It all depends on how much you dry, the kind of fabrics you own – and how tricky your clothes are to iron...
Whether you go for a freestanding washer, or one that's built-in behind a cabinet to fit in with your kitchen theme, you need to measure up.
How much space do you have?
60cm width - You'll be fine with a standard dryer.
Less than 60cm width – A compact dryer is perfect for smaller spaces – you can even hang it on the wall to maximise your space. Alternatively, if you've got a standard washer, you could stack a standard dryer on top.
#EASYTIP: If space is limited, a 2-in-1 washer-dryer could be a good choice.
Do you have a dedicated air outlet for your machine?
Yes– you can go for a vented, condenser or a heat pump dryer.
No– choose a condenser or heat pump dryer, not vented.
What do you dry?
Delicates - A dryer with low temperature options will help you dry your favourite fabrics safely.
Wool – A heat pump dryer with low temperatures will ensure you don't have to wait for your wool to dry naturally.
Cottons – A heat pump dryer will maintain a safe, low temperature throughout the cycle.
Want to save energy?
Dryers are rated between A and C for energy efficiency (A being the most money-saving and eco-friendly). Heat pump dryers are A-class machines. The more efficient the dryer the more money and energy you'll save in use, which can add up to a lot of savings over the years.
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