Dryer Tech

Your local, professional dryer everything expert.  I know all things related to your clothes dryer.

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WHY DRYER TECH

As a master appliance technician, I bring over 25 years of field service experience to your home, and since all I service is a select number of products, I am able to provide a higher level of knowledge and skill to ensure every repair is done properly.
Because I do all the work myself, I can be confident in the quality of the service I provide and thus am willing to back it all with a 1 year warranty on parts and labor which is unheard of in the industry. Vent installation and repairs are warranted for the life of the structure.
I am here to help you make your dryer work its best. My website is full of valuable information to help answer your questions. And if you need more personalized support, I am available to speak to you and help you with whatever problems you may be having. There are many ways to get ahold of me, simply pick the one that is most convenient and lets start a conversation.
I pride myself on offering superior service at a fair price. I may not be the cheapest, but I promise you I will provide the most overall value to you and your family. Never any hidden fees, bait and switch tactics or unexpected charges. My flat rate pricing is just that, and you will be provided with an actual estimate before any work is started.

SERVICES

Dryer Safety Inspections

Price: $49.00* plus parts

Let me take a look at your dryer along with the venting to make sure it is working properly and that your home is safe. A multipoint inspection doesn’t take very long but I often am able to resolve issues that may save you money in the long run. *Price is for the safety inspection only, but will be applied to additional recommended services. Estimate given at time of service.

Dryer Vent Repair/Installations

Starting at $49.99* plus parts

Have an existing dryer vent not working properly or maybe it wasn’t installed per code requirements? Or do you need a new dryer vent installed where one wasn’t before. I can complete the process from design, to installation to inspection. *Price is for the vent inspection only, but will be applied to additional recommended services. Estimate given at time of service.

Dryer Vent Cleaning

Price: $99.00* plus parts

A clean dryer vent will reduce drying times which will reduce wear and tear on your clothes, your dryer and save you money in the process. Oh, and don’t forget, the most likely cause of a home fire is right there in your laundry room. Let me take care of the work and make sure you are safe in your home. *Price is labor only, parts, supplies, vents requiring roof or ladder access are additional. Estimate given at time of service.

Dryer Service & Repair

Price: $129.00* plus parts

Dryer not working? I can help. As a master appliance technician, I have the skills, the knowledge and the tools needed to ensure your dryer is repaired properly so you can get back to your life. I specialize in dryers just like yours so I know how to quickly identify and repair the issue. This saves you time and money. *Repair services are for labor only, any parts or supplies needed will be additional. Should you decide not to have the dryer repaired, I do ask for $49 to cover my travel and diagnostic expenses.

Need help with something else? Give me a call, I would love to help.

PRODUCTS

The Dryerbox

The Dryerbox®

In-wall dryer connection protects transition hose neatly in the wall.

The Dryerbox

DryerJack™ Roof Vent

DryerJacks are engineered specifically for the demanding requirements of roof venting a dryer.

The Dryerbox

DryerFLEX™

This smooth interior allows the dryer to perform at peak efficiency.  It’s strong aluminum ribbon protects against crushing and flame spread.

The Dryerbox

Dryer Wall Vent™

Designed to deliver zero airflow restriction, Dryer Wall Vents™ are safe for dryer venting.

The Dryerbox

DrySafer™ Dryer Lint Alarm

Detect dangerous lint build up before it causes damage, potential injury or death.

The Dryerbox

LintAlert®

Protect your home and family.  Every day more than 40 dryers catch fire in the US alone.

The Dryerbox

Dryer-Ell®

Long turn elbows for better airflow efficiency and longer duct runs.

The Dryerbox

Defender Vent Cover

The Defender’s patented design, features vertical bars that hinder lint buildup while making it difficult (if not impossible) for most pests to gain entry.

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NEWS

Whirlpool Dryer Not Heating

cutoff kit

Model #LEP6646AW0, the complaint was the unit would not dry clothes and the customer would need to start the dryer several times just to get one load dry. Needing multiple cycles to dry a load of clothes is a sure sign of a restricted venting system and this was most likely the case here. But this dryer was not heating at all anymore, so there must be something more to this failure than just a venting issue.

Clothes dryers work by heating air and tumbling the clothes through this air causing the water trapped within the fabric to evaporate. This warm moist air is then removed from the drum by the blower wheel and vented to the outside. If the venting is blocked or restricted in any way, the heat and moisture will remain within the drum resulting in a very slow drying process that often manifests itself as needing multiple cycles to get a load dry.

Because this dryer was not heating at all anymore, I did a quick check of the heating circuit components to see which of them had failed. Doing continuity checks with my meter, I found the thermal cut-off located at the top of the heat box was open preventing the heating element from operating. Basically what happened here was the vent was folded over on itself preventing proper airflow to dry the clothes. Without the airflow to help cool the element, the inside drum temperature will rise quickly to higher levels than normal and subject all the internal thermostats to this excessive heat. After a period of days or weeks, these higher heat levels will cause the thermal cut-off to open up and stop current flow to the element.

I replaced the cut-off and high limit thermostat (they come together in a cut off kit) and I realigned the vent hose behind the dryer so there was no longer an airflow issue. With the problem taken care of the unit is once again drying clothes.

 

Whirlpool Dryer Runs to Long

Model #WED9400SW0, this Duet styled dryer would dry clothes properly, but the display would count down to around 8 minutes remaining, and then would just keep running until the customer shut the unit off manually. And to make the trouble shooting process just a little...

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