A bath towel drying machine is probably the most expensive item you can buy, but the same holds true for a water heater, according to a new report.
The study, which analysed water heaters from more than 200 brands, found that the cost of the washing machines ranged from $5,000-$14,000.
The researchers also found that washing machines typically have a minimum life span of 10 years.
Read more: Why the water heater is so important: The article The study, titled The Cost of Water Heaters: A Comparison of The Costs of Washing Machines from 200 Manufacturers, examined a range of water heat, heating and cooling products.
The results were published in the Journal of Consumer Research.
It’s been suggested that people spend between $2,000 and $5