We pay a fair bit extra for a washing machine with a slightly faster spin. Is there an optimum spin speed, and anything faster is unnecessary? – Or is it a case of the faster the better? If it’s the latter, how come the spin speeds just keep creeping up 100 rpm at a time?read the full article..
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In most cases apparently not, and this is the crux of the argument for cold fill washing machines. Even if you have a hot and cold fill washing machine the chances are your washing machine won’t even call for any hot water on most wash cycles including the most commonly used 40 degrees cotton wash.read the full article..
Cold fill washing machine or hot and cold fill? The short answer is, you don’t have much choice these days although if determined it’s possible to find one with a hot water valve. However, the majority of people are probably fine with a cold fill washing machine. Especially in the UK where many houses haveread the full article..
Which? have just investigated wash temperatures on washing machines. They found that many washing machines do not reach anywhere near 60 degrees on a 60 degree wash. After a little thought I think there’s an obvious explanation, and it’s not for our benefit. 60 ° isn’t too hot after all One Hoover washing machine testedread the full article..
I haven’t written about renting washing machines before. I’d come to think of it as something from the past, and no longer relevant. You can buy new ones so cheaply now. However, the problem is they aren’t lasting very long. Appliances are the least repairable they’ve ever been. Many people are spending a lot ofread the full article..
Reconditioned washing machines were popular in the 70s, 80s and even 90s, but are they still a viable buying option now new budget washing machines are so cheap? Reconditioning is a good idea in these throwaway times, but economics have affected the viability of reconditioning appliances for most engineers. As new ones continue to getread the full article..