Many people frequently go through dryers. They buy one and use it until it quits working, and needs to be repaired, giving little, or no thought to maintenance. Performing minimal maintenance for your dryer makes a big difference in the long run, and could help to reduce the times you have to call a dryer appliance repair professional.
1. Filter: cleaning the filter may seem like a little thing, but it makes a huge difference. Cleaning the filter with every load of laundry that is dried helps your dryer to run more efficiency and saves on your powers bill by get the clothes dry faster.
2. Vent: cleaning inside of the vent will help to keep the dryer free of lint that is left behind by the filter and any excess lint inside of the dryer. This helps to reduce the risk of fire thereby making your dryer safe to use.
3. Outside vent: make sure this area is clean and free of any debris such as, snow, leaves, or tall grass. Keeping this area well cared for will provide maximum air flow for your dryer.
Finally, following these three maintenance tips above will help extend the life of your dryer. Performing regular maintenance does not mean that your dryer will never break down, but it does reduce the chance. If your dryer does breakdown, contact a profession repair technician. Attempting to repair a dryer on your own is not safe and it may cause additional problems with your appliance.
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