Electric Hand dryers to suit all washrooms

Need to buy an electric hand dryer for your washroom? You might be surprised by how much choice you have, you might even feel a little intimidated. There are so many different electric hand dryers available. The questions you should be asking are: which hand dryer is the best value for money? And, more importantly, which type of commercial hand dryer meets your needs?

Stay calm. Handy Dryers offer all types of hand dryers. And, our award-winning models have 5-star rated, award winning, state of the art technology.

From blade hand dryers with a durable stainless steel construction to eco and high speed hand dryers. We also stock an exclusive innovative washroom sterilizing and odour control models like the Sterillo. Handy Dryers leads the way in cost-effective hand dryer solutions for your washroom.

We're on hand to help you choose which hand dryer is right for you. A friendly and professional customer support team available via live chat, email or telephone. We pride ourselves on giving great hand dryer advice. Browse our complete range below. Scroll further to read more about the various types of high quality hand dryers suitable for your needs.

Types of electrical hand dryer

Back when electric hand dryers were first invented (in 1948, by George Clemens), they were all pretty much the same. But that’s no longer the case. Over the years, electric hand dryers have really advanced. There are now some really nifty features available that dry hands quickly, are kind to the environment, save you money, prolong your electric hand dryers’ lifespan – the list goes on. Hand dryers have now been developed for use in a wide variety of industries.

The world's oldest hand dryer?

This delightful specimen was found by Steve, our MD, on the banks of the River Orwell.

Best Hand Dryers 2021

Best Touchless modern hand dryers 2021

Touchless hand dryers using motion sensors are the norm today. As the name suggests, you don’t need to touch anything to get these going. This means fewer germs transferred between bathroom visitors and better hygiene standards. Touchless technology is really a must-have feature. All our electric hand dryers have touchless sensors to operate them. Current research shows that touchless hand dryers are an important feature in a modern commercial washroom.

We explore the latest and greatest hand dryer technology

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High speed electric hand dryers

High speed hand dryers are a relatively new innovation. These types of hand dryers work in a slight different way to traditional hand dryers. As opposed to gently evaporating water from hands, they blast moisture away. High speed electric hand dryers typically dry hands in around 10 seconds, while traditional dryers take around 45 seconds. High speed electric hand dryers can be more than 80% cheaper to run than traditional hand dryers. They’re a great deal better for the environment, too.

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Energy efficient electric air hand dryers

Energy efficient air hand dryers are just what they sound like – kind to the planet and economical to run. Energy efficient electric dryers can cost less than 0.02p per use.

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Low noise hand dryers / Quiet hand dryers

Some budget hand dryers sound like jets on runways – and can ruin the ambience in restaurants or disturb lessons in schools. If noise is a problems for you, look for our quietest hand dryers with a noise output below 75 decibels.

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Quiet Hand Dryers
Small Hand Dryers

Small electric hand dryers

How much of a concern is space? In small bathrooms, bulky electric hand dryers can take over. Small hand dryers have a smaller footprint and sit tight against walls. They save space, so are a good option for small bathrooms and restrooms.

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Recessed electric hand dryers

Recessed hand dryers are a stylish way to save space in bathrooms. They’re actually built into the wall, so don’t jut into washroom and are less prone to being damaged.

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Recessed Hand Dryers
Hand Dryers for commercial washrooms

Electric hand dryers for commercial bathrooms

In commercial premises such as airports and train stations, footfall is high. High speed electric hand dryers are essential. So can low noise and energy efficient hand dryers. At Handy Dryers, we offer bulk buy discounts on commercial hand dryers.

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Top rated automatic hand dryers

You probably don’t want to read this, but the best type of hand dryer really depends on your individual needs. Our large range of hand dryers incorporate every innovation there is. They’re stylish, quiet, small, economical, energy efficient and offer unrivalled hygiene. The Sterillo Hand Dryer incorporates a module specially designed to kill germs and reduce odours in the washroom.

TOTO hand dryers are considered to be some of the most sophisticated and the quietist ever invented. TOTO is the first and only washroom supplier to have a museum dedicated to their innovations.

Hand dryers vs paper towels

Are Eco hand dryers better for the environment?

2011 MIT research found the newest electronic hand dryers on the market produced up to 70% fewer carbon emissions than paper towels. Some estimates say newer high speed electric hand dryers dry 29 hands for the cost of one paper towel.

Hand dryers vs paper towels

We analyse the latest facts in the great debate

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Hand dryer categories

In order to select the right hand dryer for your washroom we have organised them into a number of categories. Explore our extensive collection of commercial hand dryers, suitable for every environment. Search the categories to see our best sellers.

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Hand dryers by Industry type

Hand dryers by industry type

It is important to locate the right type of hand dryer in each setting. Our customer service staff are very knowledgable and know what type of hand dryer is best suited to each industry type.

Call, email or web Chat for advice. We have also created a guide to help.

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Gorillo Ultra: The ultimate hands in hand dryer

  • The Ultimate High Power Blade Hand dryer: 10 - 12 second dry time
  • Ultra hygenic with HEPA filter with Internal UVC filter steriliser
  • Drip tray to collect surplus water
  • Long lasting brushless motor for high footfall areas
  • Lowest Noise Output: Only 73dB
  • Stylish Contemporary Looks: countdown timer and midnight blue LED's
  • Latest ECO features.

Recomended by Daniel Boulger, The NEC Birmingham

"....450 were delivered on time and have now been installed without a single failure.......... an excellent high end product that dries hands remarkably well...."

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Gorillo Ultra - A hands in dryer with low Energy usage.