The best brands of washers and dryers for sale at Lowe's are LG, Maytag and Whirlpool, based on customer ratings on the Lowe's website as of 2015. The top-rated washer and dryer are both LG models.
The top washer on for sale at Lowe's is the LG 5.2-cubic-foot high-efficiency front-load washer, while the best dryer is the LG 7.3-cubic-foot electric dryer. The highest-rated washer and dryer combo for sale is the LG 2.3-cubic-foot ventless combination washer and dryer.
For front-loading washers, the best washers, in addition to the LG, are the Whirlpool Duet 4.5-cubic-foot high-efficiency front-load washer, which comes in white, diamond steel and chrome shadow. Both this washer and the front-loading LG model have five-star ratings.
The best top-load washer offered by Lowe's is the LG 4.3-cubic-foot high-efficiency top-load washer, followed by the Whirlpool Cabrio 4.8-cubic-foot high-efficiency top-load washer. Lowe's advertises the Whirlpool model as a "best buy" based on ratings from consumer magazines, as of February 2015.
The best brands for gas dryers are Maytag and Whirlpool. The Whirlpool Duet 7.4-cubic-foot gas dryer with steam cycles and the Maytag Bravos XL 7.3-cubic-foot gas dryer with steam cycles are the top models. As of February 2015, both have five-star ratings based on customer reviews.