Last updated on February 2nd, 2017 All drum sizes are not equal Before looking into different drum capacities, an important point is that you can’t necessarily assume that they are all the same. If you take a dozen washing machines with the same drum capacity you would think you could fit in exactly the same […]
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Last updated on March 3rd, 2017 Washing machine drum sizes were the same for decades, but now we have several to choose from. You would think the biggest is the best, but not necessarily. Back in 1976 when I first started repairing washing machines, all the drums were about 4 ½ kg. By today’s standards […]
Last updated on February 2nd, 2017 This is a rough and ready guide and summary of cold fill verses hot fill washing machines. In the early days all washing machines were hot and cold fill but now they are mostly cold fill only. I have a more in depth article on why washing machines are […]
Last updated on February 3rd, 2017 This article is a pros and cons summary for my more in depth article asking – washer-dryer or separate washing machine and dryer – which is the best? The contents of this article were originally squeezed into the side bar of the first article because it was too big […]
Last updated on March 31st, 2017 It’s hard to believe that anyone could make a washing machine these days that didn’t wash laundry properly. I can easily understand how they might make one that’s just poor quality and unreliable. But surely it’s very simple to make them at least wash laundry properly during their short […]