Staber Washer: A Customer’s First Impression

The Staber washer is a horizontal axis washer (commonly referred to as “front-loaders”) but with the unique feature of loading from top. It has all the advantages that come with horizontal axis washers: uses much less washer and electricity, no inefficient, clunky transmission, needs less detergent, and clothes last longer because they’re not whipped back […]

Asko? A Former Asko Owner Says, “Oh NO!”

In the Fall 2006 issue of our newsletter, Appliantology, I talked about the Staber washer and the typical happy Staber owner. I mentioned that, “If you’re not a DIYer and expect to call for service, get a commercially available washer from your favorite appliance dealer. Some good ones are Whirlpool Duet, Miele, Asko and Fisher-Paykel.” […]

Appliantology Newsletter for March 2005

Appliance Wisdom Washing Machine Shootout: The Staber vs. Whirlpool Duet Do Maytag Neptune Washers Still Suck? Appliance Repair Revelation, Disassembling the Maytag Neptune Dryer Appliance Repair Revelation, A Peek Inside the Whirlpool (and Kenmore) Duet Dryer Fixite Do: The Ancient Martial Art of Appliance Repair Field Notes: Frigidaire Dryer Front Drum Glide Replacement Coughin’ Up […]

“Is There a Washer and Dryer Worth Buying?”

rosehillworks wrote: I am thinking about buying a new washer and dryer instead of repairing my kenmore frontloader set. Is there a brand worth buying that will last awhile before dying. I am a family of six and really need a dependable washer and dryer set. Thanks, Helen (Posted in the Appliantology Group repair forum) […]