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Washing Machines


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Welcome to Gray Line Paris. This is a personal website dedicated to bringing technical knowledge to the everyday user of personal machines.


Do you know that 80% of American households own a washing machine? And 92% of UK homes have one.

Thats a massive amount of appliances in a single country. And even more massive are the questions asked daily. Enough to form an encyclopedia of washing machine frequently asked questions.


But so much is said about it on the world wide web. Here, I'll be answering, in simple terms, many frequently asked questions about washing machines and laundry in general.



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