April 22, 2015 | Dishwasher Repair Help & Advice |
The dishwasher is for many households a great appliance, which dramatically cuts down the amount of time spent clearing up after enjoying a meal.
Unfortunately, from time to time the dishwasher may let you down, resulting in dishes coming out dirty or streaky. But this doesn’t automatically mean your appliance is broken and needs replacing. Instead there are steps which if taken, could significantly improve the performance of your dishwasher.
Below we’ve compiled six tips for a better cleaning dishwasher.Read more
April 20, 2015 | Washing Machines |
According to an article published last year, those within the 16-24 year old category are the most likely not to know how to use a washing machine. To help those who are unsure how to use their washing machine, we offer advice below.
Before washing any clothes within your washing machine, it’s important to make sure that you keep the following “Do’s” and “Don’ts” in mind.Read more
April 17, 2015 | Cooking & Kitchen |
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
April 15, 2015 | Vacuum Repair Help & Advice |
In the daily fight of keeping your home tidy, the vacuum cleaner is an invaluable appliance to have in your cleaning arsenal. Previously, we have looked at “How to Pick the Right Vacuum Cleaner”, the “4 Must Have Vacuum Cleaner Tools” and “How to Change a Vacuum Drive Belt”, enabling you to make the most out of the appliance.
In addition to following the advice outlined within these posts, there are other steps we recommend you take if you want to ensure you keep your vacuum cleaner working to its full potential. These include:Read more
April 13, 2015 | Cooking & Kitchen |
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
April 10, 2015 | Gardening Tips & Advice |
When it comes to marking boundaries around your home or adding elements of privacy, the hedge is often a firm favourite. Not only do hedges help encourage wildlife to the garden, but they’re often a sturdier alternative to fences.Read more
April 8, 2015 | Washing Machines |
You’ve sorted your laundry out, loaded the washing machine, selected the wash cycle and pressed start; yet nothing has happened. Such situations can be frustrating, especially if the laundry is needed that day. Thankfully, your washing machine is likely to indicate what the issue is, in the form of an error code which will flash up on the control panel.
To give you an idea of what these codes mean, we’ve highlighted some of the most common error codes in a range of washing machines, below.Read more
April 6, 2015 | Cooking & Kitchen |
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
April 3, 2015 | Appliances and Appliance Care |
Have you found one of your home or garden appliances has a faulty part and is in need of a replacement? To ensure you get the perfect part for your appliances, you’ll need to know the model number – and this infographic explains how to find the model number on the 16 most popular home and garden appliances.
April 1, 2015 | Gardening Tips & Advice |
With spring in full flow, the daffodils in bloom and blossom beginning to show on the trees, many of us will be looking forward to the warm, sunny haze covering our gardens during the Easter weekend. And the extended break is the perfect time to get out and provide our gardens with the TLC they deserve.
For those looking to spend time in the garden this Easter, make sure it is time well spent, by following the list, below, of suggested jobs to carry out.Read more