Frequently Asked Questions
What is a high efficiency washing machine?
All front loading washing machines are HE and use low-water levels in the wash and rinse process. 5. Top-loading washers that are labeled ï¾HEï¾ use low-water volume wash cycles. They have either no center post or a smaller-sized center post instead of a traditional agitator.
What is a good size washing machine?
Most washer tubs range in size from about 2.45 cubic feet to 3.3 cubic feet. ... If you tend to save up your laundry or have a large family, look for a washing machine with the "plus" label. It will likely wash up to 15 pounds at a time. Or, consider a large-size front loader or top loader without an agitator.
What is a large capacity washing machine?
Compact front load washers range from 2.0 to 2.5 cubic feet, and most high efficiency washers range from 3.1 cu. ft. (IEC) up to 4.7 cu. ft. (IEC) ï¾ which represents a significant upgrade from conventional top load washers. As a rule of thumb, to accomodate a king-sized comforter, a washer capacity of 3.8 cu