Taking the Cleaning Out of Dryer Lint

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Taking the Cleaning Out of Dryer Lint

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“…somebody was using a dryer. There’s a lot of dryer lint…do people make a lot of money on this…I’ve talked to a lot of people who make a lot of money.”

FOX’s Griff Jenkins has the story of a temporary housecleaner profiting from dryer lint…

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Years ago, to protect her home from rainwater leaking into the sewers, Debbie Schaeffer came up with a clever method: strip off the dryer lint with a piece of Styrofoam and put it in a laundry basket, then cover it in the freezer. The result, nothing left to sift through a one out of five pound load of laundry. And a long line of clients clamoring for more.

Eventually, Schaeffer founded her company called Dryerlife, which specializes in the removal of dryer lint as well as drying and re-arranging fabrics. Over time, she earned a pretty penny for her hard work.

Employees at Roosters Headquarters did tell us, Schaeffer’s cleaning service is a big seller, with the owner averaging one to two requests a day from her clients, but dryer lint isn’t the only product on offer. Her business is also listed as removing wax from clothing and shopping cart handles.

While the boss is on vacation this week, Fox News Radio’s Mike Majchrowitz recently stopped by to check out her shop…

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