2 Easy Kenwood Christmas Recipes To Treat Your Taste Buds

When it comes to cooking, we’re all looking for little shortcuts we can take or techniques which make even the most complicated of dishes that little bit easier. It’s therefore no wonder that to help with the baking process, many of us are turning to food mixers.

A couple of years ago, The Telegraph produced a list of their Top 10 Food Mixers for Christmas, and unsurprisingly, two of the top ten came from Kenwood – the Kenwood kMix and Kenwood Chef Major Titanium.

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3 Ways To Add An Extra Sparkle To Your Christmas

Christmas is a time for spending with family, eating (and drinking) plenty and enjoying lots of fun and frolics, with a sparkle and twinkle being spread throughout the home. And to help you get into the festive spirit, we’ve outlined 3 ways in which you can easily add an extra sparkle to your Christmas.

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Category: Fun Tips

Why Does My Tumble Dryer Keep Blowing Thermostats

Roughly 60% of households in the UK own a tumble dryer, enabling them to dry their washing whatever the weather. But, as with all appliances faults can develop, meaning the appliance no longer works as it should.

In this post, we look at the role the heat thermostat plays in your tumble dryer as well as the reasons for why the part can trip / blow, preventing you from getting the most out of your appliance.

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BuySpares Hits 2 Million YouTube Views

At BuySpares we’re celebrating after our dedicated YouTube channel hit over 2 million views – helping us spread our ethos of “repair rather than replace”.

Since May 2011 we have been producing a range of household and garden appliance videos, covering a range of topics from “How To Fix a Smelly Washing Machine” through to “How To Replace The Cutting Blades on a Flymo Microlite Lawnmower”.

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How To Easily Clean Your Smelly Washing Machine in 4 Steps

I’m going to put this out there; you’re not alone with having a smelly washing machine. In fact unpleasant smells coming from the washing machine is becoming a common problem faced by many – even more so, as more of us begin to wash our laundry at 40⁰C (or lower).

Whilst washing at lower temperatures is a great way for us all to do our bit for the environment and save a few pounds when we do our laundry, lower temperature washes are having a detrimental impact on our appliances, as mould and bacteria isn’t being killed off during the washing process.

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20 Top Safety Tips For Bonfire Night

Did you know that until 1959 it was illegal not to celebrate Bonfire Night in the UK? And whilst such a law is no longer in place, many of us still look forward November 5th, when we can enjoy a firework display.

Bonfire night displays can be great fun for the whole family, but it is important to make sure you stay safe. To help, we’ve compiled a guide of bonfire night safety tips, including some important do’s and don’ts to ensure you, your children and even your pets have an enjoyable November 5th.

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Category: Fun Tips

What To Do If Your Washing Machine Won't Drain

Have you noticed your washing machine is emptying slowly or not emptying at all? Drainage issues are one of the most common issues to develop with washing machines and can cause bigger issues. But they’re also one of the easiest to fix.

Nine times out of ten, the reason behind your washing machine not draining will be a blockage somewhere in the appliance , and to help you locate and resolve the blockage which we suggest you check the following areas:

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Save Money With These 4 Videos

170 million new electrical items are purchased each year in the UK, yet as a country we recycle less than a third of these when they come to the end of their lifecycle. In fact, it is estimated that we throw away enough WEEE waste to fill Wembley Stadium six times over, every single year.

As a result, a government adviser stated at the beginning of 2014 that “families should stop buying new cars, fridges and washing machines, and instead repair them when they fail”.

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Fix It Week - Fix It For Less With BuySpares

Did you know that roughly 23% of electric and electronic waste collected from municipal sites is still in good order and only requires a small amount of repair to get it working again? Yet, we are fast becoming a throw away nation – being prepared to spend money on replacing rather than repairing appliances.

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Save Money With Your Tumble Dryer

Household laundry is one of the biggest sources of energy cost for homeowners, and there are roughly 14 million households using electricity to dry clothes.

If you’re one of those who plan to use a tumble dryer over the coming months, below we have a handful of helpful tips which will save you money and energy consumption, at the same time as ensuring your laundry dries.

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