The way we solved the problem was to leave a window partially open
preferably with the Sun pointing inwards. Ideally the top part of the window
is open to carry out the moisture. Put the racks near the
sun facing window. A small 40W oscillating fan (about 15 pounds in ebay)
set at lowest setting. Don't cover the radiator with clothes - that
delays the drying. 40W fan running at lowest setting from
12 midnight to 6AM is very economical
and would have dried most of the clothes. The last bit of moisture can
be taken off thicker / urgently needed items by placing on radiator for
about 20 minutes. Most items would be dried by sun by the evening.
If you stretch the items of clothing whilst hanging them to dry,
then you probably won't need to iron them either because many every day
items will dry stretched giving an ironed look - save more energy.
Ahhh, the joys of living in the toilet of the south of England.
My mum had a clothes horse in the 1960s. You still have one.
We have a tumble drier in the garage and can afford to use it.
Move north young man.
I like it when you guys go on like this. Makes me feel so young.
Wot's one of those then? All I can find on Google is Michael Flatley's
electric guitar and the USS Flatley's electric propulsion!
Anyway OP might like to keep eyes open. I picked up a dehumidifier on
freegle. For nothing.
Do you have an old desktop PC lying around? Plug it in, leave it turned on.
Takes about 100-200W (more if it's high end), gives you some airflow. If you
want to increase the heat output, run SETI@Home or similar on it.
Might not be a great plan if it's going to get wet though.
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