At home or away from home, nobody enjoys doing laundry in particular. I wonder how many of you look at that pile of laundry and secretly wish for disposable clothes. Oh! what a wonderful invention would be that be. However, that ain’t happening anytime soon so you better get cracking on that pile of laundry right away. Than God for washing machines if not for them we would have had to waste ours of Saturdays and Sundays in soaking, washing, rinsing and drying clothes.
Washing machines nowadays are a common identity in every household for the simple fact that they make life easier. So if you are still alien to the pleasures and wonders of this beloved consumer durable you need to buy a washing machine now. However, before investing your money into anything you must learn a few details which will help you make a better and informed selection. Read ahead to know what are the essential features and specialties of a modern top-quality washing machine and the basic specs that are a bare minimum in today’s time.
Washing Machine Types:
- Fully Automatic: as the name suggests these are completely automated. They come with pre-loaded wash settings. All you need to do is to pop in the laundry and select a wash setting on the control panel and relax. These are highly efficient in washing and drying the clothes. Although they consume a good amount of electricity and are a little costly ranging from 15,000 to 70,000 rupees.
- Semi-Automatic: As again the name is self-explanatory. These machines need a little bit of manual attention for setting the timer and shifting the clothes from the wash to the spin-dry container after the completion of the wash. The wash quality is good but nowhere near compared to the automatic ones. However, they are economical in both your pocket and the electricity meter. All in all, it is a good bargain when you consider the ease it provides compared to washing the clothes by hand. At a pocket-friendly price ranging from 9,000 to 15,000 Indian rupees it still makes a very good purchase.
While the semi-automatic washing machine only comes in the top-loading form the fully-automatic washing machine has one more variant, the star of any washing machine advertisement, Front-Loading washing machine. Following is a small comparison to help you decide which model suits your needs best.