Speed Queen washers have long been a bastion of laundromats, hotels, college dorms and die-hard consumers. End-users laud their solid, old-school engineering and build quality, but is the trade off in water and energy consumption, and fabric wear-and-tear worth it?
"We've tested hundreds of washing machines, but we've never tested anything like a Speed Queen before. That's not surprising: Speed Queen's bread and butter is commercial laundry-think laundromats, college dorms, and hotels. Those machines are designed to last a long time."