While furnishing your home, you cannot ignore buying washing appliances for your laundry space. It is obvious because you can’t wear the same dirty clothes over and over again. Washing clothes have never been easy before the innovation of washing machines and clothes dryers. No doubt, today you have multiple dryer machine options at hand but which one will the best for your laundry space might be difficult. But this can be an easy and fun shopping experience for yours, once you know the major dryer machine types and features. In this article, a brief overview of two major categories of dryers has been discussed.
Gas or Electric Dryer – The Two Major Type of Dryers
There are two broader categories of wash dryers, which are distinguished on the basis of power connection. While one type is powered and operated fully via ‘Electricity’, the other type is operated partially via ‘Gas’ and partially with electricity. The main power resource of both types is ‘Electricity’. Gas dryers need both electric and gas connection. Electric connection helps power on and gas connection to start a flame in the gas burner. The flame then heats air and blow it to dry the wet clothes in drying drum. This flame element is replaced by an electric heating element in electric dryers. The heated air is blown and the clothes are dried in rotating drum in both types.
Advantages of Gas Dryer
The gas dryers of the 21st century are not simple. These dryers are very efficient and save your time, energy and clothing. The dryers not only dry your wet clothing but also freshen up your clothes and retain their fluff. Other advantages of gas dryers include:
- Quick heat dissipation.
- Less wrinkling & shrinking of washables.
- The machines shut down automatically once the clothes are dried.
- Efficient to save energy, resource, and money.
- Longer durability and sustainability up to 13 or more years.
- Less expensive.
Advantages of Electric Dryer
The electric dryers are efficient enough like gas dryers. Electric dryers are best for those houses in which there is no spate gas vent in laundry space. Here are some benefits of electric dryers.
- Low initial costs as compared to gas-powered models.
- Easy to install.
- Can be installed anywhere in the house.
- Convenient, easy and simple to use.
Both types of dryers have their own limitations and advantages which every consumer need to know before purchasing one for their home. You can find more on these dryers by reviewing consumer’s reviews.