Why doing the family wash just got a whole lot simpler

Article by Homes to Love

The laundry may be the engine room of the house but it hasn’t always been considered a temple of style.  This is all set to change.

Neutral tones and natural materials such as tiles, wooden doors, jute rugs and laundry baskets will keep the look practical but also create a tranquil space you’ll actually want to live in.

Maximise bench space so you can have an area to sort and fold clean laundry, and don’t forget to utilise storage space to stash your cleaning products.

Treat the laundry as you would your beautiful bathroom and invest in luxuries like scented linen sprays, as well as a fast, energy-efficient and innovative washing machine that will make a dull, everyday chore almost enjoyable.  A machine such as Samsung’s QuickDrive 8.5kg Front Loader with AddWash™ will help step up the laundry’s appeal dramatically.

Okay, so the family may not gather together to watch the spin cycle like it was reality TV, but getting the piles of laundry done on a weeknight won’t be the big deal it was once.  When you’re in a rush, it’s easy to overlook a stray piece of clothing, which inevitably leads to more loads.

Saumsung’s AddWash™ Family range all have the extra AddWash™ door on the upper part of the front loader’s main door to add that errant sock or T-shirt to the wash during the wash cycle without the drama*.

With nine models that have innovations such as Bubblewash, Bubble Soak, Air Wash and Hygiene Steam, your laundry becomes a bespoke experience.  You can even remotely control and monitor the QuickDrive washer model with the Saumsung SmartThings app on your phone.  What’s more, the same QuickDrive model can complete a 5km wash in 39 minutes using 20 percent less energy. ^

For those needing a single machine to wash and dry, there are two combo options that take care of both.

The advanced washing technologies of Samsung’s AddWash™ family range mean they’re tough on stains but gently on fabric.  Every model takes the chore out of laundry, making it not only a more stylish exercise, it verges on being almost enjoyable.

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Mix form with function for a family friendly laundry that’s big on looks

Left-right: Rakei basket, $139, from Citta.  Agate tile 600mm x 600mm, $49.94 per sqm, from Tile Warehouse.  Raymore Broadway sink mixer with pull out spout, $100, from PlaceMakers.  Sungresh clothes pegs, $4.50 for 100, from Bunnings.  Samsung QuickDrive 8.5kg AddWash Front Loader, $2,499.


*The AddWash door only opens when the drum temperature is below 50℃.  ** This function may differ by mobile and OS (Operation System).  Each device must be connected to Wi-Fi or other wireless network.  Download and installation of SmartThings app are required.  Samsung Account required.  For interoperability through SmartThings, all the devices should be registered with a single Samsung Account.  Apps and services are subject to change without notice.  Data, subscription and other charges may apply.  ^ Tested on WW6800M compared with Samsung WW6500K.  Saves 50% time on Cotton (40℃, half load) and Cotton (40℃) cycle with washing performance within 3% and up to 20% energy on Cotton (40℃, half load) cycle, based on Intertek test data.



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