Roper washing machines are manufactured and produced by Whirlpool. The Whirlpool Corporation has a number of brand names under which it produces products.
Whirlpool advertises its Roper brand of appliances as its "workhorse" machines. These are meant to be machines that operate efficiently, with little maintenance and high durability. Other brands owned by the company have different brandings and are presented to appeal to different sets of customers than the Roper brand is. Whirlpool also produces items under the KitchenAid, Maytag and Amana names. Maytag was a separate company until 2006 when Whirlpool completed the acquisition of the company, along with all of its brands, such as Jenn-Air.Learn More
Dryers make several types of ticking, spinning, shaking and whirring sounds that don't signify problems. Gas dryers make normal clicking sounds as the gas valves open and close. New dryers may squeak during the first few times of use. Uncharacteristic rattling, scraping and thumping noises may signal an unbalanced dryer, a clogged lint trap, worn out glides or loose objects such as shoes, buttons or zippers in the drum.Full Answer >
To repair a dryer, determine whether the appliance is covered by a warranty. If a warranty is not active, locate the malfunctioning part and install a replacement, or purchase a dryer maintenance kit and install it. Most parts can be replaced in a few hours.Full Answer >
Several things can cause a washer to start leaking from the bottom including a loose hose. To determine if this is the issue, users should pull the washer away from the wall after disconnecting it from the electrical outlet.Full Answer >
Quality washing machine brands include Kenmore, Maytag, Electrolux and Whirlpool, according to Consumer Reports. These established brands provide impressive performance, design, energy efficiency and capacity. Quality washing machine brands must consistently improve their equipment to include innovative features such as mid-wash soaking, aggressive agitation, programmable menus and built-in USB ports for software upgrades.Full Answer >