Fire departments all over the country report that one of the leading causes of house fires across the country have been the result of dryers that weren’t properly vented. These particular house fires could have been easily prevented if the homeowners had simply taken the time to make sure they were using a venting system deemed fire safe.
When it comes to appliance repair, dryer repair tends to be pretty straightforward. The reason that dryer repair tends to be easier for homeowner to handle than other types of appliance repair has to do with the fact that dryers just don’t have that many things that can go wrong. Dryers have minimal parts, so the number of things that can malfunction will be limited.
What if you could significantly decrease your energy bill each month? What would you do with all the money you saved? By taking care of your appliances and maintaining them carefully, you can dramatically reduce your energy bill and free up some cash each month. Use these ideas to start lowering your energy bill right away.
Most families use their dryer every day. With today’s busy lifestyles, there is no time to hang clothes out on a line and wait on them to dry in the sun. Instead, we depend on our dryers. Here are some common questions we get about dryer care.
Aluminum is usually used to build the vent pipe of the dryer. In the past white vinyl duct was used but now it no longer meets most building codes. This is because a fire may begin at home from your dryer igniting it. When the dryer gets many uses, look into the entire vent pipe for lint build-up one or more times per year.