Following regular maintenance advice will surely help your clothes dryer run more efficiently and safely. But, on the other hand, ignoring dryer maintenance or skipping regular check-ups may pose a fire hazard, which is something that you should prevent. In fact, failure to clean your dryer may cause a fire accident in your home, according to the Australian Fire Administration.
Here are some maintenance tips for your dryer:
Keep in mind that the leading cause of clothes dryer fires is failure to clean the fibre, lint, and dryer of dust. In fact, lint is considered highly combustible, may lead to reduced airflow, and could pose a fire hazard in clothes dryers.
Many dryer technicians recommend installing a dryer vent seal to ensure that vent is adequately closed when the dryer is not in use.
Overall, these are just simple maintenance tasks that could help you prevent fire accidents in your home, and it will also ensure that your clothes dryer is running smoothly and efficiently.
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