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Why Is My Dryer Not Drying?

fridge-repair-service-ottawaThe singular purpose of a dryer is to dry clothes. If the appliance fails in that primary task then owning and using one is futile. Dryers can fail to dry clothes properly for different reasons. The reason could be as simple as overloading. It is necessary to abide by the best practices, as illustrated in the manual published by the manufacturer. If there are serious problems in your dryer, you should call Max Dryer Repair for a swift inspection and same-day service anywhere in Ottawa.

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Why call Max Appliance Repair?

  • We always arrive with the necessary tools and parts to perform repairs right away.
  • Same day Ottawa appliance repairs mean that your appliance will be ready to use again promptly.
  • Our trained and experienced team is able to work quickly to repair all household appliances.
  • Every appliance repair comes with a free service call to keep costs as low as possible.
  • Our family-owned company cares about offering the best level of service by focussing on integrity, speedy service, and reliability.
  • Your satisfaction is our main concern, and we always focus on performing high-quality repairs that will last, as well as a warranty of up to 3 months on most parts.


Common Causes of Improper Drying

A dryer would not be able to do its job if there is a power issue. It doesn’t have to be a power cut or complete disruption of electricity. Fluctuation in voltage can impair a dryer. Major household appliances such as a dryer need steady voltage. These will not operate effectively or efficiently if the voltage keeps fluctuation while the appliances are running. You can use a voltmeter to check for voltage fluctuation. You can use a tester to see if the power outlet is supply the necessary electricity. You can use a multimeter to check for continuity and hence connectivity issues in the dryer.

Overloading leads to drying problems. Every dryer has a capacity. Do not overload. It is also better if you avoid loading too little. If suboptimal or excess loading is not an issue, then you should check the sensors, the timer, the door switch, and the heating element. Failing sensors may lead to a hastened spin, and thus ineffective drying. A malfunctioning or inefficient heating element would fail to dry the clothes properly. A defective door switch will interrupt the smooth functioning of a dryer, and thus clothes may remain slightly wet. Erratic timers will adversely interfere with the drying cycle.

appliance repair expertLook for blocked vents and clogged outlets. The vent through which a dryer pumps in air and circulates the heat should be open and functioning properly. Otherwise, you would have moist clothes. There may be other issues too. Clogged outlets would prevent easy draining of moisture, leading to moist or wet clothes. Our technicians carry out onsite dryer repair, including replacement of broken parts.


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