|These are available from virtually every brand. The furniture door can normally be hung on both sides,
but in most cases the drum door opens to the left only.|
There are various spin speeds offered. They range from a 1000rpm spin up to a 1600rpm spin, with the latter considered
to be better as these machines are given a better energy rating.
Spin speeds are usually varied automatically up to the maximum to suit the type of wash.
Load capacities are increasing all the time. Large capacity machines can be a real time saver for a busy family.
To get an
A energy rating (or better, yes there is a rating better than A), modern washing machines have been
designed to use a cold water feed only. This means that they heat water as it is needed, rather than use hot water
from the domestic supply.