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What is an auto dosing washing machine?

Take the guesswork out of laundry with these clever appliances.

You might not know how much detergent to use in your laundry but some washing machines do. These auto dosing models take any guesswork out of your chores, so your clothes are cleaned to perfection.

How do auto dosing washing machines work?

Getting the level of detergent just right can be a real pain. Worry not, Goldilocks, auto dosing washing machines will weigh your clothes in the drum, set the perfect detergent amount and help you get flawless results every laundry day.

Some of these washing machines, like this model from Bosch, can also detect the kind of fabric and how dirty your clothes are. The clever i-DOS system takes all the guesswork out of washing so it becomes totally effortless. All you need to do is whack the laundry in, pour some detergent in the trays at the top and relax. Your washing machine will take care of everything else.

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What are the advantages of auto dosing washing machines?

As well as making laundry day a total (and beautifully smelling) breeze, these clever appliances also save you money on water bills, because it only uses exactly what it needs. Plus, if your new washing machine has an energy rating of A+++ like this one, you’ll be saving yourself a nice little pot on the side.