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Pros and cons of getting a washing machine

Updated on: 01 September,2020 05:28 PM IST  |  Mumbai
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Nothing in this world is totally perfect. Some will always come with defects or imbalance to the environment or to our preferences.

Pros and cons of getting a washing machine

Doing the laundry is one of the most time-consuming chores

Technological advancements in home appliances have been quite impressive lately. Household chores have never been a much aggravating task to do ever since the development of automatic and semi-automatic types exist. Doing the laundry is one of the most time-consuming chores, but thanks to the technology for bringing a washing companion to life.

Nothing in this world is totally perfect. Some will always come with defects or imbalance to the environment or to our preferences. Though it is not a bad thing to rely on the advancements present today, being aware of the pros and cons is the best way to manage and adjust to our expectations.

Here is a list of the pros and cons of purchasing today's washing machine. 


  • Pro #1: Time-saving

Washing machines today are designed to have a timer to let the user do other things while waiting for the machine to stop. It is a very useful investment for a busy household. 

  • Pro #2: Efficient

The latest washing machines are built to save energy while doing its work. These washing machines are usually found in laundry shops and huge houses. It is ,good for laundry businesses. 

  • Pro #3: Customizable

All automatic washing machines and some semi-automatic types have levels of washing. You can choose how delicate the machine should wash your clothes.

  • Pro #4: Flexible

The machines usually come with both the washer and the dryer. It can perform these tasks while you are away.


  • Con #1: Cleaning Issues

Meticulous hand washers know the struggle of having a bunch of dirty clothes washed in a washing machine and pulling it off not as clean as it should be. Washing machines have different modes of cleaning options, yet it is never a good replacement for hand washing. 

  • Con#2: Limited Capacity

Washing machines come in different sizes which affect the capacity. Limited capacity will hurt your budget if you have a huge family and a small washing machine. It will take too much electricity, water, and detergent. 

  • Con#3: Detergent

Not all washing machines accept all types of detergents. Some machines are meant to use only a particular brand or type of detergent.Unlike other older versions of washing machines, in which you can decide on how much detergent to use, some of today’s machines have designated amount required. 

  • Con #4: Electricity & Water Consumption

If you are into saving money. Having a washing machine will not be the best fit for you, though it will make your life much easier. Using a washing machine cost too much electricity and water. Even some claims of being energy-efficient, the length of time it will take you to run the machine will surely affect the consumption of electricity, and water as well. 

People do not always have the same priorities and views. If you are into buying the latest washing machines, better read more of alike articles and reviews to save yourself from getting less of the convenience you are aiming to have. To get more information on the most efficient washing machines available in the market today, visit https://www.kitchenarena.in/best-washing-machine/.

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