Need a third floor stackable washer/dryer - suggestions?
Any suggestions based on recent experience, for a top floor stackable washer/dryer? I've read a lot of posts/reviews but a lot were from years ago. This washer/dryer will be next to our bedrooms and on a HARDWOOD floor in an old house, so I'm concerned about vibration and noise.
The guy at our local well-regarded appliance store in NYC said only Electrolux is guaranteed not to vibrate on higher floors. So I looked at that model and - no way. I instantly HATED the push doors without handles. It felt like a bad joke - I had to practically bang on the doors to open them and it made me want to not do laundry if that were my machine (and I love doing laundry). It was a visceral reaction. Anyone else initially feel that way and go ahead with an Electrolux and get used to it?
The machines I really liked at a local store were the LG (awesome look and feel) and Samsung (almost as nice). But the guy at the local store suggested we not get those because customer service isn't good with LG or Samsung. Hmm. A friend has the Samsung VRT and loves it, but her stackable units are in the basement, so I'm concerned that perhaps we won't be as happy.
I also like the look of the Whirlpool Duet but based on a quick overview of reviews, they aren't quiet and aren't that great, so I will probably write those off.
I really love our current washer/dryer which can be noisy but are industrial and get the job done, but we're moving things around in a multi-family house and the laundry will now be in a room a floor above that's smaller, so we need the space a stackable allows for.
Thanks for any feedback!