7 Differences Between Top-Load and Front-Load Washers that You Need to Know

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It’s time to buy a new washing machine, but which do you choose: the traditional top-load washer, or the stylish front-load washer?  Both have their advantages and disadvantages and choosing between the two usually comes down to personal preference. The top-load washer, referred to as the traditional washer, is believed by some to be the more well-known and reliable choice, while front-load washers are known for their stylish design, convenient features and energy efficiency.  To help you decide which washer is right for you, we’ve outlined some of the biggest differences between the two below.

Here are the top 7 differences between top-load washers and front-load washers:

Size and Space

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Shopping to fit your laundry space

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It’s time to get clean! Choosing a new washer and dryer set can be a big investment in both space and money, so it’s important to consider the features of your laundry area—as well as the features of your machines of choice—before you buy. Do you have a large, dedicated laundry room that can fit a side-by-side configuration or are you looking to maximize the cleaning capacity of a smaller space in your home? Whatever your future laundry location, we can help you find the perfect pair.

Before you shop, measure the space

Before you fall in love with any machine, it’s important that you determine the exact size of the space that you have to fill. Beyond the … Read more...

How to Clean Your Washing Machine

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Dirty clothes go in and clean clothes come out; it’s like magic! Only this magic is limited to how well you take care of your washing machine. Did you know you should clean your washing machine once a month? Dirt and grime that gets removed from your laundry during a washing cycle winds up trapped within the machine, and over time clothes may not come out as clean and fresh smelling as they once did. If you want to keep your washer running at its best and avoid buildup of mold, mildew, and scum that contribute to odor, you need to clean your machine. Here’s how:

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Get Dad What He Really Wants!

 

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Father’s Day is just around the corner and you may be thinking, “what should I get for Dad?” Forget the ties, socks, and coffee mugs… this year, get Dad what he really wants.

 

 

#1 GrillWeber Grill

If your dad is anything like my own, he’ll look for any excuse to BBQ. During the summer months mom usually gets a break from preparing dinners and dad will ‘man’ the grill. If your father’s grill is looking a little worn or just outdated, you can be sure he would appreciate a new one. To show his appreciation we bet he’ll grill you up something tasty!

 

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Introducing Frigidaire OrbitClean Technology

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Are you tired of running your dishwasher only to find your dishes still have particles on them, and you have to run them through another cycle? How would you like a dishwasher that gets it right the first time?

Frigidaire dishwashers with OrbitClean offer superior washing performance, thoroughly cleaning everything from the dirtiest pots and pans to your china and stemware. Designed from the inside out, Frigidaire has created an ingenious new wash and rinse process to ensure all your dishes get a clean that‘s right the first time. The new satellite-action system has a lower spray arm that operates independently from the middle and upper spray arms. This inclusive OrbitClean wash arm provides 4x better water coverage. While traditional … Read more...

Common Washing Machine Problems and Solutions

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The next time your washing machine isn’t working try checking all the simple things first before you call the repair man. Troubleshooting can save you a lot of time and money. If you still can’t resolve the issue after you have done these simple checks, then it might be time to call professional help.

Whether you have a front load washer or a top load washer, here are some common problems that can occur with your machine and easy solutions to fix them.

My Washer is Vibrating

There are a few possible reasons your washing machine could be vibrating: unbalanced load of laundry, the washer is not level, or the washer feet may not be locked in and contacting the … Read more...

Whirlpool Introduces the Latest Innovations

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Are you looking to update your kitchen appliances? Well, look no further! Whirlpool’s advanced innovation and sophisticated design will bring an intelligent elegance to your kitchen, while keeping up with your every day kitchen needs.

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Conquer your ever-changing refrigeration needs with the Whirlpool 28 cu. Ft. 4 Door French Door Refrigerator. With the flexibility to fit more, you can keep everything in its perfect place.  The Easyview Triple Crisper system’s clear and customizable produce drawers and adjustable organization of the Tri-freezer system, provides options that fit more. The exterior FreshStor™ refrigerated drawer has temperature controls and adjustable dividers for customizable and convenient extra space as well. And the interior EasySlide bin is ideal for keeping favorite snacks close … Read more...

Appliance Halloween Costumes

If you or your children are still struggling to figure out what you want to be for Halloween this year, what about being a refrigerator, oven, or other home appliance? They’re inexpensive to make and most of the materials can already be found around your home. Here are some great appliance costumes we found on the web:

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Couples idea: If you and your significant other are going to a Halloween party, why not dress up as a laundry pair? Washers and dryers come in a variety of colors and styles and you even can go as a designer pair. Or, if you want to be both yourself, what about going as a washer/dryer combo?

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Have an Appliance Question? Check Out GE’s Support Site

Have you ever wondered what the best way to clean stainless steel surfaces was, or what’s causing your fridge to make strange chirping noises? Even if you don’t have a GE appliance, GE’s support page is a great resource for appliance troubleshooting. Some articles are meant for GE products only (like how to find the serial number of your appliance), but there are many general articles, some even with video, that you may be able to find helpful.

GE’s support page offers articles on cooling and cooking appliances, washers and dryers, dishwashers, compactors, window A/Cs, dehumidifiers, water heaters and more. The next time you’re having a problem with an appliance, chances are you may be able to find the … Read more...

20% Off All Whirlpool Appliances

Now for a limited time, you can enjoy 20% off all Whirlpool appliances at P.C. Richard & Son! These savings can get you the absolute lowest prices on select models, including:

Whirlpool Top Loading 4.0 Cubic Foot Washer (Model No. WTW57ESVW): Was $399.97, Now $319.97!

You can save $80 on this 32-cycle super capacity Whirlpool washing machine during this sale! Treat your clothes better by taking advantage of this machine’s dozens of cycle choices, including delicates, heavy duty (for towels and bedding), knits, and more, while saving you time and energy with its super capacity and porcelain wash basket. This machine is Energy Star qualified and will continue to save you money over its life.

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