How Hot Does a Dryer Get? Hint… Really HOT!

This is how hot your dryer is getting!

How Hot Does a Dryer Get?

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Most dryers will get around 125 to 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Of course this depends on how old your dryer is and if there is anything wrong with it. Air flow issues, broken blower wheel, broken heating element and air flow issues are all reasons your dryer might not be so hot.

This is How Hot Does a Dryer Get? Hint… Really HOT!

Are you unsure if you should put that polyester shirt or cotton sweater in the dryer? 

You are right for being wary because not only does hot water shrink clothes, but hot air will also! Heat plays a significant role in altering certain fabrics.

If you don’t have time to dry your clothes without a dryer (line dry and dry flat are always good choices), check your fabric and ensure it can withstand the heat of your dryer.  

How Hot Does a Dryer Get?

Most dryers will get around 125 to 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Your dryer uses heat to warm the water in your clothes and turn it into vapour. It’s important to note that water doesn’t need to reach a boiling point to start steaming and evaporating

Learn more about your dryer with our guides.

How Hot Does a Dryer Get FAQ

The hottest temperature a dryer will get is 135 degrees. It can go much higher if broken, which will be dangerous for you and your family.

The hottest temperature a dryer will get is 135 degrees.

Tall Paul
Tall Paul
I am 6'7 (203cm) / 235lb (106 kg) model and ex-athlete. Since I was a teen I had trouble finding clothes. I was too tall for off the rack and was too lean for Big & Tall.

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