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Consequences of using high heat in dryer

My husband uses only high heat in the dryer. Says it is faster and he can see no problems with the clothes. I say low or medium heat is better, doesn't use any more energy even though it run longer. Please explain values of each.

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  • betsilja Jan 27, 2009

    I have heard and read that high heat is the least energy efficient setting. My husband feels that less drying time compensates for the higher heat. Just wondering what the facts are...?

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The vavle in using high heat only comes in to play when you have a load of towels or some other heavy cotton,,thats what high heat is mainly for,,more moisture,,,on the norm medium with a regular load is the way ..now go to the dryer and look at the back vent where the heat comes out does it look like burnt and dark as if you burnt shirt and it stuck to the iron,,that comes from high heat scortching,,rubber in elastic in your sock and other clothing...onthejob slow low and steady

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