GE Washer Repair Service

Washer Usage Tips


  • Button up pillow cases.
  • Close zippers, hooks and snaps.
  • Don’t allow metal objects in laundry such as pins and safety pins, coins, hair clips etc.
  • Check pockets before washing and remove things such as crayons, pens, gum, lipstick, lip balm, etc.
  • Treat all persistent problem stains by rubbing liquid detergent into them or treating them with a spray quality pre-wash before putting into your washer.
  • Read the care label instructions including water temperature and cycle and set it accordingly.


  • Separate natural fibers such as cottons from synthetics before putting
    them into your washer, thus preventing the oils from the natural items getting into the polyesters and other synthetics causing a color running.
  • Separately wash fleece, sweat clothing, towels etc to prevent lint from getting on the other garments.
  • To avoid color running wash new colored clothes separately the first time and thereafter in your washer until the color bleeding stops.
  • Separately wash fleece, sweat clothing, towels etc to prevent lint from getting on the other garments.
  • Never wash colored items with white garments in your washer.
  • Sort laundry in groups before placing in your washing machine: coloreds, whites, synthetics, delicates, and woolens.
  • Sort laundry in groups before placing in your washing machine: coloreds, whites, synthetics, delicates, and woolens.
  • Wash all lingerie separately.


  • Although it may seem that a fully loaded washer saves time and energy, it will also cause inefficient washing by not allowing clothes to properly swish around as they would if they were loosely dropped into the washer tube which will greatly enhancing washing ability.
  • Avoid placing large items such as towels, house coat etc. on one side with only light items such as underwear on the other side to prevent a tube imbalance in your washer.
  • By loading the clothes evenly together, cleaning is enhanced By evenly mixing large and small items together in the washer cleaning is enhanced.
  • Heavily soiled clothing are washed best in a reduced load size in your Washer.
  • Load synthetics just half way or less and delicates and woolens 1/3 tub in your washing machine.

Special Care Items

  • Flame retardant sleepwear: Do not place in your washer with detergent, doing so will suppress it’s flame retardant ability.
  • Woolen garments should only be soaked in detergent water for 10 to 15 minutes before the normal rinse cycle.
  • Plastic items such as vinyl backed garments, bibs, pants, etc only have to be washed in your washing machine for no longer than four minutes before being tumbled dried in a no heat dryer


  • Rinse only in cold water, this helps to prevent clothes from wrinkling.

Cold Water Washing

  • Cold water washing is normally adequate for most types of loads if liquid detergent used and as long as the water temperature in your washer is at least 70 degrees F. Powered detergent however will require a warmer temperature for it to dissolve. Unless disinfecting cloth diapers, bedding and whites, hot water should not normally be required.

About General Electric washers

General Electric is rated as one of the largest corporations in the world. The founder, Thomas Edison, speaks of the magnitude of talent that lies behind the General Electric seal. Its quality products are less expensive than expected due to the fact that much of its manufacturing takes place in China. This outsourcing makes all of the difference when it comes to the prices of its appliances, especially its washers. General Electric is all about saving energy and money. This is very important to the consumer when purchasing a General Electric washer. This corporation targets the baby- boomer generation, with its designs and models made to fit their needs and/ or budgets.

It is important to keep a washing machine in tip–top shape and this can be accomplished with skilled repair technicians at North Shore Appliance Repair. Their expertise, in regard to GE washers, gives assurance that they will keep your appliance in good operation when the time is right. The different models that are popular in the GE Collection currently include the following units:

  • GE Profile –The GE Profile displays advanced technology.
  • GE Harmony – This model offers a broad price range in washers, some being under $ 500. These washers are more basic, however they  efficiently “get the job done”!  They exhibit multiple washer cycles and soil level systems which allows it to wash in an efficient manner.
  • GE Space maker- These space maker designs have stackable units that save much space. They are constructed for apartments and  small living areas, where there is not a lot of area allotted for laundry purposes.

The technicians at North Shore Appliance Repair strive to accommodate their customers so that they will not be without a washer for a lengthy period. Go ahead, just allow North Shore Appliance Repair to prove our value to you – CALL US NOW – you’ll be glad you did!

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