COMMUNITY FORUM

jwilling

11:55AM | 09/03/03
Member Since: 09/02/03
4 lifetime posts
Bvelectrical
HELP! I am purchasing a new washer/dryer and would like advice. Thanks!

DenWeb

10:45AM | 10/15/03
Member Since: 10/14/03
3 lifetime posts
Have you looked at the newer frontloading washers, like the Maytags? I bought a Maytag Neptune about five years ago and I really love it. Uses much less water than a toploader, and my clothes stay new-looking much longer, as it's much gentler on them. They cost more than the toploading machines, but if you can afford it, I think they are great machines. I haven't had any trouble with mine in the five years I've had it, but I'm not a heavy user. (I'm the only user in my house.)

-Dennis Webb

DenWeb

10:46AM | 10/15/03
Member Since: 10/14/03
3 lifetime posts
Have you looked at the newer frontloading washers, like the Maytags? I bought a Maytag Neptune about five years ago and I really love it. Uses much less water than a toploader, and my clothes stay new-looking much longer, as it's much gentler on them. They cost more than the toploading machines, but if you can afford it, I think they are great machines. I haven't had any trouble with mine in the five years I've had it, but I'm not a heavy user. (I'm the only user in my house.)

-Dennis Webb

blueize

03:07AM | 10/16/03
Member Since: 10/14/03
4 lifetime posts
I have the Amana Commercial Quality Super Capacity Plus washer and dryer. When we were appliance shopping for our new house this past summer, the salesman at the appliance store told us that if we didn't want to or couldn't afford to spend the money on the front-loading washer, that he felt this was the best top-loading washer (and amazingly, it wasn't the most expensive one!). The washer has a 3.3 cu. ft. capacity and the dryer is 7.1 cu. ft. I'm not sure how that compares to the average washer & dryer, but these drums (both are stainless steel) are both HUGE. I have 4 children and that's why the salesman recommended these. I can easily wash 8 or 9 pair of adult-sized jeans in one load. If you're interested, the model numbers are: washer - ALW480DAW and dryer - ALE643REW. They're definitely worth looking at if you need a *true* large capacity washer & dryer. These are definitely larger than all the washers & dryers labeled "large capacity". Hope this helps.

[This message has been edited by blueize (edited October 16, 2003).]

Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Unless you live in a very warm climate, your lemon tree should be brought indoors in the winter and then returned outdoors... Reused steel windows create an eye-catching splashguard in this walk-in shower. The vintage factory windows bring an inter... A galvanized steel tub is a surprising but charming fixture in this bright and breezy screened patio. It's perfect for was... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... If you lack plumbing skills but have a good sturdy tree, here's the easiest outdoor shower solution of all: Simply attach... Pursue what's known as the stack effect. To achieve it, open the windows on both the upper and lower floors, and as warm a... How do you like this smart use for an old bottle? Clamp an empty wine bottle to a fence or wall near your outdoor deck or ... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... In this urban apartment, a standard-issue patio became a serene and green perch by replacing the typical concrete with gro... This garden shed has been decked out to the nines. Designer Orla Kiely created the intimate home for a flower trade show, ...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp1