Many people want to know if it is better to buy a separate washing machine and tumble dryer or a combined washer dryer. Separate appliances are definitely best. A combined washer and dryer will always be a compromise as explained in this article, but they wouldn’t exist if they didn’t have good reason to exist.read the full article..
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A high quality washing machine can cost twice as much as a mid-priced washing machine. Advanced models can even cost over 3 or 4 times more. But did you know it could cost more to buy an averagely made washing machine with extra, “features” than to buy the basic model of the best quality washingread the full article..
If you paid an extra £50 or even £100 for a more expensive model from a specific brand, will you get a more reliable washing machine? No. You'll get a bigger drum, faster spin, and more options, but the build quality will almost certainly be the same or not substantially different. Manufacturers usually produce aread the full article..
Many people say washing machines are now deliberately designed to only last 5 years. The truth is many don’t even reach 5 years these days – but are they cynically designed not to last or just made so cheaply that it’s inevitable they won’t? Washers used to commonly last a minimum of 10 years. Theyread the full article..
Most people want to know which make of washing machine is the best to buy. As an engineer I think the best washing machines are ones that can be repaired easily and at reasonable cost. But sadly, these days most washing machines are very un-repairable so it’s not easy to pick one. Another problem isread the full article..
Finding a particularly small or slim washing machine is a tough task. If you are looking for a new washing machine with reduced height there are ways round it. But if you want one that is significantly less deep or wide you may have a problem. This article contains tips and advice for anyone lookingread the full article..