Dry clothes faster & save...
Your natural gas dryer offers faster drying than
conventional electric units because a greater volume of dry, absorbent
air passes through the clothes. A natural gas dryer heats up instantly to
full temperature with clean, moist heat that actually reduces wrinkles
and static. Gentle, moist heat means less need for fabric softeners.
Best of all, natural gas dryers operate at about half the cost of
The only thing less expensive is hanging your clothes
outside on the line!
Love your natural gas clothes dryer...
Gas dryers are available with all the desirable features
you can ask for - from small models to heavy-duty models, they are
loaded with time-saving and work-saving features.
Some of the features available are:
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for a selection of natural gas clothes dryers and convenient financing (OAC).
Time and energy saving tips:
Run only full loads in the washer and dryer. Drying
partial loads uses just as much gas as full loads, but do not
overload the dryer as that increases drying time.
Do not over-dry clothes. Over-drying wastes gas and
gives a harsh feel to garments. Using the shortest cycle possible
will minimize over-drying problems.
Clean the lint trap after every load.
Check the vent on the dryer and the exterior vent
occasionally to make sure they stay free of lint, and can open and
close freely. The dryer should be vented outdoors to remove damp air
Count your savings with natural gas
Based on Fuel rates as of April 1, 2019
Natural Gas $0.1991 per m3 plus carbon charge of $0.0391 per m3
Electricity $0.1423 per kWh plus carbon charge of $0.003095 per kWh
A natural gas clothes dryer uses about half the energy
it takes to dry the same load in an electric dryer.
When installing your natural gas clothes dryer, it is
essential that a qualified natural gas contractor do the work.
Gas dryers must be vented to the outdoors with a metal
Installation costs vary depending on the location of the
dryer and the installation materials used.