22 facts in comparison
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Aqua stop machines have a special mechanical system which cuts off the water flow into the tub if a fault occurs with the inlet pipe.
The appliance is either Energy Star Certified, or has an EU energy efficiency rating of A++ or A+++. This means it consumes around 20-30% less energy than is required by the minimum local standards for energy efficiency.
With a transparent door you can look inside the machine and see what laundry is inside.
Dot matrix displays can show important text or graphics using a matrix of lights or mechanical indicators like the display on a calculator.
The device is designed a specific way so that it can be built into a cupboard.
You can adjust the height of the machine which means that if the floor is uneven you can level it out.
Front loading machines are good as you can use the space above and sometimes stack a dryer on top. In general front loading machines use less energy, using less water by only partly filling the drum and obtaining higher spin speeds which clean without requiring as much heat.
The slightly sculptured surface structure of the honeycomb drum creates a thin film of water or air which gently cushions and protects your laundry.
More weight capacity helps if you want to wash something heavy like curtains. A traditional household machine can hold around 6kg, so with a machine much bigger you may waste energy using it when only half full.
With a delay start option you can schedule the machine to begin at a later time. You can also set the machine to wash at night if your electricity is cheaper outside of peak times.
A two way tumbler spins in two directions. This is good for efficient drying and for untangling the load.
The machine will analyse how much heat is needed in order to dry each specific load, therefore increasing efficiency and saving energy.
Condenser dryers extract the water from the damp air in the dryer and store it in a container. They are good because they can be put anywhere in the home whereas vented dryers should be next to an outside wall.
With an anti crease spin the machine gently rotates to shake out creases.
The machine will let you know when it is finished with an alarm or even by playing a tune.
The detergent drawer is washed automatically to prevent a build up of old detergent.