Smart Tips on How to Avoid Wearing Out Your Dryer Prematurely

Every year, manufacturers come out with increasingly smart, energy efficient and elegant home appliances. That said, no matter how great they perform, they can still break down – sometimes surprisingly early in their life! At Ateliers G. Paquette, we noticed that few people know how they can significantly extend the useful life of their appliances by taking a few simple precautions. Read this blog post to find out how you can keep your dryer in good condition for as long as possible.

What Are the Worst Things You Can Do to Your Dryer?

Here are some of the bad habits that will wear down your dryer and eventually cause major defects:

  • Leaving wet clothes in the drum for several hours (or days!)
  • Neglecting the ventilation system that removes heat and moisture
  • Omitting to clean the lint screen before each cycle
  • Frequently overloading the dryer by filling it with more than one regular load of clothing.

How Can You Prevent Dryer Problems?

To prevent severe mechanical failure (or even worse, a dryer fire), you simply need to be vigilant by avoiding doing any of the above, and by periodically having an inspection and cleaning by a professional technician. These checkups should be performed approximately every 4-5 years. The checks will include, among other things, making sure that there is enough air circulation to dislodge any lint accumulated in the most inaccessible corners of your dryer and evacuation ducts.

Unlimited Replacement Parts for All Your Appliances!
At Ateliers G. Paquette, our three branches (Montreal, Quebec and Repentigny) offer a wide range of replacement parts for your refrigerator, dishwasher, washer or dryer. Looking for a water filter or a heating element? We have what you need at unbeatable prices!

Fast and Efficient Repair Service When Your Appliance Is Down

From Quebec City to Montreal, our repair technicians go to your home to fix your broken appliances (refrigerator, dishwasher, washer, dryer, stove, range hood, etc.). With Ateliers G. Paquette, you’re dealing with the manufacturer’s service for all major brands (Sub-Zero, Maytag, Electrolux, etc.). To get your fridge or dryer back in A-1 condition, do business with the experts. Give us a call!

Montreal Location

6744, Jarry East, Saint-Leonard,

QC, H1P 1W3


Business Hours
Parts and Services
: Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Quebec City Location

6210 Wilfrid-Hamel Blvd.,

L'Ancienne-Lorette, QC, G2E 2H7

Parts: 418-871-2434
Parts (toll-free)1-800-463-3378
Services: 418-871-4043
Services (toll-free)1-888-871-4043
Fax (toll-free): 1-800-461-2434

Fax: 418-871-4345

Business Hours
Parts and Services: Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Repentigny Location

104 Laroche,

Repentigny, QC, J6A 7M5

Parts and Services: 450-654-6744
Toll-free: 1-800-463-0119
Fax (toll-free): 1-800-581-1724

Fax: 450-581-0301

Business Hours
: Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
(By phone only on Saturday)

Parts: Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (closed on Saturday)

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