Something I’ve never really enjoyed is buying new appliances once you move into a new home. Most people tend to love this part of moving in, but I loathe it. On the one hand, they cost a lot of money, so it’s not like I’m supposed to be happy because I’m going to ruin my budget. On the other, tossing and turning about getting a unit over the next seems like a stupid thing to do. Unfortunately, it takes a whole lot of time to get the right model because there are loads of options out there.
What I did when I had to get my washer and dryer was go online and type just this on the Amazon web page. Then, I started looking at the most popular choices available for sale, and I tried to make the difference between one and the next. Eventually, and because I’m not the most tech-savvy individual in the world, I had to refer to some washer and dryer reviews.
Obviously, the first resource you ought to consider when trying to do your research on the matter is composed of the ratings left by other people. Other buyers, just like you, can let you know a lot of things, including what to expect from the washer and dryer in terms of performance, convenience, diversity of settings, and customization.
From what I gathered by going through such consumer reports, the first thing you ought to look at is the amount of space you have available. There are two different types of machines out there, meaning that some combos are composed of two individual ones whereas others resemble the design of a regular washing machine but boast many more settings that allow you to use them as a dryer, as well.
Energy efficiency is another factor that you should mull over. Such machines tend to use a lot of electricity, and that’s only fair given the task they have to complete. Many people actually argue that buying a dryer is counterproductive because you’ll end up wasting money on hot air instead of using the air in your home or on your patio. The fact of the matter is that most of those who live in crowded places or share homes with other individuals have to use a washer and dryer for convenience. If for example, you have a property you want to rent to two people, you probably have to get a combo instead of just a washer.
If hygiene is one of your concerns, you may also need to consider the features that the combo is outfitted with. Some are so good at their jobs that they can eliminate up to 99% of the germs in your clothes. And let’s face it, it’s likely that the t-shirt you’ve spilled some orange juice on when you were chugging it right from the bottle develops some sort of crust in time.