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Which is better? Toploader or frontloader!

Old Feb 6th 2010, 1:46 pm
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Old Feb 6th 2010, 2:04 pm
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Default Re: Which is better? Toploader or frontloader!

Top loader!

I love how you can add stuff to it if you forget. Can't do that with a front loader once the door locks. Believe me i've tried

Also you could spend all flipping day trying to get through a few loads of washing on a front loader. The longest cycle on my top loader is 40 mins. When I went home last year I couldn't believe how bloody long a wash took on my dads front loaded.

Also top loaders are easier on you physically, no squatting on the floor or bending over too much.

I nearly always use the low water usage unless it is a large wash. I find even on low it uses a lot of water anyhow.

I used to think top loaders didn't get your clothes as clean as a front loader but after 5 years now I don't notice anymore, or my standards have slipped.

Anyhow, a load of washing done in 40 min is always going to win by me.
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Default Re: Which is better? Toploader or frontloader!

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Also you could spend all flipping day trying to get through a few loads of washing on a front loader. The longest cycle on my top loader is 40 mins. When I went home last year I couldn't believe how bloody long a wash took on my dads front loaded.


My front loader has a countdown timer on the display and does a quick wash(comes out sopping wet) in 29 mins and if you want it almost dry a quick 1400 spin cycle for 11 mins after that. And this cleans all but the heavily soiled, which even on a full cycle is 1h 35
Fair doos a full 90 degree cottons wash with pre wash is 3h 12m but by god yer towels come out like they do on the adverts
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Top loaders are so 1978!
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Old Feb 7th 2010, 12:50 am
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So, frontloader it is, but which brand and where are we gonna get the best deal? We're in QLD..
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So, frontloader it is, but which brand and where are we gonna get the best deal? We're in QLD..
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I'm another Front-loader fan. I have a 30 degree wash cycle that takes 30 mins, I have a quick 1 hour 60 degree wash too.

I didn't like the top loader we had in our prev rental, the only advantage was being able to add things you have forgotten. The wash itself was no where near as good.

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So, frontloader it is, but which brand and where are we gonna get the best deal? We're in QLD..
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Well I know you've already opted for it Jen, but I'm just going to agree: definitely frontloader. I had to rely on mate's toploader when I first arrived. I spent 15 mins at a time untangling my washing (not joking) and toploaders wreck clothes pretty quickly. This is especially a factor when you're buying clothes over here, because unfortunately they're not so well made as you'll have been used to.
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I'd only ever used front loaders in the UK and our rental apartment here has a top loader. I think the top loader is rubbish at actually cleaning the clothes - the cycle is very quick and good if things just need freshening up. But, they don't get any actual dirt or marks out. I seem to be spending a fortune on stain removers.

(Guess it depends how often your dribble dinner down your t-shirts ...)
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Default Re: Which is better? Toploader or frontloader!

Originally Posted by chris and tracy View Post
I'd only ever used front loaders in the UK and our rental apartment here has a top loader. I think the top loader is rubbish at actually cleaning the clothes - the cycle is very quick and good if things just need freshening up. But, they don't get any actual dirt or marks out. I seem to be spending a fortune on stain removers.

(Guess it depends how often your dribble dinner down your t-shirts ...)
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So, frontloader it is, but which brand and where are we gonna get the best deal? We're in QLD..
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Jen, if you have a few things to buy you should get va good deal if you buy them all at once with the good guys.

We bought about 5 items when we arrived and saved 2k on the marked prices
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