However, with smaller HDB BTOs, that also means that line drying your wet clothes can clutter your kitchen… and potentially your living room space too (I’m not the only one who hangs damp clothes all over the living room windows, right?).
Now that we’re all back in the office, some of us are just never home in the day. We end up doing our laundry at night, and hanging them all over the house to dry over the next few days.
If you’d like a clutter-free laundry yard, or if you just don’t have enough time, a clothes dryer might be a handy appliance to have.
Let me tell you, clothes dryers really do work. I personally have a condenser clothes dryer stacked above my washing machine. When family and friends visit my place, it’s always a conversation starter. At the end the day, everyone is always pleasantly surprised at how convenient a clothes dryer can be – especially for households with pets and children.
How do clothes dryers work?
Clothes dryers basically draw air from its surroundings, and into the dryer machine. The air is then heated via electricity and circulated through the wet clothes to remove its moisture. Since heat is used as the primary drying element, the hotter the air going around in the clothes dryer machine, the faster your clothes will dry.
Do dryers completely dry the clothes?
Often you will find complaints from existing clothes dryer users that their dryer machines did not completely dry the clothes. However, when used appropriately, clothes dryers are supposed to completely dry your clothes.
There are several reasons why: clothes are dripping wet when placed into the clothes dryer (yes, you shouldn’t put soaking wet clothes in!), lint and dust filters not cleaned, air vent not cleaned, or too much clothes were stuffed into the drying cycle.
Now that we’ve got the basics covered, here are eight common types of clothes dryers in Singapore.