Proceed With Caution, We Have No Clean Clothes

5 years ago

Normally I try to keep my posts light.  Pithy.

Not today.  Oh no.  I am irritated.  No wait.  Angry.  Gird your loins, because Imabout to tell you the saga of our broken then new then broken then not fixed for over one week washing machine. 

My husband and I have been married for nine years.  In that amount of time our former washing machine went from awesome to ten years old and not getting the job done.  Then a little over one week ago it just stopped functioning.  It would beep at us in protest.  More like a "I just cannot drain and extract water from your clothing any more" kind of sound.  So we investigated what it would take to repair said old girl.  More money than we wanted to invest in the old machine.  Off to giant store where washing machines are sold to invest our hard-earned dollars in a new one.  Yes, we did our homework and researched brands/models for efficiency, reliability, etc.  We went to giant store with several models in mind and discussed our options with the sales representative.  Left giant store with a purchase in which we both felt confident.  This is what we had selected, a Maytag Bravos XL HE Top Load Washer...

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