Appleton Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard Named Co-Rookie of the Year

The award recognizes Robb Vandenberg for his solid start, steady growth, positive customer reviews and his contribution to the Dryer Vent Wizard franchise



Appleton, WI – Greg Longe, CEO of Dryer Vent Wizard (DVW), announced the awarding of the DVW Co-Rookie of the Year Award to franchisee, Robb Vandenberg at the national conference in Orlando, Florida. This award recognizes Vandenberg for his solid start, steady growth, high level of customer ratings and contributions to the franchise organization.

Vandenberg is a former senior manufacturing manager who found the Dryer Vent Wizard concept intriguing. Dryer Vent Wizard is a national franchise company specializing in dryer vent maintenance, inspections, repair, replacement and alterations for residential, commercial and multi-family condo and townhouses.

Robb Vandenberg enjoys a rewarding career making a difference for area residents and business owners with clothes dryers. His customers post positive reviews about his service and recommend him to their family and friends:

He was very neat. I didn’t have anything to clean up after he left. He took the time to explain everything. Very nice, professional job.

He was awesome! I would definitely recommend Robb for any job.

Robb was very helpful with explaining the process, offering suggestions and solutions. We were very pleased by his work.

Robb did an excellent job. Dryer works better than ever. Clothes dry quicker. Very Professional!

Dryer vent repair and service by the Wizard provide solutions to the problems of dryers not working properly due to lint accumulation in the dryer vent, disrepair or improper vent configuration or venting material causing problems with airflow, a known fire hazard.

Dryer Vent Wizard combines professional and qualified service with education so residents understand the urgency of service. The company’s ongoing dryer fire prevention and energy savings awareness campaign has helped residential and commercial clients understand the need for annual dryer vent maintenance in the laundry room.

According to the U.S. Fire Administration there are an average of 17,000 dryer fires in the U.S. with an approximate $194 million in property, damage 15 deaths and 400 injuries annually. Failure to clean dryer vents was cited as the leading factor contributing to clothes dryer fires in residential buildings. Similar reports by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, (CPSC), confirm annual maintenance of dryers and dryer vents as a home safety issue lacking consumer awareness.

Robb Vandenberg stands behind his work and guarantees 100% customer satisfaction. His customers enjoy peace of mind that their clothes dryer is operating safely and efficiently. Robb serves the Green Bay and Fox Valley area, De Pere, Appleton and surrounding cities and 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.