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Gas or Electric CLOTHES DRYER

Do you have a gas or electric clothes dryer? Which do you prefer?

My aunt has a gas dryer and I've always had electric...I really wonder if there is much of a savings...I heard that gas heats quicker.a

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Carey2006

Asked by Carey2006 at 2:06 AM on Jul. 29, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • electric
    sherribeare

    Answer by sherribeare at 2:15 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • I have a gas dryer and I love it! It seems like the electric ones I've used in the past were a lot slower to dry the clothes.

    As far as savings go, it kind of depends on what the rates are for natural gas or propane and electricity where you live. My mom and my in-laws heat their houses with propane but use electric dryers because the propane is so expensive where they live. We have natural gas here but our electric rates are really high compared to some other areas so it is a savings for us to use gas.
    DigiScrapperMom

    Answer by DigiScrapperMom at 3:02 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • I have an electric, this is the first place I have lived that I had to use electric, I think it takes longer to dry.
    tazdvl

    Answer by tazdvl at 3:06 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • If you already have the hookups for gas, it's supposedly cheaper long-term (but that depends on gas rates.) I had an electric dryer once, and it was slower than the gas dryers I've had.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 6:50 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • I have electric
    Moms_Angels1960

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 8:27 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • We've always have had electric clothes dryer.
    musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 3:20 PM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • I have electric because to have gas where I live, I'd have to install a propane tank.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 3:47 PM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • Military does electric and i prefer it! It is way safer!
    JoLee12345

    Answer by JoLee12345 at 7:41 PM on Jul. 31, 2010

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