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dryer balls? Are they worth £9.99 of my cash?

(16 Posts)
isaidno Tue 27-Feb-07 11:55:47

They have these in my local Boots.

I am tempted, esp. as i have stopped using fabric conditioner due to DS1 excema.

Are they any good?

FioFio Tue 27-Feb-07 11:56:25

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goingfor3 Tue 27-Feb-07 11:58:21

We have some and they are really good, our clothes are no longer crunchy when they come out. On MSE I saw that Poundland are selling them for well £1, I've not seen them there myself and I'm sure most of them end up on ebay but it's worth a try if you have one near you.

Enid Tue 27-Feb-07 11:58:55

yes I saw these and was tempted

Twiglett Tue 27-Feb-07 11:59:35

we've got them

we use them every drying cycle

I actually have no idea or not if they work but they make me feel better thinking that they might

charliecat Tue 27-Feb-07 12:00:14

Yep, poundland...

Enid Tue 27-Feb-07 12:00:28

do your clothes come ot lovely and soft with no creases

Lio Tue 27-Feb-07 12:00:57

I have them and the stuff does seem to dry quicker. I sometimes wonder how much good they are doing once they get stuck down the sleeves of a sleepsuit though

marthamoo Tue 27-Feb-07 12:01:22

Are they very noisy? Do they bang about in your dryer?

goingfor3 Tue 27-Feb-07 12:01:58

I'm sure there are less creases but there are still some. Clothes are certainly softer.

isaidno Tue 27-Feb-07 12:02:24

OOh! Poundland! I will deffo have a look there!

Lio Tue 27-Feb-07 12:11:34

Yes they ARE noisy. You'll want to shut a door on them (ahem, aside from the door of the tumble dryer, obviously).

katierocket Tue 27-Feb-07 12:21:37

yes they're good, but noisy

marthamoo Tue 27-Feb-07 13:55:49

Thanks - that's what I feared. My kitchen/dining room/stairs are open plan - so I have no door to shut: I think they'd drive me mad (and keep the kids awake at night).

isaidno Tue 27-Feb-07 16:10:03

Well, they're clunking about in my dryer now!

Didn't have any in poundland though - so I sacrificed a tenner for the sake of the electricity bill!

isaidno Tue 27-Feb-07 16:37:53

Well I think they made the drying quicker, and it feels ok, and not too creased

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