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Smeg WHT814LUK 8kg 1400rpm Freestanding Washing Machine - White WHT814LUK

Quickfind: 954692 SKU: WHT814LUK

Product Information

What stands out

  • Wash up to 40 T-shirts in one go – perfect for family laundry
  • Wash when it best suits you thanks to a 24hr timer delay
  • Woolmark approved, this machine is as, if not more gentle than hand washing
  • Easy iron setting reduces creases to make ironing easier
  • Quick programme comes in handy when you’re in a rush, washing in just 14 minutes
  • Cotton Eco programme provides a longer wash but with high energy and water savings
  • Rated A+++ for energy efficiency, costing on average £52 per year to run

The details

With an 8kg drum capacity this Smeg washing machine is ideal for the average family household as it can wash up to 40 T-shirts in one go, it can even tackle a light king size duvet. It features a large porthole for easy loading and a digital display to make programming the machine easier. With a programme count down indicator you can see just how long is left on your cycle and with a 24 hour timer delay you can set it up to start washing when it best suits you.

There’s 16 programmes to choose from, giving you a setting to suit every type of load. You can also adjust the temperatures and spin speed to be just how you like. The machine has a maximum spin speed of 1400rpm, removing the majority of the water for quicker drying. There’s a variety of extra options to add to your programme too including, easy iron to reduce creases, pre-wash for heavily soiled laundry and extra rinse to thoroughly cleanse fabrics. This machine has a wool, lingerie and hand wash setting so there’s plenty to choose from for your more delicate garments. It’s woolmark approved so the machine is as if not more gentle than hand washing.

Rated A+++ for energy efficiency along with a special cotton eco programme, this machine works hard to save on water and energy, resulting in savings on your bills. On average this washer will cost just £52 per year to run, that’s as little as 14p per day.

Essential info

  • Dimensions: H84 x W60 x D54 cm
  • Porthole diameter: 34 cm
  • Capacity: 8kg
  • Programmes: 16
  • Max spin speed: 1400 rpm
  • Energy rating: A+++


  • Cotton eco: Cold - 60°C
  • Cottons: Cold - 90°C
  • Hygiene Care: 30°C - 90°C
  • Shirts: Cold - 60°C
  • Mixed: Cold - 40°C
  • Sports: Cold - 40°C
  • Curtains: Cold - 40°C
  • Dark wash: Cold - 40°C
  • Jeans: Cold - 60°C
  • Lingerie: Cold - 30°C
  • Hand wash: Cold - 30°C
  • Delicate: Cold - 40°C
  • Quick 14mins: Cold - 30°C
  • Wool: Cold - 40°C
  • Synthetics: Cold - 60°C

More info

  • Electronic display panel with end of cycle time indicator and 24hr timer delay
  • Easy iron setting reduces wrinkles to make ironing easier
  • Hand wash setting for delicate fabrics uses a slower drum rotation
  • Shirts setting provides ultimate care quickly whilst making ironing easier
  • Pre-wash setting gets to work before the main cycle to tackle heavily soiled laundry
  • Extra rinse setting can be added to a cycle to thoroughly cleanse fabrics
  • Curtains programme, specially designed for curtains to reduce creasing
  • Variable spin speed and temperature
  • Automatic variable load
  • Child lock prevents any settings being altered during a cycle
  • Large porthole for easier loading
  • Total AcquaStop-3 levels of anti-flood devices to ensure protection against leaks
  • Woolmark approved
  • Stainless steel drum and polypropylene tank
  • Brushless motor
  • Annual water consumption: 10560 L
  • Annual energy consumption: 199 kWh
  • Noise level (wash): 52 dB
  • Noise level (spin): 77 dB
  • Spin drying performance: B
  • Water supply: Cold fill only

Which? Product Review

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The Smeg WHT814LUK washing machine has a distinctive look and can handle up to 8kg of laundry in one go. Is it worth investing in, or should you look elsewhere? We sent this Smeg washing machine to our lab to see how well it can clean clothes, how easy it is to use and how efficient it is.

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