Carbon Monoxide Warning from the Sterling Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard

To be safe make sure all heat-producing appliances, including clothes dryers are safely vented to the outdoors

Sterling, VA – Dryer vent cleaning eliminates a number of home hazards including dryer fires, mold and mildew, increased energy bills, overworked dryer leading to breakdown, and even carbon monoxide poisoning. Janice Bittner is the Sterling Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard on a mission to increase consumer awareness of the importance of proper dryer maintenance.

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that interferes with how the body processes oxygen. Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning include headache, nausea and disorientation. The dangerous gases are produced inside homes where carbon-containing fuels are incompletely burned. All fuel burning appliances, including gas furnaces, water heaters and clothes dryers, must be properly vented to the outdoors to be safe.

An inspection by Dryer Vent Wizard ( will eliminate several dryer related hazards while improving dryer performance.

Professional dryer vent installation according to current safety standards and regular Dryer Vent Cleaning service ensures clothes dryers are operating safely and efficiently. Education is a major part of the Sterling Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard’s services, so customers enjoy peace of mind when they understand how their dryer vent system functions and how to maintain it for safety and efficiency.

Dryer Vent Wizard specializes in cleaning, repairing and installing dryer vents. They do more than clean vents; they help to ‘pre-vent’ problems in the laundry room, including environmental hazards like mold, dust, carbon monoxide and most important, fires. Janice Bittner has enjoyed a rewarding career since purchasing her dryer vent cleaning franchise in 2006 to serve homes and businesses in Northern Virginia. 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. Dryer Vent Wizard was founded in 2004 by Dave Lavelle who is also the founder of the Mr. Handyman franchise.