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Recommendations on where to buy waher and dryer

Postby AirborneGuy » Tue Dec 29, 2009 3:53 pm

Has anyone bought a washer and dryer recently? I need to get a new set. I don't need the fanciest thing in the world, but I don't want crap either. I know not many on here live in the Savannah area, but we have some of the same stores. Or if anyone on here has anything for sale, my parents live in Lilburn and my brother lives in Lawrenceville so someone could pick them up. Thanks!
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Re: Recommendations on where to buy waher and dryer

Postby TheHeckler » Tue Dec 29, 2009 4:03 pm

If you have an HH Gregg around you go check them out. Their prices seem to be lower. Definitely shop around. I'd recommend going front loading on the washer and dryer. Front loading washers are more efficient and use less water. Plus easier on your clothes/fabrics. Any of the big brands, i.e LG, Samsung, Whirlpool, Maytag, etc. would be good choices. (go online and see if you can find any reviews from other consumers) I have LG's at home and have had them for about 4 yrs. They have been good so far. Good luck.
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Re: Recommendations on where to buy waher and dryer

Postby funhog » Tue Dec 29, 2009 4:40 pm

I buy stuff like this from Craigslist. If you are looking for new, there is a Sears outlet store over near Stone Mountain. You can normally get some great deals on new stuff. If may have a small scratch or something on it but they work fine.
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Re: Recommendations on where to buy waher and dryer

Postby AirborneGuy » Tue Dec 29, 2009 5:18 pm

We just got an HHGregg in Savannah. I'll have my parents or brother check that Sears outlet up there. Thanks!
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Re: Recommendations on where to buy waher and dryer

Postby robina » Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:03 pm

I like to check out Consumer Reports, to see their reviews of models. You can pay for a one-month subscription online, or they're free at your local library. Sometimes you find one with a good review at the Sears Outlet, and get a great deal!

Sears will also haul away old ones, if you're getting replacements, and you've hired Sears to deliver them. Sometimes disposing old appliances on your own is a pain.
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Re: Recommendations on where to buy waher and dryer

Postby Gator » Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:55 pm

I would say to go to HH Greg also. We have bough all of our stuff there.
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Re: Recommendations on where to buy waher and dryer

Postby Fearless » Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:56 pm

We picked up a new set from Sears in November - they had a set (Whirlpool Cabrio) we had been looking for at a great deal, free delivery, install and haul away. Also check to see when the appliance rebate program is set to begin - should be soon.
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Re: Recommendations on where to buy waher and dryer

Postby peh » Tue Dec 29, 2009 9:25 pm

We've had Roper W/D for last 12 yrs. Had to replace a temp sensor in the dryer recently ($16.00) bought them at LOEWS and they delivered them free that day(Roper is made by Maytag) I think.
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Re: Recommendations on where to buy waher and dryer

Postby FarmerG » Tue Dec 29, 2009 10:02 pm

TheHeckler wrote:If you have an HH Gregg around you go check them out. Their prices seem to be lower. Definitely shop around. I'd recommend going front loading on the washer and dryer. Front loading washers are more efficient and use less water. Plus easier on your clothes/fabrics. Any of the big brands, i.e LG, Samsung, Whirlpool, Maytag, etc. would be good choices. (go online and see if you can find any reviews from other consumers) I have LG's at home and have had them for about 4 yrs. They have been good so far. Good luck.


+1.

Factor in water usage, soap usage, clothes wear and tear. shorter drying time etc. and the extra cost of a front loading washer is quickly repaid in a few years.

I purchased a Kenmore front loader from Sears back in 2001-2002 and could not be happier.
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Re: Recommendations on where to buy waher and dryer

Postby Treybiker » Wed Dec 30, 2009 1:36 pm

FarmerG wrote:
TheHeckler wrote:If you have an HH Gregg around you go check them out. Their prices seem to be lower. Definitely shop around. I'd recommend going front loading on the washer and dryer. Front loading washers are more efficient and use less water. Plus easier on your clothes/fabrics. Any of the big brands, i.e LG, Samsung, Whirlpool, Maytag, etc. would be good choices. (go online and see if you can find any reviews from other consumers) I have LG's at home and have had them for about 4 yrs. They have been good so far. Good luck.


