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LG DLE1001W clothes dryer

 
Price range:
$625.50 - $659.00
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Summary: This LG electric dryer offers:
• Moisture sensor
• Electronic controls.
• On/off end of cycle signal.
• Drum light.
• Custom programs.
• Duct blockage indicator
• End-of-cycle signal.
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About - LG DLE1001W

The LG DLE1001W is part of the clothes dryer test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, electric dryer models like the DLE1001W 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.
About This Brand

This company is known for its TrueSteam dryers and the designer colors available for its models. Some models have a steam generator intended to eliminate wrinkles. Prices for LG dryers range from $700 to $1,200.

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Features & Specs - LG DLE1001W
info Stainless-steel drum No
info Porcelain top No
info Drying rack No
info Custom programs Yes
info Steam option No
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User Reviews - LG DLE1001W
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4.0
Good but be CAREFUL about scratching top
3/27/2015
Pros
Cons
Plastic Top Scratches
Best Uses
Delicates
Everyday Clothes
Sheets & Mattress Covers
Towels
Comment:
We like the w/d combination here...the top load washer doesn't smell like many top loaders and the dryer does a good job too.<br /><br />One thing to watch out for....especially on the dryer. Do NOT put baskets and the like
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Lightning-fast dryer
12/30/2014
Pros
Adjustable Temperature
Easy To Use
Energy Efficient
Large Capacity
Quiet
Works Quickly
Cons
Curved-top Design
Best Uses
Bulky Items
Delicates
Everyday Clothes
Sheets &amp; Mattress Covers
Towels
Comment:
I've owned this dryer for about a year now, buying it on clearance for less than $400. I already had the matching washer, which I have been thoroughly impressed with from day one. I like the automatic cycle settings in that they are extremely efficient in drying....oftentimes a full load of cotton wovens will take less than fifteen minutes to completely dry; and they come out wrinkle-free, ready to wear. The incredible spin cycle of the washer is the perfect compliment to this dryer, the two making for a very short laundry day. I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND this to anyone. If I had to identify one issue I would say that the curved top without a back panel means that I sometimes have to rescue socks from the space between the machine and the wall.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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