dryer lint trap

Remove lint from vents. This refers to the large hose that connects your dryer to the wall or outside.

What to do?

Step 1: Disconnect power to Dryer 

Step 2:  Carefully (if necessary) pull dryer away from wall – ensuring you have adequate space behind dryer (2 or 3 feet)

Step 3: Disconnect large plastic or metal tube that connects dryer to wall – typically located at bottom of dryer. Disconnect from wall.

Step 4: Use vacuum cleaner to gently vacuum within plastic or metal tube

Step 5: Use vacuum cleaner extension to gently vacuum within area in wall. This tube typically leads to outside of home.

Step 6: Reconnect tube

Step 7: Move dryer back into place

Step 8: Reconnect power to dryer.

Materials and Supplies needed:

– Soft brush

Equipment to make it easier:

– Vacuum cleaner