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Very good (early days)
We have had this dryer only about a month. So far, it is operating well. And it is extremely quiet in operation. The outside of the cabinet front and sides never get more...Read complete review
We have had this dryer only about a month. So far, it is operating well. And it is extremely quiet in operation. The outside of the cabinet front and sides never get more than warm. For the most part, the fully automatic setting does well. Touch-up and steam settings are OK, but if you're fastidious, you'll want to break out the iron -- cycles stop the tumbling and signal the end well before clothes are cool, so if you don't hop to it, things can settle and wrinkle. The manually timed setting is curious and not very useful. It is not actually fully manual and it stops when clothes are damp, not dry. Apparently, Whirlpool is not going to change this design decision... it's been mentioned by many users for a couple of years at least. The design of the connection to the pedestal is neatly simple. If you install this yourself, you set the dryer and pedestal on their sides, connect them up, then raise the unit by tilting it up. The combined units are heavy and you really need 2 people to get it on its feet. Other reviews of this type of cabinet mention that tumbling clothes can open the door. Our door has significant resistance to opening -- so this hasn't happened to us. We were also scrupulous about leveling the dryer... spent at least half an hour on this aspect. If the dryer is tipped toward the front and full of wet towels, you can expect significant pressures on the door. Have your installer demonstrate to you (with a level) that it's been done right, as would be an easy place to cut corners and save time. If you do install this yourself, the instructions are comprehensive and clear. Operationally, this model has many control settings and thousands of combinatorial possibilities for cycle types and objectives. You might want either to (a) go on a washing marathon and try out all sorts of settings or (b) just use automatic. We spent a little while on plan A, but plan B is pretty much what settled out as useful and effective. Much design effort has been put into sounds (chimes), the soft ramp-up and dim-down of the interior light, and esthetics. It's not clear to us that these contribute to dryer operation, but it does give the unit a kind of R2D2 charm.
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The detergent and softener compartments leave water in them after a load
This washer just performs ok. I wouldn't reccommend it
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Whirlpool Duet Dryer
from Placentia, CA
Comments about Whirlpool Duet WGD94HEXW White Gas Dryer:
I bought the Duet dryer to match the front load washer. I love using this dryer. My clothes come out of the dryer feeling very soft with few wrinkles. The steam cycle works well softening wrinkled shirts and slacks when you need this feature.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Karen A
from Sarasota, FL, United States
Have been using for 6 weeks love the stack feature. Is easy to use and easy on my clothes!
Great machine and good to operate
from Fort Wayne In
We bought this item about 4 months an the price was good
Works like a dream
from Palmdale, CA, United States
After two months of owning this dryer, I am still amazed by the softness of the laundry when I remove it from the machine. My towels and sheets are fluffier than I have ever seen it. My clothes are almost always wrinkle free. If there are wrinkles, the steam feature removes them easily. My husband, who loves electronics, enjoys the ease of accessing and changing the features of the dryer when he does his laundry. It makes it fun for him and that makes my life easier.
An amazing piece of machinery!
from California, United States
I FINALLY now enjoy doing the laundry! The quiet efficiency keeps me coming back for more and the customized settings are extremely helpful especially when each family member has different clothes and washing instructions. From heavy duty towels to delicates - they are a dream. I don't even have to iron anymore - a time saving gift, indeed!
Second front loader purchase
from San Jose, CA, United States
We sold our first Whirlpool set after 8 years. This new series is unbelievable as far as features and performance. This time we opted for a gas dryer with the steam option, . It is cheaper to run and the clothes dry faster and come out more fluffy .
New Steam Dryer, WOW!!!!
from Jackson, MI, United States
I had never heard of a Steam Dryer till I purchased this one, My clothes, Dry faster, Less wrinkles, and save energy, My gas bill went down $20.00 the first full month of using compared to the month of the previous year, Great features, Bravo Whirlpool on a great product
Awesome washer & dryer
from Wonder Lake, IL, United States
Bought my Whirlpool washer & dryer a month ago and I'm completely satisfied. Quiet & no wrinkles like my last HE. Does an excellent job of cleaning.
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from Branchburg NJ
This machine works well and uses less energy. More features than really needed.
Good quality at a good price, many features, .quiet.
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