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To reduce the need of repairs, use the following preventative measures. Proper maintenance and care is essential in keeping your dryer running efficiently. Improper care will cause your unit to overwork by using more electricity to dry your clothes than if properly maintained. By following these tips, you can prolong the life of your dryer and improve its heating while avoiding many costly repairs.
Lint Filter
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 over time.
Check Your Vent
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. NEVER vent dryer into house, always vent outside. Never vent with plastic or vinyl. Many people hire a Nashville Appliance Repair Nashville .com professional to do their venting and service their dryer yearly. Knowledgeable technicians can clean all interior and exterior ductwork to ensure a smooth running system and help prevent fires. Note: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that 15,500 fires associated with clothes dryers occur annually.
Heat Sensitive
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.
To save energy, do not overload the dryer and make sure items are not water logged. This may burn out the motor.

By following these tips, you can prolong the life of your dryer and avoid many costly repairs. Nashville Appliance Repair Nashville can fix most brands and models of dryers including Kenmore, Whirlpool, General Electric, Amana, Maytag, Jenn-Air, Frigidaire, Kitchen Aide, and Magic Chef. We repair most dryer problems including poor heating, no heating, no tumbling, and loud noises. Please call (615) 882-9996 or email for fast, reliable professional service. We service most of Nashville, Tennessee. Our technicians are standing by and ready to relieve you from your refrigerator problems.