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How to Cook Dinner If Your Oven Has Broken Down

Modern Laid Dinner Table

If your oven has broken down you may find dinners a challenge whilst you wait for a tradesperson or a replacement part for your appliance to arrive. You may think you’re limited to fast food and other unhealthy options. However if you have a microwave, slow cooker or even dishwasher you can still cook healthy nutritious meals from scratch, without the aid of your oven.

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How To Keep Your Appliances Running…The Dishwasher

How To Keep Your Dishwasher Working

For years, questions have been raised as to whether dishwashers are an environmentally friendly alternative to washing up. According to research homes with a dishwasher use 50% less water and 28% less energy than those homes without one.

In the penultimate post of our three part series, we look at how regular maintenance of your dishwasher can help prolong its life, and reduce the risk of faults occurring. And such maintenance includes checking the following components for signs of damage:Read more

How To Clean & Unblock a Dishwasher

How To Clean & Unblock a Dishwasher

A dishwasher failing to drain or showing signs of a blockage will understandably cause concern in your kitchen, but it doesn’t mean you need to automatically start looking to purchase a brand new model.

Instead, 9 times out of 10 you’ll be able to solve the issue yourself by checking and removing any blockages found within your dishwasher’s filters, waste hose and spray arms. Along with removing the blockages from these areas you should provide the appliance with a thorough clean, particularly if your dishwasher smells – and in this post, we’ll explain how to go about each of these tasks.Read more

6 Steps to Remove and Replace Your Dishwasher Soap Dispenser

6 Steps To Remove a Dishwasher Soap Dispenser

Have you just gone to unload your dishwasher, only to find the pots and pans are still as dirty as they were when they went in, and that the soap is clogged in the soap dispenser? If so, there’s a good chance you have a fault with your soap dispenser, and this will need replacing.

Thankfully replacing a faulty soap dispenser on your dishwasher is a relatively straightforward repair job which you’ll be able to do yourself by following the steps below. By taking the time to carry out the repair, not only will you save money in the short and long term, but you’ll also have a fully functioning dishwasher once again.Read more

How To Prolong Your Dishwasher with Limescale and Detergent Remover

Prolong Your DishwasherFor many homeowners a dishwasher is a luxury, removing the need to tackle those difficult pots and pans after enjoying a home-cooked meal. Yet the luxury is also often taken for granted, until the appliance begins to underperform.

Two of the main issues facing dishwashers is the build up of limescale (hard water areas) and detergent (all areas), which can leave your machine with stale odours as well as reduced performance. Such issues can also contribute to your glasses being left with streaks and smears after a washing cycle, whilst plates, dishes and bowls are also likely to have remains of yesterday’s dinner showing if your machine is not working at full capacity.Read more

Know Where To Go For Your Dishwasher Help & Advice

At BuySpares it is our aim to empower you to fix it yourself. Through our range of appliance spare parts supported by our advice centre, we endeavour to provide you with the tools and information needed to tackle simple appliance faults – saving you money and benefiting the environment. One of our core areas is dishwasher spare parts. We have parts available for all the top brands, including Kenwood dishwasher spares and Beko dishwasher spares.Read more