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Verify vent is clear of obstructions   

If a dryer is heating, but still has long dry times, the likely cause is a vent issue. Standard dryers must have air flow to the outside in order for clothing to dry. 

Before calling for service, check your vent going to the outside. Make sure that the vent material is not crushed or kinked. Verify that the vent is clear of lint or other obstructions. Go to the outside hood and check for bird/animal nests which can block air flow. 

If you have any doubt that the vent is clear, contact a professional vent cleaning service and have your vent inspected for obstructions. This should be done at least once every 2 years.


CLICK HERE to watch a video with information about a clear vent


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