It’s an issue we all must face, especially small houses in big cities.Roughly 1/2 Lt of water is released per person per day from drying clothes. In many instances it is the primary cause of mould and condensation in a property.
- Clearly it is better for the internal and external environment to dry clothes otherside. Bt that is not always practicle.
- If you can dry clothes in a tumber dryer. The estimated cost of running a tumble drier is less than 10p per cycle. The estimated cost of removing the equivalent humid air after drying clothes by a radiator is about 50p, so it is cheaper to run a tumble drier.
- An alternative is to dry clothes in a room with ventilation, such as a bathroom, with a vent running, or window open, and door closed.
- Please don’t dry clothes on radiators, or heated clothes racks. That just speeds up the process of moving water from clothes to the damp wall.
A hybrid solution is to dry clothes outside or in a bathroom, until they are nearly dry, with a last boost on or near a radiator.