# How do I tell what size my washer is?

## How do I tell what size my washer is?

How to Calculate the Cubic Feet of a Washer

1. Measure the depth inside the washer with a measuring tape.
2. Measure the diameter of the tub.
3. Divide the diameter by two, and square it.
4. Multiply the number calculated in Step 3 by the depth of the tub.
5. Multiply the number calculated in Step 4 by pi to determine the capacity.

## How many cubic feet is Maytag washer?

Maytag 3.8-cu ft Large Capacity Top-Load Washer with Deep Fill Option – White.

How much can a 5.2 washer hold?

Jumping up to 5.2 cubic feet will let you wash a king-size comforter and the sheet set all in one load. Shop Less than 4 cu. ft. ›

### What is considered a large capacity washing machine?

To give you a frame of reference for what is considered a large capacity washer, 4.5 cu. ft. capacity can hold your family’s bulky items. Most washers will have the capacity listed both in store and online so you can find the optimal size for your needs.

### Is 3.5 cubic foot washer enough?

Washing machines in the medium and large capacity category are most common, so look for capacities anywhere from 3.5 to 5 cubic feet if you want a more standard washer size. Any medium or large capacity washer should easily fit regular as well as large laundry loads.

Can you wash a king size comforter in a 4.5 cu ft washer?

Capacities for HE top-loaders, the type without an agitator, and front-loaders are often around 4.5 to 5.4 cubic feet. Cleaning comforters. Instead of lugging your king-sized comforter to a laundromat, you can wash it in any washer with a claimed capacity of at least 4.5 cubic feet, according to our tests.

## How big is a Maytag super capacity washer?

The 4.3 cu. ft. capacity Maytag® top load washer is designed to tackle your largest loads, with the space to clean 18 towels at once.

Is 4.5 cubic feet washer big enough?

Laundry machines are measured in cubic feet. Generally speaking, 4 cubic feet is enough to wash 12-16 pounds of laundry. A larger capacity unit at 4.5 cubic feet can hold up to 20 pounds of laundry. The dryer should be almost twice as large as the washer so wet clothes can tumble freely and dry more quickly.

### How much laundry does 3.5 capacity?

Extra-Large and Super Large Washers Extra-large and super large machines have washtubs that measure 2.5 to 3.5 cubic feet. Drums this size can hold up to 16 pounds of laundry, an appropriate size for large families, those with king-sized bedding or those who wash a substantial number of towels and sheets.

### What can fit in a 3.5 cu ft washer?

Generally speaking, 4 cubic feet is enough to wash 12-16 pounds of laundry. A larger capacity unit at 4.5 cubic feet can hold up to 20 pounds of laundry. A general rule of thumb is a queen size comforter can fit into 3.5 cubic feet and a king size comforter fit into a 3.8 cubic feet machine.

Will a 5 cubic foot washer hold a king size comforter?

The general rule of thumb is that a front-loading washer with a tub that holds at least 3.7 cubic feet or greater can safely handle washing a king-size comforter. Do not put anything else in the washer when you wash the comforter, or it stands a chance of not coming clean.

## How big is the tub on a Maytag washer?

For this Maytag model, it uses the extra large inner tub, which has a total cu/ft of about 4.2, however, not including the internal agitator within the tub, the capacity is 2.5 cu/ft. For general information and convenience, I have included the Maytag spec sheet for this model of washer, hopefully you will find it helpful.

## Is the Maytag washing machine owned by Whirlpool?

Maytag is now owned by Whirlpool. A Maytag is now a Whirlpool washer with a Maytag name on it. SQ was a heavy built washer when they where acually SQ but now they are a shell of thier former self. A mid-line Whirlpool/Roper is one of the better buys today.

Which is Maytag washer is the most reliable?

Sorry to hear you have had problems….the dependable care style washer is the one Maytag built for 40+ years and was the most reliable washer on the market. Most appliance techs love to rebuild these are they often last 25+ years.