help me to buy "Washing Machine" :)

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  1. kool

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    Hi friends,
    i want to buy a semi-automatic washing machine for my home use for 5 family member. Before this I've never used washing machine. I don't know which brand is good in quality & service.

    So plz guide me some good models with good feature, service, warranty & quality. My budget is Rs.10,000 :oops:

    Any online shop that deliver to Patna
     
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    @ kool

    better go for Top-loading washing machine and spend some 5 k bucks, its cost 15k and try it from IFB , no one beats that and servicing tooo.....
     
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    kool

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    But my problem is that frequent power cut in my area, and i've heard that it consumes lots of power & water.

    So kindly help me to choose good BRAND for washing machine.
     
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    @ kool
    i guess you wont be having the issues in Top load when you have the frequent power cut and easy to handle
    the only issue with the Front load , its consumes water and problem in the frequent power cut

    go for IFB and wait for the experts to share the information
     
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    Thnx guddu, :) any specific model?

    u mean TOP loading = fully automatic ?

    ^
    What are these terms: Impeller & agitator ?

    just now i read pros, cons and i found this:

    TOP LOADING WASHING MACHINE

    This is the most common type of washing machine. Clothes are placed into the top of the washer, and a lid closed over the top. There are two types, an agitator and an impeller. First, here are general points about top loaders:
    Pros

    Generally cheaper than front loaders.
    No fuss to throw more clothes in the wash midway through cycle.
    Faster wash cycle.
    Lighter weight.
    Biggest range available - especially large capacity washing machines.
    It can be moved easily from one place to another.

    Cons

    Water hungry :(
    Rougher on clothes
    :(
    Need extra space to open lid - not suitable for every laundry
    Not all Top loading washing machines come with a built in heater.
     
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    @Kool. Earlier IFB was the leader when it comes to Washing Machines but now we find good ones from brands like Whirlpool, Samsung and LG. I currently have LG which has been working well for almost 3 years now. Top Loading consumes more water as compared to Front Loading. but I think Front Loaading sometimes has an issue with it's outlet getting bad. Considering your budget it's better to go for Front Loading.
     
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    My budget is Rs.10,000 only (but i can increase 2k extra) No, i dont wanna spend on front loading. So tell me abt only semi-automatic or fully automatic.

    What are bad side of SEMI AUTOMATIC ? I want to place washing machine in my balcony only.
     
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    One thing I can think of right away is in Semi-Automatic you have two sections. One is for washing and the other for drying. So midway you need to manually transfer the clothes to the other section for drying.
     
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    Price is less because of that one "manual process" ? :shock:
     
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    Automatic washing washing machienes hav digital timers and control so more cost of its control ckt, semi automatic ones hav simple spring timers.
    Buy automatic machiene only if u hav plenty of softwater supply.
     
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    In PATNA, its soft water only. OK guys, i think u all are right. I should go for Automatic WM. so Now tell me some best brand with 2-3year warranty & sales service.

    By d way, what should i choose: Agitator or Impeller?
    :oops:
     
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    Earlier IFB was the leader when it comes to Washing Machines but now we find good ones from brands like Whirlpool, Samsung and LG. I currently have LG which has been working well for almost 3 years now.
     
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    By d way, is there any major problem or cons of fully automatic? if yes, plz tell me. and which feature should i keep in my mind while buying WM. ?
     
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    @ kool

    i agree with ajayritik, but my opinion, don't go for LG instead go for Whirlpool or Samsung.
     
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    My budget is 18k, there is no problem with water in my area, so top load fully automatic. Please suggest me Urgent!! Preferable brands are Whirlpool and LG.
     
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    Dear OP ( kool ) , did you come to any sort of conclusion as to which one to buy ?I am in the market looking for same too ....
     

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