Three years ago I gave my husband a two year warning that we would need a new washer. The one we had was a refurbished machine we acquired in 1998 with our first home. The lid of the machine often had to be pushed in the middle to get it to start. I noticed some minor leaking. And though it stated "large capacity" washer . . . it was not.
Well, our newer dryer (7-10 years old) started taking about an hour per load to dry in addition to the loud metal-on-metal squeal it did most of the cycle. It was time to replace both. My only goal for the machines was something larger and quieter.
and deserve) that response. It probably didn't help that my daughter and I started laughing, too. Of course, "The Look" only made us laugh harder.