FAQ About Washer Dryer All-In-Ones
Whether you're looking to buy new laundry appliances or replace old ones, shopping for the right laundry pair can be a real challenge. You may find the wide selection of brands, sizes, and styles a bit overwhelming, or perhaps your home's lack of space is limiting your choice. If the latter is an issue for you, a washer dryer all-in-one might very well be your best option.
What is a washer dryer all-in-one and what are the benefits?
A washer dryer all-in-one, also known as a laundry centre, is a single, connected unit typically comprised of a top-load washer on the bottom and a front-load dryer on top. Its main benefit is that the stacked design makes it much more compact and perfect for small apartments or homes with no basement. It can fit in average-sized closets that a full-size stackable washer and dryer may not.
What features should I consider in a washer dryer all-in-one?
As is the case with any laundry pair, size and capacity are two important considerations. Beyond that, you'll also want to check what functions and controls a given model has. A moisture sensor, for example, monitors wetness levels and automatically turns the dryer off to save energy and prevent unnecessary wear and tear. If energy conservation is important to you, opt for a model with an Energy Star rating.
What else should I consider before getting a washer dryer all-in-one?
First off, verify whether your laundry unit will be powered by gas or electricity. For all-in-ones with an electric dryer, check the voltage requirement and make sure it's compatible with your laundry area's outlet. Also, be sure to measure the space and choose a model accordingly.