Choosing a new washer is a big decision, especially if you haven't shopped for a washer in several years. There are many new washer designs to choose from that may be very different from what you might be accustomed to. There is also a larger selection of brands in addition to the old standards of Whirlpool, Maytag, and GE.
Have you heard about LG's JD Power awards or their good reputation over at Consumer Reports? Both LG and Whirlpool make reliable laundry equipment with great features. We'll compare two of the best front load washer models from tech powerhouse LG and tried-and-true standby Whirlpool, both pricing around $899-999, to help you decide which brand offers the best features for your needs.