LG DLEX8000W SteamDryer 9.0 Cu. Ft.

by Vesna Petrova

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LG DLEX8000W SteamDryer 9.0 Cu. Ft.

Another LG appliance ranked in our top ten dryers. LG DLEX8000W looks like any other dryer from this brand, with one not-so-minor exception: its huge front door. The interior design is whopping – 9.0 cu. ft. Those of you who understand the dryer terms know that 9.0 cu. ft. is huge. Its smart technology is amazing; not only does it dry the loads perfectly, but it also reduces odors and wrinkles and eliminates the need for ironing. The sensor dry system monitors the optimum drying time.

Let’s see why this dryer is ranked at #4 in our top 10.

Details:

Dimensions (WxHxD): 29″ x 40 4/5″ x 32 3/10″ (57″ D with door open)
Weight: 158 lbs. / 181 lbs. (Product/Carton)
Capacity (cu.ft.): 9.0 cu. ft.
Number of Drying Programs: 14
Features:
  • 9 cu. ft. Capacity – ultra large capacity that provides room for bigger loads.
  • Sensor Dry System – measures the levels of moisture and automatically adjusts the drying time, meaning your laundry will be perfectly dry.
  • TrueSteam™ Technology – eliminates the need for ironing the laundry and reduces odors and wrinkles.
  • Smart Diagnosis™ – an innovation that helps representatives of customer service efficiently and quickly troubleshoot mechanical problems over the phone.
  • LoDecibel™ quiet operation – you won’t even notice when your dryer is running.
  • 14 drying programs and 12 options – more information on this below.
  • 5 Drying Levels – Damp Dry, Less Dry, Normal Dry, More Dry, Very Dry.
  • Custom Program – saves your favorite dry cycle.
  • SteamFresh™ Cycle – if you don’t have time to iron your outfit for tonight, this cycle will reduce wrinkles and refresh your clothes in a 20-minutes cycle.
  • ReduceStatic™ Option – introduces steam in the cycle’s final 5 minutes to neutralize static electricity.
  • SteamSanitary™ Cycle – safely sanitizes items that are marked as non-washable.
  • FlowSense™ Duct Blockage Sensing System Indicator – alerts you for blocking in the ductwork.
  • EasyIron™ Option – moistens your clothes and makes the ironing more efficient and easier.
Manual Dry Times: 60 min., 50 min., 40 min., 30 min., 20 min., More Time/Less Time
Warranty: 1 Year Labor Warranty; 1 Year Parts Warranty
Drying Programs: Sensor Dry Programs: Cotton/Normal, Delicates, Towels, Perm. Press, SteamSanitary™, SpotClean™, SteamFresh™, Heavy Duty, Wool, Super Dry, Jumbo Dry, Anti-Bacterial; Manual Dry Programs: Air Dry, Speed Dry
Options: More Time, Less Time, Wrinkle Care, Damp Dry Signal, Custom Program, Rack Dry, Drum Light, End of Cycle Signal, Child Lock, ReduceStatic™, EasyIron™
Temperature Levels: Ultra Low, Low, Medium, Medium High, High
Materials: Drum: NeveRust™ Stainless Steel, Cabinet: Painted Steel, Control Panel: Plastic, Top Plate: White: Powder Coat / VCM: Porcelain, Door Rim: Large Chrome Rimmed Glass Door with Dark Blue Tinted Cover
Color: Graphite Steel (V), White (W)
Ratings Electrical Requirements: Runs on standard voltage electricity (CSA Listed, 240V, 30 Amps (Electric) / 120V, 15 Amps (Gas)
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Pros and Cons:
Positives:
  • Comes with a stylish design and great features and performance.
  • With the SteamFresh™ Cycle, your clothes will come out ready to wear. This cycle does wonder.
  • Quiet operation – you won’t notice when it’s working.
  • An amazing investment because it uses less power and less water.
  • Has a child lock and plays a tune when the drying cycle is done.
  • The Spot Clean Feature uses steam and a hot temperature on clothes with fresh stains.
  • The neveRust stainless steel promotes heat insulation and improves rust resistance.
  • Easy to control program – Intelligent electronic controls with dual LED display.
  • Great fabric care features and convenience features.
Negatives:
  • Expensive
  • It’s a large dryer, so make sure you measure your room before purchasing.
Negatives common to all dryers:
  • Some dryers may require a major time commitment for servicing or repairing.
  • Special fittings and burners must be bought for installing.
Rating:
Design: 8/10 Capacity: 10/10
Features: 10/10 Drying Programs: 9/10
Money Savings: 9/10 Quiet: 10/10
Quality of Dry: 10/10 Speed of Dry: 10/10
Affordable: 6/10 Reliability: 8/10
Total Score: 90 %
Reviews and Prices:
Here you can find and compare user comments and prices from different online stores. Just a small advice – if you find a lot of positive reviews and some negative ones, it usually means that the complaining people don’t use the machine properly, or received some defective piece.
Online Store Price Link
H.H.Gregg $1,259.99 Details
Amazon.com $1,255.10 Details

Conclusion:

The LG DLEX8000W is one of the best dryers that will fit into your laundry room and your lifestyle. Now you can do more laundry in less time while eliminating the frustration and stress or wrinkles and ironing with innovations like EasyIron and Steamfresh. However, don’t forget to consider its flaws before making the final buying decision.

About 

Unlike many people, Vesna enjoys spending time in the laundry room of her house. She is not a fan of strong perfumes, which is why she has learned plenty of smelly laundry tips and became a mad scientist when it comes to removing stains from clothing. In her spare time, you can find her drinking cappuccino on her balcony, watching French movies or eating chocolate when no one’s watching.