Things to Consider
If you are a cash buyer, then shopping around to compare the best prices from the high street retail stores can often reveal some bargains, plus don't forget to compare prices from online only stores too.
If you are not in a hurry, then many stores have sales at certain times throughout the year, the January sales are perhaps the best known, but often prices are dropped around March/April when new stock is introduced and the now discounted lines have to be sold off to make room.
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Before choosing a tumble dryer there are a few things you need to consider such as what type of tumble dryer do you want, what size, capacity, energy rating and even how to buy it, finance or in cash.
Buying a second hand tumble dryer is also an option to think about as many of these used products are still in good condition and help save you a lot of money.
Although most tumble dryers are about the same size and have a similar load capacity, you need to measure up available space before ordering and don't forget to the access points too to make sure your new appliance will fit.
You will also have to choose between a vented or condenser tumble dryer. Vented machines discharge the damp air produced by the drying process outside using a plastic hose to prevent condensation. Whereas a condenser dryer separates the water from the moist air into a container which can be simply emptied after drying.
Alot of clothing simply can't go in the tumble dryer so many families can make do with a smaller capacity machine. This is something you'll need to consider before buying.
Given that tumble dryers are renowned for using a lot of enerfy, one with good efficiency can save a lot of money over a year.
Price is always a significant factor when purchasing any home appliance. Luckily, a tumble dryer can be bought fairly cheaply especially if you go for a smaller capacity one or even a refurbished tumble dryer.
Given some of the horror stories you hear about washing machines and tumble dryers catching fire, an established brand with excellent customer reviews is a must. As is reading up on all the advice on how to use your tumble dryer safely.