In this month's home inspection picture, we see the hose of a bathroom vent fan properly venting out of the side of the home. This is a real relief to see, as many times on a home inspection it is venting right into the attic and causing moisture damage.
Dryer fires are no laughing matter. They claim multiple lives every year, and cause millions of dollars worth of property damage. Not to mention the emotional distress from the experience.
Since dryer fires are one of the leading causes of house fires in Canada and the U.S., what can be done to protect you and your family?
Take these 5 steps and post them over your dryer as a reminder:
Questions? Contact me!
Mike Middlestead, Certified Professional Home Inspector