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Question DetailsAsked on 10/28/2013

are front loading washing machines worth the extra cost and is steam clean really worth the extra cost

need to purchase new washing machine for low usage - once a week with approximately 4-5 loads

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    From what I have heard - no - and a lot are junked early in their life due to leakage issues and much higher maintenance costs. For my money - a plain-jane mechanical timer and NO electronics machine for about $400-500 cannot be beat - last longer, lower maintenance costs, and if major maintenance is needed then just replace it rather than throw down $400-800 on a repair. After all, this is not a recreational or life critical device - it just washes clothes, for goodness sakes, so why spend $1000-5000 on it.

    The only reason I could see for getting a steam machine would be in a house with a person with communicable disease or extreme allergy issue which makes steam cleaning advisable.

    Answered 5 years ago by LCD




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