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Old 03-25-2014, 02:23 AM
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LG washer & dryer over here. Love them. Yup, we just keep the washer door cracked so it dries out. No problems at all.
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Old 03-25-2014, 02:51 AM
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We love ours, have for years and we'll never go back.

One of the complaints I've heard about them is they start to stink, I suspect those folks keep the door closed. When the load is done leave it open so it can dry out and not mildew.
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I would advise you that if you end up going with a front load HE model that you keep the washer door cracked open when not in use for a couple of days or more. I have noticed a musty odor when not done that way.....AKA, when the wife closes the washer door. Please don't tell her.
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What he said. Plus you can buy the cleaning packs and run them through the washer once a month, keeps them smelling good. I've had to take my washer apart twice to clean out the coins and pencils that get stuck in the plastic tubing. Youtube video's were great and taking the front off and removing the debris is pretty painless. We have whirlpool duets. Keeping the washer level is a bit of a pain and the sucker is fairly loud when on a spin cycle. Overall we are pleased with both units.
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Ours is a duet sport. We used to use All free and clear and run the tide cleaning packets through, too. The packet looked and smelled just like Tide detergent, so we switched to just running the Tide through instead of All. No one broke out in hives and the washer stays smelling clean. Heck, I don't even bleach anything anymore.
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I would advise you that if you end up going with a front load HE model that you keep the washer door cracked open when not in use for a couple of days or more. I have noticed a musty odor when not done that way.....AKA, when the wife closes the washer door. Please don't tell her.
Shouldn't be a problem, my wife doesn't touch the washer too often. That's a good thing.
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I would advise you that if you end up going with a front load HE model that you keep the washer door cracked open when not in use for a couple of days or more. I have noticed a musty odor when not done that way.....AKA, when the wife closes the washer door. Please don't tell her.
This. I have an Electrolux and have been happy with it so far. Cleans things well.
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This. I have an Electrolux and have been happy with it so far. Cleans things well.
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isn't there a class action lawsuit against most manufacturers of front loads?
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