Best Dryers for Large Families of 2018

By Reviewed Staff

Anyone with a lots of kids knows how quickly laundry can pile up. If you're tired of your free time being dominated by household busywork, you might want to consider upgrading your appliances.

If you do more laundry than the average person, that means you'll want to look at high-capacity machines. We've already covered the best washing machines for large families, but unless you're a big line-drying aficionado, you'll probably want a dryer to match. Lucky for you, we've got that covered as well.

If you have the space to spare and want to cut down on the time you spend doing chores, consider one of our picks for the five best dryers for big broods. You can rest assured that all models come with our experts' seal of approval, but if you're looking for more details on a particular dryer, click through to read our full review.

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Updated January 05, 2018

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Expert Score
9.1

Electrolux EFME617SIW

The Electrolux EFME617SIW earns our unconditional recommendation. Broad and useful cycle list? Check. Customizable options? Check. Huge 8-cu.-ft. stainless steel drum? Check. And to top things off, it not only dries clothes, but dries them at cooler temperatures than almost every other model we've tested. And it's affordable, too.

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Maytag MEDB955FC

For families that generate a lot of laundry, this dryer has the room for it. There's space to dry king size comforters and they come out totally dry and fluffy.

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Where To Buy

$1,254.10 AppliancesConnection Buy $1,259.00 Home Depot Buy $1,259.99 Best Buy Buy

Electrolux EFME417SIW

The Electrolux 417 series dryer is gentle on clothes but dries them well. It's also easy on your wallet. The control layout may not be as user-friendly as some of the fancier Electrolux models, but the raw performance cannot be denied. It even has steam! It's a great option if you're on a budget but don't want to give up all the extras.

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Where To Buy

$719.00 Home Depot Buy

Samsung DV42H5000EW

The DV42H5000EW raises the bar with its stellar price to performance ratio. Mixed loads, delicates, and comforters all emerged perfectly dry, and this machine took less time on average than its competitors. Plus, the 7.5-cubic-foot drum can comfortably fit enough laundry to keep a household clothed. Bottom line: If you're looking for a good dryer that won't break the bank, this one should be on your shortlist.

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Where To Buy

$711.10 AppliancesConnection Buy $719.00 Home Depot Buy $719.99 Best Buy Buy

Samsung DVE60M9900V

The Samsung DVE60M9900V is a 6.1-cu.-ft. front loader with an integrated 1-cu.-ft. top dryer, providing the flexibility to dry a few delicates on top at the same time as a family-sized load runs in the main drum. The front-loader has all the high-end features you could want: a great normal cycle, a special cycle for bedding, and steam sanitizing. However, because it's unique, the FlexDry comes with a high price tag.

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Where To Buy

$1,594.90 AppliancesConnection Buy $1,615.00 Home Depot Buy $1,799.99 Best Buy Buy
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