The football season has arrived, and so has the time to wear your country’s colours. But, with that being said, do you know how to properly care for your footie shirts to make sure they last until the final match?Read more
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During the cold and blustery autumn and winter months, drying clothes outside becomes much more difficult. If you have a tumble dryer, clothes drying is less of a hassle, with the exception that most of your clothes can actually go in the dryer. However if you don’t own a tumble dryer, drying clothes indoors on racks and radiators is your only option. Take a look at our tips for drying clothes indoors.
It’s worryingly easy to make a mistake when doing the washing. Whenever you accidentally wash a coloured sock in a load of whites or completely forget to take the washing out of the machine until it’s started to smell, just remember you’re not alone. These mistakes are all common ones.
When moving house plumbing in the washing machine is one of many chores on the to-do list. If you’ve bought a brand new machine the company delivering it will usually offer to plumb it in for you… for a price. But we of course recommend plumbing it in yourself!
If your washing machine door has jammed shut you need to find a fix fast. Leaving your damp clothes in the machine will cause your laundry and the machine itself to smell. The fact that you can see your clean clothes through the window, but just can’t reach them only adds to the frustration of the situation!
There are three likely reasons why your washing machine door won’t open so read on and we’ll explain what can be done to open it. But first things first, please remember to switch off and unplug your appliance before starting your fix.
An article published in 2014 estimated 96% of UK homes own a washing machine, with many putting their appliances through as many as 220 wash cycles each year, so it should come as no surprise that from time-to-time there can be issues with washing machines leaking.
There are a number of reasons why washing machines leak and the cause of the fault will depend on when in the cycle the leak occurs and where it is coming from. To give you a helping hand at locating and resolving the leak, below we look at the more common reasons.Read more
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.Read more
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:Read more
Since the early 1900s homes have benefited from a powered version of the washing machine, with the appliance becoming an important part in our daily lives. Yet, the pressures we place on our washing machines can result in faults developing over time, which if left can not only result in the appliance performing ineffectively, but can also cost you extra money on your utility bills.Read more
Come rain or shine, the washing machine is one appliance in the home which is in almost constant use, so it may come as no surprise that it accounts for roughly 7% of your energy bill. But, there are ways you can save money when using yours – without hindering the overall performance of the appliance.Read more