Have you recently bought front load washing machine and thinking as what actually steam does in your washer and dryer? This is a common question that most customers ask when looking to buy the washing machine. Here, our experts will help you see its functionality. This will help you to decide if it is worthy to select the washer having the steam feature:
Beginning of Steam Functionality in Washers
In the year 1997, after two years of consistent hard work and development, LG was the first brand which introduced steam washer to the consumer market. This feature was said to have an improved washing performance of around 21% while lower water and energy consumption. LG claimed that the steam produced in a washer has the capability to remove stringent blemishes. Later on, other brands like Samsung, Siemens, Panasonic and much more followed same features within their models in the front load machine.
Art of Steam for Cleaning Cloths
In our busy schedules, few of our clothes get heavy soil stains that ultimately need hot water setting that could remove blots. Usually, the water is heated up to 130 degrees in order to bring shine and stain free results. But suppose, if the water is not hot enough to eliminate stain(s), then? This is where steam comes in.
In a fully automatic washing machine, the steam generator heats up the water to 212 degrees which discharge steam in the wash drum. To whichever stuff you are going to wash, the steam passes through the fiber and aiding the cleansing agent to break down hard stains. For the parents whose children are fond of playing sports, a steam washer can be an ideal option.
How Can Steam Washer in a Front Load Washing Machine Benefit You?
Besides removing stains, there are other advantages of steam function too such as sanitation and sterilization. In countries like Pakistan, most of the people are suffering from allergies. Sanitized and fumigated steam in a washer can help a great deal in getting sterilized and cleaned clothes instantaneously.
Compared to a normal washer, the water is heated up to 171 – 212 degrees which help in achieving sanitation and sterilization. It means that dust mites and pollen can easily be broken down at this temperature.
With a steam wash, the fabric can be kept soft all through the wash cycle. This means that your clothes will remain wrinkle free too. In current times, the increased RPM in front load speeds up efficiency and reduces the drying time.
In short, steam in a front load washing machine really works. It helps in achieving sterilization and sanitation while removing hard stains. So, if you are looking for the front load for your newly constructed home, we’ll suggest you opt for the one that holds a complete set of washing and drying.
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