I’ve seen the commercials for this steaming pile er um I mean ball and decided I would give it a go. I really bought one because I am always forgetting about the last load that I do and it always ends up sitting in the dryer for days before I remember it’s in there. I end up having to soak something then put it in there so it gets everything else wet so it dries everything so there are no wrinkles. I thought this might be easier and faster.
So I bought one today and I didn’t know they are hard plastic, almost hard as a rock. It has a sponge inside of it and you pour 2-4oz of water in there, you can’t just pour it from the tap like the commercial (or picture) shows because it says do not over fill it. So I used a measuring cup because I don’t want to disobey a direct order from the directions lol.
The dryer only had 3 dress shirts in there and I tossed the rock hard ball in there and turned the dryer on. Oh my goodness, it was banging in the dryer and it was freaking me out so I went into the bedroom so I wouldn’t have to hear it. I go back in the kitchen and the dryer isn’t even going anymore. I open the door and to my surprise everything is wrinkle free. So all is well afterall.
So I guess if you put it in a dryer filled with towels and shirts and what not then it will be enough to keep it from banging all over the place, I highly doubt it but you never know.
I think what happened was it was so unbalanced that it just stopped. Thank goodness it has that function to prevent the dryer from breaking down. So I think from now on when I use it, I’ll only use it on a full load, not just 3 shirts. Good to know.
The box was $15 at the grocery store and it comes with 2 balls. I guess if you’re buying something with balls you need a complete pair otherwise you feel off balance. Hmmm maybe that’s why my dryer shut down, it didn’t have the balls to finish it’s cycle.