Jump to content

LG washing machine - with bifold lid
anyone have one


  • Please log in to reply
9 replies to this topic

#1 Chief Pancake Make

Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:11 PM

I need a new washing machine.   I wanted the Fisher & Paykel  one, but it is too tall and the lid wont open fully as it is uner the dryer.  We have a small laundry and don't have room for a front loader to open either.

Has anyone got the LG one with the bifold lid as that looks like the only one that will fit

What are other peoples experiences?

Edited by Chief Pancake Make, 19 November 2012 - 08:20 PM.


#2 Froger

Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:37 PM

I had an F & P with a bifold lid. I now have a LG without a bifold lid. So not really helpful to question I guess, but anyway I preferred the F & P because I could spin without rinsing. The LG I have to rinse as well as spin., can't spin by itself. Also the LG seems more restrictive in terms of what wash temperatures I can select. The F & P just seemed to have more settings generally.

The F & P broke down several times. I did have extended warranty though and it was fixed promptly each time. However I sold it shortly after the extended warranty ran out, as I wanted to sell it while it was still working.

I've had the LG for a couple of years now and it is working just fine.

#3 mummaorange

Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:42 PM

i have the lg with the bifold lid and i love it!! not that i needed to think about space as we have no restrictions above, but it is great biggrin.gif

Edited by mummaorange, 19 November 2012 - 08:43 PM.


#4 raone

Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:54 PM

Just watch with the lint filters as we had to keep replacing them because of tears. But i think the newer ones may have different filters now.

#5 Batmansunderpants

Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:58 PM

I have one and I love it. So simple to use and takes up minimal space.

#6 eleven

Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:58 PM

I've got the LG with bifold lid and it's awesome...

#7 Etienne

Posted 19 November 2012 - 09:27 PM

I also had an LG bi-fold and never had any issues and was sad to leave it behind with the ex.  Ours was only a small 5.5 kg I think... not sure what they are like for the heavier machines.

#8 TupperChick

Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:46 PM

I have an LG with a bifold lid had it for about 6 or 7 years and it still going strong original.gif

#9 klr70

Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:52 PM

We have the LG with the bi-fold lid - 7.5kg, so takes a large wash. It was my DH's machine before I met him, so would be at least 7yrs old by now, quite possibly more. Never had a problem with it. And I'm short, so the bi-fold lid is great - means the dryer can be positioned lower on the wall!  biggrin.gif

#10 Bluenomi

Posted 20 November 2012 - 07:59 AM

I've had 2, an old one and a new one, both were awesome and both easily fit under a dryer




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

A mum's tragic battle against inflammatory breast cancer

At just 37 years of age, with two young sons, Vicki was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer. Now her family wants all women to know the symptoms.

The business of babies around the world

Pregnancy and birth is an intriguing process no matter where you are in the world. One soon-to-be father gleans wisdom from a new guide.

Finding a positive path through IVF

It’s not surprising that IVF is often seen as a negative journey towards the ultimate positive, but having a glass-half-full approach can make a big difference to the experience.

Giving strangers the gift of parenthood

A mum explains why she and her husband are choosing to gift their leftover embryos to help strangers achieve their dream of parenthood.

Does morning sickness get better or worse with each child?

Just as every baby is unique, so is every pregnancy. And that means morning sickness can vary a lot, too.

What's so wrong with looking 'mumsy', anyway?

Why is it that the word ‘mumsy’ has connotations of such a negative nature – but seems to be the only other option apart from ‘yummy’?

Trying to speed up the inevitable

As the waiting game of late pregnancy continues, this mum considers a few things that might hurry things up a little.

One month later: where is William Tyrell?

It has been a little over a month since William Tyrell disappeared from his grandmother's home, 33 long sleepless nights for his family as they mourn the absence of their cheeky young boy.

Winter's child less likely to be moody: study

Babies born in the summer are much more likely to suffer from mood swings when they grow up, while those born in the winter are less likely to become irritable adults, scientists claim.

Single mum of two creates award-winning baby app

Suddenly single with a baby and an 11-year-old son, Tara O?Connell developed an app to improve the lives of mothers who were similarly overwhelmed.

Food for thought: looking after yourself as a new mum

As soon as your baby enters the world, everything else takes a back seat - even the necessities of daily life such as eating are severely compromised, right when you need energy the most.

'Grabbable guts' campaign aims to cut toxic fat

The Live Lighter campaign will take people inside the human body to show the internal dangers of being overweight.

The best and worst month of my life

A new mum's first month of motherhood didn't pan out as expected when she lost a family member weeks after her baby's birth.

Facebook and Apple offer to pay female staff to freeze their eggs

Facebook and Apple are hoping to provide women with the freedom to build their careers without the added pressure of having children at or by a certain age.

How a pregnancy contract could work for you and your partner

The idea of making a 'pregnancy contract' with your partner may sound a bit silly at first, but it can help make the transition to parenthood a lot smoother.

Finding a mum-friendly personal trainer

Burping babies vs burpees – yes, new mums and personal trainers live in different worlds. But they can work together - once you find the right match for you and your lifestyle.

Alleged baby snatch incident a ?misunderstanding?, say police

Police say that an incident in which a man pulled on a woman?s pram while walking a popular Sydney route late last month was a misunderstanding.

Ebola killed my aunt and is shutting down my country

Three weeks ago, my auntie, a midwife, developed a fever. Sitting here in Sydney basked in Australian sunshine, that shouldn't be big news.

The night my ovary burst

One mum shares her frightening experience and vows to never take her health for granted again.

Download now: Essential Kids Activity Finder app

Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Win 1 of 5 Canon Powershot D30 cameras

Capture life more easily with the Canon Powershot D30. Shockproof, waterproof and dustproof, you can take it almost anywhere and shoot beautiful images, time after time. Enter now!

16 parenting truths you won't find in the baby books

I am five years into this parenting gig and I’ve learnt that sleepless nights and changing dirty nappies are child’s play.

Best and worst potty party cakes

It's nice to celebrate a child making the shift from nappies to 'big kid' undies, but do we really need a semi-realistic used toilet cake to do it? Here are some of the best and worst cakes parents have used at 'potty parties' around the world.

7 tips for a financially festive Christmas

Plan ahead - and do it now - to ensure festive season expenses don't break the bank.

'Go the F*** to Sleep' author's new book for frustrated parents

A sequel is coming soon to the 2011 hit book 'Go the F*** to Sleep' - and this time, it's about mealtimes.

Great birthday party buys from Etsy

Handmade crafts to decorate and personalise your child's next birthday - from banners to cake decorations, we've got gorgeous party finds from Etsy.

Creative storage ideas for the kids' rooms

Creative and practical storage ideas for the kids' toys and books can also add some stylish decor to your home. Visit babyology.com.au for more stylish modern finds for hip kids & parents.

The 'yucky' illness that took over my life

I have a chronic illness nobody likes to discuss, as it involves toilet talk. But it needs to be talked about.

To the mum in the doctor's waiting room

Maybe the mum I saw in that waiting room, seemingly disconnected from her baby, doesn’t have the support she needs.

10 space-saving nursery ideas

Starting a family doesn't always mean moving into a bigger house - not yet, anyway.

 

What's in a name?

Baby Names

Looking for a classic name, or an unusual name? Our Baby Name Finder is for you, search or browse to refine your shortlist.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.