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Air Drying Laundry, Is This Ok To Do?

My husband and I live in a very small apartment with no laundry facilities, and recently bought one of those compact washers that hooks up to the sink. I’m actually really pleased with the amount of clothes the washer holds (1 cubic foot) and how well it washes, but don’t have room for the matching dryer. I do have a very small (like the size of a microwave) vintage dryer I bought at the flea market years ago, but it’s only good for small stuff like socks and panties (it will fit like 2 of my shirts, but won’t fit pants or any of my hubbies clothes). We also bought this over the door drying rack- http://www.ebay.com/itm/OVER-THE-DOOR-ME…
Our apartment has one of those old wall hanging gas furnaces, and the drying rack actually can hook onto the furnace. I’m wondering, since it keeps the clothes from directly touching the heater, if I can hang it over there to speed up drying in the winter (when I’m home keeping my eye on it, of course)? Or can I put our portable radiator directly under it (without clothes touching it) to speed up drying? Just wondering if either of these options are particularly unsafe?

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