Many well-known manufacturers of household appliances have begun production of machines for drying clothes. With the spread of this equipment is gaining more and more popularity among users. Each model has a number of features that can become a key factor when choosing a dryer.
After deciding to purchase a dryer, you should pay attention to such a parameter as a manufacturing company. The build quality, maintainability and durability of the equipment will depend on this. There are several brands whose drying machines are most popular.
The technique of this German brand has a wide range of diverse options, modern design solutions and an adequate price. Applied technologies allow you to fully control the drying process and achieve better results.
Tumble dryers of this brand provide the required quality of drying with minimal energy consumption.
Each model of the dryer, manufactured under the Miele brand, passes many hours of testing, the time of which corresponds to the operation of the equipment for 20 years.
All models of this South Korean brand are characterized by increased capacity with compact dimensions. Quality materials provide the durability and attractive appearance of LG tumble dryers.
Unlike other manufacturers' models in Asko brand machines, drying takes place at lower temperatures , which provides more gentle conditions for fabrics. The manufacturer has developed and integrated a large number of programs, each of which is adapted to specific fabrics and conditions.
Like other machines of this brand, tumble dryers deservedly earned a good reputation among users. The technologies used make it possible to select optimal conditions for drying all existing types of fabrics.
Almost all models of Electrolux tumble dryers are equipped with the “Steaming” function, which allows you to refresh the fabric and eliminate wrinkles almost completely.
Dryer models offered by the manufacturer are of high build quality. A set of necessary functions are available in models of all price categories. More expensive dryers offer steam treatment options, the Antibacteria cycle and drying of delicate fabrics. Intelligent control and an automatic control system for the drying process allow you to achieve the desired result without harming the tissues.
The company is considered one of the leaders among manufacturers of household appliances. All tumble dryers of this brand meet modern quality requirements. Siemens focuses on high-quality and gentle drying of fabrics.
Among all manufacturers, the Siemens brand has achieved the best results in drying delicate types of fabrics.
The tumble dryers of this company perform additional cleaning of things and remove hair, wool, pile and other debris left after washing. Hotpoint Ariston offers drying equipment of various price categories, which allows each customer to choose the best option for themselves. Regardless of the price, the equipment copes with its main task perfectly.
Each company offers several models of similar equipment, excellent in parameters and characteristics.
Rating of the best models
Among the tumble dryers there are clear leaders. According to customer and expert reviews, they combine all the necessary functions, are quite reliable and fully cope with the task of drying clothes, linen and shoes.
Candy GrandO 'Vita GVC D1013B-07
Among the top models of the budget segment, the leading position in terms of popularity is held by Candy tumble dryers. Despite the low cost, the manufacturer was able to equip GrandO 'Vita GVC D1013B-07 with a set of options that are necessary for the quality performance of the basic functions . With standard sizes, the maximum load of the machine is 10 kg. Electronic control is convenient and intuitive, carried out using a rotary controller. The machine allows you to choose from standard drying modes:
Each of the modes occurs at a specific temperature, intensity and time.
The disadvantages of the model include too much noise during operation and the need to periodically clean the capacitor.
Beko DU 7111 GAW
This model of the dryer is one of the most affordable. It is made in classic white color, without any frills in the design. The main advantage of the Beko DU 7111 GAW is its small body depth, which is only 53 cm. The load can vary from 1 to 7 kg. The model offers 15 different operating modes.
The disadvantage of this model is the inability to control the remaining time due to the lack of an appropriate indicator.
Some budget dryers in their characteristics are not inferior to models of the premium segment. One such example is the Bosch WTM83260OE. A great option for a reliable classic condensation dryer from a well-known brand. The availability of the necessary functionality and reasonable price provide the WTM83260OE model with a constant increase in sales.
The main advantages of the Bosch tumble dryer are the ability to load laundry with a total weight of up to 8 kg and a low noise level that does not exceed 64 dB. The operation of this device is based on the principle of air condensation, which provides the necessary drying effect without damaging the tissue structure. This machine implements several basic work programs: Cotton, Synthetics, Sportswear, Children's / Women's Underwear, Wool, Down Jacket, Shirt.
In each program, you can set a parameter for the degree of humidity of the clothes after the drying process: in the closet, for ironing, completely dry linen. A reliable child lock prevents the child from accidentally starting the machine. On the front of the device there is an LED display that displays the following information:
- time until completion of the set operating mode;
- tank filling level;
- degree of filter contamination;
- setting the timer.
The disadvantage of the device is its high level of electricity consumption.
