Deal of the week: Hotpoint WMAL641P washing machineSave £46 on this Hotpoint washing machine
11 May 2012
If your current washing machine is putting you in a spin, you could replace it cheaply with the Hotpoint WMAL641P washing machine, on sale for £243.97 at Appliances Direct.
The average price of a washing machine is around £300 - this model was originally selling for £289.97 - so we think this is a great deal.
The 6kg-capacity washing machine has special wash options, including baby clothes and anti-allergy programs, and is A+ rated. Find out how well it tackled tough stains in our washing machine reviews.
Choosing a washing machine
When choosing a washing machine, it's important to look at key features such as the size of the drum - 7kg is around average, but you can get up to12kg for large households.
You should also consider how much energy and water a machine uses; the washing machine spin speed (1200rpm is average, but machines can range from 1400 to 1800rpm); and any extras, such as the style of display.
Which? washing machine tests
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You can watch a video and find more information on how we test washing machines online, and Which? members can read our full washing machine reviews to find out which models are Best Buys.
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Deal of the week
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