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Electrolux Perfect Steam EWMED65H[IW]
 
Approximate retail price:
$1500
Summary: This Electrolux electric dryer offers:
• Moisture sensor
• Steam option.
• Stainless-steel drum
• Drying rack.
• Custom programs.
• Stackable
• End-of-cycle signal.
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About - Electrolux Perfect Steam EWMED65H[IW]

The Electrolux Perfect Steam EWMED65H[IW] is part of the clothes dryer test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, electric dryer models like the Perfect Steam EWMED65H[IW] are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Drying performance:
This score combines performance on three types of laundry loads of different sizes and fabric mixes: A 12-lb. load, predominantly cotton, representing a family's large weekly load; an 8-lb. load of cotton/polyester blend clothing; and a 3-lb. load of synthetic delicates, women's pajamas, nightgowns, bras and underwear.

Capacity:
Among the models we tested, drum volume varied from about 6 to 8.0 cu. ft.

Convenience:
For this measurement, we judged controls and ergonomics, such as ease of loading and unloading, servicing the lint filter, whether the door could clear a tall basket, and whether the machine has a raised edge to contain spills.
Features & Specs - Electrolux Perfect Steam EWMED65H[IW]
info Stainless-steel drum Yes
info Porcelain top No
info Drying rack Yes
info Custom programs Yes
info Steam option Yes
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User Reviews - Electrolux Perfect Steam EWMED65H[IW]
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5.0
Great Dryer - No Issues
7/22/2014
Pros
Easy To Use
Large Capacity
Quiet
Works Quickly
Cons
Best Uses
Bulky Items
Everyday Clothes
Sheets & Mattress Covers
Towels
Comment:
This has been a great dryer. We are a large family and the dryer gets used approximately 15 times a week. It has worked flawlessly since we bought it and have had no issues. the only thing I wish was different is a more efficient lint screen as too much lint gets past the screen requiring additional cleaning.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Poor quality
10/14/2013
Pros
Energy Efficient
Large Capacity
Cons
Leaves Clothes Damp
Unreliable
Best Uses
Comment:
We have had this dryer for six months and so far the motor has had to be replaced once, the heating element is on its third repair, and the clothes still are not getting dry. This is the worst dryer I have ever owned and most certainly makes me regret my decision to purchase Electrolux appliances across the board. Absolutely a pile of trash and not worth anything at this point. Very, very disappointed.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
Love it. In heavy use for 19 months.
7/26/2012
Pros
Adjustable Temperature
Easy To Use
Energy Efficient
Large Capacity
Quiet
Works Quickly
Cons
Best Uses
Bulky Items
Delicates
Everyday Clothes
Sheets & Mattress Covers
Towels
Comment:
I run 15 loads per week through this dryer. It vents straight out of the wall which will always provide the best drying. <br />The cycles are long, because it doesn't cook the clothes. I generally use three cycles, delicate, normal and bulky for sheets and bedding and towels. Delicate works very well for not leaving wrinkles.<br />Fast dry is not for really getting things bone dry, but removing enough moisture to finish a hang dry. The dryer is exceptionally quiet and I can't hear it. <br />I rarely use the steam cycle.<br />I am a fairly neglectful laundress, meaning I tend to walk away and do other chores. If I'm paying attention, there are no wrinkles. Best dryer I've had. In my experience people overload their equipment then expect miracles. I've had crummy experiences with several brands and this is my first front loader.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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