Washer and dryers are really important to every single household. Without a workable washer and dryer you will need to clean your and your family’s washing by hand. And, this takes a lot of time and effort. If you’re going to keep your washer and dryer in good condition and know how to care for it, correctly, you will not need to buy a new washer and dryer every couple of years. Here’s some of the best ways to care for your washer and dryer to be able to use them for a longer period.
Before and after each load
You don’t just clean your washer and dryer every couple of weeks, or even on a weekly basis. You need to clean your washer after each use. And, before you’re using it again. Then, you will know that you’re going to be able to use the washer and dryer for a long time.
To make sure that your washer and dryer is working correctly, and efficiently, you need to clean out the lint before you use the washer for the next load. Lint can cause damage to the motor that can cause the motor to dysfunction.
Washers and dryers can easily mold, if you don’t make sure that you dry the door’s and the inside of the washer when you’re finished washing. You can do this by drying the door and the gaskets after using it. Washing your clothes in a washing machine that has mold, will not clean your machine but will let the mold get onto your clothes.
There’s some maintenance that you should do every month to ensure that the machine is still running efficiently and correctly. The first thing that you should do is, you should inspect the machine for any obstructions like socks or small pieces of clothing that can get stuck inside the machine. It can cause the motor to seize up.
Then, you should inspect all the pipes that are going to and from the washing machines. There’s always a change of a leak in the pipes that need to be fixed. Water and electricity don’t go well together, and you need to make sure that there’s no leak that can get in contact with the power cords.
You should also clean the washing machine with vinegar. You just poor some vinegar into the machine and set the machine for a full wash. This is a great way to clean the whole machine out, without any hassles.
The drain pump filter should also be cleaned. It is important to consult with your user manual on the correct process to clean the filter correctly. The process is different from machine to machine. Don’t try to clean the drain pump filter without consulting the user manual, the incorrect way of cleaning can damage the machine.
You also need to look for any open wires that the cord of the washing machine might have. This happens frequently that the cord gets broken and the wires get exposed. And, we all know the dangers of electrical wire getting exposed.
If you have a dryer, you need to make sure that the airflow of the dryer is still working correctly. This is important, otherwise the dryer can overheat and the motor can burn out.
If doing regular maintenance on your washer and dryer will ensure that you’re having a washer and dryer that will wash and dry your clothes for a long time. Washers and dryers are really expensive, and if you’re knowing how to take care of it, it will be able to work for a long time.