Some benefits of the GE Profile electric dryer include drying bulky loads evenly, wrinkle removal and a simple control panel. The dryer earned a B rating for a range of features including its roomy drum and affordable steam option.
The GE Profile electric dryer came in second place for best steam dryer, among dryer's rated by Good Housekeeping. Testing by Good Housekeeping determined that the dryer did a good job of removing creases from a dress shirt. This dryer also handles small and large steam loads admirably without tangling clothes. In addition to removing wrinkles, the steam refresh feature also removes odors. The steam de-wrinkle option gives users an alternative way to refresh clean clothes.
GE Profile dryers include specialty cycles that handle fleece, performance fabrics and pet bedding. For users concerned about saving energy costs, the dryer offers reduced temperatures for some cycles. Dryer accessories include a retractable rack with a hook for hanging delicate items. The GE Profile dryer communicates electronically with compatible washers to preset drying cycles.
Good Housekeeping also noted a few cons with the dryer. Most notably, the lint filter is small and has flimsy construction. When testing a large load some items formed balls or became twisted. Customer service was slow in its experience.