Step-By-Step Hair Dryer Repair

Fixing small appliance can be an easy task, including hair dryer repair. There is not much that can go wrong with such small appliances thus the fixes are relatively easy. Here is a step by step guide to fixing your beloved hair dryer.

Step 1 – Disassembling

First disassemble the hair dryer unit with a screwdriver. This should be a matter of removing a couple of screws and then snapping the unit apart.


Step 2 – Cleaning
Remove any dust from inside the unit. To do this, you can use tweezers, a vacuum cleaner with a small hose attachment, or an old toothbrush to remove the dirt. Using the vacuum, clean off the fan, the motor, and the switches. Remove any hair that may be stuck to the inside using tweezers.

Step 3 – Checking the Heating Element

Use extra caution when checking the heating element, as it is a fragile piece. If this piece is not working, you may be better off replacing the entire hair dryer as the heating element is not something that can easily be replaced.