Tumble dryers have always been one of the simplest of household appliances, but since the invention of condenser dryers they have become more complicated and arguably less reliable. The first decision you must make when buying one is whether to buy a vented or a condenser dryer. As you’d expect, there are pros and cons... continue reading.
Buying Tumble Dryers
Which? compared the energy costs between twenty tumble dryers drying three full cotton loads per week for a year. The cheapest was £42 a year, and the most expensive £129 a year. Over 10 years that would be £870 more, and that’s without factoring in the massive price rises in energy we are bound to... continue reading.
I’ve just seen a small article claiming that the Panasonic NH-P80G1 is the most energy efficient tumble dryer at only £37 a year to run, which is pretty remarkable, (presumably for an “average” user doing an unspecified amount of mostly full 8Kg loads). On the face of it that sounds like very useful news, and... continue reading.
White Knight releases 7kg carbon friendly gas tumble dryer I’ve received a press release regarding White Knight’s 7kg “carbon friendly” gas tumble dryer. White Knight are owned by Crosslee and have specialised in tumble dryers for many years. They usually make budget priced but decent tumble dryers. This product is of interest because it claims... continue reading.
Electrolux have just developed a new tumble dryer called the Iron Aid, which aims to “significantly reduce the amount of ironing required”. As ironing is a chore (for most people) and one that’s been relatively unrelieved by modern technology this could be a genuinely useful time saving device. It looks like it’s going to be... continue reading.