High-efficiency washing machines have consumers' heads spinning with all the choices available. Knowing how high-efficiency washers work can save you some cash and may help you make an informed purchase. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about top load washers and their energy efficiency.
High-efficiency front-loading washing machines use less:
How does the price of a high-efficiency front-loading washing machine compare to a conventional top-loading machine?
What kind of laundry detergent should be used with a high-efficiency front-loading washing machine?
What style washing machine may you see in a home design magazine?
Why may you need to wash fewer loads of laundry if using a high-efficiency machine?
smaller capacity tubs
same size tubs
larger capacity tubs
How do front-loaders use less water to wash clothes?
tumbler to cycle clothes
How much water may a high-efficiency machine save compared to a conventional top-loader?
Why may front-loaders have larger capacity tubs?
room for additional capacity
What is a washing machine agitator?
component of top-load machines
moves the clothes around while washing
Why may items laundered in a top-loading machine need more drying time than items laundered in a front-load machine?