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Williams Direct Dryers Featured on

Jan 20, 2015 (the ultimate online source guide for all things related to the home) featured Williams Direct Dryers as part of their exclusive list, "13 Cold-Weather Luxuries Worth Every Penny." Thanks for recognizing WDD as a staple for every chalet and mudroom across North America!

Featured on was our popular residential model:  W8/8.
The W8/8 is an efficient combo dryer which can house up to 8 pairs of boots and up to 8 pairs of gloves all at one time. Families requested a direct drying system to dry boots and gloves simultaneously - Just like the ones they saw at ski resorts. The W8/8 was born, a scaled back version of its industrial sized cousins. Built specifically for the active family in mind, the W8/8 has become widely popular in ski cabins, country cottages and in residential use.

 Over the years, our W8/8 drying system has become a sought after amenity when designing entryways and mudrooms. WDD have gone remarkably in favor of design consultants. We've been considered as the 'must-have' item for families alike. Here's why:

Dry All Sports Gear
Not only can you dry your ski boots, you can dry athletic equipment ranging from hockey skates to boxing gloves.

Drying System for All Seasons
Whether you're hiking the trails or on the ski slopes, Williams Direct Dryers can take care of your drying needs. Moisture by sweat or environmental factors contributes to fungus and smelly garments. Maintain a healthy active lifestyle by keeping your gear dry.

Intelligently Organizes Your Space
Reduce the clutter in high traffic areas such as your entryway and mudroom by maximizing space. Our W8/8 allows up to 8 pairs of boots and 8 pairs of gloves. Here's another way to impress guests too.

Saves Your Time
Imagine drying all your ski boots and footwear at once. Well, we've built the drying system to do so. Hand drying is a time waster and is ineffective. Use your time more productively instead of being a slave to hand held drying.

Add Comfort To Your Life
Why would you want to submit yourself to wet gloves/boots? Let the W8/8 work for you. Dry feet are happy feet. With our built-in energy management switch, you can select either warmed air or ambient air drying. The choice is yours.

Quality Built to Last
Our dryers are built by the same hands that build our Military Dryers line - a division that demands rigorous usage in highly active areas. We ensure quality control across all our dryers whether it be for commercial or residential use. Every dryer that gets shipped out of our warehouse is equally strong to withstand heavy use in any environment and anywhere globally.

We don't think of ourselves as a luxury brand. We're the brand with practical solutions. For the past 25 years, we've proven ourselves to be the direct drying professionals.  WDD dryers are staples at renown ski resorts world wide. WDD dryers have made a mark globally. Effective ski boot drying is not only demanded by ski resorts, families have demanded it too. Over the years, we've adapted to the needs of the active family as recognized in our residential line. We've extended our WDD line even further, for families on the go with SportsDryers™. A transportable WWD dryer you can take along to for the weekend ski trip or kid's hockey game. We can dry just about anything - You name it!

Top 5 Reasons Why Williams Direct Dryers is: The Best Boot Dryer Company

Nov 26, 2014
1. We're the foremost drying specialists in the industry. Call us anywhere from North America, toll-free!
Questions about direct drying? Unsure as to which Williams Drying System best suits your needs? Talk to us directly. We'll make sure your work boots and apparel, your turnout gear, hockey gear or ski boots keep dry. Simply call our toll free number 1-866-534-4696, Monday to Friday. With just a phone call away, we're here to help with your drying concerns. Having been in the business for over 20 years, we know how to dry with confidence.

2. Our dryers are hand-built. Plus, we're proudly Canadian.
Williams Direct Dryers is located in Langley, BC. where our drying systems are hand built in-house. This ensures quality control with WDD's guaranteed seal of approval on each product we build. We have been designing, manufacturing and selling specialized dryers for over 25 years. Williams Direct Dryers are engineered to provide safe and efficient drying.

3. We pride ourselves with safety first.
WDD Dryers are certified safe by CSA/UL & are NFPA friendly. You can be rest assured, our products go beyond safety guidelines. Go ahead and dry with confidence. Dry safely and efficiently.

4. We use Direct Drying Technology™
Direct Drying Technology™ balances the need for warmth without the prospect of over heating fabric as it is designed to deliver warmed air at 10-15F/6-8C above room temperature. It will efficiently dry all types of natural and synthetic fabrics and increasing the lifespan of your gear. Individuals will feel an increased comfort. In addition, offensive odors are eliminated with the ongoing use of Williams Direct Drying systems.

5. We can dry just about anything. You name it!
With over 30 dryers to choose from, we'll identify the right boot dryer or apparel dryer- either for your business or for residential use. Our dryers are prominently used in the following industries: Mining / Oil & Gas, Ski & Snow, Hospitality, Food Processing & Manufacturing, Sports Industry, In-Locker dryers, Military, Fire & Rescue Services.

There are many factors to take into consideration when purchasing a boot dryer. At times, the selection can be confusing. At Williams Direct Dryers, we can help guide you through the process. Remember... We're just a phone call away.

Posted by Desmond Mayne in Drying specialists; drying systems; WDD;

5 Reasons to Choose Us

Nov 20, 2014

Our dryers never stop working for you.

After 25 years of business, Williams® Direct Dryers® can assure you that your dryer can be made to last a lifetime. In fact, the very first Direct Dryer® sold is still operating in a ski rental facility. Our products are built to last – they are an investment in long term comfort and cleanliness of personal or commercial boots and gloves.
Posted by Desmond Mayne

A Skier's Must-Have: Fight Bacteria In Your Ski Boots

Sep 15, 2014

After a long day of skiing on the slopes boots inevitably get wet. This is no surprise when you stop to consider that feet contain 250,000 sweat glands, which translates to one cup of sweat every day. Skiers are faced with the 'wet boot problem' after just a few runs, and it is just plain uncomfortable wearing sweat drenched boots the following day. Sweat inside your ski boot also makes for a perfect environment for microbes. The ski boot is a working model for the breeding of harmful bacteria, enabling it to multiply at blazing speeds. Though we may not be able to visibly see this natural phenomenon, the smell is often hard to disregard.

Posted by Desmond Mayne

Why our Boot Dyers are a Ski Resort’s Best Kept Secret

Sep 15, 2014

Summer is winding down and with the weather about to change ski season is fast approaching. Slowly the air is getting crisper, and when powder meets mountain it will definitely be ski season. Those who have spent even a minimal amount of time skiing know that sweaty and smelly ski boots are an issue for most if not all skiers. Luckily there is now a solution. We are proud to offer a way to ensure your ski boots will be odor free and dry this ski season.

Posted by Desmond Mayne