A washer and dryer set is often a huge expenditure for any household, but always one necessary to maintaining your wardrobe confidence and investments. Whether it’s just you or your family of six, the options can be overwhelming and are rarely found for under a cool thousand bucks.
We looked at several of the options on the market to see what’s selling well, what’s ranking high among consumers, and which sets might best suit your home to keep your clothes fresh and clean so you can step out into the world feeling put together each day.
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27 in. 4.5 cu. ft. Black Steel Ultra Capacity Front Load Washing Machine with TurboWash360
Turbowash 360 technology, ultra large capacity, and AI technology that recognizes different fabric types and chooses the wash type for you?? You can’t go wrong with this high-quality option from LG Electronics. It can handle up to 20lbs per load, so don’t be afraid to wash towels, blankets, and anything else heavy you can throw in it.
Frigidaire White Top Load Laundry Pair with FFTW4120SW 27 Washer and FFRE4120SW 27 Electric Dryer
A standard white washer and dryer set is a go-to for almost anyone looking to save as much as possible without sacrificing quality, and this particular pair by Frigidaire is among the top picks on Amazon for exactly that. “I love this set,” one positive reviewer writes of the pair, “It has many more features than I realized it had. Definitely worth the price I paid.” Like most models, you’ll need to buy your own wires and tubes for connection, so keep that in mind when calculating the total expenditure. Another who purchased these extras at the same time and was prepared for setup says the pair is “a simple install” so long as you know what you’re doing.
Samsung-5.0 Cu. Ft. 12-Cycle Fingerprint Resistant Top-Loading Washer-Black Stainless Steel - Fingerprint-Resistant Black Stainless Steel and 7.4 Cu. Ft. 12-Cycle Fingerprint Resistant Gas Dryer with Steam
Next we inch a bit back up the cost scale for a wildly popular and downright gorgeous black washer/dryer set from Samsung which has a 5.0 cubic foot capacity that washes a full load in 36 minutes. This one’s great for customers with a shorter than average reach, too, as it has an “EZ access” tub design that lets you reach the bottom without hassle. 94% of users out of nearly 1000 who left reviews would recommend this to a friend, with dozens of reviews spelling out pros like, “This washer is great, it’s sleek, easy to use, quiet, and it gets the clothes clean!”
Package - LG - 5.0 Cu. Ft. 14-Cycle High-Efficiency Front-Load Washer
You can fit a king size comforter in these machines with their five foot capacities and, like the above LG options, there’s Turbowash technology to get your fabrics squeaky clean. We also love the sleek, dark look of this pair, and best of all: you save a whopping $700 when you buy them as a package! Buyers have already raved about how quiet they are, as well as the ease of use, cleaning quality, and efficiency.