As you go online and read about all the washing machines out in 2013, you'll see a reference for NSF or non-NSF rated machines. If you are in America or the US, NSF stands for, National Sanitation Foundation. All this company does is independently test businesses and products and provide certifications. That's what NSF does. This recognition is for compliance with guidelines for ensuring healthy and strict sanitation criteria. All this really means to the public is that they are getting a certified quality washing machine when they spend their money. You need to proceed at your own risk if you do not see the NSF certification.
What you may find appealing about the LG WT5101HV washer is it's a high-efficiency machine and will save on energy bills. For high energy efficiency, you're going to pay top dollar. This machine is priced at $1159, which is not what people really want to see. Your clothes will be just as claim using cold water as you will using hot or warm water. By avoiding warm water cycles, you can save money on heating your water. A large drum capacity in this washer will allow you to wash extra large loads, or things like comforters with no problem. People will like the fact that the LG WT5101HV does not come with an agitator, which is something many try to avoid.
Most washers come in the standard white color, but the LG WM3550H is also made with a graphite steel finish. This LG washing machine has an impressive 12 wash cycles. This makes it the perfect washer for people whose clothes are made from a wide variety of fabric and textures. Also, compared to other washing machines, this LG washer has a much bigger load capacity at 4.3 cubic feet. The LG WM3550H is a front loader washer
if that's your preference. This washer also has excellent test results when it comes to energy efficiency.
The LG WM3550H is also a unique washer in that it can do hot steam cleaning.
The Speed Queen AWN311 washing machine is made for the budget-conscious. As you know, the goal you are looking for with a washing machine is to end up with clean clothes. The load capacity is at the low end of the scale, with 3.3 cubic feet being accommodated. But you have to keep in mind that many higher rated, and popular, washers have a capacity of 3.4 or 3.7 cubic feet. So I doubt you'll be unhappy with this model's capacity. The Speed Queen AWN311 is a top loading machine that is not feature rich. Beyond that fact, it is a strong, solid washing machine that will do a good job on your clothes and be easy on your budget.
Washing machines that are new in 2013 have some new technology in them and maybe new styles and designs. But it's important that you know precisely what you want in a new washing machine.