Cross the Laundry Off Your To-Do List
Laundry Pile Be Gone! (At Least for Now)
Does your old washing machine and dryer need constant
Washers: Deciding Between Front-Load and Top-Load
Considering going from a top-load washer to a front-load, or vice versa? The type of
Top-load washers use central agitators to rotate clothes throughout the cycle, forcing out dirt and grime. The top-load design makes loading your laundry easier on your back; however, these laundry machines use more water than front-loaders and can cause more wear on clothes.
Front-load washers use the combination of an impeller and gravity to tumble clothes through the cycle, which is easier on your fabrics. These use less water, and most are stackable with their compatible dryer.
Regardless of your washer type, your
The Lowdown on Dryers
Gas dryers—either with natural gas or liquid propane—need a gas line, an external exhaust vent, and a three-pronged, 110-volt outlet to function. If you’re considering converting over to gas, remember that gas dryers use less energy.
Electric dryers require a three or four-pronged, 240-volt outlet and an external vent to dry your laundry. But if you can’t install a vent, consider ventless dryers like heat pump dryers.
And for delicates and other laundry items that can’t be tumbled dry, consider a
Washer and Dryer Set Basics
If you’re looking to upgrade both your washer and dryer at the same time, then you need a laundry pair, a stacked laundry center, or a washer-dryer combo.
Laundry pairsconsist of two machines (a washer and dryer) coordinated in capacity, size, and finish. Stacked laundry unitsor centers have a compact design with both a washer and dryer in one connected appliance. Washer-dryer combosare just like they sound: these are both a washer and a dryer in one laundry machine.
No matter how you decide to upgrade your laundry room, our large selection of laundry appliances has you covered. Have any questions about washers, dryers, or washer-dryer sets (or just trying to find your