Larkspur Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard Answers Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to commonly asked questions about dryer vent cleaning service - Why is dryer vent cleaning necessary? How often is dryer vent cleaning required? 


Larkspur, CA – The Larkspur Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard is concerned about the number of people who believe dryer vent cleaning service is overrated. Some people have never given dryer vent cleaning a thought, nor have they experienced any problems. According to the Wizard, they have been lucky so far, but their dryer vent system could be about to go up in flames any day now.

Rhonda Nole owns Dryer Vent Wizard (, serving the Greater North Bay area. When asked if dryer vent cleaning is really necessary, Rhonda is quick to answer, “Yes! Over 17,000 dryer fires are reported each year with failure to clean dryer vents being the number one cause.”

Another question people ask is how often dryer vent cleaning service should be performed. Rhonda answers, “Dryer vent cleaning is recommended at least once a year for average homes; however; there are exceptions. Residents with large families or several pets will need to clean dryer vents more often. ”

Rhonda explained the warning signs of lint accumulation in the dryer vent system, “The most common sign of restricted air-flow is when the dryer takes more than one cycle to dry a load of clothes. Rarely is this a mechanical problem with the dryer. Dryer vent cleaning is the solution to speed up drying time and eliminate a fire hazard.”

The Wizard encourages residents to have their dryer vent system inspected if they have recently moved into a new home or if they have never had professional dryer vent service performed. “I find problems with 9 out of 10 dryer vent systems I inspect,” said Rhonda. “Our services ensure clothes dryers operate safely and efficiently.”

Dryer Vent Wizard is the largest chain of dryer vent cleaning, repair and installation franchises with 60 locations in major market areas. Rhonda serves homes and business in San Anselmo, Novato, Larkspur and surrounding communities. 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 Lavalle who is also the founder of the Mr. Handyman franchise.