lint filter regularly and make sure the dryer is operating
properly. Clean the filter after each load of clothes.
While the dryer is operating, check the outside exhaust
to make sure exhaust air is escaping normally. If it is
not, look inside both ends of the duct and remove any
lint. If there are signs that the dryer is hotter than
normal, it may be a sign that the dryer’s temperature
control thermostat needs servicing.
||Check the exhaust duct more often
if you have a plastic, flexible duct. This type of duct
is more likely to trap lint than ducting without ridges.
||Closely follow the manufacturer’s
instructions for new installations. Most manufacturers
that get their clothes dryers approved by Underwriters
Laboratories specify the use of metal exhaust ducts. If
metal ducts are not available at the retailer where the
dryer was purchased, check other locations: such as hardware
or builder supply stores. If you are having the dryer
installed, insist upon metal ducts unless the installer
has verified that the manufacturer permits the use of