Why You Need to Clean the Lint Filter Every Time

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As homeowners, you’ve heard the rule of thumb that you need to clean your dryer lint trap after every load! Is this true? Yes!! There are many reasons why cleaning your lint filter is good for your drying machine. We are here to tell you why it is important to clean your lint filter after every use and how often you should clean it!

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Why is my Dryer turning off too soon?

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Is your dryer shutting off too soon and not completing its cycle? Do you constantly go downstairs to check your clothes and they’re still wet! Then you have to dry it, wait for it, and go into your scary basement one more time. No worries, we are here to help you identify the parts in your dryer that would be causing it to turn off too soon. You may have to repair a certain part or call a technician to repair it for you.

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Why is my dryer spinning but not producing any heat?

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There could be many reasons as to why your dryer is still spinning but not producing any heat. Your dryer consists of so many different parts that any one could contribute to this problem. Listed below, we have the most likely parts that could be causing this problem. First, see if these parts are the issue, if not you may need technical help from a repair guide.

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Product Pick Of the week: Lint Catching Brush

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Welcome to our series, every week we will be selecting a new part or product we sell and explaining its use and importance. This article will talk about the Lint Catching Brush that goes in and brings out lint from the dryer traps. 1st Source Servall will explain the way the lint catching brush is used in your drying machine and how it reduces fire hazards within your dryer.

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How long should my appliances last?

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As household owners, we’ve all had to pay an arm and a leg for certain appliances, but are they worth buying if it doesn’t last long? Appliances are a necessity of modern living, but getting one that lasts a decade or more is difficult because of changes in technology and modifications. Knowing the average life of an appliance can help you determine if purchasing a top-of-the-line appliance is worth it and when you should start saving for a new appliance. 1st Source Servall is here to inform you on the life expectancy of your appliances and to hopefully help you determine when to get a new one.

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Product pick of the week: Thermal Fuse

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Welcome to our new series, every week we will be selecting a new part or product we sell and explaining its use and importance. This article will talk about Thermal fuses which are used for your drying machine. If your dryer is not heating it may be a faulty thermal. 1st Source Servall will explain how this part works and why it is important.

A thermal fuse is a safety part that’s purpose is to shut off the electrical flow that powers the heating mechanism when the exhaust becomes overheated. It is similar to an electrical fuse and it can’t be reset, it must be removed and replaced when it is worn out or broken.

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Let’s Talk Lights!

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No matter what the appliance is you can guarantee that somewhere inside of it there is a light bulb. Otherwise how would we be able to see our food, clothes, or whatever else is inside the appliance? Like all other light bulbs you use in your home, it is inevitable that at some point that light bulb is going to burn out.  So take a minute to learn how to replace the light bulb in some of your major appliances so you’re not caught in the dark, literally!

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