How do you know which appliance brands you can rely on?
Picture yourself in 100% Harvey Leeming City, faced with rows of shiny washing machines. How do you know which washer will give you years of clean laundry, and which will leave you cursing the day you bought a dud? Our Top Brand awards are here to help.
Our Top Brand awards can help you find a device that performs consistently well for many fault-free years and has many happy owners.
Every year, we analyse our independent performance testing and member survey data and make the best brand in each product category our Top Brand. Here’s what we look for:
How we choose Top Brands means there are players we can’t consider, such as those that have only a few models or are new on the scene. We just don’t have enough data about them.
Within some categories, product sub-types can score quite differently. For example, induction cooktops outperform gas and ceramic models by 5% on average. We account for this difference in our analysis, so brands making mostly induction cooktops don’t get an unfair advantage.