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!
Did you know the lint trap located in your washer machine needs to be cleaned? Sometimes after taking a load of laundry out of the washer, we forget a small but huge step that goes a long way, cleaning the lint trap. You may need to replace your Washer Lint Trap (or your water filter) if your clothes display a furry coat of lint on them. Here are some basic FAQ’s about lint traps.
Whether you are relocating your dryer or installing a new one, there are a few safety precautions you should be sure to take upon doing so. It is important to be very cautious when disconnecting your dryer from the gas line because of potential fire hazards or gas explosions. If you feel at all hesitant about disconnecting your gas dryer yourself, make sure to contact a qualified technician to perform the task for you. However, taking the following steps during this process will ensure a safe disconnection:
Across the country, thousands of house fires are caused by dryers every year. The number of incidents tends to increase in the fall and winter months as people begin to use their dryers more frequently. The main reason these fires break out is because people fail to keep this appliance properly cleaned and maintained. Taking a few extra minutes to perform these simple tasks will ensure you and your dryer have no issues this season.
Packing and moving is almost always a little stressful and chaotic, but for the most part we all know how to approach it. Wrap delicate items, box things up, and label it all so you can find it later. But what do you do if you’re bringing your major appliances with you?
If you’re planning to bring your major appliances with you when you move, there are a few things that you need to do before the big day even if you’ll have some help from professional movers.Continue reading
Many times out of habit when tossing our clothes in the dryer we forget about one of the most important steps of starting the drying cycle, CLEANING THE LINT SCREEN! Though this may seem like a tedious step to add or remember to do before starting our drying cycle, forgetting to do so can hurt both our wallets and potentially our safety.
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