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How well a washing machine cleans on the main 40 degree cotton program
How well a washing machine cleans on the main 40 degree synthetic program
How well a washing machine cleans your laundry on the 40 degree cotton and synthetic programs
How much detergent is removed during rinse cycles
We research the reliability of washing machines and give them excellent, good, satisfactory, poor or very poor ratings
How noisy a machine was during washing and spinning
Based on the energy used per kilogram of washing in our cotton and synthetic wash tests and also by a 40 degree cotton wash containing a reduced load.
Based on the water used per kilogram of washing in our cotton and synthetic wash tests and also by a 40 degree cotton wash containing a reduced load.
Freestanding is the most common type, built in models can hidden by a door, compacts are good for tight spaces
The maximum load of washing that the machine can take (generally varies between 5 and 10kg).
Colour of washing machine
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Whether starting the washing machine can be delayed - useful if you want to take advantage of cheap-rate electricity. If the machine will be turned on while unattended, make sure a smoke alarm is fitted nearby.
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