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sparkle789 Sun 01-May-16 16:39:02

I've decided to get a washer dryer because I'm sick of my kitchen being full of drying.
Can anyone recommend one? Budget is £400 max but a bit cheaper would be better.

rabbit123 Sun 01-May-16 19:18:34

I wouldn't get a washer/dryer at all. They're not very good. They tend to get very hot and shrink things as they only have a very small fan to circulate the air, whereas a seperate dryer has a much bigger fan so has better airflow and doesn't get as hot.

If you absolutely have to have a washer dryer, the good ones don't come cheap unfortunately. Bosch, AEG, Zanussi and Beko all get decent reviews whereas Hotpoint, Indesit and Hoover don't do so well.

dangermouseisace Sun 01-May-16 22:39:13

washer dryers are awful you can only dry about 2 things in them. If you look in a washing machine, and then a dryer that takes an equivalent amount of washing, you'll notice the drum of the dryer is A LOT bigger. And you can't wash anything in a washer/dryer while you drying and vice versa- that looks weird written but it makes sense.

I had a really small house with too many children and ended up putting a condensing tumble dryer in a cupboard (opening cupboard when it was on). After putting off buying a dryer for years due to eco worries I must admit I couldn't live without it now…blush I've got a Bosch one and it is great.

Fluffycloudland77 Mon 02-May-16 11:51:02

I wouldn't, we had one & it was rubbish. It was £600 15 years ago.

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