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We're all looking for that special dryer... in fact, we're always looking to buy the best appliances we can find. We go on forums to find opinions, we ask our friends and family, we study the market, and then we form our own opinion. Well, thanks to Buzzrake, you can skip all of that hassle. We're the go-to all-inclusive resource of information on the products you'd like to buy.
Based on the thousands of opinions we've gathered, we've found that users consider the best dryers to be quiet, efficient and spacious. We've also found that performance, style and energy efficiency are very important as well. When it comes to specs, users prefer steam dryers and dryers that have a delay timer. Size-wise, the best dryers are shorter on average have a medium capacity that ranges between 7.2 and 7.4 cubic feet. The best dryers can be found in the medium ($630-$900) and high ($1200) price ranges.
So what we see here is that users prefer dryers to be quiet, spacious, stylish, and they want them to get the job done right. Steam dryers with a delay timer are preferred, and you may have to pay up a little for great dryer. Below we've compiled a list of the machines that embody these qualities and they can be a good starting point for your search. It's also worth mentioning that dryers in the lower price brackets (around $500) do not have disparagingly lower scores when it comes to showcasing these qualities, so you might be able to find a really good budget dryer if you know what to look for.

The Best Dryers on the Market

#1 rated in best: Whirlpool Cabrio 7.4 cu. ft. Electric Dryer, scored 98/10097

1. Whirlpool Cabrio 7.4 cu. ft. Electric Dryer

The Whirlpool Cabrio 7.4 cu. ft. Electric Dryer was chosen by users as the #1 best dryer. Numerous opinions reveal that this dryer's performance is exceptional and that it consistently delivers outstanding results. It is very energy-efficient, according to reports. Also, users are very pleased with this dryer and would defenitely recommand it to a friend.
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#2 rated in best: LG 7.3 cu.ft. Capacity Electric Front Control Dryer, scored 94/10094

2. LG 7.3 cu.ft. Capacity Electric Front Control Dryer

Users consider the LG 7.3 cu.ft. Capacity Electric Front Control Dryer the #2 best dryer. Noise won't be a problem with this dryer, as its performance is described as completely silent. Small apartment dwellers and parents of small children will definitely find this dryer quiet enough for their needs. User opinions indicate that this dryer works poorly and that it consistently delivers disappointing results. However, its energy consumption is said to be high
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#3 rated in best: Whirlpool Duet 7.4 cu. ft. Electric Dryer with Steam, scored 93/10093

3. Whirlpool Duet 7.4 cu. ft. Electric Dryer with Steam

The Whirlpool Duet 7.4 cu. ft. Electric Dryer with Steam is rated the #3 best household dryer. Noise will probably not be a problem with this dryer, as users describe it as whisper-quiet. Parents of young children and small apartment inhabitants will find this dryer quiet enough for their needs. Users are very pleased with this dryer and would defenitely recommand it to their friends. However, user opinions indicate that this dryer works pretty badly and that it consistently delivers disappointing results.
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#4 rated in best: LG DLEY1201W 7.3 Cu. Ft. Ultra-Large Capacity Front-Control Electric Steam Dryer, scored 92/10092

4. LG DLEY1201W 7.3 Cu. Ft. Ultra-Large Capacity Front-Control Electric Steam Dryer

Users chose the LG DLEY1201W 7.3 Cu. Ft. Ultra-Large Capacity Front-Control Electric Steam Dryer as the #4 best household dryer. Noise definitely won't be a problem with this dryer, as its performance is described as inaudible. Parents of small children and studio apartment inhabitants will definitely find this dryer sufficiently quiet. User opinions show that this dryer's performance is exceptional and that it consistently delivers superb results. However, its energy consumption is reportedly high
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#5 rated in best: GE 6.0 cu. ft. Flat-Back Electric Dryer, scored 92/10091

5. GE 6.0 cu. ft. Flat-Back Electric Dryer

The GE 6.0 cu. ft. Flat-Back Electric Dryer is rated the #5 best household dryer. Noise won't be a problem with this dryer, as it is described as inaudible. Parents of young children and studio apartment inhabitants will certainly find this dryer quiet enough for their needs. Online opinions show that this dryer works poorly and that it consistently delivers inadequate results. However, consumers are not pleased with this dryer and wouldn't recommand it to a friend.
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