A washing machine is a dire necessity in large households. Whirlpool is a trusted brand among many of the brands currently enjoying a good position in the marketplace. The Whirlpool washing machine is available in both top-loading and front-loading form which you can pick up depending on your budget and requirements. The user guide is almost the same in both the models, they are easy to operate, as they do not have a lot of things in the control panel. We will discuss here a few details about how to use a Whirlpool washing machine.
Features and how it works
If you have a top loading Whirlpool washing machine, then you just require lifting the lid of your machine and dump your clothes.
In case of a front-loading Whirlpool washing machine, you just need to open the door to put the laundry.
Now add detergent in the dispenser tray. Depending on the number of clothes, you should use your detergent. You can add liquid fabric softener or bleach if you take good care of your clothes. In some Whirlpool washing machine models, the detergent tray is not available, so in such instances, you just need to pour the detergent directly to the laundry.
Now close the door of the washing machine if you have a front-loading model, otherwise close the lid simply with a top loading model. Now set the “Load Size” or “Water Level” knob as per the size of your laundry.
Now touch the “temperature” knob to set the temperature of the water in the washing machine. After that, you turn the cycle knob and adjust it “delicates” or “permanent press’’ depending on the type of clothes you are going to wash. Now pull out the cycle knob to and start the washing button. You can stop it anytime during the wash period by simply pushing the knob back in.
It is a fully automatic washing machine which comes with standard safety recommendations which you should follow. Installation can be done by technicians who come on call. You must call the customer care centre and lodge a request for installation. They will install it and guide you how to use it in a proper manner. The process of installation is easy. However, if you can follow the guidelines, you can install Whirlpool washing machine all by yourself.
You can see all the technical specifications in the control panel. Follow all the maintenance and cleaning recommendations to help your washing machine to last long. It comes with a wash and spins machine for better cleaning of your clothes. This Whirlpool washing machine should not be used by children, or it should not be used by people with mental disabilities or those who do not have any prior experience of using a washing machine.
Never connect it or run it with a multiple plug or extension cord. Always remove the plug once you finish washing your clothes, pull it out gently by holding the switchboard. Do not touch the machine in wet hands or feet even though it is considered shockproof. It is always better to be safe. When the Whirlpool washing machine is on run, do not open the detergent drawer while the device is running. Also, never touch the drain hose and water during draining as the washing machine may get higher temperature during the period of washing.
If you see your Whirlpool washing machine is not working, first unplug it from the device and close the water connectivity. Never attempt to repair yourself. Apart from it, a simple information is that the warranty of your washing machine will be applied only when it is used in households, not for commercial purposes. Keep away any flammable materials from the washing machine.
More importantly, the Whirlpool washing machine should not be placed on a carpet as it will restrict the ventilation on the bottom. it should be placed on a flat surface, preferably on the floor.
The prewashing program is only for clothes which are very dirty. To avoid any stickiness in your detergent drawer, add detergent only just before washing. Never exceed the maximum loading capacity of the washing machine, otherwise, it will stop working.
You should leave the door open for some time to let the inside of the Whirlpool washing machine get dried and smell good. You will see transportation screws, which are located at the back side of the machine, which should be removed before running it. With the help of a wrench, loosen the screws by rotating them counterclockwise.
Electrical and water connection necessities to be done
To minimize the noise quality, you should put your Whirlpool washing machine on a flat surface, non-slippery and strong which can withstand the pressure of the device during washing. Tighten the adjustment in the feet of the washing machine. Your Whirlpool washing machine needs a strong amount of current to run, 220-240V and 50Hz. You will need an electrician to check all the necessities to place it safely.
When it comes to the water connectivity of your washing machine, you should call a qualified plumber to check all the adjustments.
The machine might feature a single water inlet(cold) or double water inlet (cold/hot). The white-headed hose is for cold water inlet and the red-headed hose is for hot water inlet. Seal them properly to prevent any leakage. He will know which hose to be connected where and thus ensure the better working of your washing machine. Check one final time by turning on the tap to see if there is any leakage. In terms of water drain connection, the plumber will do the necessaries.
Getting to know how to use a Whirlpool washing machine will help you to run the machine effectively once you bring it home.