4 Reasons Why You Really Need Dryer Vent Cleaning

If you’ve ever wondered whether or not dryer vent cleaning is optional the straight answer is no. There are people who have doubts thinking that this is a waste of money because they can just do it on their own. In fact, dryer vent cleaning is much more complex than clearing the lint trap and running a brush through the vents. After all, there is a good reason why [...]

Dryer Vent Cleaning: Should You Hire or Should You DIY?

According to the U.S. Fire Administration, the failure to clean clothes dryers account for 34% of residential dryer fires. This makes it the leading cause of 2,900 home fires that started with clothes dryers. Those who don’t want to contribute to this statistic recognize the importance of cleaning their dryers. However, professional dryer vent cleaning can be steep on the budget although for a good reason. Are you looking [...]

5 Clothes Dryer Mistakes You Might Be Making

The clothes dryer is an essential appliance in every American home. This comes as no surprise because it is as convenient as it is easy to use. In fact, it's so easy to use that sometimes we don't pay attention to the small mistakes that can damage our dryers. If you think you just need to plug it in, pop in your clothes and push the start button then [...]

What to Do If Your Clothes Dryer Isn’t Working

Have you collected your soggy clothes from the washer only to find out that your dryer isn’t working? Then you’ll have to check the different parts of a dryer that keeps it working. Namely the start/push-to-start switch, safety door switch and thermal fuse. Here’s how: Start Switch or Push-to-Start Switch The first thing you should check is the start switch. Most of the time a busted start switch is [...]

FEMA: 84% of Clothes Dryer Fires Occur In Residential Buildings

A 2012 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) report shows that residential buildings are the most vulnerable to dryer fires and its devastating aftermaths. The results of these reports are heavily alarming. Most homeowners are unaware that clothes dryers are the most dangerous fire hazard in their households. Unlike for gas leaks and cooking appliances, awareness for clothes dryer fires aren’t as prevalent as it should be. Read on to [...]

Preventive Measures to Avoid Clothes Dryer Overheating

An overheated clothes dryer is a destructive fire waiting to ignite. It’s certainly not something that one should take lightly. Not only that, overheating is a sign that your dryer isn’t working as well as it should. Because of this, overheating should be kept to a minimum. If you want to avoid a terrible fire and maximize the use of your dryer, follow this article as a guide. We’ve [...]