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A top-loading washing machine is one in which clothing is loaded from the top because that is where the unit's door is located. This type of appliance design is often compared to the front-loading variety. More »

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A study found that the most reliable front loader washing machines are LG brand, and the best top loaders are Maytag. Overall, top loading washing machines are found to be more reliable than front loaders. More »

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As of 2015, Best Buy, Lowe?????????s and Sears sell a large variety of washing machines from more than 10 manufacturers. Each store offers top-loading and front-loading machines, and commercial and consumer models are av... More »

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To clean out a smelly washing machine, run a full cycle with no clothing and either bleach or white vinegar and hot water. Keep the washer smelling great by allowing it to dry in between uses and occasionally washing it ... More »

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To use a washing machine, divide clothing by color and material, then select a temperature and wash cycle appropriate for the clothing category. Pour in an appropriate amount of laundry detergent, and load clothing. Clos... More »

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When a washing machine fails to wring out clothing, it is likely experiencing problems with its spin cycle. Such problems result from issues with the washer's clutch, machine lid switch, motor, transmission, or, most com... More »

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To clean washing machine pipes, unplug the unit from its outlet, turn off the water supply, and remove the back of the unit. Snake the pipes, then clean them out with a solution made from baking soda and vinegar. More »

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