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This Is the Easiest Way To Clean Your Dryer's Lint Trap
While cleaning your dryer's lint trap is necessary, it can be a little difficult since lint can get stuck in the actual trap’s cavity itself, as well as the rest of the dryer.
Lint is the leading cause of dryer fires, so in order to clean it out properly and effectively, try using a paint stir stick wrapped in cloth rather than your hand.
For this dryer-cleaning hack, the longer the paint stick, the better. The Home Depot, for example, sells a three-pack of 21-inch paint sticks for under $1.50.
You'll also need a cloth for the stick. Microfiber works best as you won’t run the risk of any loose fibers getting stuck in the actual lint trap.
After securing the cloth with a rubber band or your hand, stick the wrapped paint stick in the lint trap, and "dust" the space. Keep replacing the cloth until it comes back clean.