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What is the difference between a gas dryer and an electric dryer?

A gas dryer operates off of both electricity (typically using a standard three prong 110v plug) and natural gas (using a flexible gas line connection). An electric dryer operates off of electricity (typically 240v). There are several varieties of 240v plugs (different shapes). When purchasing an electric dryer, take a picture of the existing outlet so that the store you purchase from knows what kind of chord to attach. Gas dryers are typically a little more expensive to purchase than an electric dryer.
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Answer: A gas dryer needs 120 volts and a gas line to operate and an electric dryer needs 240 volts. Both dryers need to be vented
T&C Appliance/HVAC Repair
Answer: Gas dryer uses natural gas to light burner for drying clothes and an electric dryer uses an heating element to dry clothes.
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Answer: One runs on gas and other runs on gas
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Answer: One uses gas the other electicity
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Answer: Gas dryer sends 120v to an igniter.ignites gas for heated drying. Electric dryer sends 220 volts to a heating element for heated drying.
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Answer: Gas dryer heats by the gas burning. Electric dryer heats by electric heating element.
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