How long do clothes dryers last?

Answer A clothes dryer should last about 14 years. Today's dryers are typically much more efficient than they once were. However, as they age, their efficiency decreases. Knowing the age and life expectan... Read More »

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In the long run, will clothes last longer and come out better if you air dry the clothes instead?

It is, with one exception. Those in the Arctic who air dry their clothes at -40 and colder find their clothes wear out far more quickly than they would if they'd thrown them in the dryer. The water... Read More »

Is gas or electricity better for clothes dryers?

On One Hand: Gas Is More Expensive InitiallyAt the outset a gas dryer is more expensive, costing about $50 more (2010 prices)than a comparable electric model, according to Read More »

Who makes Kenmore clothes dryers?

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Do electric clothes dryers have thermostats?

Just like gas-powered clothes dryers, electric clothes dryers may use either a thermostat or a moisture sensor. According to Consumer Reports, thermostats typically are found in the most basic, che... Read More »