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Old 02-22-2010, 03:25 PM
 
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Has anyone used these? I bought some online and, while I think I like them for clothes, I'm not sure about towels and bedding.

There are apparently different kinds; the ones I bought were these:
<B>WASH IT OXYGEN RELEASING LAUNDRY BALLS (set of 2)

I also bought some dryer balls (from another source) and really do like those. But the jury is out on the washer balls.

Thanks for your input!
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Old 02-27-2010, 02:32 AM
 
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I've been wanting to get some too, to try them out.
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Old 02-27-2010, 06:02 AM
 
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They have been otu what about five years? The dryer balls are not easy on a tub or silent.I don't see why you would need them as if you read the laundry detergent nox.bottle it tells you to add clothes last for best results.Why would they be necessary to dry clothes? If our wsher needed them I get anither ansd id they were that good they would recommend them.
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Old 02-27-2010, 08:54 PM
 
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I bought both washer balls and dryer balls and have used them in a few loads. I really like them, especially for clothes and towels. The dryer balls reduce the drying time to less than half of what it was previously. And the washer balls are nice because I dont have to use laundry detergent. Maybe, if I had kids whose clothes got really dirty, the laundry balls might not work so well but, for me, they're very good.

And I suspect that maybe washing-machine and dryer companies dont recommend them because of financial arrangements they have with laundry detergent companies.
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Old 02-28-2010, 12:25 AM
 
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I bought both washer balls and dryer balls and have used them in a few loads. I really like them, especially for clothes and towels. The dryer balls reduce the drying time to less than half of what it was previously. And the washer balls are nice because I dont have to use laundry detergent. Maybe, if I had kids whose clothes got really dirty, the laundry balls might not work so well but, for me, they're very good.

And I suspect that maybe washing-machine and dryer companies dont recommend them because of financial arrangements they have with laundry detergent companies.

Oh that would suck. It's bad enough that the washing machine and dryer companies sell products that are going to break down in a few years. Its not like back in the days, when a washing machine used to last over 40 years.
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Old 02-28-2010, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Orlando, Florida
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$9.99 for 20 loads is a good deal. Think I'll try them. I spend way more than that on laundry detergent and dryer sheets.
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Old 02-28-2010, 02:22 PM
 
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Hey, Glory! I purchased my laundry balls from amazon....exact same item from exact same seller for $1.00 less....$8.99 for 200 loads.

And the dryer balls (Nellie's Dryer Balls) on amazon are good too.
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Old 03-06-2010, 03:48 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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Oh that would suck. It's bad enough that the washing machine and dryer companies sell products that are going to break down in a few years. Its not like back in the days, when a washing machine used to last over 40 years.
Don't get me started on the life of current washers and dryers! Grrrrr!
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Old 03-06-2010, 03:55 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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The only time I have used something is when I have washed comforters and then put them in the dryer to fluff them up.....especially goose down.....(I paid $60.00 to have a down comforter cleaned one time and one time only!) Anyway, do you know what I use? Inexpensive tennis balls!

They're not quiet, but they seem to get the job done...they're new, so they don't mark the drum up.....things fluff up aok.....

A year or two ago my 'new' washer broke, (was just 3 years old), and was beyond repair.....so, I bought a front load LG.....so far, so good......they use less soap.....

I don't know anything about the washer balls except that they advertise as using less soap, too....
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Old 03-06-2010, 07:35 PM
 
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i love the dryer balls, we can't use fabric softener or sheets in my daughters laundry, and most ofmine because of allergies, and they really soften the clothes, towels and sheets
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