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Do DRYER BALLS really reduce the drying time significantly or are they a swizz ?

(15 Posts)
NomDePlume Sun 14-Sep-08 12:44:41

?

expatinscotland Sun 14-Sep-08 12:45:23

my mum sent me some.

they do chop off about 10-15 minutes from drying time, IME.

RubySlippers Sun 14-Sep-08 12:45:28

have had mine a while

am not convinced by them

ChippyMinton Sun 14-Sep-08 12:45:43

I have some, and I think they do - but maybe i was overcooking the laundry before.

NomDePlume Sun 14-Sep-08 12:49:51

LOL, mixed bag then grin

HensMum Sun 14-Sep-08 13:04:22

I got some in the pound shop and they seem to make no difference. Perhaps if I had the expensive ones they would...

expatinscotland Sun 14-Sep-08 13:14:16

if i hadn't been given them i wouldn't have gone out and bought them.

murphyslaw Sun 14-Sep-08 19:01:34

I bought these last week

I think they work hmm - defintely less drying time but I dont know about reducing creases?

TracyK Sun 14-Sep-08 19:03:28

Oh God - I was going to buy those out of Lakeland - am going to have to now - even though I haven't chosen/ordered my drier yet!

murphyslaw Sun 14-Sep-08 19:04:31

Lakeland is such a nightmare! - my want list is endless!!

expatinscotland Sun 14-Sep-08 19:06:06

and we just got their Xmas catalogue in the post yesterday.

droool!

mogs0 Sun 14-Sep-08 19:45:52

I have some cheap ones but have only used them once because they made such a banging noise in the dryer I was worried the neighbours would complain!!

bluesky Sun 14-Sep-08 20:12:45

very noisy! Also every now and then there is a tissue that ends up in the laundry from someone's pocket. And now with the balls, you get bits of tissue like hundreds and thousands EVERYWHERE, not bits and pieces you can pick out easily!

Im not convinced about them ..... I've got more creases than without them .....

LadyBabo Sun 14-Sep-08 22:18:26

Deffo reduced drying time...
Fluffier clothes too, IMO.

PinkyDinkyDooToo Mon 15-Sep-08 10:38:33

Definitely fluffier softer clothes. Not sure about drying time though

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