How to wring value from your dryer: start on high spin and don’t overdo it

Experts share their dried and tested tips for making your dryer work more efficiently and last longer

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There is something extremely satisfying about pulling a load of warm, fresh laundry out of a clothes dryer. But as a general rule, if you have the time, space and weather to dry your laundry on a clothesline, you should. It is energy efficient, cheaper and much gentler on your clothes.

But as line drying is not always practical or possible, experts here explain the nuances of using a clothes dryer.

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