soap and water, but firefighters say lint poses a serious danger to our homes. It’s a fact of life, lint…

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What Should I do with all this Dryer Lint my Dryer is Producing?

Believe it or not dryer vent lint actually has some pretty reasonable uses. Below we have listed just a few. Be sure and ask your dryer vent cleaning company if…

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Failure to Clean your Dryer Vent may be Putting your Home at Risk

Most people have no idea how much lint gets past their dryer’s lint trap. Over Time your dryer vent pipe becomes coated with dryer lint. If your dryer vent hasn’t…

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Lint lizard vacuum atachment

Does the Lint Lizard Really Work?

The Lint Lizard is a vacuum attachment designed for getting at those hard to reach places in your dryer. Consisting of a clear flexible plastic tube attached to a thicker solid plastic tube shaped to fit most vacuums.

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Dryer Vent Cleaning Can Prevent Dryer Fires

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the National Fire Data Center estimate that household dryers cause nearly 16,000 dryer related fires every year. Homeowners can prevent about 70% of…

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Energy Saving Tips: Five Ways to Make Your Home Greener

As Ben Franklin once said, a penny saved is a penny earned. To save money on your heating and cooling costs, here are five ways to make your home more…

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ventless dryer

Ventless Clothes Dryers Explained

Many apartments, and even some homes, do not have a dryer vent, making the use of a traditional dryer impossible. Is hauling clothes to the local laundromat, or hanging them…

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VentSmart Warns Consumers About Dryer Related CO Poisoning

Over 2,000 Americans die each year due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Most of these deaths are caused by the malfunction of common household appliances, such as furnaces, hot water heaters,…

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Sears Named in Lawsuit Over Dryer Installations

(Crain’s) — Sears Roebuck & Co. is one among four appliance retailers named in a federal lawsuit that claims they were negligent in ignoring fire-hazard warnings by using metal foil…

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How Safe Is Your Laundry Room?

Most homeowners are unaware of the threat that an ill-maintained laundry room poses to their family’s health and safety. Despite using their laundry room multiple times a week, many homeowners…

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Linteater Dryer Vent Cleaning Kit Review

Cleaning out your dryer vent is one of your most important home maintenance tasks. If you allow the lint and dust in your dryer vent to accumulate, a spark from…

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Angieslist Super Service Award 2012 Awarded to VentSmart

We want to thank all our Tampa Bay area customers who took the time to write a review on Angieslist and other popular websites. At VentSmart word of mouth is our bread and butter

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