by Karen Bates
(last updated January 7, 2013)
There are many things we use in our homes each day that we may not realize are potential safety hazards. One of the appliances we use often that can pose a threat is the dryer. This machine is a very convenient appliance and we might be using it all the time without thinking it could cause a problem.
The dryer is one of the biggest fire hazards in the home. Dryer fires are often caused by failure to keep the vents clean, allowing build-up of lint and other obstructions the possibility to catch fire. Other factors can also cause danger when operating the dryer.
To help keep your home safe, follow a few dryer safety tips:
By knowing how to prevent dryer accidents, you can keep your home safer and you will be able to keep possible hazards from occurring.
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