September 16, 2015 | Appliances and Appliance Care  |  Tumble Dryer |
Come winter, drying your washing can seem like an uphill battle. But with a fully functioning tumble dryer, there’s no reason why you cannot get your washing dry and prevent your laundry basket from overflowing.
Key to keeping your appliance working to its full potential, therefore keeping your laundry bin empty and your energy bills down is to keep your tumble dryer clean – and this can be done by following the advice outlined below.Read more
September 14, 2015 | Appliances and Appliance Care  |  Brand Focus |
When it comes to fridges, Beko is the UK’s number one brand – and for good reason. Since 1990, Beko have been selling a range of household appliances throughout the UK and Ireland, producing appliances which are designed to make life easier whilst also ensuring everyday appliances are energy efficient.
Despite their enviable reputation, as with all appliances, a Beko fridge can develop faults – and below we look at 4 of the most common ones you’re likely to experience and explain how you can repair them.Read more
September 9, 2015 | Appliances and Appliance Care  |  Cooking & Kitchen |
Your coffee machine, whether a bean-to-cup, espresso or capsule machine will need regular cleaning to ensure every cup of coffee it produces not only tastes as good as the last one, but also has the flavour you’d expect from the finest coffee.
Yet many of us are guilty of neglecting our coffee makers and not providing them with the cleaning they require, so it should come as no surprise that coffee makers are a hot bed for bacteria. In fact, a study from 2011 found the reservoir in a coffee maker is likely to have a higher germ count than some spots in your bathroom.
Cleaning your coffee maker, including a bean-to-cup machine, needn’t be difficult. Below, we provide a guide on how to clean your coffee machine on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.Read more
July 27, 2015 | Appliances and Appliance Care |
When you think of memorable dates July 1st isn’t one which normally springs to mind. But the date does have its own connotations. For example, July 1st 2015 was the hottest day of the year (to date) and the hottest day for nine years. Due to the heat a heat-health alert was issued for all of England – and we did our bit, by posting tips via our “Keep Cool During This Week’s Heat Wave” post.
Aside from being a record breaking day in 2015, July 1st according to Direct Line, is the day of the year when home insurance claims rise by as much as 60% – leading to them labelling the day, the “clumsiest day of the year”.Read more
July 24, 2015 | Appliances and Appliance Care  |  Money Saving Tips |
Did you know that leaving your appliances on standby each day could be costing you between £50 and £86 a year? This equates to roughly 16% of your annual electricity bill. But it isn’t just the cost of leaving your appliances on standby which could be costing you unnecessary money.
To help ensure your appliances aren’t costing you too much, it’s important to ensure you…Read more
July 3, 2015 | Appliances and Appliance Care  |  Repair, Re-use & Recycle |
There’s no easy way to tell you this, but the Dyson Digital Slim DC59 which you’ve just spent over £300 on, and the washing machine which you rely on each week to clean the school uniforms, towels and bedding, aren’t going to last forever without regular care and maintenance.Read more
June 24, 2015 | Appliances and Appliance Care |
When it comes to cleaning your home, which one appliance do you rely on the most? For many, it is the vacuum cleaner. To get the most out of yours, it is important to make sure you take care of it and carry out regular maintenance. Part of this process involves emptying and changing the bag.Read more
June 22, 2015 | Appliances and Appliance Care |
A survey conducted by Which, has revealed between 2011 and March 2014, nearly 12,000 household fires were caused by everyday household appliances. In this infographic, we explain how to prevent your appliances from becoming that fire risk.Read more
June 8, 2015 | Appliances and Appliance Care  |  Cooking & Kitchen |
Did you know the cost of running your fridge and freezer equates to roughly 7% of your annual electricity bill? Thankfully, there are a number of ways in which you can reduce the energy consumption, by making sure your appliance is energy efficient.Read more
June 1, 2015 | Appliances and Appliance Care |
From vacuum cleaners, washing machines and tumble dryers through to cookers, kettles and dishwashers, our homes are made up of numerous appliances which make everyday living easier and more convenient.
If these appliances aren’t working to their full potential, they could be costing you more than you think. But fear not, as it is possible to keep each of your household appliances working as they should, by carrying out required repairs yourself.Read more