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How to pick a washing machine that wont break!

I am afraid to buy a washing machine, everytime i find one i like, always i end up reading reviews on it about poor quality and breaking down/long repairs from owners of the machines...I cannot afford to buy a problematic machine...really want an energy efficent machine also

I am now paralized to buying any brand of washer
help!!

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Hi there!

(I probably shouldn't say this)

I would reccommend a Bosch product.
Their build quality just seems better. Most of the parts are well thought-out, and not over-designed to be the thinnest and cheapest like other brands.

I would steer clear of "own brands" as these may be cheaper, but often lack durability.

I have had several Bosch appliances over the years. They are solid, dependable, and if spares are needed, they are always stocked. Not that I've actually needed any!

In in doubt - buy the simplest machine to do the job. You don't need 1001 sensors to tell you that you've put shirts in with towels. Just stick to a knob controller , or push button for temperature selection and there is less to go wrong.

Keep it simple.

Hope this helps. If it does, Please rate as Fixya!

Thanks.

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