Dryer Maintenance Tips

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In constructing the vent pipe of the dryer aluminum is normally used. A number of years ago white vinyl duct was used but it now no longer passes most building codes, since a fire may initiate in your home if your dryer ignites it.

If you use the dryer frequently then check the entire length of the vent pipe for lint build-up at least once a year if not more.

Please note that the lint should be taken away from the duct, but don’t just push it back into the dryer or let it clog any part of the vent. The Vent Brush is used for cleaning the 4″ Round Dryer Vent accessory. It can be purchased in ten or twenty feet varieties. Our parts section provides you more information.

Interior of dryer cabinet

You can use lint filter to trap the lint which is produced by clothes tumbling in a dryer. Yet some lint accumulates and invariably escapes on the inside of the dryer cabinet. Check inside of the cabinet minimum once a year and clean it if essential. If the dryer is used heavily you should clean dryer cabinet frequently.

Lint filter

After the drying cycle is finished, you should check and clean the lint filter. Replace the lint filter if it contains any rips or tears. A soft-bristle brush and a little detergent may be used to clean the filter if it gets clogged by fabric softener residue or any other deposit.

Area under lint filter

You may use a vacuum cleaner to clean chute, duct, or the area that the lint filter fits into.
Notice: If the lint build-up is severe then it is important to disassemble the dryer and clean out the lint more thoroughly. You should contact a qualified appliance repair technician to repair your dryer because there’s a risk of injuring yourself or damaging the machine.