|Re: Cohousing-L Digest, Vol 172, Issue 17||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Angela Steiert (angie.steiertgmail.com)|
|Date: Thu, 17 May 2018 07:44:08 -0700 (PDT)|
1. Washing machine recommendations and concerns? We have a speed queen top loader. We purchased it when one of ours broke down and a couple of our residents requested a top loader as they could not bend down to use the front loaders. It is VERY dependable. Has a quick load cycle of about a half hour and is a bit rougher on clothes than a front loader. I use it often and have heard no complaints about it. We even purchased a speed queen dryer afterward since the washing machine was working so well. Yes, it uses more water, but it does not seem to be as disposable as the other washers. The explanation to us was that the Speed Queen is a commercial company and so their residential machines are basically a toned down commercial model and should last. Which they have for at least 4 years now with no issues. On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 3:16 AM, <cohousing-l-request [at] cohousing.org> wrote: > Send Cohousing-L mailing list submissions to > cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org > > To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit > https://lists.cohousing.org/mailman/listinfo/cohousing-l > or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to > cohousing-l-request [at] cohousing.org > > You can reach the person managing the list at > cohousing-l-owner [at] cohousing.org > > When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific > than "Re: Contents of Cohousing-L digest..." > > > Today's Topics: > > 1. Washing machine recommendations and concerns? (S. Kashdan) > > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > > Message: 1 > Date: Thu, 17 May 2018 00:23:59 +0000 > From: "S. Kashdan" <s_kashdan [at] hotmail.com> > To: "cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org" <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> > Subject: [C-L]_ Washing machine recommendations and concerns? > Message-ID: > <MWHPR13MB1629A7E97BCCDB41BE81ED3999910@MWHPR13MB1629. > namprd13.prod.outlook.com> > > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="Windows-1252" > > Hi all, > > Here at Jackson Place Cohousing in Seattle, Washington we have a shared > laundry with two washing machines and two dryers. We need to replace one > of > the washing machines with a new one. The repair person has recommended > that > we move up from the regular large home use model we currently have to a > heavy duty model, not necessarily commercial grade. > > We would appreciate hearing about recent experiences other communities > have > had with heavy duty, not necessarily commercial grade, washing machines in > their common laundries. > > It would also be helpful to find out if there have been clear advantages or > disadvantages noticed with top- and front-loading machines. > > One vendor has recommended 2 machines, a top-loading washer and a > front-loading washer, as shown below: > > Speed Queen 20-pound capacity front load washer, Model SFNNCASP115TW01 > > Speed Queen Top Load washer, Quantum Gold, stainless steel tub, Model > SWNNC2SP113TW02 > > It would be good to know if anyone has had experience with either of the > above models and/or Speed Queen heavy-duty machines in general. > > Thanks in advance for whatever you can share with us. > > Cohousingly, > Sylvie > > Sylvie Kashdan > Community Outreach Liaison > Jackson Place Cohousing > 800 Hiawatha Place South > Seattle, WA 98144 > www.seattlecohousing.org > info [at] jacksonplacecohousing.org > > > > ------------------------------ > > Subject: Digest Footer > > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://l.cohousing.org/info > > > ------------------------------ > > End of Cohousing-L Digest, Vol 172, Issue 17 > ******************************************** >
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