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If you use dryer sheets the wax builds up on the vent. Take your dryer vent and run water over it, you will be surprised, water will sit in the vent, but the vent looks clear. Take an old toothbrush or any kind of brush, and scrub it with soap and hot water, let dry, and in 30 seconds or less you have a very clean filter. Clogged dryer vents are a leading cause of house fires, and dryer heating elements going out. Add a few years to your dryer, scrub that filter.
I am notorious for drowning my sorrows, anger, frustration, glee, elation, and pretty much every other emotion in a bag of potato chips, ice cream or donuts. The thing that has helped me to curb my emotional eating is venting on my SP blog. Usually after I vent it all gets out of my system and I feel a little better. Plus, my SparkFriends will usually comment and make me realize that cheesecake isn't going to make my horrible/wonderful/aggravating day better, it will just make me feel worse.
If you have the vents that pop right off like I do (I have wall vents) you can lean it forward and place a dryer sheet in there! The dryer sheets are used to heat (from using them properly) so you don't have to worry about it being a hazard and this works for A/C time of year as well! I pop a new one in before company comes over and it keeps the house smelling fresh for hours! 345
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