Arlington Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard Combines Service with Education to Ensure Customer Satisfaction

The laundry room is responsible for a large amount of total household energy consumption…tips from the Wizard help residents save energy

Arlington, VA –Dryer Vent Wizard specializes in dryer vent cleaning, repair and new dryer vent installation while educating the customer about proper maintenance to prevent dryer fires and improve dryer performance. Owner, Doug Bittner provides energy saving tips while performing an important home service.

Doug explains to his customers that cleaning dryer vents is not only the best way to prevent dryer fires; it is also the number one green idea for the laundry room. Poorly vented dryers can cost an additional $300 per year to operate. Proper dryer vent installation is also critical to safety.

Service technicians share information with area residents about newer washers and dryers with energy saving benefits including front loading washers that use less water and dryers with moisture sensors to stop the dryer when clothes are dry. “This doesn’t mean you have to go out and buy new appliances,” said Bittner. “There are many things you can do to save energy while using the set you currently own.”

According to the Wizard ( some simple laundry room habits can make a difference in the energy consumed by the washer and dryer. They suggest doing only full loads of laundry, but being careful not to over load. Also using cold water for most laundry is just as effective as hot water in getting clothes clean and it prevents bright colors from fading.

Maintenance is the biggest factor in saving energy. Regular dryer vent cleaning service by the Wizard ensures clothes dryers operate safely and efficiently. In addition dryer vent cleaning improves dryer performance and prolongs dryer life.

Clothes dryers are a wonderful invention, but they do require maintenance to assure safety in homes. The National Fire Prevention Administration reports over 17,000 dryer fires each year, causing millions property damage, many injuries and loss of lives. Dryer Vent Wizard is the largest chain of dryer vent cleaning, repair and replacement specialists in the US with over 60 locations in major market areas. 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 over 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.