Do a 1 hour project that is guaranteed to save you money!
Cloths dryers use a lot of electricity. Some use natural gas or propane, but it still costs money to run them. What is the alternative? A Cloths line. The wind and the sun dry your cloths in generally the same amount of time and you don't have to worry about your cloths shrinking. The other benefit is that it almost eliminates ironing because your cloths are drying naturally instead of being all bunched up and being tumbled around in a machine.
Many cloths lines now attach right to the side of your house and can me pulled to a pole in the yard or a tree. These systems take between 20 minutes to an hour to install and cost about $50.
Don't get me wrong, you will not be saving hundreds of dollars. But the savings should be enough to buy yourself a quick lunch at McDonald's a couple days a week. So give it a try and see how much you can save.
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