At A F Thomas Electricals we want to give you the same experience that you would get if you were in one of our stores so here are the key facts that you need to know when deciding on which washing machine to buy.
Kilo Load Capacity
There are many different sizes of drum capacities available from 6Kg to 12Kg, depending on your washing requirements we would advise to consider the following:
If you are unsure of what a Kilo of washing relates to then one Kilo is generally the equivalent of one complete outfit or a bath towel
The spin speed of a washing machine is the amount of times the drum rotates per minute, so in basic terms, the faster the spin speed, the drier the clothes will come out. However you have to bear in mind that the faster the spin then also the more creased the clothes will become. An average spin speed is 1200 RPM and a very high spin speed is 1600RPM. For delicate items we would recommend that you reduce the spin speed. Our range of washing machines come in the following spin speeds:
All Domestic appliances have to comply with the energy saving system and they are all graded from A+++ to D. The different letters gives you the overall energy performance of the machine, for example a A+ machine will cost around £30 per year to run and each + or letter below is around 10% better or worse to run. So a A+++ machine is 30% cheaper to run per year than a A rated machine and so on. So if you want to do your bit for the environment then go look for A+ or higher machines.
Once you have picked your load size, spin speed and Energy rating, other features that may help you decide are special features such as: