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Changing a 4-Prong To 3-Prong Dryer Cord

In recent years, most dryer manufacturers have adopted the 4-prong electrical cord over the dates 3-prong model. While they can both effectively power a traditional dryer, the 4-prong model contains an extra grounding wire as a preventive measure. If the electrical wiring tied to your dryer malfunctions, the voltage burst may travel through the appliance and shock the user. With…

What You Should Know About Dryer Vents

Many homeowners overlook the importance of properly maintaining their dryer vent. In addition to negatively affecting how well their dryer works, it can also increase the chance of a fire starting. In the U.S. alone, there are hundreds of thousands of house fires, many of which are the result of dryer vents that weren't cleaned or properly maintained. The bottom…

Are Dryer Sheets Safe To Use?

In recent years, there's been some growing concern over the use of dryer sheets. While there's no denying their effectiveness as a clothes softening agent, some people believe they may have adverse side effects. Whether you currently use them or are thinking about using them, you should learn the facts regarding these frequently used items. Only then can you make…

How To Prevent Wrinkled Clothes From Coming Out The Dryer

There's nothing worse than pulling a load of clothes out the dryer only to find out that they are a wrinkled mess. As a result, you're then forced to spend extra time and energy ironing your clothes. This is an all-too-common problem that many people face, but thankfully it's usually fixable. If you're wondering what causes clothes to get wrinkled…

How To Keep Your Dryer From Shrinking Clothes

Pulling your clothes out of the dryer only to find that they've shrunk so much that you can no longer wear them is a depressing sight. There's no denying the fact that clothes cost a lot of money, and some of us don't have the extra cash to blow on new clothes. If you notice your clothes are shrinking once…