Return to the Laundry Room Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Washer score!

Posted by annkh (My Page) on
Tue, May 14, 13 at 10:33

DH and I bought a Maytag washer and dryer 20 years ago, when we found out we were having twins. Over the years we have had repairs done on both - we are blessed with a wonderful appliance repair company nearby.

Over the weekend, the washer leaked water all over the floor. Monday afternoon, Repair Guy came out and fixed it, for $168 (total - parts + labor + service call).

If I can get a few more years out of the old girl, I'll be a happy camper!


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Washer score!

Great! If only the kids were that easy to take care of.

I grew up with Maytags. They certainly don't make them like that anymore.


 o
RE: Washer score!

Some machines are worth every penny of their repair costs. What I wouldnt give to have the Maytag 712 pair back we once had, though the dryers Maytag made all the way up till Whirlpool took over were very good.


 o
RE: Washer score!

The only company that comes closest to the old maytags is Speed Queen. Traditional belt driven top load washers with no electronic sensors; just old fashioned dials and a full wash done in about 35 minutes.


 o
RE: Washer score!

Oh yeah, and the best warranty out there. I'm not affiliated with Speed Queen, just a satisfied customer after 2 months of ownership. We'll see in the long haul.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Laundry Room Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here