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asked in category: General Last Updated: 26th June, 2020

Can a gas dryer be converted to an electric dryer?

2 Answers. In general, no you can't do this. I suppose it's possible that the manufacturer uses many of the same parts between their gas and electric models and you could buy enough parts to do a conversion, but this would likely cost more than just buying an electric dryer in the first place.

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Beside this, how much does it cost to convert gas dryer to electric?

The price of natural gas, however, is generally lower than electricity (depending on where you live, of course, and other variables). Depending on your rates, drying a load can cost between 32-41 cents per load in an electric dryer and 15-33 cents in a gas dryer.

Furthermore, which is better electric or gas dryer? Gas dryers run hotter than electric dryers, which reduces drying time and costs over time. For a typical family that dries 5 loads of laundry per week, the average electric dryer will cost, on average, $130 per year while the same dryer in gas would cost about $85 per year to operate.

In this manner, can an LG gas dryer be converted to electric?

§ Yes, you can buy a LP conversion kit through the Authorized Parts Distributor in your area. Note: Gas dryers are configured for natural gas installation from the factory. 1.6 Can I convert an electric dryer to gas or vice versa? § No, an electric dryer cannot be converted to gas and vice versa.

Can you run a gas dryer on propane?

Gas dryers are factory-equipped for natural gas. Most gas dryers can be converted for Liquid Propane (LP) gas, which requires an optional conversion kit. Commercial dryers convert the same as retail models. The conversion instructions are included with the LP kit, which is purchased separately if one is needed.

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