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frugaliknowit

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Compact folding clothes dryer that will fit under a bed?
« on: July 29, 2015, 09:51:50 AM »
I am finally going to get off my buxx and get something to hang my laundered clothes on instead of dealing with the dryers in my building's ripoff laudry room.

Can anyone link me to one they own that works well (can fit a full load, I hope...) and can fold to fit under a bed?  Thanks for your help guys and girls!!
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Re: Compact folding clothes dryer that will fit under a bed?
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2015, 10:08:39 AM »
Previous poster's looks like it would take up less space when in use, but for another choice I have this one and love it, it should go under a bed without problem:
http://www.amazon.com/Honey-Can-Do-DRY-01610-Heavy-Gullwing-Drying/dp/B00383O2UU/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1438185980&sr=8-1&keywords=drying+rack+honey+can+do&pebp=1438185976137&perid=0DSXCHFDZCXW5NAHD8WY

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Re: Compact folding clothes dryer that will fit under a bed?
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2015, 10:11:02 AM »
I have one like the first link - it does work and can easily hide away, but it can be a little tough to get everything on there. I hang shirts in the closet, so no big deal. But between pants, shorts, underwear and towels, the narrow racks get pretty crowded. If you are in no rush, they will still dry with enough time, but the looks of that wider rack make it look like a more appealing choice.

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Re: Compact folding clothes dryer that will fit under a bed?
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2015, 10:23:11 AM »
I grabbed one of these guys at Ikea about seven years ago http://www.ikea.com/ca/en/catalog/products/40244831/. It's very sturdy - I've used it for all laundry for two adults during that time, including heavy stuff like jeans and towels, and have never had an issue. It folds completely flat when you're not using it. I keep mine in the closet when I'm not using it, but under the bed would work fine as well. It's also kind of nice that you can fold it open just halfway if you don't have many things to dry, which takes up less space.

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Re: Compact folding clothes dryer that will fit under a bed?
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2015, 01:38:43 PM »
Thanks all!!  I am trying the first one.  Wish me luck!

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Re: Compact folding clothes dryer that will fit under a bed?
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2015, 02:07:23 PM »
I have the larger version of this one - Amish made and very sturdy.

https://www.lehmans.com/p-5352-premium-floor-clothes-dryers-small.aspx

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Re: Compact folding clothes dryer that will fit under a bed?
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2015, 04:58:30 PM »
I grabbed one of these guys at Ikea about seven years ago http://www.ikea.com/ca/en/catalog/products/40244831/. It's very sturdy - I've used it for all laundry for two adults during that time, including heavy stuff like jeans and towels, and have never had an issue. It folds completely flat when you're not using it. I keep mine in the closet when I'm not using it, but under the bed would work fine as well. It's also kind of nice that you can fold it open just halfway if you don't have many things to dry, which takes up less space.

I have the same rack, and can second that it's well-made and well designed.