Never had mildew of odour in a front loader, although keep door & detergent draw open in between uses as above. Also run it on an empty 90 degree wash once a month.
I do recall having a twin tub machine when I was a small kid. So small, that I could hide in it when playing hide and seek.
Rarely see top loaders over here.
In the 22 years I’ve been in this house, we’re on our 3rd washing m/c. Always by the basic model of a good brand, Bosch, Neff, etc. Think only had one repair on a machine too, door switch, fixed under warranty.
Sooo many lockdown dogs over here in the UK. We got a puppy in October, it was going to happen anyway, despite lockdown, as I'd insisted that we couldn't have a dog whilst we were both working, my wife has now retired.
We probably got hit a bit hard on the cost as prices for all dogs...
You won't be digging them in just yet I suppose, I've just been in the garden and broken the ice on tub that was full of water, (lots of rain here in Surrey in the last month), I reckon its 3" thick! Can't remember when we last had 3 inches, (if you know what I mean? :naughty:) Not cold by...