Steam washer or traditional washing machine?
It obviously depends on your needs but here is a short introduction to what steam washers actually do.
First of all a steam washer is a washing machine with a steam cycle OPTION so you can still wash your clothes in the traditional fashion. But the steam cycle option has a few obvious advantages.
With the steam cycle option you can refresh your clothes without water and detergent in around 20 minutes. The steam cycle is gentle on your clothes but will still remove odours caused by sweat, smoke, pollution and perfume…often you won’t even need to iron afterwards.
Thanks to a higher temperature, the steam cycle is also better at breaking down stains than other washing cycles. Still you’ll be saving energy because the steam cycle uses less water and less power.
Steam washers are known to help eliminate some allergens such as dust mites. LG has just released the first steam washing machine to be certified by Asthma Foundations Australia.
Steam washers are a bit dearer than conventional washers but have a look at one from Betta Electrical’s range. There are options to suit most budgets, just visit your local Betta Electrical.
Good luck with choosing your new washing machine!