Home » Blog » Can swim trunks go in the dryer? Table of Contents It’s time to wash your swim trunks and you wonder if your swim trunks can go in the dryer? The fact that you are searching for the answer before trying to throw your swim trunks in the dryer is a good thing. Because most swim trunks do not go in the dryer. Swim trunks are made of a material that is usually a nylon or polyester blend. These materials can be damaged by the high heat of the dryer. The heat can cause swim trunks to shrink, fade and warp. So, how do you care for your swim trunks? Most swim trunks can be machine washed in cool water on a gentle program, but should not go in the dryer. Dots Swim ShortsRated 5.00 out of 5 $60 Select options Emerald $60 Select options Pineapple Watermelon Swim ShortsRated 5.00 out of 5 $60 Select options Ruby $60 Select options How to dry swim trunks If your swim trunks can not go in the dryer, then you should probably let them hang to dry. This could be either inside or outside. If you hang them outside, make sure it’s in the shade and not in direct sunlight. The sun will cause the swim trunks to fade. Hanging swim trunks inside is probably the best option. You can hang them over a towel rack, shower curtain rod, or clothesline. If you don’t have any of these things, then you can always lay your swim trunks flat to dry. Just make sure the surface you use can handle the water. How to dry swim trunks faster If you are in a hurry and don’t have time for your swim trunks to hang dry here are some tips on how to dry your swim trunks faster Conclusion So, can swim trunks go in the dryer? In most cases, no. But there are some swim trunks that can. The best way to know for sure is to check the wash label before washing or drying your swim trunks. Bestsellers Pineapple Watermelon Swim ShortsRated 5.00 out of 5 $60 Select options Kvalitetsaktiepodden x Decisive Beachwear $65 Select options Flamingo swim shortsRated 4.50 out of 5 $60 Select options Tropical 2-Pack Swim ShortsRated 5.00 out of 5 $80 Select options Party Pack $160 Select options Ibiza 2-Pack Swim ShortsRated 5.00 out of 5 $80 Select options Pearl $60 Select options Sea $60 Select options Read more Different types of men’s swim trunksBoard shorts with and without liner [Complete guide 2022]Board shorts vs. swim trunks, what’s the difference?Best men’s swim shorts for your body type8 things you need to know about Jon Olsson Jonatan RosdahlI’ll write about anything and everything related to swimwear!