Here are tips from Speed Queen experts for proper laundry equipment maintenance that will extend the life of your professional washers and dryers. Select your laundry equipment to view basic care tips from the Speed Queen experts.
After the wash cycle, let the drum dry: leave the washer lid or loading door open.
Check your washer’s filter screens once a year. Clean and replace if necessary.
Check the pipes in your installation every month for any visible signs of wear or deterioration (cracks, blisters, etc.). Replace hoses immediately if they show any of these signs, or at least every five years as part of your routine maintenance schedule.
Have the tumbler arm thoroughly cleaned annually by an authorized technician.
Clean the lint filter before each drying cycle. If necessary, wash the lint filter.
Remove the lint filter every year to vacuum the duct below.
Inspect the exhaust duck annually for any accumulated lint and clean it if necessary.
Inspect the outer weather hood regularly to make sure the dampers move freely and are not pressed or restricted.
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