Sun-dried laundry

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Re: Sun-dried laundry

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We have one of those rails on pulleys things that pulls up to the ceiling in front of the fire in the kitchen - the rails take a full load of washing, which is usually dry in less than 24hrs. We also have a tumble drier which is handy when I can't be bothered to hang them on the rail. :oops:

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Re: Sun-dried laundry

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I vowed that as long as I drew breathe I would never own or use a tumble drier or dishwasher.

I have remained true to my pledge for the latter but my resolve for the former did not last beyond the first day of changeovers for tourist bookings.

I now have a 5.6kw tumble drier which only just kept up with the peak demand pre Covid times :oops:
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Re: Sun-dried laundry

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We have a tumble dryer, usually use it to part-dry heavy items such a towels, which are then soft to the touch, especially if there's a decent breeze. I find that hot, sunny days leave towels etc scratchy, nasty.

I can’t bear nasty smelling washing powder/liquid - I can sometimes smell our neighbour’s washing when she puts it out, across a fair distance and a high fence between us, yuk! I don’t like the smell of whatever it is that our son and DIL use.

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Stompie wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:48 pm
I love the sight of a good line of washing out on a breezy day.
I've never had a dryer, everything goes outside or onto a clothes horse in winter.
I'm with you on that.

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Re: Sun-dried laundry

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You cannot beat Sun light UV and the sent of nature but flies are are a nuisance :D

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Re: Sun-dried laundry

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Zips have made them less so.

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Re: Sun-dried laundry

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Mangetout wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:20 pm
Do peeps really use dryers?
Have you tried folding clothes as they come off the line at -10C? Not so much dried as freeze dried.

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Mangetout wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:20 pm
Do peeps really use dryers?
Have you tried folding clothes as they come off the line at -10C? Not so much dried as freeze dried.

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Re: Sun-dried laundry

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exile wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 12:15 am
Mangetout wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:20 pm
Do peeps really use dryers?
Have you tried folding clothes as they come off the line at -10C? Not so much dried as freeze dried.
But they're beautifully soft when they defrost and, if they've been hung very straight, pre-ironed. :lol:

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Re: Sun-dried laundry

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Does anyone remember the Flatley dryer ? If you do you should have had your jabs by now :lol: :lol:
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