So, I took a picture and texted it to my friend letting her know why I was going back home and would be late.
Fast forward to that night and I am still trying oxy clean, bleach pens, and vinegar. Basically everything I have for stain removal. I was determined to NOT ruin my new white shorts that I had just taken the tags off of. So, I had Frank stop by the store on his way home from a guys night and get me bleach.
I carefully went through all the laundry and separated whites and colors. I threw the colors on the floor, and whites into the washer as I sorted. Then I got the bleach and poured it into the bleach dispenser.
After few minutes I realized my floor was wet. The clothes and sheets that were in the colored pile were soaking- with PURE bleach. Yes, apparently the bleach dispenser was broken and just leaked all over the floor and my clothes, the kids clothes, and Pottery barn sheets (which they no longer sell) soaked it up. I was MAD. Frank didn't really understand why I was so upset- but you friends out there understand, right?!? I know they are just clothes and sheets- but I was so frustrated. I should have just re bought the dang shorts and saved myself time and money. Grrr...
So the next day I am putting clothes in the dryer and when it beeps, I go to check on the laundry and it is still soaking wet. What?? I try again.... SAME OUTCOME. The dryer spins but no heat comes out. Looks like not only is our washer misbehaving, but so is the dryer- LOVELY. I could probably get them fixed, but we just fixed them a few months ago and really I don't want to throw anymore money into them.
So, we are in the market for a new washer/dryer.
We've been looking. We have the old Whirlpool top loading washer and gas dryer and thought we'd get front loaders since they seem to be the new rage. But since researching we are hearing mixed reviews. We have been told they can be smelly if you don't dry them after a wash and that they have to be handled with care. But on the flip side the few people (One friend and my brother) I have asked, that have them, like them.
So, for my few readers out there...do you have a front loader? If so, what brand, and do you like them??? Or do you wish you still had a top loader??? We will be buying new machines this weekend so I'd love to hear your thoughts.
For now, it is nice to have a Laundry break!!