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do you hang washing out? I am a laundry addict and put laundry out even on cold days beentween rain showers if I can. Its better for the environment and I like the smell how about everyone else?

OneeyedRaven
24 days ago
What do you think of this?
jenidady
jenidady24 days ago

Same here. But I was planning on trying out a heated airer this Winter if anyone has a particular one they would recommend ?

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig23 days ago

We have a heated air from Lakeland. It's very good. Costs about 2p an hour to use and heats up quickly and keeps the heat for a wee bit after switched off. They aren't cheap though

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Pjran
Pjran23 days ago

MrsCraig sounds great but does that mean you get more condensation on the windows? I’ve heard that i would have to wipe the windows every morning even though we have double glazing.

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig22 days ago

Pjran no more than the normal condensation you would get with the heating on in the winter. I wipe the window in the room where I dry the laundry maybe once every 10 days and it's only a tiny amount. I certainly don't have to wipe them every morning.

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angemski
angemski23 days ago

I absolutely love the smell of fresh 'outdoorsy' dried laundry. (some of the additives on the market are lovely) I have friends whose washing never sees the washing line and only gets dried in the washer/drier or tumble drier. I am tempted to get one of those low wattage airers so hopefully other may add to the topic and give recommendations.

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jenidady
jenidady11 days ago

https://www.latestdeals.co.uk/deals/heated-electric-clothes-airer-2-sizes-discount-experts

This has just been posted and seems a lot cheaper than others I’ve seen so not as much of a big investment to give something a go over Winter

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jmsonl
jmsonl23 days ago

I do love the smell yet I do use the dryer when I need quick turn over for the kids and their school clothes. It is certainly all about the smell!

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smedleys97
smedleys9722 days ago

dry on line when warm or windy, tho dryer if rainy and need the clothes soon, love the smell of fresh laundry

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sarahgreen15
sarahgreen1522 days ago

I live in Scotland... its rare we are able to hang our washing outside, but i tend to hang it inside and just use the tumble dryer for towels.. I find tumble dryers usually shrink my clothes and take far too long so i’d rather hang them out..

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KirsteyJames
KirsteyJames22 days ago

Apart from a few things that cant go in we just throw everything in the tumble dryer 🤣 i havent got the time or patience for hanging out clothes 🙊

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KirstyWaddell
KirstyWaddell10 days ago

I don't hce a tumble dryer but i try where possible to get it outside on the line. If not on the airer inside, i sometimes have to go to the lauderette to get things tumble dried

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arussell322
arussell32210 days ago

mostly use the dryer for towels and fleecy type items such as dressing gowns and pyjamas, dryer seems to shrink other items 😞

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jigsawx3x
jigsawx3x6 days ago

what better way to dry the washing blowing in the wind the smell of bedding all nice n fresh then we have winter well the dryer noise taking all the fresh smells away more elec used not good but sometimes needed

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