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I have a Hoover DYC893B Tumble Drier that I haven't used much

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I have a Hoover DYC893B Tumble Drier that I haven't used much because I wasn't impressed with the results. Now that we are in winter I really need to use it. Probably the most annoying problem is that the washing gets rolled up in a ball and therefore doesn't dry properly and creases the fabric.
Any idea why this is happening?
Hello My name is Ian ~ I am not on the site constantly so please be patient whilst waiting for responses to you queries - Im afraid if you place large items in the tumble dryer they tend to ball because the dryer runs in one direction for most of the time only reversing for a short period which doesnt give it enough time to untangle the load. On the second point of results, unfortunately condenser dryers are not as efficient as their vented cousins, the vented just dumps the moisture out of the room whilst the condensing dryers have to condense the steam back into water and then pump it into a container or out of the appliance to a drain. Standard dryers about 70% efficient, condensers dryers about 30%. Its one of those pay more get less scenarios I'm afraid.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I have tried drying various sizes of loads and all result in the load ending up in a ball. I thought that reverse tumbling would do away with that problem and thats why I bought this model. Obviously I was wrong but I need to know how to rectify the problem!
There is no simple answer, damp fabric will stick together and tangle. The only thing you can do is ensure that you shake out the clothes before putting them in individually and stop the dryer from time to time and untangle them and put them back in. Dryer balls sometimes work but its more about constantly readjust the load throughout the drying cycle. Larger items need more room to dry and will need the same treatment.
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