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The market for front load washer and dryer is inundated with appliances that offer different features for reducing your laundry load and time spent on it. People will opt for a front load washer and dryer due to its easy access and the good clean laundry that you will get. While the top load washing machines may be the prefered choice, the best front load washer and dryers offers some of the desirable characteristics as listed below.

Features:
The top rated front load washer dryer have various settings which allow for a complete washing and drying experience. Depending on the models there are either preset cycles or manual settings for a variety of laundry loads.

For a small family the usual load capacity of 3 - 4 cu.ft is sufficient if the washing routine is not too frequent. Temperature and water control, automatic detergent/fabric softener dispenser are some features which should be present in any of the front load washers. Steam technology has become a standard feature in almost all the washing machines. It loosens the grime/dirt from the laundry, thus helping with the washing and drying process. Combined with the allergen cycle option available in some of these home appliances, most of the dirt is removed.

When you are living in apartments or in any quarters with space constraints, quiet/noise reduction in washing machines is achieved by either making design changes/modifications to the motor or by reducing the number of machinery parts.

Appearances and styling:
Looks are an important part of any appliance that you bring home. With many washing machine brands spending considerable amount of money on designing, you can expect pleasing aesthetics, LCD displays and ergonomically designed front panel for easy access to the functionalities of the machines when buying these units. Some front load washer dryers offer the reversible door option for opening the washer. Because of the design, usage of gaskets and rubber washers to prevent water leakages during operation, these machines are considerably heavy.

Energy Efficiency:
To reduce the electricity and water bills settle for the high efficiency front load washer and dryers. Though the initial investment is more and you have to use specially formulated HE (high efficiency) detergents, it is worth the extra money considering the savings you make in the long run. Plus there is the added bonus of getting clean and crisp clothes. The regular machines should have a minimum energy star rating of 3 to be considered energy efficient.

Money matters:
Compared to the top load, the front load washer dryers are slightly pricey. Its mainly due to its design which involves extra insulation required to prevent water logging during operation.

To get the best front loader washer and dryer, check out our listing of the machines as shown below along their specifications to make a right choice which suits your laundry needs, budget and decor.

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EdgeStar CWD1510W
Electrolux EIFLS60JIW
LG WM3455H
Haier HWD1600BW
Samsung Front Load Washer & Steam ELECTRIC Dryer WF457ARGSGR DV457EVGSGR
EdgeStar CWD1510W Ventless Combo Washer/Dryer
Electrolux IQ Touch Washer & Dryer EIFLS60JIW_EIMED60JIW_EPWD15IW
LG WM3455HW 2.7 CF COMBO WASHER-DRYER WHITE
Haier HWD1600BW Ventless Front Load Combo Washer Dryer
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Release Date
May 2012
Sep 2012
Nov 2011
May 2010
Aug 2012
Load Type
Front Load
Front Load
Front Load
Front Load
Front Load
Washer Type
Steam Washer / Dryer
All-in-One Washer / Dryer
Steam Washer / Dryer
All-in-One Washer / Dryer
All-in-One Washer / Dryer
Product Features
Control and Monitor the Washer from your Smartphone with Smart Control- An 8-inch Touch Screen LCD makes it easier to select the right cycle and monitor wash time. The Smart Control app* on your smartphone allows you to remotely start the washer and notifies you when your laundry is done. *Wireless network required. Smart Control app available for iPhone 4/4S and Samsung Galaxy S/SII.
Ventless Cyclonic Action drying technology, Built-in water heater, Unique textured workspace top, Adjustable spin time (9 min. max), Three (3) soil level sttings, Self-clean setting, Front-mounted control panel & LED display, Customizable settings on all cycles, Triple compartment dispenser for deteregent, bleach & fabric softener, Automatic door lock.
Cleanest Front-Load Wash- Our front-load washer offers exclusive technology that gets your clothes the cleanest, Fastest Wash Time- 15 minutes to wash, ENERGY STAR Most Efficient- Rated ENERGY STAR Most Efficient, our washers are eco-friendly: up to 161% more energy-efficient and use 66% less water, Fastest Dry Time- Fastest dryer with just 14 minutes to dry
Ventless Condensing Dryer, SenseClean, LoDecibel Quiet Operation, Highly Energy and Water Efficient, 9 Washing Cycles, 6 Drying Cycles, 5 Temperature Levels, LED Display, White Finish
1.8 cu. ft Combination High-Efficiency Washer and Ventless Dryer
Volume Capacity
4.5 cu/ ft
2.0 cu/ ft
2.7 cu/ ft
1.8 cu/ ft

Plenty of customizable goodies

LoDecibel Quiet Operation