Dryer Tips Before Calling Technician

Your dryer is old and not working properly. You’ve called a repairman, but before he arrives you want to make sure that it’s actually the dryer and not something else. Luckily, there are several things you can do to test your dryer to see if it’s the culprit before you spend any money.

1. Here are some things to check before calling a professional. The first thing you want to do is check the lint filter. If it’s clogged, clean it out. The next thing to do is check the exhaust vent. It should be clear of obstructions and open to the outside. If you find any problems with this two things, fix them and then call a repair tech if there are still issues.

2. If the dryer is not getting any power, check the voltage at the outlet. If it isn't getting power, use a voltage tester to check for power going to the outlet. If there is no power at the outlet, check the circuit breaker panel. If the breaker is off, flip it back on and try the dryer again. If the problem persist then call us.