DailyDish: Drip dry the easy way

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Just because you have a dryer doesn't mean you should always use it.Some clothes last longer and look better if they are hung up to dry. But drip-drying needn't involve lugging a heavy basket of wet clothes to the backyard laundry line. Instead, install a tension-type shower curtain rod above the washer and dryer and slide on some sturdy, plastic hangers (don't use metal hangers - they can leave rust spots on your clothes). When you pull something delicate or shrink-prone from the washer, it only takes a moment to hang it up to dry. And because the rod is over the dryer, your clothes will warm up and dry much faster than they would hanging elsewhere.

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Start by teaching him that it is safe to do so.