1- Proper Storing
Keeping the dryers and laundry machines in their proper places helps much when cleaning. Before and after cleaning, it’s essential to put the appliance back to where you took it. When the laundry dryer is neatly stored, it will prevent gathering unnecessary dirt and stains.
Aside from cleaning it regularly, consider, too, how you can keep it from attracting dust, clogs, and other debris that could get inside the ducts and tiny holes around it.
2- Use Proper Tools
Cleaning using the right tools is also a way to extend your equipment’s shelf life. An added hassle might happen if you accidentally scrape the machine’s exterior. Be aware, too, if you are not using the proper tools, these items can get tangled with the equipment.
Also, a standard household dryer tool is duct tape. Often it’s mentioned as a proper item for taping the duct-hose back. However, duct tape wears down fast with heat. For a primary fix, this is recommended. However, for long-lasting quality, use aluminum tape.
3- Unplug the Machine
Before cleaning, it is wise to unplug the machine. Flowing electric current is dangerous. If the appliance is getting cleaned, a little touch of water is necessary. One of the cleaning tools used for wiping the exterior of laundry machines and dryers is a wet or damp cloth.
Some people scurry to swipe some dirt off the machine’s surface. They mishandle it by forgetting to unplug. When moving the appliance and going around it, wires get in motion and get tangled.
4- Use a separate cloth for drying the completely
Here is an unpopular tip. Use a separate cloth for wiping the machine dry, for removing moist and excess water on the surface after it got cleaned. This will ensure extending and preserving the excellent quality of your washer’s dryer.
Do not just leave the exterior damp after wiping it with cleaning solutions. When moisture is left on the surface, the sensors installed in the dryer get moist, too. These are common but mostly unspecified reasons for malfunctions.
5- Calling the experts when cleaning ducts and inner filters
Last but not least, an important tip, call experts, especially when you got longer hoses and ducts. Not all the time, you can take matters into your own hands. When cleaning deep parts of the machine, exports got appropriate tools to reach the hidden parts.