Picking a washing machine to handle your laundry needs is as important as picking the form factor. The most common forms are the top loaders and front loaders. Each unit has its own perks too.
For example, you will find out that the top loaders are generally more reliable. They have been around for a while and thus, tried and tested okay. Again, the top loading units are usually cheaper than their fancier brothers. When it comes down to the basics, the function of both is to get your laundry done, isn’t it?
We could go on, but for the sake of time and space, will stop there. If you have found yourself agreeing with the points above and would like to cop yourself a reliable laundry unit too, here are some picks of the best top loading washing machines to buy.
1. Polystar Top Load Washing Machine BF16
What makes the Polystar Top Load Washing Machine BF16 a candidate for this list, asides the obvious reason of it being a top loading washing machine, is its suitability for more than one-person use. It can take up to 6.5 kg of content (water and clothes) at once and wash them all to satisfaction. The washing unit comes with energy and water saving technology to help manage resources better.
It also features a quick wash feature, has a clean wash program and comes with support for a normal wash too. On top of that, the plastic on the body is built to withstand nearly anything you throw at it. Due to the constant contact the unit will have with water, special considerations have been made to ensure all parts were made with anti-rust material.
There is a magic filter in the mix that would remove lint from the washing machine for easy cleaning. Finally, this unit operates with low noise and is compatible with operation on generator power.
2. Scanfrost Top Load Washing Machine
A feature that cannot be missed on the Scanfrost Top Load Washing Machine has to be the presence of two tubs. One of the tubs will serve the aim of washing your laundry while the other is reserved for spinning.
The 8kg capacity unit ships with non-detachable covers that makes it ideal for safe washing, especially when there are kids around. To further encourage energy saving, the tub allows you run in your own hot water for the washing process.
On the control panel are knobs which allows you set the wash parameters. You can choose different settings for how smooth or heavy the fabrics to be washed are and how long you will like them to wash for.
Likewise, a spin timer lets you control how long the fabric spends in the other tub. To get rid of excess water, the washing machine features an in-built drain pump and outlet pipe to get the job done.
3. LG Top Load Washing Machine WM 1232
One look at the WM 1232 from LG is enough to make you agree that this machine is not here to joke. Before we go on with anything, now is the time to recommend this for those who would like to run a hospitality-related establishment or laundry service.
That is because the unit is capable of holding as much as 17kg of content at once. The top loading unit also takes great care of the clothes with an iSensor technology. The function of this is to regulate the wash time of the clothes.
This it does by accounting for various available factors such as water, detergent, water temperature and hardness, among other things. The drums in the machine are powered by a Direct Drive technology. Thus, a lot of movement occurs in the machine with as little moving parts as possible. In the end, that ensures minimal damages to the unit.
Of course, this unit will consume more power than the average washers. The good news is that, for its size and capability, it is still a very energy-efficient piece of equipment
4 Haier Thermocool Washing Machine TLA706
The Nigerian market is a place where power outage remains one of the biggest problems. Thermocool took that problem into consideration when building users the TLA706, so much that the machine would save current washing information in the case of a power outage and resume when the lights come back on. The machine even offers a soak feature that allows the fabrics rest in a ‘soak’ position for up to 30 minutes before it kicks into laundry proper.
Under the standard programming, the machine will be able to recommend to you the ideal level of water to be used for each laundry process. That will be supplemented with information on the amount of detergent to use likewise. As if that is not enough goodies on one unit, the machine still offers the required time the wash process would take.
Available in a number of different colour for picky buyers, here is one unit you can leave your laundry with as you go about doing other things.
5 Midea Twin Tub Washing Machine MTE60-P1302S
Midea sure knows how to please the market. Offering twin tubs on the MTE60-P1302S makes the washing process even more interesting. While the first tub holds as much as 6kg of fabric at once and removes even the toughest of stains from them, the other tub (spinning at 1350 revolutions per minute) will drain as much water from the fabric as possible. Gone are the days when you had to wait long hours for your clothes to get dry. As a plus, the spin feature will come in handy on a rainy/ not-so-sunny day
Going further, the unit has support for regular and heavy washing. Asides everyday fabric, tough materials like bedsheets, duvets and curtains can be thrown into the top loading unit. Available in colour options of white only, you should know that the MTE60-P1302S only ships with a cold-water connection.
Its hard to disagree with this being a collection of some of the best top loading washing machines to buy, is it not? Now that you know, which of these units would you be going for?