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How to Choose a Green Dryer

buying-dryerFor those living in the suburbs and in areas where plenty of sunshine can do the trick to drying our clothes and stuffs, a dryer is definitely not quite welcome. Conversely, to those living in the city in apartments, a dryer is always a boon. It is the best appliance to be used if you want to ensure that you and your kids have enough clothing to wear during the weekdays despite strong rains. Meanwhile, buying dryers might be difficult, especially if you are a meticulous consumer and you want an energy efficient dryer to help you out with the task.

The top solution in getting a dryer is to not only buy a functional machine, but also to make sure that it’s efficient energy-wise. Every appliance consumes large amount of energy in order to perform its duty, but getting an energy-efficient one will not only deliberately decrease your electric bill but also help save the environment from obtaining further damage. One way to find which machine is eco-friendly and you can either check it online or from your colleagues, loved ones, and friends. Weighing the options, we say go first for an online scrutiny because you will find tons of resources in this option. There are a lot of websites that tackle about eco-friendly appliances including dryers. You can even find the best environment-friendly dryer reviews with the brands and features of the machine included. With this step, you won’t also need to travel or be lured by efficient salesmen in your nearest appliance shop. On the one hand, word of mouth is dubbed to be the best advertisement ever, but make sure to get the information from reliable sources or those trustworthy people who are actually using dryers ever since.

The next solution would be to find a dryer that are equipped with energy-efficient features like sensors. Did you know that eco-friendly television units and refrigerators are actually furnished with sensors that detect the presence of heat in the area? TV with sensors automatically dims the monitor when there is no person in the area while a dryer with this function automatically turns OFF when the clothes have all dried up. This feature is efficient especially to household moms who are best at multitasking. Apparently, you won’t have to keep remembering about the dryer while you cook lunch for the family.

Certainly, dryers are quite one of the reasons for a high electric bill, costing around $90 per year. Although eco-friendly dryers are apparently beneficial, these may also be costly, but it’s actually worth the price. Nevertheless, if you still have a little space and sunshine at home, try setting up clothesline as this will definitely save you tons of dollars per year.

About the Author:

A senior writer and editor of The Green Guide and a father of 3 kids (1 girl and 2 boys). Rob's special interests include geography, enviroment study and hiking. Rob has traveled to over 100 places in 30 different countries in the past three years. His exotic and fun experiences will be talked in his new book which is going to be published soon.

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