With a transparent door you can look inside the machine and see what laundry is inside.
97% have it
2. laundry capacity
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.
LG WD1252RW: 12kg
3. has a dot matrix display
Dot matrix displays can show important text or graphics using a matrix of lights or mechanical indicators like the display on a calculator.
84% have it
4. maximum spin speed
A faster spin speed means you can get things cleaner with a lower temperature of water. Using a fast spin also extracts water, meaning that the clothes come out nearly dry. Generally, anything over 1000 rpm is very good.
Miele WT2789i: 1600rpm
5. number of cycle programs
With a wider range of programs to choose from you can be more specific and choose the best, most economic program for your needs.
AEG L14950: 25
6. There is the option to adjust the height of the machine
You can adjust the height of the machine which means that if the floor is uneven you can level it out.
28% have it
7. front loading machine
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.
99% have it
8. Has a honeycomb drum
The slightly sculptured surface structure of the honeycomb drum creates a thin film of water or air which gently cushions and protects your laundry.
4% have it
9. has self cleaning detergent drawer
The detergent drawer is washed automatically to prevent a build up of old detergent.
7% have it
10. has an interior light
An interior light helps you to see inside the machine.
4% have it
11. has top energy efficiency rating
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.
21% have it
12. top loading machine
Top loading machines are good because you can load and unload without bending down. In general they have less problems with mold accumulating and on average a wash takes less time. In general they are cheaper to buy and are a good space saving option.
2% have it
13. is a condenser dryer
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.
23% have it
14. has a hot water connection
A hot water connection means that you can provide the machine with hot water from your main hot water supply. This can be faster than an internal heater and can save money if you have a cheap and efficient water heater.