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Although most of us know to clean our lint traps when doing laundry, just doing that doesn't mean you've ever really cleaned out your dryer. If you want to keep things hazard free and running smoothly, then check out these tips on how to keep your dryer in tip top shape in just 30 minutes.

Family Handyman is an excellent resource for those looking to take their responsibilities around the home to the next level. They have recently shared how to deep clean your dryer, and although it does involve removing the top panel and some screws, the whole thing can be completed in just 30 minutes. The lint that gathers around the drum can become a fire hazard and decrease drying time — this how-to tutorial will show you how to keep your drum running in the best possible shape.

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