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            Laundry Buying Guide

            From freestanding and integrated, to condenser and heat pump models, this laundry buying guide explores different machines to suit every layout and outlines the features and benefits so that homeowners can make an informed decision. Whether you are looking for a washing machine, dryer, or a dual-use device, there are many options to look out for that will make daily chores simple and efficient. These include drying sensors, half loads, drum sizes, and energy efficient options that will ease pressures on the environment and lower household bills.

            What are the different laundry devices?

            What are the different fitting types?

            • Freestanding

              Make light work of washing with a freestanding device that can be easily installed in different layouts. 
            • Integrated

              Let your design do the talking by opting for an integrated machine that sits behind a cupboard door. 

            Features to look out for

            • Half load

              Cut down on washing time by opting for a device with half load, which is great for lighter, more frequent cycles. 
            • Load detection

              Go high-tech with automatic load detection that scans the weight of laundry to reduce water and cycle times.
            • Add Wash

              Find room for loose socks with an Add Wash function, which allows you to throw in extra items during a cycle. 
            • Drying sensor

              Let your device do the work for you with a dryer sensor that determines the level of moisture within a load. 

            Planning considerations

            • Installation

              Create a streamlined layout  by carefully considering the format and location of your devices.  
            • Noise levels

              Take note of noise rating to ensure you can complete loads at any time of day, without interrupting daily life.
            • Energy efficiency

              Be kind to the planet with an energy efficient model that cuts costs and reduces the impact on the environment. 
            • Drum size

              Pick the right drum size that meets the needs of a household to ensure your laundry devices run efficiently.

            Brands to explore

            • Lamona

            • Miele

            • Beko

            • Bosch

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