Clothes Dryers Safety Tweets

Clothes Dryers Safety Tweets

Clean your clothes dryer’s lint filter before or after each load of laundry. Remove lint collected around the drum

Prevent clothes dryer fires. Follow the manufacturer’s installation and operating instructions

Use rigid or flexible metal ducts to vent clothes dryers outside

Make sure air exhaust for the clothes dryer is not blocked & the outdoor vent flap opens when the dryer is operating

Clean lint out of the clothes dryer vent pipe once a year, or more often if needed 

Gas dryers should be inspected by a professional to make sure gas line & connection are intact and free of leaks

Turn the dryer off if you leave home or when you go to bed

Never dry fabrics that have been saturated by chemicals, oils or gasoline. They can ignite while drying