Clothes Dryer Vent The vent will remain closed unless the dryer is in use. When the dryer is in use, the floating shuttle underneath the visible hood rises to allow warm air, lint, and moisture to escape.
7 Dryer Maintenance Tips You Need to Know — Try these tips and hacks to help extend the life of your dryer, increase safety and make laundry day easier. Clean the exhaust vent every two years. Check the vent cap outside. Don’t overload the dryer.