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Speed Queen: The Champion of Reliable Home Laundry

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Speed Queen takes its humble beginnings back to 1908, when a pair of hardware store owners purchased the rights to manufacture a washing machine line that they felt they could build in a more reliable and efficient way. Building upon these values, Speed Queen has continued to add innovation to their washers and dryers while holding true to the desire to build something better, more energy-friendly, and more efficient. With over 100 years of commercial laundry experience, Speed Queen is sure to stand the test of time.

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Capacity

One thing that stands out when looking at Speed Queen’s models is their capacity. With top-load washing machines coming in at only 3.2 cubic feet, many people falsely assume that Speed Queen cannot hold as much laundry, and this is not entirely true. While there are limitations, one thing that is important to note is that the cubic foot measurement we see listed on units is rated for the raw capacity of the wash tub, which does not factor in how much of the tub is actually usable once you’ve added clothes, water, and the wash mechanism like an agitator or impeller. Here’s a video from Speed Queen to demonstrate what we mean and how their units hold up to other appliance brands:

Speed Queen Top Load Washer Capacity

As you can see, Speed Queen can still hold a substantial amount of laundry, and will wash it well. It’s easy to look at the contrast in cubic footage and assume it can’t hold up, but there’s more than meets the eye here.

Suspension

Speed Queen uses commercial-grade materials in their suspension systems which means you are getting a washer that is tough on your dirty clothes and durable. This advanced suspension also means that there is generally less vibration coming from your washing machine. Less vibration makes the machine quieter than other models, so you don’t have to put up with any ruckus coming from your laundry room. What’s not to love about a washing machine that works hard while also working quietly?

Reliability

Taking the lead in many consumer reviews and getting featured in Good Housekeeping, Speed Queen is as reliable as they come in the world of laundry. They have remained true to their principles for over a century, maintaining quality and efficiency, and they show no signs of slowing down. Speed Queen is built to last and is sure to help take away some of the hassle in your day-to-day life by making laundry a breeze.

Styles

Speed Queen offers a large selection of washer and dryer sets. They offer both front and top-loading units as well as stacked laundry centers for an all-in-one style unit. Additionally, they produce gas and electric dryers to suit whatever fuel type you use in your home. Speed Queen does not offer a ventless dryer at this time.

PetPlus™

Speed Queen knows that we love our furry friends, but we might not always want to smell like them–or wear what they shed. To help us keep the love and cut the odor, Speed Queen has introduced PetPlus™. With a wide array of wash and dry cycles and features, the units below are perfect for helping you achieve a carefree, hair-free, household.

Shop Our Favorite PetPlus™ Models

TR7 Series Washer and Dryer

Top-Load Washer: TR7003WN

Match Top-Load Dryer: DR7004WE

FF7 Series Washer and Dryer

Front-Load Washer: FF7009WN

Match Front-Load Dryer: DF7004WE

Exceptional Warranty Coverage

Speed Queen offers a selection of units that come from the factory, with either a 3, 5, or 7-year warranty! The expectation is that you won’t need to rely on the warranty, but Speed Queen is willing to back up their products and wants to make sure that your investments are protected against any potential factory defects. Here is a list of Speed Queen models at the various warranty tiers:

Exceptional Warranty Coverage

3-Year Warranty Pair

Top-Load Laundry Pair: TR3003WN-DR3003WE

5-Year Warranty Pairs

Classic Top-Load Laundry Pair: TC5003WN-DC5003WE

Top-Load Laundry Pair: TR5003WN-DR5004WE

7-Year Warranty Pair

Top-Load Laundry Pair: TR7003WN-DR7004WE

Invest In Excellence and Buy Speed Queen

It’s easy to see why Speed Queen comes out on top. They haven’t compromised on their quality and have been making their products in the US for over a century. If you are looking for a laundry pair that is able to keep up and hold up, consider a Speed Queen washer and dryer to upgrade your laundry routine.

Speed Queen FAQs

What does the Speed Queen warranty cover?

Speed Queen will cover the cost of parts and labor to repair any factory defects that may arise through normal use of the unit during the specified warranty period.

Where are Speed Queen laundry products made?

For more than 100 years, Speed Queen has been manufacturing its products in Ripon, Wisconsin.

Where can I buy Speed Queen products?

Kelly’s Appliances is an authorized dealer of Speed Queen products. If you are located in Oregon and would like to learn more, please contact us or head to one of our appliance stores nearest you.

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