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August 12, 2017 18:06

The service life of the washing machine : a life of the Samsung machines , Indesit, LG, Bosch, Ariston, Electrolux, Ardo, Zanussi

Washing machine
  • requirements GOST
  • data producer
  • What happens in practice?
  • What factors affect the service life?
  • Prevention

for each customer is crucial how durable they acquired a washing machine.Of course, the life that promises manufacturers, depends on many parameters.

According to statistics, the average life of the machine-machine - 7 - 10 years.But talking about it and what standards are the requirements for this category of products?

Washing machine

requirements GOST

With this question, we turn to the State Standard 8051-83.He says that an average household washing machine will run from 12 to 15 years .Often vitality machines is measured in hours, that it is able to work.The visitors, this figure is 700.

Washing machine

itself lifetime is calculated in a series of tests of several machines, and then the average rate prescribed in the technical data sheet.


manufacturer often unscrupulous manufacturers specifically indicate understated service lives, so that people at least once in 5-6 years changed their washing machines, which is good for their revenue.

machine life directly depends on quality of parts quality and not on where she was going.

In any event, all the manufacturers and repair shops agree that life is determined by the clock that the machine will be able to work.The company Miele promises 10,000 hours of their products, which is much higher than the GOST requirements.

Miele washing machine

What happens in practice?

It is believed that the life of the washing machine depends on the manufacturer.One can argue on this subject, but in practice, the objective remains the opinion of experts - repair shops, or rather those who are directly involved in the repair.

They can say what brands are least likely to have been seen by them in their work.Based on their words a rating of the durability of washing machines:

  • The first place ranking is the German manufacturers.The service life with proper method of operation of up to 30 years.For example company Miele.Of course, the cost of such units for most just impossibly high, but the percentage of applications and services in the extremely low.
  • not far behind the Swedish and Austrian machine assembly.Electrolux and AEG.They can last for 20 years.
  • Korean and Italian experts took the third place.Their brand Samsung, LG, Indesit, Ardo to work 8 years.
  • And at the end of the list of Chinese, Russian and Turkish manufacturers.Washing machines Beko, Samsung, Candy, Zanussi, Vestel operate up to 5 years and the subject of the original components.
Washing machine Candy
Samsung Washing Machine
Washing machine Electrolux
Washing Machine Miele

What factors affect the service life?

course, in terms of operation greatly influenced by the conditions in which the machine is used.

  • Excessive water hardness disables the heating element.
  • It happens that the small things that you forget to get out of the pockets fall into the drum unit.This inevitably leads to repair.And, of course, reduces the terms of use.
  • Power surges - another reason for the failure of stiralok.If we ignore the installation of protection against such surprises, or simply not be grounded, then rely on the operation according to GOST is not necessary.
Means to protect the washing machine from scale
Anti-scale filter for a washing machine


To tenure of your machine is not reduced because of external factors need to perform a few simple steps:

  • Do not overload the washing machine workand do not allow the clock laundry.Take breaks.
  • Choose quality detergent.
  • Do not forget to check the contents of the pockets of the things that are downloading.
  • Install water filters to provide the necessary rigidity.
  • Monitor weight loaded laundry.
  • Periodically conduct cleaning of the drum and the heating element from the scale.How to do it yourself at home, you can see in the following Ukrainian program "All bude good."

filter water softener can be installed simply on a water supply system and the washing machine.A good solution is to install a polyphosphate filter that envelops the salt, thereby softening the water and protect the washing machine from scale.In the video below you can learn more about polyphosphate filter and how to install it.

By following these simple rules, you can even extend the life of the washing machine.Choose literacy and treated carefully!