I need a new tumble dryer - recommendations please!

(26 Posts)
Alibabaandthe40nappies Mon 21-Jan-13 18:31:38

I have a Hoover tumble dryer, and it is on it's last legs. The motor is going, and also the bearings are wearing out.

I've had a repair guy out and he said it isn't worth the cost of the repair and to replace it.

If money was no object I would buy a Miele, but I really would rather not spend that much!

What do you have that has lasted pretty well and does a good job? It needs to hold a big load - 8 or 9kg - because I have a big drum washing machine.

Alibabaandthe40nappies Mon 21-Jan-13 23:21:37

Piglet - indeed not, washing is somewhat precise in this house grin

Dewdrop - our current one has a sensor and I definitely want one on the next one.

Shattered - see that is really tempting, but I do find myself wondering if they makes things in the same way these days.
My Mum has had her dryer for 15 years, it is a vented one rather than a condenser admittedly, but I do wonder whether they make things to last that long anymore.

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