Best High-Efficiency Washers for Your Home
High-efficiency, or HE washers were developed beginning in the mid-90s in response to new guidelines enacted by the Department of Energy intended to reduce water and energy usage in everyday appliances.
This guide will help you understand the benefits of high-efficiency washing machines and see how manufacturers are adding features to answer consumer demands.
Consider the following when shopping for new appliances:Consider the following when shopping for new appliances:
- 3-prong plugs are used for homes build before the year 2000.
- 4-prong plugs are used for homes built after the year 2000.
When you add professional installation to your new appliance purchase from The Home Depot, a compatible cord is required. The delivery agent carries both types of cords to make sure your home is covered.
When you purchase a new appliance from The Home Depot without professional installation, a 4-prong cord is sent by default. If your home is equipped with a 3-prong outlet, you will need to purchase a 3-prong cord or connector adapter separately.