Gorenje D 844 BH
Stylish and at the same time laconic design allows this model to harmoniously fit into the interior of almost any room. The total volume of the drum is 120 liters, which allows you to load 8 kg of laundry. As distinctive options in comparison with similar models in this price category, one can single out the presence of internal illumination and support for reverse drum movement. Gorenje D 844 BH offers 15 complete programs, including Steam Processing. In each mode, you can set additional settings:
- low temperature operation;
- drying start time;
- SteamTech - steam processing of laundry after the completion of the main program, which allows you to almost completely smooth out the folds.
Thanks to SensorIQ technology, the drying process is optimized by special sensors that monitor all the parameters of the machine. Unlike similar models from other manufacturers, the Gorenje D 844 BH provides automatic condensate drainage into the drain pipe.
The disadvantages of this device include opaque glass on the hatch and the lack of a special basket for wool in the kit.
Among devices with a heat pump, Siemens WT45W561OE is rightfully considered one of the best models. The machine is characterized by high efficiency, reliability, functionality. Due to the presence of a heat pump, the level of energy efficiency meets the requirements of class A ++. The maximum weight of the loaded laundry is 9 kg.
Work programs include both standard modes and special ones: Outerwear, Down Pillows, Shirts, as well as refreshment of business clothes, smoothing of folds. The program adjustment process is carried out using the keys on the large display with the touchControl system. The device allows you to adjust the volume of the generated steam and the degree of drying. The drum is made using softDry technology with internal illumination. The condenser is equipped with a self-cleaning system, thanks to which the device can function normally without additional maintenance. A convenient basket for clothes made of wool is included in the Siemens WT45W561OE package.
The high price is the main disadvantage of this model. Another feature of this dryer, which causes certain inconvenience, is the need to use distilled water in the freshener compartment.
Miele TDB220WP Active
This model is inferior in functionality to the dryer described above, but at the same time its cost is an order of magnitude lower. The device allows you to select 1 of 9 drying modes. As additional functions, it is possible to reduce the drying temperature and prevent tissue crushing. Miele TDB220WP Active is controlled by a rotary controller and touch screen. A reliable device lock with a PIN code is provided . Cost-effectiveness and efficiency of the device is ensured by the use of EcoDry technology.
The disadvantages of the device are the lack of steam functions and an ordinary design.
Kuppersbusch TD 1840.0 W
This model belongs to the premium segment of tumble dryers. Applying Heat Pump technology makes the device economical. The color display allows you to configure and monitor the operation of the Kuppersbusch TD 1840.0 W.
The model implements all possible operating modes: “Shirts”, “Jeans”, “Towels”, “Sportswear” and many others. As additional functions, the machine can work in the "Antibacteria", "Express", "Gentle drying" modes. A large loading sunroof and internal LED-backlight make it possible to conveniently load up to 8 kg of linen and clothes. It is possible to hang the hatch door on either side of the machine. Complete with a tumble dryer there are baskets for sports shoes and delicate types of fabrics, for which there are separate programs. The noise level emitted by the considered model during operation does not exceed 61 dB , which is one of the best indicators among drying machines.
Of the shortcomings of the Kuppersbusch TD 1840.0 W can only be noted the high cost, more than 100 000 rubles. Despite this, this model is the best among the entire range of drying machines.
Which one to choose?
There are several basic criteria by which a suitable machine for drying clothes is selected.
- Appearance. The design of the dryer can vary significantly depending on the manufacturer. So, a suitable design model can be a good addition to the interior of the room.
- The load volume of linen. This parameter must be selected based on the amount of laundry that is loaded into the washing machine. The dryer must cope with this volume for 1 time so that it does not have to be restarted.
- Type of drying . There are 2 categories of machines - with condensation and ventilation types of drying. When choosing a model, the mode of operation of which is based on the second option, it is necessary to lay the hood in advance to the place of its installation. The best option is models in which there is a heat pump that provides quick and efficient drying of laundry with minimal energy consumption.
- Energy class. Some models of dryers consume a lot of energy, so it is important that the wiring in an apartment or house can withstand a given load. The drying speed of the laundry and the number of operating modes of the device will depend on this parameter.
- Noise level. A quiet machine can work in the evening and at night, without creating discomfort for residents. Noise levels can vary over a wide range depending on the model and manufacturer. This characteristic is indicated in the device passport.
- Additional features. Each model has a set of specific operating modes and additional features: child locks, baskets for clothes made of wool and delicate types of fabrics, protection of clothes from overheating. The usability of the device directly depends on the set of additional features. You can make the right choice by examining the reviews of real customers who already use the dryer.
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