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How Often Are You Cleaning Your Lint Trap?

When’s the last time you cleaned out your lint trap? Or washed it? When it comes to lint traps, you should be cleaning them out every time you use the dryer, and you should be washing them every once in a while as well. But if you’ve forgotten the lint trap recently or haven’t washed it in ages, you should consider a professional dryer lint screen cleaning.

That’s right! Not only does Dryer Vent Wizard provide professional dryer vent cleaning, but lint screen, lint trap, and appliance cavity cleaning as well! And a professional dryer lint trap cleaning is an easy way to improve not only the safety of your dryer, but its efficiency as well.

Why is ensuring the lint trap is regularly cleaned so vital? Well, our dryer’s lint trap is designed to catch excess clothing fibers, fur/hair, and lint (which you are hopefully remembering to clean out each time you use your dryer!). Not only does the lint trap catch all that stuff, but over time residue and oils start to build up on the screen, clogging all the tiny holes and making your lint trap ineffective. Not to mention, when those oils and residue buildup, lint can’t get through, which means the lint can be pushed over the edges of your lint trap and into the dryer cavity—and that’s an area you can’t see, so you won’t know it’s there. And that equals a major fire hazard.

It's best to avoid the risks of this happening altogether by having your dryer’s lint trap cleaned professionally at least once a year. You should also check your lint trap every couple of months to see how much buildup is there; if it’s too much, you can do a quick cleaning yourself. Just run the lint screen under some water, then if a puddle pops up, scrub the screen with soap and water and a soft brush. The screen is clean when water runs through it again. It only takes a few minutes, and it will save you money, energy, and time in the long run (and decrease the risk of a dryer fire!).

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