Top Ten Reasons to Line DryPosted: May 12, 2012
We think there are dozens of reasons to hang out, but these are a few of the most compelling reasons. Project Laundry
10) Save money
9) Clothes last longer
8) Pleasant Scent
Clothes and linens smell better without adding possibly toxic chemicals to your body and the environment.
7) Saves Energy, Preserves Environment, Reduces Pollution
Conserve energy and the environment, while reducing climate change.
6) Healthy Work
It is moderate physical activity which you can do in or outside.
5) Get the Sunshine Treatment
Sunlight bleaches and disinfects.
4) Replace another appliance
Indoor racks can humidify in dry winter weather.
3) Avoid a Fire
Clothes dryer and washing machine fires account for about 17,700 structure fires, 15 deaths, and 360 injuries annually. The yearly national fire loss for clothes dryer fires in structures is estimated at $194 million. See a diagram of the critical danger zones of the dryer.
2) It is fun!
And can be an outdoor experience that is meditative and community-building. It may also help you avoid depression.
1) It is truly patriotic
Demonstrates that small steps can make a difference. You don’t have to wait for the government to take action!