Dryer Reviews

Check out the latest dryer reviews from the GolfHr Institute and our cleaning experts.

The Best Dryers That Can Stand Up to Your Family's Loads

These machines make laundry a little more fun. (Yep, we said it.)

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Electrolux 4.0 cu. ft. Front Load Compact Dryer with IQ-Touch Controls, EIED200QSW00

This dryer is a great for small spaces, but some may find the cycle times a bit long.

GE Hotpoint 6.0 cu. ft. Capacity Dura Drum Gas Dryer HTDX100GM8WW

This dryer is basic enough to get the job done, but we found some drawbacks in its ease of use.

Speed Queen Dryer ADEE9RGS173TW01

This dryer performed well, but it wasn't the easiest to use.

Kenmore Elite 91852 7.4 cu. ft. Front Load Gas Dryer, 796.91582410

This model dried a towel load quickly, but also did well with delicates.

Maytag Extra-Large Capacity Dryer with Advanced Moisture Sensing, MGDB855DW0 Review

This extra-large dryer is up to the job for families with large loads of laundry.

LG 7.3 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity Dryer with EcoHybrid Technology DLHX4072V Review

This dryer will help you cut energy expenses with its advance heat pump technology.

Miele's Condenser Tumble Dryer, T8023C

Small space? Consider this condenser dryer.

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GE 7.8 cu. ft Capacity Gas Dryer with Stainless Steel Drum and Steam, GTD86GSPJMC

If big loads of laundry are the norm at your house, this GE is up to the job.

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Samsung DV8700 7.4 cu. ft. Large Capacity Gas Front Load Dryer DV52J8700GP/A2

This powerhouse has innovative solutions that make laundry feel like less of a chore.

Finding the Best Dryer for Your Needs

When its time to replace your dryer, the many models on the market can leave your head spinning.

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Maytag Performance Series Front-Load Dryer Review
A hot performer, this speedy dryer finished our small load in less than 45 minutes
electrolux perfect steam dryer
Electrolux Perfect Steam Dryer Review
Bring your laundry room back to life with this vibrantly colored steam dryer
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Bosch MistCare Steam Dryer Review

As with the Maytag Bravos, the Bosch motor overheated during testing

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Maytag Bravos Steam Dryer Review
Although this top-loading model is extremely easy to use, it didn't perform as well as expected
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Kenmore Elite HE5 Steam 7.5 cu. ft. Super Capacity Dryer Review
This large-capacity model wasn't the fastest at drying our loads
whirlpool duet steam washer and dryer
Whirlpool Duet Steam Dryer Review
Its matching dryer is a stronger standout at drying the clothes than smoothing out the wrinkles
samsung washer and dryer
Samsung 7.4 cu. ft. Steam Dryer Review
The matching dryer didn't rank as high as the washer, but overall it performed very well
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LG SteamDryer with TrueSteam Review
This solid-performing dryer used the least amount of energy in our tests while still getting clothes dry and smooth
kenmore elite dryer
Kenmore Elite Oasis ST 7.6 cu. Ft. Capacity Dryer Review
It may not have all the bells and whistles of the other dryers tested, but this machine is a champ and a good match for your current to…
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GE Profile Frontload Dryer with Steam Review
With the dual goals of drying clothing quickly and removing wrinkles proficiently, this dryer topped our performance tests
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