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How To Make The Most Of Your Washer & Dryer

Believe it or not there are a vast number of ways you can extend the life of your appliances. If you invested thousands of dollars in a washer and dryer you want those machines to last as long as possible and to do their jobs efficiently without costing you a fortune. There are so many ways you can help your appliances live full lives and some of them will even save you money. Washer repair and dryer repair can be costly so use these tips to avoid an unwanted bill. 

Never overload your appliances. Always ensure you are not putting to big of a load inside your washer and dryer. This can create the motor to burn out, the track to come apart and other pieces to be strained that would otherwise last years. Overloading will only cost you more in the long run so don’t do it. 

Only use your dryer in the colder months!  If you hang dry your clothes during the summer your dryer will last twice as long. As an added bonus your not heating up your home and you are saving a bundle on your electric bill. This is one of the biggest cost saving tips you can put to use. Not to mention you are doing great things for the environment! 

Do routine cleaning and ensure everything is in tip top shape. Always clean the vents and lint catcher to make sure your dryer is working at its best. A clogged vent or lint catcher can not only be a fire hazard but cause your dryer to work twice as hard coating you more money! Clean your washer regularly as well to keep the moving parts functioning properly at all times. 

If you do require dryer repair always call around and see what deal you can get. The pros are always best to call in a repair situation as you don’t want to break the unit anymore than it already is if you don’t know what your doing. But if you call around and compare quotes and let them know your doing this you will get a better deal. But if you take good care of your appliances the odds are you won’t need too many costly repairs. 

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