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Options? Washer dryer combos? all info welcome

Hey yall so we want to purchase new washer and dryer front load system and thought we would come here anyone recently bought??Reccomend?
Best place with a good sale on a pair?

Only thing required is NOT white and under 2200 for the pair.

Was looking at a samsung black stainless steel combo think its around 2000 at costco but you hear some bad stuff and then we were looking at the LG grey set costco has for 1889 for the pair and it has wifi ect.

We dont need the wifi but thought it was interesting. I just want a good deal on a good pair that will last.
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Gee wrote:
Feb 8th, 2019 5:42 am
Don't buy Samsung

WiFi is handy, it will alert you when the wash is done.
Ok no samsung haha.

Now anyone recently get a good deal on a pair or where a good place to shop is?
Lg has some decent ones but now looking at maytag but so many options haha
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blazed16 wrote:
Feb 7th, 2019 7:59 pm
Hey yall so we want to purchase new washer and dryer front load system and thought we would come here anyone recently bought??Reccomend?
Best place with a good sale on a pair?

Only thing required is NOT white and under 2200 for the pair.

Was looking at a samsung black stainless steel combo think its around 2000 at costco but you hear some bad stuff and then we were looking at the LG grey set costco has for 1889 for the pair and it has wifi ect.

We dont need the wifi but thought it was interesting. I just want a good deal on a good pair that will last.
I got this set for $1610 last week from Lowe’s. It’s was down to $1850 plus there was 15% off appliances. Same set now is on “sale” for $2196. So far it’s pretty good but only been using it for a week.

https://www.lowes.ca/laundry-pairs/lg-a ... 61823.html
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I got this set for $1610 last week from Lowe’s. It’s was down to $1850 plus there was 15% off appliances. Same set now is on “sale” for $2196. So far it’s pretty good but only been using it for a week.

https://www.lowes.ca/laundry-pairs/lg-a ... 61823.html
Same set im considering but costco just put price up as it was 1889 a few days ago. Knowing you got it for 1610 now i have to wait to get something else haha.
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I have the Samsung 6500 combo, the one with the little door. While it washes cloths extremely well and don't have much problems with it now I'll share some of my pain points.

1 It used to trip my breaker on the spin cycle randomly.
2 The little door doesn't leak or anything but sometimes if left open you get a water streak going down the glass (not running of course).
3 It would shake violently like it was about to explode on the spin cycle on heavy loads.

We installed ourselves but to be honest l only read the quick start guide and not the manual, it a washing machine not a rocket.

Apparently the drum needs to be calibrated once fully setup, easily could have added that step in the quick guide. Once the drum was calibrated it stopped tripping and violently shaking. Still bought extended warranty though just in case.

Even if we got it installed I don't believe they would know to calibrate the drum. It shouldn't be a step that is needed and the machine should do it automatically on its first cycle once plugged in or guide you though the calibration before allowing to use it.
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+1 for LG.

We have that currently and another model which was also from LG in the previous home. No issues to speak of.
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I just recently bought a whirlpool washer dryer set. Altogether cost about 1800 and works great.
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+1 for Whirlpool washers

Dryers don't really matter to us as we use gas and they just last without problems regardless of brand.
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Any reason you're stuck on front-load? Are these stacking?

I moved to an HE top-load machine (GE). You can run it on deep-fill, soak things properly and don't have the issue of endless tumbling while a front-load drum tries to balance itself with a small load.

This ruined one of my wife's sweaters on delicate in our old front-load machine. It never stopped trying to balance the load and 'felted' the sweater as a result of tumbling for hours.

The only other advice I would have is skip the hole fancy HE thing altogether and get the most basic, heavy duty top load machines you can find. Our old Maytags lasted 15 years, and then the drum started leaking. In hind-sight I should have had it repaired vs. replacing it.
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Top load is good, and drains better. However, top load means you can't install a table over them. So we went with front load. Front load does save water though usually.

No real need to get top of the line. Just get something with good drum sizes that isn't uber basic and you will probably be fine. We just got a mid-range Samsung set online (to replace a dying and smaller Bosch set) in a Boxing Week sale about 8 years ago for around $1200. I will say the dryer started to die after about 4 years because of bad bearings and we fixed it once for several hundred bux but when it happened to another set of bearings the following year, I just went from hardware store to hardware store and found another Samsung one with similar colour on clearout and it works just peachy for $650. It doesn't match the look of the washer perfectly, but nobody cares because, well, it's a laundry room. This $650 dryer is going on 3 years now and is so far is OK.

Best Buy has these Samsungs for example:

https://www.bestbuy.ca/en-ca/product/sa ... 09629.aspx?

Lowes has these LG's, which seem to be a higher end set for not too much more:

https://www.lowes.ca/laundry-pairs/lg-a ... sher-dryer

It was recommended to me not to use the included fill hoses though. The insurance inspector recommended new hoses with an outer metal braid.
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i bought the electrolux middle series a few weeks ago
i think 5xx model
in grey

very happy with them

i had samsung before and hated them
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Get the LG. I researched and steered my mom to pick up one 5 years ago. Her washer dryer pair (WM3250HVA/DLEX3250V) is still going strong with minimal maintenance.

For myself I ended up with an Electrolux about 3 years ago as I need a washer with a reversible door.
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Feb 9th, 2019 5:48 pm
I have the Samsung 6500 combo, the one with the little door. While it washes cloths extremely well and don't have much problems with it now I'll share some of my pain points.

1 It used to trip my breaker on the spin cycle randomly.
2 The little door doesn't leak or anything but sometimes if left open you get a water streak going down the glass (not running of course).
3 It would shake violently like it was about to explode on the spin cycle on heavy loads.

We installed ourselves but to be honest l only read the quick start guide and not the manual, it a washing machine not a rocket.

Apparently the drum needs to be calibrated once fully setup, easily could have added that step in the quick guide. Once the drum was calibrated it stopped tripping and violently shaking. Still bought extended warranty though just in case.

Even if we got it installed I don't believe they would know to calibrate the drum. It shouldn't be a step that is needed and the machine should do it automatically on its first cycle once plugged in or guide you though the calibration before allowing to use it.
See i was looking at this set too but keep getting told to stay away from samsung.
It was between this and the lg pair thats posted in here. Im most likly going to buy from costco online and now there lg set has gone up even though it was regular price and cheaper last week.

Reading reviews on both sets they both almost seem to be the same. For your 6500 whats needed to calibrate?

The front load is not really needed but wife wanted them as we redid our laundry room. If i could get a top load set for cheap but it works id do it but if im going to get good washing save water and something that looks decent for not TOO much more then im going front load.

I just saw some reviews on the lg pair grey set posted in here and some were pretty aweful saying it doesnt wash good and blah blah but then again the samsung pair people complaining about the same because no water at all in the drum and clothes just get damp.
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Not sure why people think LG is any better than Samsung. They are the same tier of product when priced similarly.

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In any case, Lowes has this Samsung laundry pair (silver) for $1800:

https://www.lowes.ca/laundry-pairs/sams ... 48569.html

And this laundry pair (black) for $1700:

https://www.lowes.ca/laundry-pairs/sams ... 71169.html

But the reason I mention it is because they have a deal right now for 10% off if you get their credit card, and it's also free shipping I believe.

I have a similar dryer (42H5600) to the dryer of the first set, and it's been working fine for the past few years I've had it. As mentioned though, I got it on clearance in-store for about $650. They normally are about $850.

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However, if you're set on LG, the 10% Lowes credit card discount should apply to those as well. I dunno what deals are at other retailers right now.

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