Clothes dryers have been used by people since the early 20th century. This appliance has greatly evolved through technological advances in recent years. The most notable development is the arrival of sensor technology. Sensor technology allows the dryer to detect if the clothes have reached its desired level of dryness and switch off automatically. This change is has made the contemporary drier more energy efficient.
In household clothes dryers, either electricity or gas are being used to heat the moisture out of the clothes. But a more efficient would be gas dryers. However, installing such appliances might mean putting in a new gas supply thus, adding more costs to one’s budget. Gas dryers typically cost slightly higher compared to electric dryers. An electric dryer usually require a 240-volt heavy-duty power supply. In some cases, this has to be installed as well. There are newer models these days which add steam to the clothes during later stages of drying to prevent wrinkling. Expect these types of these steam dryers to be more common in the next few years.
There are various sizes of dryers that are available for different situations: The largest domestic dryer models measure between 27 and 30 inches in width. However, several buyers go for a more-compact models that can fit under a laundry room counter which is usually just about 24 inches. There are also top loading models that are available in the market. The cheapest dryers would usually cots around 250 USD. Prices of dryers which have bigger brand names are about 900 USD.
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