How to Buy a Washer and Dryer
Buying a washer and dryer is somewhat like buying a car—it can be an enjoyable process or it can be an exceedingly painful process. The type of experience you have depends mainly on your preparation. Here are the questions you need to ask yourself to ensure that you end up with the right washer and dryer for your family.
Set Your Budget
How Much Space Do You Have?
Top Load or Front Load?
To Stack or Not to Stack, That Is the Question
Examine Your Capacity Needs
Do You Have Forgetful People In Your Household?
Do You Often Need to Pretreat
Do You Often Wash Extra-Small Loads?
Should Your Washer Have an Agitator?
Or an Impeller?
Gas or Electric Dryer?
Consider an All-in-One Washer and Dryer
Check Electrical Consumption
Check the Dryer's Gas Consumption
Make Sure the Available Cycles Fit Your Needs
Look at Online Reviews