Kenmore Compliment - Excellent performance of Kenmore appliances
SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA -- I recently purchased a Kenmore front loading washer and the companion dryer from Sears. The performance of both units is outstanding. I'm using about one third of the water we formerly used with our Maytag top loading machine. The clothes are gently washed and come out better because there is no gyrator.
I stacked the washer and dryer because of a space limitation. It was a little difficult and really takes two people to do it safely. Sears charges around $100.00 for an installation and I think it's probably worth it. I like the way the dryer secures to the top of the washer.
With the washer in highest speed spin setting the clothes finish up almost dry. This cycle is noisy and involves some vibration so the time you do it should be considered in a multi occupant building. Still, the results are excellent and the clothes come out very clean.
On a major load we use only about one tablespoon of liquid 'HE' (high efficiency) detergent. You should really limit the amount of detergent with these machines. This is also another economy.
I recommend these appliances. You can buy an extended warranty for them though and this is always advisable.
Good luck and good washing.