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Cyber Monday washing machine deals 2022

Cyber Monday washing machine deals 2021
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The Cyber Monday washing machine deals are already here, so now is the time to save on your laundry equipment. Many of the biggest home retailers are offering money-saving price on brands such as LG and Samsung washers, and have been doing so since before Black Friday. However, there are always new deals to be had, so it's worth checking back each day to find the new discounts.

Sears, Best Buys and other well-known retailers all have their own Cyber Monday washing machine deals events, and just in time for the winter season, when a spacious washing machine is an essential for blitzing through all your bulkier jackets, blankets and hoodies. The holidays are fast approaching too, so a reliable washing machine will help to deal with any of your guests’ laundry needs. 

Securing one of the hottest Cyber Monday washing machine deals isn’t as simple as it sounds on the surface, so we’ll be doing the heavy lifting for you. With deals on the best top load washers (opens in new tab) and the best front load washers (opens in new tab), there are opportunities to save no matter your kitchen layout, and plenty of handy features up for grabs, such as lots of pre-set wash cycles and steam functions. For the tech-savvy, the deals are also a great chance to arm yourself with a washer that can connect to an app so that you can check up on your cycle’s progress from afar.

Keep checking back to see what new washing machine deals come up, as we’ll be keeping you up to date with all the hottest deals as they hit the shelves. Otherwise, check out our guide to the Cyber Monday refrigerator deals (opens in new tab) to find some more savings on huge home appliances. 

Best Cyber Monday washing machine deals

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Samsung 4.5 cu. ft. Large Capacity Smart Dial Front Load Washer: was $1149.99, now $749.99 at BestBuy. (opens in new tab)

You’ll be able to save big with this clever Samsung front load washer that has had $320 knocked off its original price tag. With a smart dial upfront, the washer can predict your wash cycles for you and send you app alerts through your WiFi. 

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Samsung 5.2 cu. ft. Large Capacity Smart Top Load Washer: was $769.99, now (opens in new tab)$749.99 at BestBuy. (opens in new tab)

Large loads are easily dealt with by this large capacity Samsung top load washer, and with $280 off at Best Buy, it’s a real steal. Smart features add to the appeal of this attractive app-controlled washer.

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LG 2.4 cu ft Compact Front Load Washer with Built-In Intelligence: was $1199.99, now $899.99 at BestBuy. (opens in new tab)

Take advantage of $300 off this smart-enabled LG washer. With a compact design that can fit under your countertop or be stacked on top of another device, it also has some clever features too, such as built-in fabric sensors, app connectivity and anti-vibration tech.

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LG 4.3 cu ft Top Load Washer: was $749.99, now $629.99 at BestBuy. (opens in new tab)

With a four-way agitator, good capacity and six different wash methods, it’s easy to get onboard with this LG top load washer deal. This discount at Best Buy will save you a good chunk off a washer that you can rely on for sparkling-clean clothes.

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Samsung 5.0 cu. ft. Extra-Large Capacity Smart Front Load Washer: was $1249.99, now $899.99 at BestBuy (opens in new tab).

Grab this great deal at Best Buy. The Samsung front load washer has a lot of perks, including plenty of space for large loads, a steam function and WiFi connectivity.

How to spot a good washing machine deal

Black Friday washing machine deals: What to look for  

If you’re after Black Friday washer and dryer deals, it’s best to set yourself a maximum budget of what you’re willing to spend so you don’t get swept up in deals. If you just want a cheap washing machine deal, then your best bet is a top load washer which has the added bonus of short wash cycles. 

If it’s value for money you’re after though, a front load washing machine will provide a more thorough wash for your clothes and they often have larger capacities too. Families will be better off with a washer offering at least five cubic feet in capacity, so that you can fit plenty of clothes in at once. 

Whichever Black Friday washing machine deal you go for, be sure to look for a washer that has plenty of wash cycles and can accommodate the number of clothes you need to clean at once. 

What makes a good Black Friday washing machine deal?  

If you’re looking for a new washing machine, you won’t want to pay more than you have to, which is why waiting until the Black Friday deals are released is a great idea. 

Before you buy, it’s worth knowing what makes a good Black Friday washing machine deal so you know what to go for and what to avoid. 

Normally, front load washing machines will set you back anywhere from $700 for the cheapest models, right up to nearly $2,000 for smart washing machines or premium models from the likes of LG and Samsung. A decent deal for Black Friday is a discount of over $200, as many retailers slash $100 off the price of washers throughout the year anyway. 

Top load washers are normally more affordable than front load washing machines. The price of top load washers varies between $500 to around $900.

For both types of washing machines though, take note of the warranty, whether the machine is energy efficient, and also factor in any additional costs that come along with buying a new washer. For example, unless you have all the parts you need, you’ll more than likely need a professional to install your washing machine for you which will likely have an additional cost. 

Don’t just get sucked in my the lowest price though, when you’re looking for a Black Friday washing machine deal, consider how many features you’re getting for your money before you make an investment. 

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Black Friday 2021: What washer deals to expect

Black Friday and Cyber Monday washing machine deals 2021: what we're expecting this year

Black Friday 2020 was fantastic for washing machine deals. Savvy shoppers could cash in on savings of up to 40% on leading brands including LG, GE, and Electrolux. 

LG front load washing machines were available for under $600 after being reduced from $900. Whirlpool washing machines were available with over 30% off, and there were some impressive savings if you were buying both a washing machine and a matching dryer (opens in new tab).

As for top load washer deals, top-rated brands including GE reduced some of their washing machines from $650 down to $499. 

Black Friday 2021 looks to be no different in terms of fantastic washing machine deals. We’re expecting a lot of great savings on premium front loading washing machines, as well as slashed prices on cheaper top load washers too. 

