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    What is a washing machine with a large capacity?

    Whether your family’s never-ending laundry pile has you wanting to throw the towel in, or you just prefer extra room for your favourite outfits to spin, washing machines with large capacities are great. We class any model with a 10kg capacity or above as large, and we’ve always got plenty in-stock for you to choose from.

    What are the benefits of large capacity washers?

    Clear the laundry basket in one go

    Because larger drums can hold more items of clothing at once, you’ll be able to cut down on the number of washes that you have to do. So, you can spend less time on the laundry, and more time doing what you love.

    Save money on the monthly bills

    As you won’t have to do as many cycles to empty the laundry basket, you’ll use a lot less energy. Some larger models have efficient eco programmes too, so you’re bound to see a saving when the bills come rolling in.

    No more cramming in clothes

    You’ll never be left squashing everything in again, as there’s a lot more room in the drum. This also helps clothes get a more thorough clean, as the detergent and water will have more space to move about.

    Keeps your machine in better condition for longer

    If you overload your machine, it can often lead to long-term damage. That’s because it affects the balance of the drum. More space means you don’t have to stuff it full, so it’ll stay in tip-top shape for longer.

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    Hotpoint 11kg washing machine with ActiveCare

    This Hotpoint ActiveCare washing machine is a guaranteed crowd pleaser. Its huge 11kg drum capacity makes it perfect for busy households, and the clever ActiveCare technology is always ready to help you tackle messy family life. This uses a low 20°C to remove over 100 of the most stubborn stains* – great for coffee spills and muddy marks. And with Steam Hygiene technology, steam gets deep into your fabrics to see off 99.9% of pesky allergens and bacteria.

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    *Results obtained on Anti Stain 40°C program and ActiveCare option activated. Example of stains tested: pizza, coffee, pen ink, milk with cacao, bronzer, mud.

    Who might find them useful?

    Large families and busy households

    Whether you’re getting through a pile of PE kits or just your tribe’s weekly washing, a larger drum means no more overflowing laundry baskets.

    People who like to plough through laundry day

    With a larger drum, you’ll be able to fit more items of clothing in at once. So, instead of having to do a few different loads throughout the week, you’ll be able to blitz through it all in one go.

    Shop large capacity washers

    Hoover H-WASH 500 HW411AMC/1 11kg Washing Machine with 1400 rpm - White - A Rated

    Hoover H-WASH 500 HW411AMC/1 11kg Washing Machine with 1400 rpm - White...

    AO member price
    • 11kg drum capacity - great for extra large households
    • hOn app – Control your machine from your phone
    • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth – Control from your phone
    • KG Mode – Sensors adapt the wash to keep costs low
    • Dimensions (cm) - H85 x W60 x D62
    Samsung Series 7 WW10T684DLN 10.5kg Washing Machine with 1400 rpm - Graphite - A Rated

    Samsung Series 7 WW10T684DLN 10.5kg Washing Machine with 1400 rpm - Graphite...

    • 10.5kg drum capacity - Great for large households
    • ecobubble™ – Wash at low energy-efficient temperatures
    • AddWash™ – Add extra clothes mid-cycle
    • Auto Dose – Auto-adds the exact amount of detergent
    • Dimensions (cm) - H85 x W60 x D60


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