Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Consumer ElectronicsOther - Electronics · 2 months ago

Does a hairdryer consume a lot of electricity? I'm on a budget right now I just want to make sure my electric bill doesn't go any higher.?

I have fine thin hair and I usually use the lower setting of the dryer. It takes me 10-15 minutes to dry. Or 20 min if it's cold weather.

How much do you think this would affect my bill?

Update:

My dryer is a CONAIR 1875

model 185R

125V AC 60Hz 1875W

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  • marty
    Lv 7
    2 months ago
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    If used like that everyday it will add approximately $9.12 on a monthly bill.

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  • 2 months ago

    1850 watts is more power than most space heaters use. they more or less max out at 1500 watts. Think about that.

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  • 2 months ago

    Using a hair dryer should not make much difference in your energy bill.

    For the most accurate estimate of its cost to use,

    get a Kill-A-Watt plug-in meter.

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  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    i would just keep using it and then you'll know when the electric bill comes

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  • Dze
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    i dunno they are a high current device but 20 minutes isnt long ... every day use might rise the bill 15 20 bucks guessing ...

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  • roger
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Hair  dryer is   usually  around  1500  watts.  Thus you use one  Kwh (kilowatt hour) every   40  minutes of    use.   If you   are  charged   $0.10  per  KWh  then you use  $0.01   every  four  minutes.

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