Harvey Insurance Ltd. Blog
Apart from heating and cooking equipment, home appliances account for over 700 residential fires across Canada each year.¹ In the US, the vast majority of fires (92 percent) involve clothes dryers.² Here’s a safety checklist for your clothes dryer, which will also help increase its efficiency and extend its lifespan.
SOURCE: Stanley Mutual
1 Statistics Canada, Fire statistics in Canada, 2005 to 2014
2 National Fire Protection Agency Report. Home Fires Involving Clothes Dryers and Washing Machines
© The Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company of Canada. All rights reserved.
This article is for informational purposes only. All recommendations are general guidelines and are not intended to be exhaustive or complete, nor are they designed to replace information or instructions from the manufacturer of your equipment or software. Contact your equipment service representative or manufacturer with specific questions. Under no circumstances shall BI&I or any party involved in creating or delivering this article be liable for any loss or damage that results from the use of the information or images contained in or linked to in this article.