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Our Top 5 Washers and Dryers of March, 2019 – Revealed

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The Best-Selling Washers and Dryers Put Through Their Paces!

People don’t dream of buying a washer and a dryer, and yet we all need them. At its worst, laundry can feel like a never ending cycle of wash, dry, fold, put away and then you’re starting all over again. A good washer & dryer can take a bit of the drudgery away.

There’s a lot to consider when buying a washer dryer combo, and there’s approximately 150 models to choose from. Should you get top load, front load, all-in-one, stacked, under the counter…but we’re here to help.

Firstly, where are they going to live? If they need to fit under the counter, then it’s pointless getting top loaders, or if a narrow space is all that’s available, a stackable washer/dryer might be best. Standard washers are usually 27 or 27.5 inches wide. Their capacities range from 3.1 to 6.2 cubic feet. The majority are between 3.5 and 4.6 cubic feet.

Capacity is important when choosing a dryer as well. As clothes tend to fluff up when drying, they take up more space, and you’ll need a dryer with more capacity than the washer.

  • Front Load vs Top Load

Beyond the obvious, there are some significant differences between the two styles. These distinctions will help inform your purchase, as every washing machine you’ll look at will be either front- or top-load.

Front loaders have front mounted displays, are more efficient, gentle, and have been found to clean better. Top load models have back-mounted displays and generally tend to use more water during cleaning cycles than their front load counterparts. However, they do cost less to buy initially.

  • Digital Display

Higher-end models tend to feature digital displays and a load of settings for you to select from – cooler cycles for delicates, hotter for bed linen and so on. Models at the highest end of the scale can even connect to your WiFi, thus enabling remote access.

  • Eco Friendly

Many manufacturers have made models that specialize in using less water, or electricity; these tend to be cheaper to run, although the cycles can take longer to complete, but pricier to purchase.

So, without further ado, let’s get started.

This is our honest review of the best cheap washer dryer sets of March, 2019:

 

1) Giantex Fully Automatic Washing Machine

Overview

This spacious washing machine is perfect for holiday homes, motor homes and small apartments. It appears to be very sturdy, well made with excellent, hard wearing controls. The drum fits up to 10lbs of clothes, just enough when you’re on the go.

The instructions are clear and concise, with labelled diagrams and easy to follow tables.

What We Like

This washer is an amazing deal. It’s simple, easy to fit and compact.

Our washing came out so clean, and even a grass stained pair of old jeans looked fresh and unmarked.

This is an excellent, good value washer.

What Needs Improving

This washer performed exactly as expected, and we had no complaints.

9.0Expert Score
The Final Verdict

We loved this machine, its faultless performance, and affordability. We won't hesitate to recommend it.

Giantex Portable Compact Full-Automatic Washing Machine 1.6 Cu.ft Laundry Washer Spin with Drain Pump, 10 programs 8 Water Level Selections...

Last update was on: March 20, 2019 6:45 pm
in stock

 


2) Equator Washer Dryer

Overview

This washer/dryer combo is perfect for saving space. With features including convertible venting and condensed drying, our clothes came out as good as new. This is ideal for the home or if you travel and need to wash your clothes while on the go.

What We Like

The efficiency of this 13lb load capacity machine is impressive – the wash cycles are fast and the dryer works without a hitch. This machine is fitted with a nice LED control panel that’s easy to use. We also give it extra points for having noise reduction technology, great if you need to run the machine at night.

What Needs Improving

Considering it’s a compact design we do wish the machine was a little lighter to make it more portable, but that’s minor.

9.5Expert Score
The Final Verdict

This washer/dryer combo from Equator worked just as expected. It's simple to use, compact and still rivals most high capacity machines in its washing and drying power.

Equator 24 inch New Version All-in-One Combo Washer-Dryer, Vented or Ventless, 1200 RPM, Auto Water, Auto Dry, Winterize, Quiet, Fully...

Free shipping
Last update was on: March 20, 2019 6:45 pm
in stock
$1,209.00

 


3) Magic Chef Compact Electric

Overview


This compact dryer is great for even the smallest space, and comes with all the necessary attachments. The instruction manual is simple to follow, and the product arrived well packaged, with plenty of protection.

 

What We Like

We like the fact that this dries clothes very rapidly ensuring that even in the worst weather, our clothes can be dry and warm, quickly and easily. It’s a great size for a condo but will also go well in any kitchen space and can be plugged in anywhere. You can even stack it if necessary, with no hassle or worries, and it’ll easily take bedlinen, towels and more with no complaints.

What Needs Improving

If you have a full load of bedlinen or towels it can take a little while to dry completely, but just factor that in, and it’s not a problem.

9.5Expert Score
The Final Verdict

Magic Chef Compact Electric MCSDRY15W 1.5 cu. ft. Laundry Dryer, White

Last update was on: March 20, 2019 9:45 pm
out of stock

 


4) Speed Queen Top Load Washer

Overview

This Speed Queen top loading washer means business – it’s solid, clean lined and large. The instructions are minimal, but to be honest, that doesn’t matter as it’s so simple to use.

It is a little on the pricey side, but having Free Delivery is a definite bonus!

What We Like

This no-fuss machine has no high tech gadgets or complex locking mechanisms to go wrong, has an agitator to clean efficiently and uses hot water from the tap. Consequently, the cycles are quick and energy efficient.

It seems to require less water than other washers, and the clothes still come out clean and fresh smelling.

What Needs Improving

The only issues we have found is that on the cycle for delicates, there is often some water left in the bottom of the drum. But with a little planning, it’s no issue.

9.6Expert Score
The Final Verdict

Speed Queen have made a fantastic, no nonsense washer, and with the free delivery, the price isn’t so bad.

Speed Queen TR3000WN 26 Inch Top Load Washer with 3.2 cu. ft. Capacity, Stainless Steel Wash Tub, in White

Last update was on: March 21, 2019 11:45 am
in stock

 


5) Panda Compact Dryer

Overview

This is a really compact and light weight dryer, perfect for apartments, and smaller rooms. It even has a wall mounting kit if you prefer. The door is large for rapid filling and emptying, and it’s very simple to use.

The instructions are not that clear, but it’s easy to figure out how the Panda works.

What We Like

We love the change of spin direction whilst its drying clothes, meaning that there are far fewer creases and in most cases, no need to iron – perfect! The Panda isn’t heavy on electricity either, so whilst it hasn’t a huge capacity, you can afford to run it more frequently.

What Needs Improving

Being so low, it would be more comfortable if it could be placed on a table, so hanging it on the wall makes perfect sense, if you can do that.

8.9Expert Score
The Final Verdict

This is a neat little dryer, perfect if you are short of space. It works well within its size restrictions, meaning that sometimes a larger load needs to be split, or it takes slightly longer to dry than a larger model. But being cheap to run compensates for this issue.

Panda 3.75 cu.ft Compact Laundry Dryer, White

Last update was on: March 21, 2019 10:45 am
in stock
$285.99 $299.99

 


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