My first time… using a washing machine thanks to the LG Smart Inverter {REVIEW}

My first time… using a washing machine thanks to the LG Smart Inverter {REVIEW}

This is not a clickbait post. Ask my divine friend Cara, who had to come over and teach me how to use a washing machine after I had received this gorgeous LG Smart Inverter. Energy saving, Smart Motion and TurboDrum equipped, look no further if you’re in the market to upgrade your current washing machine.

As I mentioned, I had never done a washing load before December 2017. Now, please don’t create some misconception of me being a lazy person that doesn’t do her own laundry. The fact of the matter is I grew up in a house where my dad raised three daughters and, after our bra straps repeatedly damaging the thing, he gave in and started sending our clothes to the local laundry once a week. So blame my non-existent laundry skills on him! 😉

Yep, you guessed it. The LG Smart Inverter saves 36% energy compared to previous makes of washing machines.

It’s like a spaceship. But an easy user-friendly spaceship.

LG Smart Inverter

Cue December last year and I begged Cara to pleeeease teach me how to use a washing machine so that I could use my majestic LG Smart Inverter. And she did. \nursing it compared to using our original washing machine was just on a completely different level in SO many ways. But mainly the space consciousness of it. My boyfriend was away for three weeks in December and in the entire time he was gone I only dirtied enough clothes for ONE LOAD.

So what makes the LG Smart Inverter the must have washing machine? The key points are:

  • Mainly, it’s precise control over the input power. This is what allows it to minimize energy usage and eliminate unnecessary usage. Basically maximize your Energy Saving.
  • The Smart Motion aspect enhances the washing motion like never before. The clothes will rotate and swing inside the rotating TurboDrum for the most powerful wash. And it removes ALL dirt through the strong water stream in the rotating drum and pulsator in the opposite direction. This allows optimum washing but with LESS time used.
  • The top part of the LG Smart Inverter is made of shock resistant and anti-scratch Diamond Glass – so no cracks if mom’s have interested kids watching the washing go round and round! No, really, apparently kids like watching the dirty clothes. BUT it also comes with a child-lock.
  • A super cool added extra is the auto restart function. This means that your machine will automatically restart in the case of a power outage. The machine will then auto adjust accordingly.
  • It is also very QUIEEEET. Now, I adore this, so I can only imagine how a parent with a noisy household will appreciate this 😉 This is thanks to the addition of the LoDecibel™ Quiet System.
LG Smart Inverter

In they go…. You could probably fit about 200 of these in this massive 13kg drum!

LG Smart Inverter

Do excuse the eyeliner and lipstick swatches on my hand. Life of a beauty blogger…

Now, bringing me to the magic question. How is life with a washing machine during the infamous Cape Town drought? In our household, it is only me and my manfriend, so we use the washing machine bi-monthly. The twice a month kind of bi-monthly, not the every second month kind. We easily fit two weeks worth of clothing into the 13kg TurboDrum with no squeezing. Just don’t ask me how often the bedding gets washed during the drought… THAT is something I don’t want to think about.

Something even better than the huge drum? You can actually add your OWN water into the drum and get your water back out once it has been used. And every Cape Tonian knows the loads of uses that we can use the used water for. Jeez, say that ten times fast

LG Smart Inverter

The LG Smart Inverter is available in 9kg, 13kg, 15kg, & 17kg. All machines are available in classic white and sleek silver. The cost, depending on the colour and capacity, is between R 8000 – R9500. If you have any other questions, feel free to leave me a comment and I will get back to you ASAP!

Check out the Smart Inverter here – http://www.lg.com/za/washing-machines/lg-T1566NEFTFC

Rayne XX

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