We look past the spin and get right down to which washers clean the best and cost you the least in the long run.
Buying the wrong washer can really cost you down the track – in electricity and water use as well as service calls and mangled clothes. With a market that's vast and getting vaster, we look past the spin and get right down to which washers clean the best and cost you the least in the long run.
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The washing machines test team
Trips to the laundromat are one way to get old in a hurry, which is why we reckon the washing machine may be the pinnacle of all whitegoods (with the possible exception of the fridge – the teams are locked in debate!). From top loaders to front loaders and all the cycles in-between, our testers dish the dirt on what works best.
Content producer - Whitegoods
Kitchen, Laundry and cleaning, Heating, Cooling
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Kitchen, Laundry and cleaning, Cars
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