Amid the cost of living crisis, many families are looking for various ways to keep their bills as low as possible. If you don’t have a clothes dryer or want to save money by not using it as often, here are the best alternatives for drying your clothes…
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Put your clothes out
The simple answer to a free way to dry your clothes is to put them outside. If you don’t have a clothesline, you can just put the drying rack outside.
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How to dry your clothes outdoors – even when it’s raining
follow the sun
When drying your clothes indoors, place the dryer in the sunniest room at daytime to take advantage of the heat created when it radiates through the window.
buy a dehumidifier
If you leave the dryer indoors for the clothes to dry, placing a dehumidifier in the same room will help the clothes dry faster.
Dehumidifiers vary in price, and this one for under £90 is as quiet as possible so it won’t disturb your peace of mind.
Dehumidifier, £89.99, Robert Dyas
BUY NOW Invest in a heated dryer
Costing around 8p an hour instead of the 30p an hour it costs to run a tumble dryer, a heated tumble dryer can be a great way to save money in the colder months.
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You can buy a heated dryer for £55 at Argos and possibly save on energy costs.
Heated Dryer, £55, Argos
BUY NOW Use Towel
Believe it or not, wrapping your clothes in a towel (much like a swiss roll) will speed up the drying process because the fluffy towel absorbs water.
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