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Why Is My Tumble Dryer Making a Rumbling Noise?

Why Is My Tumble Dryer Making a Rumbling Noise?

Roughly 16.5 million households in the UK own a washer-dryer or tumble dryer, and 54% of those who own such an appliance admit to using it during the summer months. Such an appliance can be great for getting laundry dry when the weather is less than impressive, but what do you do when yours starts to show signs of a fault?

One fault you may experience is your tumble dryer making a rumbling noise when it rotates. Typically, this is caused by one of 4 reasons, as outlined below.Read more

Why Has My Tumble Dryer Stopped Spinning?

Why Has My Tumble Dryer Stopped Spinning?

“Oh the weather outside is frightful”, from freezing temperatures, to sleet, rain and frost. Winter is certainly here, and getting your laundry dry during the season can often be difficult. If your tumble dryer decides it no longer wants to work, the chore is nigh-on-impossible.

A common fault with tumble dryers is they stop spinning. In this post, we explain the most common reasons for why your tumble dryer has stopped spinning and how to fix it, starting with the most common reason.Read more

Why Does My Tumble Dryer Keep Blowing Thermostats

Why Does My Tumble Dryer Keep Blowing Thermostats

Roughly 60% of households in the UK own a tumble dryer, enabling them to dry their washing whatever the weather. But, as with all appliances faults can develop, meaning the appliance no longer works as it should.

In this post, we look at the role the heat thermostat plays in your tumble dryer as well as the reasons for why the part can trip / blow, preventing you from getting the most out of your appliance.Read more

10 Tips To Save Money With Your Tumble Dryer

Save Money With Your Tumble Dryer

Household laundry is one of the biggest sources of energy cost for homeowners, and there are roughly 14 million households using electricity to dry clothes.

If you’re one of those who plan to use a tumble dryer over the coming months, below we have a handful of helpful tips which will save you money and energy consumption, at the same time as ensuring your laundry dries.Read more

How To Clean Your Tumble Dryer

How To Clean Your 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

Keep Your Appliances Working, By Diagnosing Faults

Diagnose Tumble Dryer FaultsThere are a few things which whatever the weather, as homeowners we still need to do, from cleaning floors through to washing clothes. Unfortunately with the latter, during the winter months when the rain falls, drying clothes once they’ve been washed can often be difficult, especially if your tumble dryer is not working to its full potential.

A fact of life though, is that as with any appliance, tumble dryers can with constant use and little maintenance gain faults, which if not rectified at the earliest opportunity can lead to the efficiency of the appliance dwindling or the appliance not working completely.Read more

Important Safety Notice from White Knight

Leading tumble dryer manufacturer White Knight has issued a safety notice relating to a component fitted to small group of tumble dryers manufactured in 2010. The supplied component in question is a connector that was fitted to a number of dryers manufactured in October of that year. The part does not meet White Knight’s required specifications and is being regarded as a potential fire hazard. Read more

What Stops a Tumble Dryer Tumbling?

The winter months are upon us and the tumble dryer is sure to be in demand. What if the laundry is piling up and the worst happens, the tumble dryer suddenly stops working. You will want to get it fixed and operational again as quickly as possible. A do-it-yourself repair is likely to be the best option; however before you can fix it you need to work out what’s wrong. In this post we look at the possible causes of one of the most common tumble dryer faults: the tumble dryer drum not turning.Read more