Do you need a hose for a condenser tumble dryer?
Furthermore, does a condenser tumble dryer need a water supply?
You don't need a water supply for a condenser tumble dryer, as they collect moisture in a container within the machine. In fact you don't require a water supply for any of the tumble dryers.
Beside above, is a condenser tumble dryer better? And while condenser dryers with the added heat pump are more energy efficient than vented dryers they will take longer to dry clothes so there is some trade-off. Condenser dryers are also on average the more expensive between the two options as well.
Keeping this in consideration, can you use a vented tumble dryer without a hose?
That being said, a tumble dryer will work without a vent hose if it's free standing. This is evidenced by the fact that many vented dryers didn't even used to come with a vent hose. The potential problems with not venting a vented dryer in a garage are condensation and black mould when it's cold weather.
Can I keep my condenser tumble dryer in a cupboard?
Tumble Dryers Need Air To Breath The first is that putting a condenser or heat pump dryer in a confined space with little or a restricted supply of fresh air is a non-starter. You cannot put it in a cupboard and close the door for example.