Questions about: dryer

This little tip was one that came into my inbox in one of those little round ups of different tips that get forwarded around the world in email. You know the ones. Things like “67 uses for a banana peel”, and “101 ways to make life easier for your ca
Depending on whether you have an electrical dryer or a gas dryer, the answer will be different. I am going to assume you are in the US, and using an electrical dryer. Then the calculation goes like this: Assuming you have an electrical dryer, typical
Background: As the title says, I'm about to (within the next week or 2) install a dryer booster for a new (to my friend, not newly built) house. The dryer vent goes through a couple bends behind the wall but then goes straight up about 15-20 feet whe
I live in an old apartment which does not have laundry, or even laundry hookups. Since I despise laundromats, I took it upon myself to get a portable washer which connects to a sink, and a portable dryer. Now that summer is here, the dryer really nee
The term “heating elements” refers to any and all heat generation equipment in electric heaters. Found in equipment of all shapes and sizes and with a variety of configurations and materials, heating elements all have the same goal: to convert electr
Getting power to the machine is the easy part. The neutral goes to the silver screw in the center, and the two hots go to the brass screws on either side. Now the machine is powered
Rovac Systems makes a dryer duct cleaning system. A basic kit consists of: a vacuum with 12 foot section of 3" ID hose (P/N 8581 or 8501) a Wye pipe (P/N 8521) a 25-feet "residential rod kit" (P/N 5185) which consists of: a RodCaddy 8 3-feet resident
Last night was doing laundry noticed a really strong burning smell from the garage, went in and it was a nasty smell, not like hot metal but like hot burning plastic or something. The clothes smell really strong and bad. The cycle was finished and I
I'm completely renovating our bathroom, which includes moving the washer/dryer and stacking them. It's the physical installation part that's making me a little nervous.
This circuit should also not have any other outlets, other than the ones for "laundry equipment". So keep the 15 ampere circuit for your general use receptacles, and run a new 20 ampere circuit for the "laundry equipment". Also note that the receptac