Brea Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard Explains her Version of the 80-20 Rule

80% of American homes have clothes dryers and only 20% of owners are aware of the importance of dryer vent cleaning service


Brea CA – Many people have heard of the 80-20 rule applied to efficient business operation, but the Brea Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard can also apply it to clothes dryers. Over 80 percent of Americans have a clothes dryer, but only about 20 percent know how to properly maintain them for safety and efficiency. Over 17,000 dryer fires occur annually with failure to clean dryer vents being the number one cause. 90 percent of all appliance fires are dryer related.

Gina Fazil, owner of Dryer Vent Wizard is on a mission to eliminate dryer fires in the neighborhood by educating customers while providing service. She explains the warning signs to watch for, including increased drying time, little or no lint on the lint screen, excess lint left on clothing, dryer stopping during a cycle, clothes are hot to the touch or have a moldy smell after a cycle, or the top of the dryer heating up while running.

Service technicians with Dryer Vent Wizard ( advise their customers that besides being a fire hazard, a poorly vented clothes dryer can waste up to $300 per year in energy. Gas dryers must be properly vented to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.

Gina Fazil is confident that she is making a positive difference in her community as are nearly 60 Wizards across the U.S. As a result of their efforts, as well as media attention from the CPSC and NFPA, the number of dryer fires has dropped by 35% from the 24,000 that occurred annually in the late 1970’s.

Dryer Vent Wizard works to make clothes dryers safer and greener by providing professional dryer vent installation, periodic dryer vent cleaning and dryer vent repair service for homes and businesses. 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 nearly 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.