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How cold is too cold to dry your clothes out on the line?

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 2:45 pm - Some of these answers may truly surprise you.

Efficiency Nova Scotia says in many homes, the dryer is the third most energy-consuming appliance.

Those idyllic summer days with a warm breeze blowing your tea towels in the wind are great for tourism commercials, but when it comes down to the nitty-gritty, can you hang tough straight through winter?

I posed the question to Twitter, and the overwhelming response was that it's never too cold!

Louis Tasiopoulos has been a tailor for over thirty years and he says hanging your clothes is a much better option.

"I prefer the line", he says. "Hang it on the line so it's fresher. You put it in the dryer, usually, a lot of clothes shrink, and also a lot of clothes, they don't call for the dryer so I would say outside is the best."

Now it's understandable if you don't want to be putting on your winter boots just to go hang a few garments on the line, but keep this in mind if you do: you'll save a ton on dryer sheets while having your clothes smelling as fresh as Mother Nature's air!

WATCH BELOW: IF YOU ONLY HAVE 2 WINTER TIRES, SHOULD THEY GO ON THE BACK OR FRONT?

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Thumbnail photo courtesy: Nathan Coleman.

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