Agitator Washers have an agitator in their wash drum.
An agitator is a column in the centre of wash drum, which twists and turns with the wash cycle.
This agitates and moves the clothes to clean them.
This is present only in top loading washing machines.
Agitator washers usually provide better cleaning performance than their counterparts without agitator.
Is There a Substitute for an Agitator?
Impeller is a substitute for agitator.
It is a rotating component in the lower side of wash tub.
This rotates to move the clothes through the water, cleaning them in the process.
Advantages and Disadvantages of an Agitator
1. They give better cleaning performance.
2. They can clean dirty clothes more effectively.
3. They complete wash cycle more quickly.
4. They are comparatively cheaper.
1. They use more energy and more water.
2. Their running cost is costlier.
3. They use more detergent.
4. The agitator takes up more space in the centre of the drum.
5. So that less space is left for clothes.
6. They are more difficult to load.
7. They are more rough with fabrics and might decrease their longevity.
8. They are difficult to use with bulky clothing like blankets.
9. They have lesser spin speeds.
Recommendations for Best but Cheap Agitator Washers
Please see following recommendations for Best but Cheap Agitator Washers.
Factors to Consider when going for the Purchase
We should take care of below points before finalizing the washer and dryer sets for compact size homes:
– Factors to consider while buying a new washing machine
-Amount of money you want to spend on the washing machine
Washer Only (Cheapest variety)
Semiautomatic (Moderately priced variety)
-Fully automatic (Costliest variety)
-Size and Placement of the Washing Machine
Forthcoming Washing Requirements
Dimensions of the Washing Machine
Direction of Door Motion
-Specifications of the Washing Machine
Voltage Requirement of the Washing Machine
Compatibility with your existing Washer or Dryer
Compatibility with your existing Stacking Kit
Availability of Ventilation in Your House
-Efficiency of the Washing Machine
-Other features available in the washing machine
After Sales Support
Stability during the Run
RPM of the Washing Machine
Speed and Setting Options
Ease of Operation
-Factors to consider while buying a new Dryer
-Amount of money you want to spend on the Dryer
Vented dryers (Cheaper Variety)
-Ventless dryers (Costlier Variety)
Heat pump Dryers
-Other Features available in a Dryer
Wall Mounted Dryers
A washer dryer combo is an appliance of the size of a washer, that has a built in washer and dryer.
It offers all the features offered by an independent washer and an independent dryer.
Washer and Dryer Combo do not come with top loader washers and come only with front loading washing machines.
We have discussed about Tips to efficiently use a washer dryer combo.
And the Advantages and Disadvantages of a washer dryer combo
And finally, we have answered the million dollar question whether you should buy a washer dryer combo or not.