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Are Dryer Sheets Bad For My Dryer?

Are Dryer Sheets Bad For My Dryer? The short answer is no, dryer sheets are not bad for your dryer and it’s all a matter of preference on whether you choose to use them or not. They do however; leave a coating behind on some surfaces that need to be cleaned. Neglect this cleaning and it could affect your appliance.

How Do Dryer Sheets Work?

Dryer sheets do several things, they help neutralize static charges, soften fabrics and can leave a scent on dried laundry. The tumbling action of the dryer drum helps the sheet to work its magic. As the sheet comes in contact with items inside the dryer drum it deposits a fabric softener on those items.

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Used on these Brands: Electrolux, Frigidaire, Gibson, Kelvinator, Tappan This part can be used on some Electrolux brand Dryers. The Lint Filter traps lint and debris from the exhaust air flowing out of the dryer drum. Dimensions: 1 x 18 x 22 inches

Clean the Lint Filter Screen

Over time and from many uses, dryer sheets can leave a coating on the dryer’s lint filter screen which can prevent proper air flow inside the dryer. To fix this, simply Continue reading

How to Get Rid of Stale Refrigerator Smells Easily

Woman cleaning fridgeFirst, clean out your fridge. Throw away any expired food and wiping down all surfaces with a mild detergent (dish washing liquid will do) and warm water. Don’t forget to remove and soak your refrigerator veggie drawers and meat pans, since nasty bacteria can grow there.

After washing all the surfaces in your fridge, be sure to Continue reading

Why does my washing machine smell?

Bad smells of mildew and mold is a common problem in front-loading high-efficiency washing machines. This is because these types of washers use less water by design and therefor, require less detergent as well. However, too many people use too much detergent and that excess detergent (along with dirt and moisture from washing) gets left behind on the gasket seal of the washer. Bacteria and spores soon start growing in the moist, damp environment, leaving to bad smells.

Open washing machine with colorful laundry spilling out

To get rid of this, Continue reading

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