411homerepair.com

Latest Articles

The Best Glass Garage Doors for Restaurants

Restaurants have different sizes and features. But so do garage doors. When they meet each other, they make the perfect pair for all the right...

on Nov 17, 2017

How to Pick the Right Refrigerator for Your Kitchen

Whether you love cooking or just enjoy being in the kitchen to grab a quick bite out of the fridge; there’s no denying the importance your...

on Nov 16, 2017

How to Repair Your Forklift Battery

Although in principle forklift batteries are similar to car batteries when it comes down to repairing them the process is very different. In...

on Nov 15, 2017

Why Sectional Doors are the Best Garage Door Option

One would think that an overhead garage door, which consists of many parts, and needs good care to remain safe will not t be so popular. But the...

on Nov 15, 2017

Neighborhood Garage Door Service Expert Gives 7 Important Security Tips

Usually, having a garage offers extra security for your home and your important possessions such as your vehicles. But this advantage can become a...

on Nov 15, 2017

Outstanding Features of Front Load Washers

by Guest on Sep 29, 2011

When contemplating the purchase of high-efficiency front load washers, there are many factors to consider. Look for a model that provides superior cleaning. Most models do well in that area compared to top loading machines. Fabrics are gently lifted and tossed through the detergent and water allowing deeper cleaning. This lifting action in front load washers reduces the friction normally associated with a typical top load machine’s agitator. The agitators tend to move fabrics up and down and back and forth in order to wash the clothing. Front loading washers use gravity and a fast spinning speed to wash the clothing. Some front load washers have a spin option that keeps clothes fresher for up to 6 hours in the washer drum. There are front load washers that are built using commercial-grade components which will wear much longer and which will require less repair expense. Be sure to check the manufacturer's warranty information to see what is covered in case of a breakdown or malfunction. Some models have porcelain coated drums and some have stainless steel interiors. Typically, front load washers have cavernous drum capacity which allows for large loads of thick towels or even pillows or blankets. If the local laundromat has been the go-to place to wash these heavy and bulky items, then having a front loading machine at home would be an ideal solution. Front load washers allow easy access for large loads or awkward or bulky items, with their wide doors and deep wash baskets.

Each make of washer will have its own unique set of functions, making finding the right one an easy task. Most have front panel controls that vary from knobs that turn, to touch pad technology, and offer many different functions to meet a variety of needs. Front load washers offer things such as rinse and hold, sanitize, heavy duty, or other special cycles. There are settings that tumble slowly for delicate lingerie fabrics or faster for heavily soiled jeans.

Consider a model that has cycles that slowly soak or that have a fast wash setting.

Most front load washers are Energy Star rated to save energy and help the utility budget. These front loading machines can use up to 60% less water, which in itself is a good conservation measure. In addition, front load washers tend to spin more water out of the clothing, allowing for a shorter amount of time in the dryer. This produces a huge energy savings and prolongs the life of the clothing.

Look for a smooth interior that will protect the finish of sweaters, knits and fine fabrics. Also keep in mind that the taller models are easier to peek into during the wash cycle. Some front load washers come with an optional drawer or base that gives added height and allows for handy storage of frequently used laundry products. Making sure the washer is installed and leveled properly on a solid floor will ensure smooth, quiet operation. All in all, front load washers are a good solution for many households and should be considered when replacing an old washing machine.

Front Load Washers

General

Appliance / Repair 1456 Views

Random Articles

Top Reasons to Hire a Bee Control Professional

It is normal for you to consider your home the property that you have in order to live and thrive in it. This is why you act like it is a valuable...

Pest Management / Ecology

The Benefits of an Electric Repair Technician

It is not a secret that almost everywhere you go, there are electrical installations and fittings that enhance your life in many ways. Think of the...

Electrical / Lighting

The Alternative to a Re-Roofs Roof Renovation

If you need to replace your roof to stop it deteriorating or if it’s been damaged by the weather it can be a costly, time consuming and very...

Roofing / Gutters

The Advantage of Pool Fencing for Children

Pool fencing can be a smart way to safeguard kids and pets from obtaining submerged inside the swimming accidentally. Aside from safety, fences...

Pools / Hot Tubs / Saunas

How to Organize Your Kitchen in 4 Easy Steps

Are you tired of cluttered kitchen cabinets, drawers and pantry shelves? Do you find yourself getting frustrated looking for a utensil you know...

Kitchen / Bathrooms

Actions

Contact Us | Submit Article | RSS | 411homerepair © 2017