Installing a dryer lint box or lint trap is one of the best ways to improve the safety and efficiency of your dryer. Here are some signs that you may need to install a dryer lint box:
Long Drying Times: If your clothes take longer than usual to dry, it could be due to restricted airflow caused by lint buildup in the dryer ducts. A lint box can prevent lint from clogging the ducts. Once you get your dryer duct cleaned by MAS duct, installing a lint box will keep it clear.
Hot Dryer Exterior: If the exterior of your dryer feels excessively hot to the touch, it may be a sign of poor airflow caused by lint blockages. A lint box can help maintain proper airflow and reduce the risk of overheating.
Frequent Dryer Maintenance: If you find yourself frequently cleaning or unclogging your dryer’s exhaust system, it’s a strong indication that a lint box could be beneficial in preventing lint buildup further down the line.
Reduced Dryer Efficiency: If your dryer is not as efficient as it used to be, and you need to run multiple cycles to dry clothes that should typically take one cycle, lint buildup in the exhaust system could be the culprit. It would be best to get your ducts cleaned, then install a lint box. MAS Duct is the best place to get your ducts cleaned.
Safety Concerns: If you’re concerned about the safety of your home due to the risk of lint-related fires, installing a lint box can offer peace of mind by capturing lint and preventing it from accumulating in the dryer ducts.
Booster Fan: If you have a dryer booster fan, a lint box will keep the fan blades clean. This will help the dryer booster fan last for many years. For more information on Dryer Booster Fans.
Installing a lint box or lint trap is a relatively simple and cost-effective way to address these issues and maintain the safety and efficiency of your dryer. If you notice any of these signs, consider installing a lint box Contact Us to assess your dryer’s ventilation system and make the necessary improvements.