Your tumble dryer, much like the washing machine, needs cleaning occasionally. Cleaning the lint drawer is essential as it helps keep your drying appliance functional. However, just what do you do with tumble dryer lint? While you are accustomed to throwing it in the bin, there are uses to it.
Importance of Cleaning Your Lint Drawer
Before we dive deep into what do to with tumble dryer lint, it’s crucial to point out the consequences of not cleaning your lint drawer. If your dryer lint gets too thick, you are risking a fire hazard. Also, the more lint that piles up, the more chances of your dryer not working to its full functionality.
Instead of Throwing It Away, Here Is What You Can Do…
We know the sight of your dryer lint isn’t pleasing. It is tempting to throw it away but you will find it useful for many things!
Firstly, due to its flammability, you can use it to safely make fires when cooking BBQ. To do this, you must put the dryer lint into the bottom of the toilet paper roll and then get the newspaper to wrap up the roll. Make sure you are in an open space away from trees and fences!
You can also use your dryer lint to clean up spills or stains. If you ever accidentally spilled a drink or cooking oil, you can easily use your dryer lint to clean up the mess!
If you love gardening, you’d also love the idea of keeping dryer lint around. This is because it can prevent weed growth and erosion in your garden.
Another benefit of keeping your dryer lint is that you can use it to pack materials instead of using expensive items like bubble wrap. Due to its soft nature, you can use it to keep your items safe whenever they are in a box ready to be shipped or packed to go somewhere else.
Now that you know what to do with tumble dryer lint, we hope you do keep it around because as you’ve read, it does have its benefits!
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