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20 Things You Should Never Put in the Dryer

Women putting clothes into a dryer. Image credit: Rondae Productions


February 2022

One of best amenities offered at Erie Station Village is the washer and dryer that’s included with every apartment and townhome. If you enjoyed our recent post on Things You Should Never Put in Your Washing Machine, you’ll like this follow up on things to never put in your dryer. Certain fabrics, materials, and items are best dried the old-fashioned way by laying them flat or hanging them on a line just like grandma did. Here are the 20 things we recommend you never put in your dryer.

  • Activewear
  • Athletic shoes
  • Baseball hats
  • Bedroom slippers
  • Bras
  • Backpacks or lunch bags
  • Hosiery and tights
  • Lace
  • Leather, suede, and faux leather
  • Lingerie
  • Natural and faux fur
  • Reusable shopping bags
  • Rubber-backed rugs and mats
  • Sequined and beaded clothes
  • Silk and delicate fabrics
  • Slip-proof socks
  • Sweaters
  • Swimsuits
  • Velvet
  • Wool clothes