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Kenmore Elite White w/ Black 7.4 cu. ft. Electric Dryer - Steam - Model #8219

The Kenmore Elite Electric Dryer Steam Model #8219 comes in white with black color, a very modern design. It has a size dimension of 38-7/10 in. H x 27 in. W x 30-1/4 in. D and weight of 156 lbs. This Kenmore Elite electric dryer is also available in ginger or chili pepper color.

Key features

Steam Refresh cycle - This feature is designed to clean and refresh up to 5 garments at a time.

Steam Care Technology - This technology specializes in reducing odor, wrinkles, and the static of fabric. The system works by automatically adding the steam to the Steam Refresh Cycle and Static Shield option of the machine.

Wrinkle Guard cycle - This system tumbles the load in order to prevent the wrinkling of the fabric.

Check Vent sensor - The Check Vent sensor is a feature that checks the dryer's filter and duct to see if there's an excessive lint build-up.

Smooth Touch Controls - The controls are designed for easy reading and cleaning. They also look sleek and very modern.


One of the advantages of using this electric dryer unit is that it has a large loading capacity. With its 7.4 cu. ft. capacity, it can dry up large loads.

Although this dryer has large loading capacity, it does not really take so much space because it is stackable. You can actually stack your washer with this dryer. Also, the National Sanitary Foundation (NSF) certifies that this model is designed to eliminate up to 99.9% bacteria in clothes through the required temperature for sanitizing the laundry.

The pedestals of the unit is also a good addition to the package. With its pedestals, you don't need to bend down to load and unload the unit.

If you are going to load jeans, you can be assured that the fabric will be taken care of because the dryer lowers the temperature and retains higher moisture content to protect the fabric of jeans and khakis from fading and shrinking.

The drum of this unit is made of stainless steel, ensuring the durability of this dryer. Aside from these, the electric dryer has an elegant design that would really fit into a modern laundry room.


One of the drawbacks of buying this product is that it is quite expensive. The original cost of this dryer is around $1,519.99, but it is now available at a sale price of $1,367.99.

Despite the lower price, it is still relatively expensive if you compare it with other dryers. There are many dryers out there that has almost the same features but cheaper than this unit. Some say that the Wrinkle Guard feature doesn't always work well.

Consumer likes and dislikes


- has a large capacity
- NSF-approved sanitizing feature
- slows down the rate of jeans and khaki fading and shrinking
- easy to control
- has a sleek and modern design
- durable because of its stainless steel drum
- available in other colors such as chili pepper and ginger


- quite expensive compared with other dryers
- Wrinkle Guard feature doesn't always work well, according to some

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