Be Careful If You Use Dryer Sheets in Your Clothes Dryer
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If you use dryer sheets in your clothes dryer, you need to read this. Have you looked at your lint filter lately? It is the screen you clean the lint off of between each load of clothes or the screen you are suppose to clean the lint off between each load of clothes.
Dryer sheets can cause a film over that screen and that is what burns out the heating unit in your clothes dryer. You can not see the film, but it is there. It is what is in the dryer sheets that make your clothes soft and static free. Also, makes them have the nice fragrance. You know how they feel waxy when you take them out of the box? Well, that waxy stuff builds up on your clothes and on your lint filter screen whirlpool dryer repair pasadena.
Your lint filter screen may look clean, but take it over to your sink and run hot water over it. Did you see what happened? The hot water mostly just sat on top of the screen! We have been told, this is what causes a clothes dryer to catch on fire. Scary huh!
The best way to keep a dryer working for a very long time, and help to keep your electric bill lower, is to take that filter out and wash it with hot soapy water and an old toothbrush at least every six months. No, it does not have to be a toothbrush. Any other small brush will do.
This makes the life of the dryer last at least twice as long and will help to keep you safe!