Our Top Brand awards can help you find a product that performs consistently well for many fault-free years and has many happy owners.
By Paul Smith
Head of Testing
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.
How we choose Top Brands
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:
A Top Brand must make products that work well.
Products from a Top Brand must stay fault-free for a reasonable time.
Owners of Top Brand products must think they are a pleasure to own.
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.
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