+1.

Factor in water usage, soap usage, clothes wear and tear. shorter drying time etc. and the extra cost of a front loading washer is quickly repaid in a few years.

I purchased a Kenmore front loader from Sears back in 2001-2002 and could not be happier.


Anybody know of some the front seal issues in regards to mildew on front loaders? I heard that this was an issue, but didn't know much other than mildew/mold grows within the seal and causes your clothes to smell. Just curious.
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Re: Recommendations on where to buy waher and dryer

Postby ShortBus » Wed Dec 30, 2009 1:53 pm

Sears has a scratch and dent facility off 85. I know a couple of people that went there and got some great washer/dryer/fridge deals because the stainless steel had been scratched loading/unloading.

5900 Sugarloaf Pkwy Lawrenceville, GA 30043
678-847-6464

2301 Mountain Industrial Blvd
Tucker, GA 30084
(770) 621-6890

Don't remember which one they would have gone to, but one friend was living in Lawrenceville at the time.


Treybiker wrote:Anybody know of some the front seal issues in regards to mildew on front loaders? I heard that this was an issue, but didn't know much other than mildew/mold grows within the seal and causes your clothes to smell. Just curious.



Leave the door open to let it air out after emptying washer.
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Re: Recommendations on where to buy waher and dryer

Postby Dano » Wed Dec 30, 2009 1:56 pm

What's a "waher?"
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Re: Recommendations on where to buy waher and dryer

Postby AirborneGuy » Wed Dec 30, 2009 2:25 pm

Dano wrote:What's a "waher?"



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Re: Recommendations on where to buy waher and dryer

Postby chet » Wed Dec 30, 2009 2:36 pm

Treybiker wrote:Anybody know of some the front seal issues in regards to mildew on front loaders? I heard that this was an issue, but didn't know much other than mildew/mold grows within the seal and causes your clothes to smell. Just curious.


We leave the washer door open part way when not is use and run some bleach through it every month or so (even has special cycle for this). Mold in front load washers can be a serious problem. I have heard horror stories about the whole machine getting so bad it had to be thrown out.

I compared prices at HH greg, Lowes and Sears and I think we got it from Sears due to sale price. I picked it up instead of doing the delivery but disposing of the old unit was a pain.

+1 on recomending a front loading washer, but get a big one.
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Re: Recommendations on where to buy waher and dryer

Postby TheHeckler » Wed Dec 30, 2009 2:52 pm

Treybiker wrote:
FarmerG wrote:
TheHeckler wrote:If you have an HH Gregg around you go check them out. Their prices seem to be lower. Definitely shop around. I'd recommend going front loading on the washer and dryer. Front loading washers are more efficient and use less water. Plus easier on your clothes/fabrics. Any of the big brands, i.e LG, Samsung, Whirlpool, Maytag, etc. would be good choices. (go online and see if you can find any reviews from other consumers) I have LG's at home and have had them for about 4 yrs. They have been good so far. Good luck.


+1.

Factor in water usage, soap usage, clothes wear and tear. shorter drying time etc. and the extra cost of a front loading washer is quickly repaid in a few years.

I purchased a Kenmore front loader from Sears back in 2001-2002 and could not be happier.


Anybody know of some the front seal issues in regards to mildew on front loaders? I heard that this was an issue, but didn't know much other than mildew/mold grows within the seal and causes your clothes to smell. Just curious.


As others have said Trey leave the door cracked or open to let it air out. Also a good idea to wipe out around the seal to clean out any lint, etc that may collect there. There is a small drain hole on the washer in the front under the seal and that can get clogged and cause water to build up creating mold/mildew. Running bleach through it every once in a while helps also.
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