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
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Such a cleaner will leave your cooker sparkling and remove any unpleasant odours. Choosing the right cleaner for the task is only part of cleaning your cooker. It’s also important to make sure that you clean every element of the cooker to keep it running at its optimum performance.Read more
Have you been in that situation where you’re in the middle of cooking a family meal, when your cooker decides to give up the ghost and stops working completely? It can be extremely frustrating, but by loving your cooker it can also be prevented, and this doesn’t have to cost the earth.
The cooking unit can often be split down into three key parts, the cooker hood, cooker itself and then the hob. By keeping each of these components well maintained, your cooker will continue to perform to the best of its ability for a long time to come.Read more
It is estimated that a dishwasher can save up to three weeks a year on washing up. However, as with all household appliances, from time to time, dishwashers can gain faults. To help limit the risk of faults occurring with yours, we’ve answered 7 of the most common questions below.Read more
From steaming vegetables and boiling pasta, through to cooking a fry-up or chilli, the cooker hob is an important appliance within the kitchen. Yet, as with all cooking appliances, the hob is susceptible to a build up of dirt; especially if a lot of fat is produced from the food.
As a rule of thumb spills and splatters which occur during the cooking process should be cleaned at the earliest opportunity. We recommend whilst the cooker hob is still slightly warm to touch, that you use a damp cloth to wipe away any spillages – and this technique can be used across all hob types.Read more
From defrosting food, to cooking ready-meals and from heating milk for a hot chocolate through to cooking custard, the microwave can be an invaluable appliance in the kitchen – if you get the right model for your needs and requirements.
Yet choosing the right microwave can often be difficult, especially when you consider the various options available. But to give you a helping hand, below we’ve outlined three considerations for choosing a microwave.Read more
Although the freezer is one of the household appliances which uses the most electricity, due to being left on around the clock, it’s also one of the most invaluable appliances. As such, when it comes to purchasing a freezer, it’s important to make sure you’re selecting one which not only meets your needs and requirements, but is also energy efficient.
To give you a helping hand, we’ve compiled the following guide.Read more
In the our “customer questions” series we’ve looked at how to change a vacuum drive belt. In our second post, we answer how to change a cooker hinge.
Now a faulty cooker hinge may not seem like a fault you’re likely to experience, but such a fault will not only prevent your cooker door from closing correctly, which in-turn results in heat escaping from the appliance – hindering your cooking.Read more
To give you a helping hand at keeping your freezer working at its optimum level for years to come, we’ve answered some of the more common questions relating to freezer care, below.Read more
The microwave is one of the newest kitchen appliances and also one of the most popular. Since being invented in the 1940s and sold for home use in the 1960s, the microwave has revolutionised how we cook.
In a bid to help you understand your microwave, and therefore get the most out of it, we’ve produced the following guide. This guide looks at how the microwave works, the best way to clean it, and how to replace the waveguide cover should it become faulty.
So without further ado….Read more