Dryer Venting Myths

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When it comes to the dryer, there always seems to be some confusion when it comes to venting. Dryer venting is important and should be done the right way to keep the dryer from functioning properly and the people in the house safe. For dryer venting misconceptions or myths, read below.

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Preventing Dryer Fires

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Fires within the home are terrifying. They usually want to be avoided at all costs so why not take the steps to do so. A number of fires have been created by the dryer. Consumer reports states “‘Dryer fires are responsible for nine deaths, 420 civilian injuries, and $222 million in property damage annually,’ says Marty Ahrens, a spokesperson for the NFPA.” Read below on how to prevent dryer fires.

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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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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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Cleaning Your Washer’s Lint Trap

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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.

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Product Pick of the Week: Crevice Wand

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Cleaning your appliances may seem like a hassle, but if you have the right tools it doesn’t have to be.  What’s even better is when you can find a multipurpose tool.  One item that we think you should definitely have in your home is a Crevice Wand Attachment for your vacuum cleaner, and that’s why we’ve made them our Pick of the Week.

We know that cleaning in and around your appliances can be tricky.  They can be difficult to move, are usually against a wall, and are full of small spaces that can collect dirt, dust, and debris.  That’s where the Crevice Wand or Tool comes in.

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How to Maintain Your Clothing Dryer Machine

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Are you noticing that your clothes are coming out of the dryer still damp?  Or maybe you’ve realized that it has been taking longer than usual for your dryer to fully dry your laundry.  These issues may be due to a clogged duct or vent that requires cleaning, but don’t worry!  Below are the simple steps to help guide you through cleaning your drying machine.

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