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■ An estimated 2,900 clothes dryer fires in residential buildings are reported to U.S. fire departments each year and cause an estimated 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss.
■ Clothes dryer fire incidence in residential buildings was higher in the fall and winter months, peaking in January at 11 percent.
■ Failure to clean (34 percent) was the leading factor contributing to the ignition of clothes dryer fires in residential buildings.
■ Dust, fiber, and lint (28 percent) and clothing not on a person (27 percent) were, by far, the leading items first ignited in clothes dryer fires in residential buildings.
■ Fifty-four percent of clothes dryer fires in residential buildings were confined to the object of origin.

Here is the latest facts from
FEMA on Dryer Vent Fires


The EZ Dryer Vent may not work in all installations. The EZ Dryer Vent will not work on stacked
dryer sets, or vents that go directly from the dryer into the wall outlet. If you’re not satisfied, return
within 3 months of purchase for a full refund.



Unplug the electricity to the dryer. Tape floor on 2 sides of dryer for alignment. You will need to remove your washer if it is in the way.


Pull dryer away from wall. Disconnect duct from dryer exhaust. Apply felt pads to dryer feet.


Attach rubber boot to the dryer exhaust with a hose clamp.


Set the EZ Dryer Vent box on the floor with the exhaust pointing to your exterior outlet. Slide the EZ Dryer Vent box to the magnetic rubber boot. Make sure the holes are centered.


Push dryer into place and mark the wall where the EZ Dryer Vent box is to be located. Pull dryer out of the way. To attach the EZ Dryer Vent to your wall, bend at least 3 tabs outward and screw directly into a stud. Use the sheetrock fasteners if attaching into dry wall.


Attach exhaust hose to the exhaust outlet on the box with a hose clamp. Push the dryer into place. The magnetic boot should attach to the box with a click. Plug in the electrical cord.