Are front-load washers more expensive to maintain?

Answer On One Hand: They Use Less Power and WaterAs Consumer Reports tells us, modern front-load washing machines are far more energy efficient and use less water than old-style, top-loading washers. This... Read More »

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Are front load washers really better?

On One Hand: Energy ConsiderationsThe main advantage of front loading washers is savings. These machines use one-third less water than standard top loading machines, an average savings of 15 gallo... Read More »

Are front load washers better?

On One Hand: Front Load Washers are BetterWhirlpool, a brand that specializes in home appliances, claims that front load washing machines are better for delicate clothes because they do not have an... Read More »

Do front-load washers have locks on them?

Front-loading washing machines generally have locks that prevent children from opening the door mid-cycle. The lock, however, can usually be opened by an adult by interrupting the cycle. Many paren... Read More »

Front Load Washers & Mold?

Front-loading washing machines are becoming more popular with consumers. Consumer Reports states these machines typically save water and energy, and also do a nice job of getting clothes clean. How... Read More »