<< Simpler is demonstrably better when it comes to reliability. The low
cost and mechanically simple Roper washers and dryers have the lowest
repair rates according to Consumers Reports. >>
I'm glad to hear you say that. At the time I was kinda bummed about not
being able to afford a fancier washer, but that's just that much less to go
wrong. Right? :-) Either way, we're really happy with our basic washer. I
hope it goes another 9 years!