Our Dryer Repair Services in the Reston area
Reston appliance repair and service all brands and models of Dryers and Clothes Drying Machines in the Reston Area. Because Dryer Repair machines do so many things, they may be harder to diagnose than they are to repair. Attempting to repair a dryer without proper training and safety standards is dangerous. Clothes Drying machine should only be repaired by skilled professionals who have the knowledge and experience to safely bring them out of disrepair. Repairs performed by unqualified people risk serious injury or even death. Don’t try to fix something unless you are an expert. Call Reston Appliance Repair Company for the lowest price guaranteed for Reston Dryer Repair Service.
Below are some tips and frequently asked questions for your drying machine and by following in the future could save you a lot of money and prevent you from having to call our company which is the best Reston Dryer Repair company in the Reston area.
The MOST important maintenance for any dryer is a clear exhaust. Many dryer failures usually result from an improperly maintained vent system. This causes premature failure of the bearings, elements, ignitors and other critical parts. Try this before calling Reston Dryer Repair company for best pricing.
-For best drying results, clean the lint filter before each load. This will save you money over the long haul and less dryer repair services from Appliance Repair service company of Reston.
-When drying only one or two items, toss in a few items of varying size to promote good tumbling action and improve drying results. Reston Dryers with an Auto-Dry cycle will not dry properly with a very small load in the tumbler. You will be thanking us in the long-term because of the money saved in having to call our company for Reston Dryer Repair Services.
-A drying rack accessory sits stationary on the front and rear bulkheads to speed the drying process of items like: caps, sneakers, sweaters, stuffed toys and pillows. Ask your dealer for details or call us for Dryer Repair tips.
-Raising the dryer 6-12 inches with a storage drawer below puts the door opening near level with the Dryer opening and reduces bending.
-Never use white plastic exhaust duct on any dryer!! The stuff is not only flammable, but it increases drying time tremendously! Do not use the foil-looking stuff, either! Use only flexible metal duct or rigid duct. The new periscope vent kits also work well for dryers in tight spaces and will eliminate any chance of hose kinking. But don’t kill yourself...pick up the phone and call our trained staff of trained Dryer Repair experts.
Improper venting or a clogged vent will give the following results: Should I call Reston Appliance Repair Service yet?
Long drying times
- Clothes are hot at end of cycle...bad for Perma-Press items
- Dryer is noisier than usual
- Clothes still hot and damp after cycle ends
- Automatic sensors fail to shut off
- Premature failure of heating element, motor or bearings
-If your vent runs vertically, such as thru a wall to the roof, expect extended drying times (not to mention premature failure of the motor, drum rollers and heater).
Why don't clothes dryers have Energy Guide labels on them? Should I call Reston Appliance Repair Service yet?
Because the efficiency of comparable clothes dryer models is more or less the same, EnergyGuide labels are not required. However, you may want to compare the power consumption for the different models you are considering. This will not only save you money but also less repair call to Reston Dryer Repair companies.
On the average, how much more will it cost to use an electric clothes dryer over a gas dryer? Should I call Reston Appliance Repair Service yet?
Generally speaking, gas dryers are less expensive to operate than electric dryers. The cost of drying a typical load of laundry in an electric dryer is 30-40 cents compared to 15-20 cents in a gas dryer. You may visit a local appliance store and check the operating costs of the model you are considering and find out the operating costs for both gas and electricity. Or contact Reston Appliance Repair Services for our expert opinions.
Is it OK to vent a clothes dryer into a basement? Should I call Reston Appliance Repair Service yet?
No. It is not recommended to vent dryers to an indoor space. The combination of moisture and heat can produce harmful mold, damage to walls and ceilings, and is generally unhealthy. Indoor vent kits should only be considered as a last resort, and only used in a well-ventilated area. Or contact Reston Appliance Repair Services for our expert opinions.
Is there a code on dryer vent lines, how long, how many bends? Should I call Reston Appliance Repair Service yet?
The International Mechanical Code article 504.6 stipulates the requirements for Domestic clothes dryer ducts. In brief, the maximum length of duct permitted is 25 ft. This maximum length should be reduced by 2.5 ft for each 45-degree bend and 5 ft. for each 90-degree bend. The duct should be a minimum nominal size of 4 inches in diameter and shall have a smooth interior finish. Or contact Reston Dryer Repair Services for our expert opinions.
Why isn't my dryer drying my clothes? Should I call Reston Appliance Repair Service yet?
The dryer vent may be blocked, lint screen may be fully covered, or the heating element is malfunctioning. Review our tips on drying venting to be sure you unit complies. If your dryer vent is blocked, it is a fire hazard and it would be better for you not to run the dryer for an extended period. Or contact Reston Dryer Repair Services for our expert opinions.
Clothes dryer brands pricing to see if Dryer Repairs are a better option than purchasingThe top four brands—GE, Kenmore (Sears), Maytag, and Whirlpool—account for the majority of dryer sales, although there are some new players in the market. Use this information to compare clothes dryers by brand in the Reston Area.
Frigidaire Repair | GE Repair | LG Repair Maytag Repair Samsung Repair Whirlpool Repair
FrigidaireFrigidaire dryers are known for their generally good value for the price. The company makes electric and gas products and also sells models that are stackable with the Dryer. Frigidaire dryers range in price from $300 to $900 in the Reston Area.
GEThis century-old brand offers dryers under both the GE and GE Profile lines. GE is an industry leader in laundry centers. GE's latest models provide an exterior drying rack, allowing you to hang clothes to dry, a permanent rack within the dryer, and reverse tumble. Prices range from $320 to $1,000 in the Reston Area.
This brand, sold at Sears, is known for its reliability and offers a wide choice of models. The Kenmore brand also offers a number of different dryer lines that match its washing machines: Kenmore, Elite, HE5, HE5 Steam, Oasis, and HE2. Some Kenmore dryers use steam to freshen up clothing or remove wrinkles. Prices for the dryers range from $350 with sensor to $1,300 in the Reston Area.
LGThis company is known for its TrueSteam dryers and the designer colors available for its models. Some models have a steam generator intended to eliminate wrinkles. Prices for LG dryers range from $700 to $1,200 in the Reston Area.
MaytagThis Whirlpool-owned brand is positioned as a durable brand but priced a bit lower than Whirlpool-branded products. The company makes electric and gas products and also sells models that are stackable with the Dryer. Prices for Maytag dryers range from $350 to $900 in the Reston Area.
SamsungOver the past three years Samsung has introduced a full line of laundry products, with prices ranging from $750 to $1,350. The company has been broadening its dryer line in the Reston Area.
WhirlpoolThis brand, known for innovation, markets itself as the brand that cares about the family and the environment. It offers a wide range of choices in lines that include Whirlpool, Duet, Duet Sport, Duet Steam, Cabrio, Cabrio Steam. Some Whirlpool dryers use steam to freshen up clothing or remove wrinkles. Prices for Whirlpool dryers range from $350 to $1,300 in the Reston Area.
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