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Washing Machine Choices

One of the most expensive residential appliances you may have to purchase is a washing machine. If you plan to upgrade your household appliance, buying a cheap machine can reduce your investment considerably. While a cheap machine can reduce your initial investment, it can prove to be expensive in the long run. Most people, who buy a cheap machine, have to spend a fortune on washing machine repair and service. Also, the quality of wash may not be good when you buy an inexpensive machine.

Energy Star Rating

Since washers are available in different sizes and style, it is difficult to compare them. Before you start comparing the models, make sure you determine your needs. If you are concerned about high energy bills, you should buy a model with high-energy star rating. You should buy a model that has an energy star rating of at least 4.5. This will reduce energy consumption which will help in reducing electric bills. If you wash multiple loads of clothes several times in a day, buying an energy efficient model can reduce your energy bills drastically.

Tub Size

Another factor you should consider when buying a washer is the amount of clothes you wash in a day. If you plan to wash large amount of clothes, you should get a machine with a large tub. There are several home appliances that are inexpensive but have a large tub. However, make sure you check the energy rating of these machines before making a purchase.

Top Load or Front Load

The front loading machine rotates the clothes through water to remove dirt from the clothes. The top loading machines work in a similar fashion. Both these machines rotate and spin the clothes through water and detergent to remove soil. These machines may also include sprayers to spread water evenly through the clothes when the tub rotates. Front loading machine is the preferred choice of most homeowners because it washes the clothes gently which reduces damage to your clothes. Also, it saves water which is a huge advantage for people living in areas where there is limited water supply. For instance, if you plan to buy a top loading model that consumes about 40 gallons in one wash, a comparable front loading model will consume only 20 to 25 gallons per wash.

Repair and Service Charges

During the warranty period, the company will send a washer technician to your home to appliance repair Houston or service the machine. If your washer is under warranty, you don’t have to pay for the visit charges and parts replaced. The problem starts when the warranty period expires. Almost all companies will charge you for technician visit and parts replacement, once the warranty expires. Before buying a washer, make sure you check the charges you have to pay for parts and labor. If the replacement parts are expensive, it is best to go for models where parts are not expensive. If the company-authorized technician is expensive, you could use the services of a reputed appliance repair technician. Today, there are many companies that offer refrigerator repair, microwave repair, dishwasher repair, oven repair, and of course, washer repairs right at your doorstep. All you have to do is give them a call and the fridge repairman, washer technician, and dryer service technician will visit your home to troubleshoot the problem.

 

 

Las Vegas Wash Construction News Update!

Haul Routes and Closures:

View the current haul route exhibit. There are no anticipated changes to these haul routes at this time.

Excavation:

Excavation continues with approximately 60,000 cubic yards of earthwork removed to date.  That is roughly 160 truckloads per day!

Photos:

See photos during construction:

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Concrete Culvert
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Concrete Culvert
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Low Flow Channel
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Sahara Bridge

Haul Routes and Closures Las Vegas Wash Construction

Contractor has started to take material to the City of Las Vegas Disposal Site in addition to the Hollywood Site. There are no anticipated changes to these haul routes at this time.

Utility Work in Vegas Valley Drive:

The City of Las Vegas has a concurrent project, not related to the Las Vegas Wash Project, under construction within Vegas Valley Drive.

Photos:

Click below to see photo’s during construction:

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Concrete Culvert Low Flow Channel – Las Vegas Wash and Flamingo Wash: Culvert Installation Locations
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Concrete Culvert Low Flow Channel – Las Vegas Wash and Flamingo Wash: Culvert Installation
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Concrete Culvert Low Flow Channel – Las Vegas Wash and Flamingo Wash: Culvert Installation
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Concrete Culvert Low Flow Channel – Las Vegas Wash and Flamingo Wash: Culvert Installation

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Construction Photos and Information

Visit our Construction page and our Golf Course page to see the latest updates.

Flood Zone Area Mapping Process

For information regarding the Flood Zone Area Mapping process visit our Flood Zone page.

Flood Insurance Rate Map Revision

The Clark County Department of Public Works has made application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to revise the Flood Insurance Rate Maps for the Las Vegas Wash and the Flamingo Wash, near the Desert Rose Golf Course. The Las Vegas Wash will be revised from Nellis Boulevard to Vegas Valley Drive. The Flamingo Wash will be revised from Nellis Boulevard to confluence with the Las Vegas Wash. Clark County has completed work on the Desert Rose Golf Course and Sahara Avenue Bridge resulting in the improved flood channels and reduction of the extent of the floodway and floodplain.