Those that want to consider the environmental impact can go "green" with a miniature hand-operated version. They are inexpensive and use very little soap and water, and no electricity. If you want the absolute king of the hill when it comes to engineering and performance, treat yourself a Miele washing machine.
Knowing how your washing machine works will be helpful in times of distress. When you how each part functions, you know what causes any malfunction too. With that, you can point out which spare parts to purchase. Buying washing machine spare parts saves you money. Repair costs are less expensive than replacing the unit altogether. These parts are available in specialty shops online and in local stores.