Seven money saving tips that will extend the life of your
and lower the cost of
1.Make sure that the
feet are level to prevent an imbalance in
the machine that may cause loud noises and
added wear and tear on the unit. For fire
safety, do not place the dryer near heat
2. Empty the lint filter after each and
every use for efficient drying and fire
prevention. Remove anything else that can
impede good airflow. Do not forget to clean
the back of the dryer where lint settles
3. Vent your dryer to the outside, never
vent it inside. Clean out exhaust vent
system at least once a year to remove clogs
or other obstructions that can impede good
airflow. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety
Commission (CPSC) estimates that many fires
4. Do not place foam backed rugs,
rubber/plastic shoes or other heat sensitive
articles in dryers. Also, to prevent fires,
do not place clothing or other items soiled
with flammable substances like gasoline and
alcohol. Check the pockets of clothes for
crayons and other heat sensitive items that
may ruin the other clothes.
5. To save energy, do not overload the
and make sure items are not water logged.
This may burn out the motor.
6. Clean up all spills from the top of the
dryer. Many detergents and solvents can
damage finish. Clean with a mild household
dish soap or baking soda and rinse with warm
water. Rinse and wipe dry.
7. Always read manufacturer’s guides and
unnecessary costs - Schedule preventative maintenance today!