Is it still safe to buy a Kenmore washer, dishwasher??

pegandkenDecember 7, 2013

With all the negative news reports that have Sears just barely hanging on (financially), do you feel that it still makes sense to purchase their products. I've owned Kenmore for quite a few years and really have not had any major problems with them. I need to replace my old Kenmore He3t washer and would like to get another Kenmore (reviews of other washer brands have been mixed with no clear winner??) but not sure how long Sears will be in business?? Many thanks!!

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weissman

Kenmore is not a real brand - Kenmore is a rebranding of appliances made by other manufacturers (e.g. Whirlpool, Samsung, LG) sometimes with a few extra features. One big drawback to Kenmore appliances is that you're stuck with Sears warranty service which is provided by A&E which has a terrible reputation. If there's a particular Kenmore appliance you're interested in, you should find out who the actual manufacturer is and then buy the appliance from them.

    Bookmark   December 7, 2013 at 5:32PM
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sjhockeyfan325

The He3t is the same as the Whirlpool Duet isn't it?

    Bookmark   December 7, 2013 at 8:45PM
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cookncarpenter

Duplicate post

This post was edited by ctycdm on Sat, Dec 7, 13 at 21:00

    Bookmark   December 7, 2013 at 8:55PM
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cookncarpenter

If I was in the market for a new washer, it would be a Speed Queen

    Bookmark   December 7, 2013 at 8:57PM
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pegandken

Thanks everyone, I'll check out the whirlpool and Speed Queen washers.

    Bookmark   December 8, 2013 at 10:16AM
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