Here in New Zealand, most of my friends dry their clothes on drying racks and clothes lines – in part because it’s better for the environment and in part because electricity is very expensive here.
You all know my feelings on laundry… What you may not know is my complete dislike of the dryer. Using the dryer costs a lot of money to run. Using the dryer creates static, is too hot (especially in summer) and makes clothes, linens and the like smell — well stale.
There are many benefits to drying your laundry naturally:
- Saves Money
- Smells Fantastic
- Softens Clothes Naturally
- Your Clothes and Linens Last Longer – A Lot Longer
- Eliminates Static and Dryer Sheet Chemicals
- Is a Great Biceps and Triceps Exercise
- Is Environmentally Friendly
- Whitens Your Whites
- Reduces Wrinkles
In full disclosure, it isn’t as though I do not use the dryer. A dryer is a convenience. But, my drying preference is to hang clothes or line dry. I do have some great cheats to help you get through those laundry blues.
Drying racks are brilliant things for several…
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