Everything you need to know about narrow washing machines
Ideal for small apartments
present in the assortment of all well-known household appliance manufacturers: Bosch, Candy, Ardo, Hotpoint-Ariston, LG, Indesit, Beko and others. Their main distinguishing feature is small dimensions, namely, depth: from 40 to 35-32 centimeters instead of the standard 60.
Sometimes in stores there are modifications with a height below the average. Such a “baby” can be “hidden” in the kitchen under the worktop, placed in the bathroom under the sink, identified in the pantry or in the boiler room. This gives a lot of options for planning the premises.
That is why they can so often be found in our small apartments, in which "there is no place for an apple to fall." Moreover, such machines are often installed in offices, shops, locker rooms, sports clubs, beauty salons and other places where it is often necessary to wash something quickly.
Distinctive features of small machines
All small-sized machines belong to energy class A. This means that power and economy are their strong point.Be sure: this “baby” is able to instantly wash and immediately squeeze out, and its use will not affect the electricity bills.
Due to the smaller drum size, there are restrictions on the weight of things that can be washed in one cycle. Basically, it is 3.5 kilograms, but sometimes more. Try not to overload your "little helper" and wash it in small batches. Then it will last longer.
The small size of the drum also affects the quality of the spin, but only slightly. In fact, you can not even feel any difference. Only in some cases, you will not be able to squeeze underwear to an almost dry state.
Functionality and model selection
The washers of the “narrowed” type will pleasantly surprise you with their multifunctionality. They possess not only a standard set of programs, such as silent night washing, economical modes, self-diagnostics, automatic weighing of clothes, removal of complex stains, but also many others.
Compact machines have advanced intellectual capabilities. They can, using special sensors, determine the type of fabric, the volume of laundry, choose the optimal program for washing and even “calculate” the required amount of laundry detergent.
Each manufacturer seeks to excel and surprise the buyer with new features. Therefore, the choice is incredibly large. To navigate and find exactly the model that is right for you, think, and will you use all additional programs? After all, they will have to pay extra. Perhaps you will not need anything like “fine wool and silk”, “baby’s clothes”, but “quick wash” or “extra rinse” will be very useful.
Consider also the number of people living with you and how often you wash. Perhaps, models with very small loading do not suit you.
We hope that our recommendations will be useful when choosing equipment that is so necessary in everyday life. Choose wisely, use neatly and good for you "wash-ups"!