All Blog Posts Tagged 'dryer' (2)

Drying Time Too Slow? A Dryer Exhaust Duct Power Ventilator May Help

By Trish Holder

I wash, dry, and fold approximately 10 loads of laundry per week.  It is a constant logistical challenge to allocate enough time for these sequential chores.

Imagine what would happen if it took twice as long to dry the clothes.  I’d be frantically drying my kids’ soccer uniforms with a hair dryer, while they paced about in that “My world is ending and it’s all your fault!” sort of way that teenagers are famous for.  What parent needs more…

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Added by Trish Holder on February 28, 2014 at 1:59pm — 1 Comment

Dryer Problems: Inefficiency and Fire

Clothes Dryer Problems Can Lead to Inefficiency and Fire.

by Don Ames,   www.detectenergy.com

Story appeared in my local newspaper the other day about an apartment laundry room that had dryer problems. It occurred to me, being the highly trained home energy auditor that I am, that any clothes dryer that had such a problem that it would catch fire, must have been a very inefficient clothes dryer for a long…

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Added by Don Ames on December 18, 2011 at 11:03pm — 2 Comments

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