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“High-efficiency, front-load washing machines use less water to get clothes clean—as little as 7 gallons per load. Plus their fast-spinning drums are better at extracting water, which shortens your drying time.

‘Replacing a 10-year-old top-loader with a new front-loader could save you upward of $200 a year,’ says DiClerico.

Even if you’re loyal to top-loaders, you can look for a high-efficiency model. These models also use less water and spin faster than traditional top-loaders.”

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While you’ll shell out more money initially to spend on a front-loader, it’ll eventually pay off. Dryers, on the other hand, haven’t really made huge improvements to heating efficiency. Unless you’re in the market for a new one, it might be best to hold off buying one.

Of course, the pro’s at Apple Valley Eagan Appliance can repair your washer or dryer and save you money on common breakdown issues. Call us at 952-953-0080 or visit our appliance repair page for more information.