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A clothes dryer or tumble dryer is a household appliance that is used to remove moisture from a load of clothing and other textiles, generally shortly after they are cleaned in a washing machine.

Most dryers consist of a rotating drum called a tumbler through which heated air is circulated to evaporate the moisture from the load. The tumbler is rotated relatively slowly in order to maintain space between the articles in the load. In most cases, the tumbler is belt-driven by an induction motor.

Using these machines may cause clothes to shrink, become less soft (due to loss of short soft fibers/ lint) and fade. For these reasons, as well as environmental concerns, many people use open air methods such as a clothes line and clotheshorse.
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Quick Tip by . March 05, 2010
Did you know that 6% of the energy used in this country is to dry clothes???
review by . September 05, 2009
So maybe we all should hang up our clothes to dry, and stop using clothes dryers? Louis-Gilles Francoeur of Le Devoir had a good story not long ago on the movement to remove barriers to clothes lines and clothes racks. Regulations against them in some municipalities, housing developments and apartment complexes stand in the way of switching to low-tech methods of clothes drying. Such strictures should be abolished, say environmentalists.      Le Corbusier famously raged against …
Quick Tip by . September 12, 2009
posted in City Lifestyle
I'm lazy & I belong to a generation that craves instant gratification. Dryer saves time & great for rainy days. OMG, my new apt has none!
Quick Tip by . September 05, 2009
What a nice idea- hanging our clothes out to dry...a lovely thought- I remember when my grandma used to do that....so refreshing.....
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