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Knowing When You Are in Need of Dryer Repair

Many homeowners count on their dryer for their normal laundry routine, making it especially frustrating when this appliance suddenly stops working. Though, there are signs you can watch out for before your dryer fails fully, indicating that you might need a dryer repair. 

Here are a few signs that you can pay attention to when washing, which indicates that you need to repair the dryer.

Your Clothes Take Forever to Dry

An obvious mark that something is not right with the dryer is if it suddenly begins taking a great deal longer than it should dry your clothes. While an old dryer might begin to slow down a little bit, but it should not take two or three times as long as it used to when drying your clothes. If this happened to you, then your dryer needs immediate attention, as part of it either fails or the air vent of the dryer is very clogged.

Something Doesn’t Smell Right

You can tell when something is wrong with your dryer if it starts to smell bad. Some dryers emit a distinctive smell during operation; however, your dryer should not emit a hot or burning smell. Some dryers release a distinctive smell during operation; however, your dryer should not release a hot or burning smell. If you spot such a smell, you should immediately stop using the dryer, as it is most likely not ventilated properly and risks catching fire. Having your dryer professionally serviced and cleaned will most likely solve this problem. Knowing when your dryer needs repairs can save you from the stress caused by your dryer’s sudden end, allowing you to plan any required repairs.

Contact us for help and advice if you think your dryer needs repair and learn more about the signs showing that your dryer needs repair.