I have a Bosch stacked washer and dryer set in my service yard, and they have been performing admirably for the past seven years. Not as nice looking as the one below but you get the idea.

Life is too short for laundry (hahaha) which is why having a dryer at home is a must for me. How a dryer works is pretty simple – washed clothes are tumbled in the dryer unit and the hot air + water vapour is ventilated to the outside of the house via a tube.

As far as cheap materials go, it (the ventilation tube) looked like this (sample photo, not my house) after a few years.

It .. disintegrated. I suppose wear-and-tear is setting in. As much as I’ve tried to prevent it, there are times when I simply had to concede defeat. Well, briefly.

A quick search online for a replacement tube led …