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Dryer Max Dryer Balls: Product Review

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Dryer Max Dryer Balls: Product Review

Dryer Max Dryer Balls

Erin Huffstetler

The Bottom Line

Dryer Max Dryer Balls are a great buy for those looking to cut energy costs or move away from chemical fabric softeners.
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  • Reduce drying time
  • Fluff and soften clothes without the use of chemical fabric softeners
  • Reusable and long-lasting
  • Good for sensitive skin
  • Environmentally-friendly


  • Add to the noise of drying clothes
  • Can get stuck in the arms or legs of clothing
  • Static-cling can be a problem in the winter
  • Made from PVC, a plastic that's known for off-gassing


  • Made of PVC plastic
  • Last 2-5 years, and up to 1,000 loads
  • Carry a two-year money-back guarantee

Guide Review - Dryer Max Dryer Balls: Product Review

Dryer Max Dryer Balls are a money-saving product that actually lives up to the hype. Made of PVC plastic, these spiny balls take the place of liquid fabric softener and dryer sheets. Just toss the balls into the dryer with your laundry, and they’ll fluff and separate your clothing to reduce drying time and soften your clothes. Available in stores, on TV and on the Internet, dryer balls require an average investment of around $10.00. Calculate what you typically spend for a two-year’s supply of fabric softener, and the savings is quite substantial.
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 5 out of 5
Much Cheaper Now, Member james77777

I've used the $10 dryer balls for years. Then because of a tip, I used tennis balls. I did not notice much of a difference. Since I already had the dryer balls, I now have 2 dryer balls and 4 tennis balls in the dryer. At the Dome Flea Market in Venice FL I found in the package dryer balls (2) for $2.50. Probably cheaper than tennis balls. I actually washed and dried the same load twice, with and without dryer balls, and found drying time reduced over 30%.

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