Last updated on February 12th, 2017
Can you give me some appliance advice? I only ask because I need to buy a new washing machine. What kind to buy? A high-efficiency top-loader, or a sleek and sexy front loader?
My current model — a top loader that came with this house — is probably 20 years old. It still works, but it doesn’t work well. Furthermore, it’s stuck on the “medium” load size. Consequently I’ve had to lose weight, because the machine can’t accommodate large and extra-large loads. Of course, I can’t lose too much weight, because the washer won’t accept small or extra-small loads, either. Woe is me.
While researching washing machines, I discovered that today’s better top-loaders are “high efficiency.” They use less water than my ancient machine. They do not require any special maintenance. They are moderately priced.
Front loaders are high efficiency, too, and from reports what I’ve read, they clean clothes far better than top loaders do. They are the most expensive washing machines of all.
I visited an appliance store with the Silver Fox the other day, and he said “Why don’t you just buy the washing machine you like?”
My response: “I need to check with my readers first. They are a fount of knowledge!”
So can you help me out? In the comments field below, tell me what kind of washing machine you use, and whether or not you would recommend it. I look forward to reading your comments!
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