AEG boasts its latest range of ProTex washer-dryers is the first with wash and dry silk programs, which allow users to wash and dry silks in one go.

They have also been awarded with the Woolmark Blue Label for their gentle care of hand-wash-only woollens during washing and drying.

Meanwhile, OptiSense technology uses intelligent sensors to reduce water and energy usage. The machines are rated A+++ for energy performance.

And for consumers in a hurry, there is a 60-minute NonStop washing and drying program.

Available from this month, prices for the range start at £549.99.

AEG: 03445 611611