Updated on 2 August 2013 by

In washing machines, steam is used in different ways. When steam is used, it softens the fabric allowing it to soak thoroughly. During the washing phase, it allows the detergent to dissolve more effectively thereby increasing its cleaning power. In the post wash phase, it lends higher temperature to the tub to sterilize the clothes. It is also used to soften the wrinkles which are formed during the spin action of the drying process. A typical steam washer is available in the price range of $500-$1000.

Some of the features to look for when buying the best steam washers are:

Cleaning ability: Steam washers uses water & steam pressure to loosen dirt from the fibers & hard to reach areas of the clothes. When combined with the washing process, it leads to effective laundering. You should search for the Allergiene cycle option when buying the best steam washers.Here stream is introduced at high temperature to remove the common allergens.

Gentleness to fabric: Our laundry consists of different types of fabrics, each with different ways of washing. Generally steam washers are used for the type which are delicate ,thin & avoid excess moisture. This reduces the wear & tear normally associated with regular washing.

Loading capacity & options: The loading capacity of the steam washer is often given in cu ft or cubic feet. A family of 3-4 members can opt a front load steam washer with atleast 4 cu ft capacity. Steam washers are available in both front load and top load variants. To overcome space problems, it is best to go for the front load variant.

Energy use: Energy Star Ratings is an international standard maintained for any consumer electronic product. It indicates how energy efficient a consumer product is. You should opt for steam washers which has rating of atleast 3 star or above.

The above list will give an idea of what features to consider when buying the best steam washer for your family.


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LG TurboWash WM3470
LG SteamWasher WM2650
Whirlpool WFW96HEAU
Samsung WF457ARGS
Whirlpool WFW94HEAW
LG TurboWash WM3470HWA Front-Load Washer
LG SteamWasher Series WM2650HRA
Whirlpool WFW96HEAU Front Load Washer
Samsung WF457ARGSWR/AA Front Load Washer
Whirlpool WFW94HEAW Washer
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Release Date
Mar 2012
Apr 2012
Aug 2012
May 2012
Feb 2012
Washer Type
Stackable Washer, Steam Washer
Steam Washer, Stackable Washer
Stackable Washer, Steam Washer
Stackable Washer, Steam Washer
Steam Washer
Product Features
Upfront Electronic Control Panel With Dual LED Display, TurboWash Technology, TrueBalance Anti-Vibration System
9 Washing Cycles, Steam Wash Cycle, Duel LED Display
Best Care for your clothes with the Cold Wash cycle, Precision Dispense Ultra, 12-Hour FanFresh(R) option with Dynamic Venting Technology(R), Active Spray Technology, CEE Tier III Qualified
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, Thoroughly Washes Even Big Loads with PowerFoam- Exclusive PowerFoam washer creates a powerful, yet gentle foam than easily penetrates through fabrics. Confidently wash large, bulky items like king-size comforters in just one load.
Precision Dispense 12-Hour FanFresh(R) option with Dynamic Venting Technology(R) Cold Wash Cycle CEE Tier III Qualified Up to 8 Hour PreSoak Option
Volume Capacity
4.0 cu/ ft
3.6 cu/ ft
4.3 cu/ ft
4.5 cu/ ft
4.3 cu/ ft
Load Type
Front Load
Front Load
Front Load
Front Load
Front Load
Average Rating
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 4.8 stars
 3.9 stars
 3.8 stars
 3.5 stars

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