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: DRYER DRYING RACK

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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 Dryer Drying Rack It is placed inside your dryer to dry items that should not be tumbled, such as shoes or sweaters. 1st Source Servall will explain the way that this dryer drying rack is used on your own dryer at home.

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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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Dryer Safety Tips to Remember

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Did you know more than 15 thousand clothes dryer related fires occur each year? Laundry is something we have integrated into our normal lives but following these dryer safety tips can help save your property and family from any dryer related fires.

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Product Pick of the Week: Dryer Timers

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Dryers: we’re all pretty familiar with them.  For decades, they’ve helped to make laundry a little bit easier, saving us the hassle of having to line dry everything and speeding things up so we can have our warm fluffy towels, dry clothes, blankets, and more sooner.

We turn the knob, push start and expect it to handle the rest.  But how does the dryer know just what to do?  Part of this is thanks to the Dryer Timer, a key player when it comes to managing the different cycles, which is why they’re this week’s Product Pick. Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week: Dryer Heating Elements

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We all know that dryers, much like their name may suggest, are designed to dry clothes.  But what you  may not know is how that happens.  In electric dryers, a key player in this process is the Heating Element, which is why we have made them this week’s pick.  Today we’ll be sharing with you how the Heating Element in your dryer works and a few signs that it may need to be replaced.

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Static Cling | What Is It and How Do I Get Rid of It?

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We’ve almost all dealt with it at some point.  After running the dryer, you find two shirts stuck together, and when you try to pull them apart you hear that all too recognizable crackle.  Static Cling.

But what causes Static Cling?  And how do you prevent it or get rid of it?  In today’s blog, we’ve got a few easy tips that may help you fend off the notorious Static Cling and will try to explain why it happens in the first place. Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week: Dryer Temperature Parts

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Thermistors, Thermostats, Thermal Fuses, Thermal Cutoffs… with so many parts monitoring the temperature of your dryer  it can get a little confusing.  Although they may all sound similar, each part serves a different purpose, working to make sure that your dryer is running safely and efficiently.

In this Product Pick of the Week, we’ll be talking about some of the most common temperature sensing and monitoring parts in your Dryer and share with you a few signs that they may need to be replaced.   Continue reading