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LG DLG2251[W]
 
Approximate retail price:
$805.50
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Summary: This LG gas dryer offers:
• Moisture sensor
• Custom programs.
• Duct blockage indicator
• Stackable
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About - LG DLG2251[W]

The LG DLG2251[W] is part of the clothes dryer test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, gas dryer models like the DLG2251[W] 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 DLG2251[W]
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 DLG2251[W]
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(13 of 16 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
moisture sensor doesn't dry clothes
10/18/2012
Pros
Cons
Leaves Clothes Damp
Best Uses
Comment:
I bought this because Consumer Reports rated it a Best Buy. Also Consumer Reports said the moisture sensor was a good feature to look for. My 20 year old Maytag worked better. If you use the moisture sensor feature and put it at very dry, the clothes still come out damp. The only way to dry clothes is to use the time setting. A waste of money.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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