I was looking at a lg set at **********. And then i went to sears to see what they had. I found this washer and dryer better buy. Know after having for a few weeks and using them, I am seeing how the lg set has better design to them and build. The main thing i don't like about this washer. Is yes the soap compartment in the washer does hold water. You have to remove the whole tray. If you don't the water will stay in it. And will get mold. I do remove mine after every wash to let it dry out. The washer the boot around it seems kinda cheaply made. This is making me wounder how long till that fails. But over all works and seems to work well for everything else. Dyer does good job no issues. Only thing i seen now is for that price point most dryers are stainless in the inside this one is painted. I would pay a little more next time my self to go little higher grade.
Smooth operation and good choices on how long to wash depending on the amount of soil.
I saw this item and was blown away by the low price, but I was skeptical because I saw so many negative reviews. In the end, the price was enough to tempt me anyway (especially since online reviewers are skewed to people who love to complain). The first thing that struck me was the size: It definitely looked smaller in the Ad but I was able to put all my laundry in there in one load. It might not be suitable for families but I'm a single dude so for me it's perfect. The second thing that I realized was how QUIET this machine is; I've lived in apartments for a decade now and this is the first machine I've owned for myself and when I turned it on I had to do a double take because I couldn't hear anything. The only part of the entire wash cycle that makes noise is the spin cycle and even then it's much quieter than top-loaders I've used. The last thing I'll point out is that I've read a lot of negative reviews harping on a smell or that it wobbles or makes noise. However, if you take even ten minutes to do your homework you'd see that front-loaders require more maintenance and proper handling; specifically you have to wipe down the rubber seal and leave it open between use, and you have to lock down the drum when moving it around. I'm guessing many of the people who had issues were amateurs who tried to take on the installation themselves and damaged the machine in the process. I could be wrong of course but you can decide for yourself. Anyhow, I've only had the machine a few weeks, so it's only fair to point that out and say that if it breaks down I will be the first to come back here and re-evaluate accordingly, so rest assured I'm not a fanboy by any means, just trying to give some honest feedback to offset all the drivel you typically read on review sites.
Worst washer ever used, does not drain water, soap dispenser filled with water, door is dripping wet and rubber ring on door is already damaged and also retains much water following spin cycle.
Great washer for the money, exactly what I needed.
this washer was perfect and not too gizmo-y. washes quietly and was an amazing price!!!
Bought this and the matching electric dryer for a second home we own. This unit seems to do the same cleaning job as my LG but it does it in 40 minutes rather than the LG's 55. I did notice the door latch requires a definite effort to properly close. That is good because it means it is sealed. I like the cleaning cycles and options. The high speed spin really gets the water out. I dry a towel in about 20 minutes after using the high speed spin cycle. Based on the comments regarding the computer board I bought a spark and suppression power unit to plug this into. Where these are (Arizona Mountains) there are lightning storms and bad power. So far (6 months), absolutely no problem with the computer. I'll update if there is. But any computer controlled thing should have clean power so those single unit ones for $10 or so are good investments. The 240V dryer surge suppressor is much more costly (around $200 for one that really works like the Camco 55301, made for the RV'ers who travel in high lightning prone country.) But if it saves a service call and circuit board it is worth it. Personally I would prefer a washer/dryer without all the electronics but you just can't find residential front loaders without all the gizmos. The only reason this is a 4 is that the stacking kit was missing parts and because the unit cleaning cycle (must press two buttons simultaneously for 5 sec) was not as easy as the other makers button that says "cleaning cycle."
The first washer wouldn't spin the clothes out on anything but medium. They said it was a warped drum and ordered parts for 2 months-parts came in damaged. They finally replaced the machine. This one won't spin clothes out half of the time and you can only wash 4 towels if you want it to spin out at all. I owned a small door Frigidaire for 12 years that you could stuff full of towels and it would spin out every time. I left that washer for my tenant and the motor finally burned out after 14. This Kenmore washer is also made by Electrolux - but it is Horrible. We wasted our money big time. Buy something other than this. It is Horrible.
I have purchased a stack-able unit before it was heavy and if it needed service the whole unit was down. This set is wonderful. For a closet or small area this works well.
20 years my washer and dryer worked fabulously........ in the search for a new washer and dryer I received negative reviews from everyone that purchased a washer and dryer in the last 5 years... Not one person was happy top loader or front loader..... so I flipped a coin on the final decision as my current ones were un-repairable. After 8 loads the front loader started leaking... we followed all the instructions clean etc... and I was able to minimize the leak, but still it leaked. The repairman came out and upon discussion he noted that there was a few hairs in the seal...... he said if you have animals get a top loader. One piece of hair in the seal will cause a front loader to leak. I mentioned that I have heard that sometimes the clothes in the top loader don't have enough water and the clothes do not get clean. (or so I have been told). He said you can trick the machine by adding a wet washcloth. The washer will sense that the weight is heavier and add more water. He also noted that within 18mnths something will more than likely break on any washer or dryer you buy so consider the warranty. Good luck to those in search of a new washer and dryer.