Can you put a down comforter in the dryer? Yes, down bedding can be put in the dryer. For the most successful finish, Boyd suggests setting the dryer to the low heat/low tumble cycle. To help redistribute and fluff up feathers and filling, add wool dryer balls or clean tennis balls to the cycle.
What happens if you dry a down comforter? Continue Drying
Expect it to take three or more hours for your down-filled bedding to completely dry. If you end the process before the down is entirely dry, it’s quite possible you’ll end up with mildew and odor. You’ll know it’s dry when the down feels light and evenly spread throughout the comforter or duvet.
How long do down comforters take to dry? Drying your down comforter requires a lot of one thing: patience. Depending on the size of your comforter, it can take anywhere from 2–4 hours to fully dry. Our besties — wool dryer balls — can help speed up the process a bit.
Can you dry a goose down comforter in the dryer? When you are drying in the tumble dryer, throw a tennis ball or two in it. The balls make the duvet fluffy as it dries. If you want something more effective, then you can use dryer balls. To avoid any chance of down clumping together, stop the tumble dryer every 30 minutes or so and give the duvet a good shake.