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Cleaning the dryer lint trap
- Locate the lint trap. The lint trap is usually located on the top or front of the dryer and can be easily removed by pulling it out or sliding it open.
- Gently remove any lint you see from the screen using your hand.
- Place the lint trap back in the dryer.
It’s seriously that easy, and you don’t need to worry about using any water or chemicals.
- Use a soft brush or a vacuum cleaner to remove any debris or lint that may be caught in the trap: This step involves physically removing any lint or debris that may have accumulated in the trap. Using a soft brush or vacuum cleaner can help you get rid of any loose debris, but you may have to use your fingers to remove any clumps of lint that are harder to dislodge.
- Get both sides of the screen wet with hot water.
- Brush the screen with either a toothbrush or a nylon brush with more hot water and liquid laundry detergent, making sure to remove any buildup. The crevices of the trap can be harder to clean and may have debris trapped in the smaller spaces.
- Clean the area around the lint trap, surrounding area. Over time, lint and debris can accumulate in this area, which can cause a fire hazard. It’s easy to forget that this area and focus mainly on the trap, so it’s important to be diligent.
- Rinse with more water.
- Dry the screen before replacing
Regular cleaning of the lint trap is essential to maintain the efficiency and safety of your dryer. Lint build-up can reduce the dryer’s efficiency and increase the risk of fire. Our 4-step process can give you peace of mind. Cleaning the lint trap after every load of laundry can help to prevent this build-up and ensure that your dryer is operating safely and efficiently.