Take a lesson from Robert DeNiro: Don’t let lint build up in your dryer’s lint trap.Image

Last Friday, June 8, a fire in DeNiro’s New York apartment building, caused by lint buildup in a clothes dryer, reportedly damaged every apartment on the fourth through sixth floors.

Scary!

We want to take this moment to remind homeowners to keep their dryer lint traps clean. We also recommend annual clothes dryer vent inspections by a professional – such as a CSIA Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician®.

You can read more tips on dryer vent safety in this previous post. For more information or to locate a technician near you, use our handy locator tool.