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What is the Best Washer & Dryer

Posted April 8, 2022

Here at Queen City, we are often asked the question, “What is the Best Washer & Dryer?” That can be a difficult question to answer.

There are so many great models on today’s market that it is difficult to pick just one. The best washer and dryer for your home might not be the best one for another person’s home. We love to talk with and get to know each of our customers to find the perfect appliance to meet their needs. We highly recommend stopping into one of our locations to discuss your needs with one of our team members and find the right washer and dryer to meet your needs.

What can you do in the meantime? Below we have listed some of our top picks for the best washers and dryers based on your needs.



Shop Laundry Pairs

Before we get started with our top picks, we highly recommend purchasing a laundry pair if you can afford to do so. Selecting a matching set can provide some advantages, including:

  • Matching finishes
  • Bigger savings
  • Higher performance
  • Integrated control with smart appliances

The Best Washer & Dryer

Most Versatile

This Whirlpool washer & dryer wins our pick for the most versatile laundry set. Whirlpool understands the life and needs of a busy family and hit the nail on the head with this laundry pair.

The 4.7-4.8 cubic foot washer included in the combo has a removable agitator to better accommodate bulky items, such as comforters. It also features a built-in faucet inside the machine to pre-treat stains or hand wash items. This is the perfect washer for busy families and lets you run loads of varies sizes and adjust cycles as needed.

The 7.0 cubic feet dryer included in this combo features sensor drying technology to stop the dryer as soon as it senses that your clothes are dry saving electricity. The Wrinkle Shield option is perfect for busy families and prevent wrinkly clothes for up to two hours after the dryer as completed.

Best Price

If you are shopping on a budget, look no further than this Amana laundry pair. This washer and dryer set offers the high quality that Amana is known for at an affordable price.

The 3.5 cubic feet top load washer has a dual action agitator. This means it has two pieces that move independently to roll the clothes on the bottom of the wash basket for a thorough, even clean. It also features a porcelain tub that protects your delicate fabrics and prevents snagging.

The 6.5 cubic feet dryer has eleven cycle options, including a wrinkle free option to tumble clothes intermittently after the dryer has compelled its cycle. The door on the dryer is also reversible to accommodate for a left or right swing.

Best Quality and Reputation

If quality and brand reputation is at the top of your list of considerations, this Maytag pair is worth a look. Maytag has long been known for their quality reputation and the features that this pair offers will leave you wowed.

The 4.2 cubic feet top load washer features a PowerWash® and deep-water wash cycle that work to gently remove even the most dried on stains. Auto sensing technology is also built into the washer to adjust water level to provide efficient, concentrated cleaning and save you on utility bills.

The large capacity dryer has wrinkle control and moisture sensing technology to shut the dryer off as soon as the clothes are dry. This combo has a 10-year part warranty on the wash basket, dryer drum, and drive motors for both appliances.

Best Smart Washer and Dryer

If you are looking for smart features in your appliances, this combo from LG is our top choice. SmartThinQ technology allows you to control key LG washer and dryer features remotely and gives you the options to start and stop cycles, view remaining cycle time, check on issues, and more.

The 5.8 cubic feet top load washing machine features TurboWash 3D, a powerful waterflow that causes clothes to rub together for a deep clean.

The 7.3 cubic feet dryer has an UltraLarge capacity and includes a sensor dry technology that adjusts the dry time automatically to dry your clothes efficiently. The large capacity of this dryer will allow you to do more laundry in less time making chores a breeze.

Best Front Load

Our favorite front load washer and dryer set is from Electrolux.

The washer in this set is a 4.5 cubic foot, front load washer that features a steam clean option, 15-minute quick run cycle, Pure Rinse™ cycle, and countless other unique features to make your laundry simple. This washer also includes the world’s first adaptive detergent dispenser that detects whether a pod or liquid detergent is being used.

This pair features the Electrolux Front Load Perfect Steam™ Electric Dryer with Predictive Dry™ and Instant Refresh ™ 8.0 cubic foot dryer. One of the coolest features of this dryer is the Predictive Dry technology that estimates the length of the cycle within about 90 seconds of starting the load, so you do not have to keep checking on it. This dryer also offers unique features like a 15-minute dry cycle and an eco-friendly normal cycle.

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Stop into one of our Queen City locations today to find the perfect washer and dryer to meet your needs.

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