Maytag Maxima steam washer/dryer or Whirlpool Duet washer/dryer

graeleaAugust 27, 2013

We are choosing a new washer/dryer set and would like to buy something in the mid-range. I had a Miele set in our previous home for the last 15 years, which I absolutely loved, but think that for half the price I might be able to get something that works well enough. There seems to have been a lot of changes in the mid-range since I last made a purchase. I'm considering either the new Maytag Maxima steam set or a Whirlpool Duet steam set. I want to have something that will do a good job on delicates (something that Miele does extremely well) and will also sanitize my micro fibre cleaning cloths. Any comments or suggestions?

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graelea

We are choosing a new washer/dryer set and would like to buy something in the mid-range. I had a Miele set in our previous home for the last 15 years, which I absolutely loved, but think that for half the price I might be able to get something that works well enough. There seems to have been a lot of changes in the mid-range since I last made a purchase. I'm considering either the new Maytag Maxima steam set or a Whirlpool Duet steam set. I want to have something that will do a good job on delicates (something that Miele does extremely well) and will also sanitize my micro fibre cleaning cloths. Any comments or suggestions?

    Bookmark   August 27, 2013 at 9:22PM
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maries1120

No experience but like the look of the Maxima. CR liked it. One of the top rated for cleaning.

    Bookmark   August 27, 2013 at 9:23PM
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miele1966

If you already had a Miele once, you will not like anything they have to offer here in the States. If you can afford a Miele again, go for it. USA built washers are cheap and filmsy. Gone are the days that washers lasted 20 years. Now its more like 5-7. I am just being honest, here. In my opinion, all washers on the US market are about the same in quality, but have different features. I prefer quality over quantity. I would take CR ratings with a grain of salt. They tend to be biased torwards certain brand names.

    Bookmark   August 28, 2013 at 10:22AM
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