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Dryer Vent and Dryer Safety Information

Clean the lint filter in a dryer before or after each use because accumulated dust and lint can be a fire hazard. If clothing is still damp at the end of a typical drying cycle or drying requires longer times than normal, this may be a sign that the lint screen or the exhaust duct is blocked. Remove accumulated lint around the drum. Do not operate the dryer without a lint filter.

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The Importance of Dryer Vent Cleaning

If you notice that it’s taking longer for your clothes to dry, your clothes are hotter to the touch when they come out of the dryer or a burning smell coming from your laundry room, it’s likely you have a build-up of lint. When hot and moist air gets trapped in your dryer, the machine takes much more energy and time to dry your clothes. This can not only drive up your energy bills but also...

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Does the Dryer Eat Your Socks? Use This Simple Laundry Hack to Solve the Problem

You never have to search for your missing socks again.

Doing laundry is never fun, but when your pile of apparel emerges with socks missing, it can turn into an investigation worthy of a homicide detective. Whether they're Nike, Gucci, or Gold Toe, no sock is immune to foul play—and typically, no suspect can ever be located.

Socks get “lost” when they cling to the washer...

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The Hidden Dangers in Your Laundry Room

Do you know how safe your laundry room is? The laundry room is one of the most used in homes, yet many homeowners aren’t aware of the hidden dangers lurking there. Luckily, these hidden dangers can be easily taken care of with just a bit of maintenance. Here’s where you need to look to keep your laundry room safe.

One of the biggest dangers in your laundry room is, of course, the...

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Deep Clean Your Dryer

Even though you’re cleaning out your lint every time you use your dryer and getting your dryer vents professionally cleaned at least once a year, your dryer will still benefit from a good deep clean every once in awhile. So, get ready to grab a few cleaning items to give your dryer a scrubdown from top to bottom!

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

Soap & water
Old toothbrush
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