While some of the high-end, premium washing machines will likely have good savings, we’re expecting to see huge savings in great value washing machines that have a large capacity and lengthy warranties. 

Which retailers will offer Black Friday washing machine deals?  

Black Friday washing machine deals 2021: Save over 35% on top washers and laundry pairs

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This year, you can expect Home Depot Black Friday washing machine deals as well as appliance deals from Lowe’s, Best Buy, and Amazon. Some deals have already started but they don’t last long, so you’ll have to act fast if you want to make a decent saving. 

Many retailers will be offering flash Black Friday washer and dryer deals, meaning the offers will only last a day, if not just a few hours. If you want to make the most of these Black Friday washing machine deals, then keep tabs on this page as we’ll be providing you with all the details of the best deals throughout November. 

Top loading vs front loading washer: Which is best for you?

If you’re hunting for some Black Friday washing machine deals you may well have already decided which type of washer you’re going to get. 

However, it’s well worth weighing up the pros and cons of each type of washing machine so that you can get the best possible option for you.

Top loading washers are normally the more affordable option when it comes to buying a new washing machine. Top load washers also have the benefit of not needing you to bend down when you load or unload them, making them an ideal choice for the elderly or those with joint issues. 

Another great feature that top loading washing machines have, is that you can add items to your washing machine even once the cycle has started - perfect for those occasions where a stray sock gets left behind. 

Busy households might also prefer a top load washer because its cycles are much shorter than a front loader washer. You can expect your washing to be complete within 15 to 30 minutes. 

There are a few downsides to top loading washing machines and one is that you can’t stack them on top of a dryer to save room. Another is that top load washing machines are not as efficient as front loading models. They use more water and don’t get your clothes quite as clean as front loader either. 

When it comes to front loading washing machines, you’ll be able to save you more on your energy bills as they are more efficient and use less water. They’re generally quieter too as there’s no internal impeller. 

What’s more, you will be able to stack these with one of the best dryers (opens in new tab) so that you can save space. You will, however, pay a little more for a front load washer but once you’ve made the initial investment, you can expect lower energy bills in return. 

Washing machine deals FAQ

Black Friday washing machine deals FAQs 

What’s the difference between top load and front load washers?

Top load washers have a lid on top which opens and allows you to add your laundry ready to get it cleaned. Top load washers can be fitted with or without an agitator. An agitator is a central column inside the washer that moves against the clothes to get them clean. Washing machines that don’t have an agitator work by using a spinning disc that rotates the clothes in circles so that they rub together. 

Front load washing machines can be stacked with a dryer due to their doors being positioned at the front of the unit. 

Are top load washers or front load washers more efficient? 

Overall, front load washers use less water than top load washer because the clothes are spun and rub against each other, meaning the clothes don’t need to be fully submerged in water. Another reason why front load washers are more energy efficient is that the clothes inside them are affected by gravity, meaning less energy is needed to actually spin them around in the washer drum. 

However, top load washing machines are now available without an agitator and they can use an impeller instead which results in the need for less water too. 

Front load washers offer more deep clean settings, however, with both types of washers, opting for cool washes is more environmentally friendly. 

Do top load or front load washers clean better? 

Generally speaking, yes, front load washers clean your clothes more thoroughly. This is because the clothes are turned in circles and rub against each other as they spin. They aren’t submerged in as much water either. 

How to choose the best Black Friday washing machine deal for you 

A good warranty is something we should all look for when buying a product, and when it’s meant to last upwards of ten years, you’ll want to make sure that if anything does go wrong, you’re covered. Quiet running and drum size are also features you’ll need to consider. A noisy machine may be less of a concern if you’ve got a laundry room, but if your living space is a little more compact it’s good to know you can put on a wash overnight without being rudely awoken by your front load washer. Again, drum size is less of a concern for smaller households, but if you’re constantly battling the tide of overflowing laundry hampers, it’s time for a size upgrade.  

How to choose the right size washing machine

Some washing machines can offer in excess of five cubic feet of capacity, but how much do you really need? If space or cost is a concern, we would suggest opting for something a little smaller. A washing machine with about 3.5 cubic feet is perfectly suitable for smaller households, although it isn’t always the case that a larger capacity will equal a larger machine overall. For example, although top load washers typically offer less load capacity than a standard front loader, they will usually have the same dimensions. 

Opting for something with a smaller load size will allow you to wash essentials more frequently if you’re in a small household and find yourself waiting for enough laundry to fill the washing machine, and the reverse is also true. If you’re in a larger household and find yourself needing to cram your washer full to get through piles of laundry, you need something bigger. Not only is it bad for the health of your washing machine to overfill it, but this will also result in a less effective wash cycle. 

More great deals

Washer and dryer deals you missed 

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GE 240-Volt Diamond Gray Electric Vented Dryer: Was $949, now $598 at Home Depot (opens in new tab)
One of the cheapest dryers you can buy this Black Friday thanks to a generous 37% discount, this electric dryer has a large 7.4 cubic foot capacity and can handle the bulkiest of items. 

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GE High-Efficiency Diamond Gray Top Load Washing Machine: Was $949, now $598 at Home Depot (opens in new tab)
Save 37% on this 4.8cu. ft. top load washer from GE. With automatic dispensing and self-sanitizing settings, this is one of the best smart top loaders you can buy. The matching dryer is also 37% off, (opens in new tab) so buy now for an incredible overall saving of $700.  

Millie is a former staff writer for the Top Ten Reviews brand who now works across Future's Home portfolio. Her spare time is spent traveling, cooking, playing guitar and she's currently learning how to knit. Millie loves tracking down a good deal and keeping up-to-date on the newest technology and kitchen appliances.