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Is your fridge temperature correct?

Tips Having your fridge thermostat control just set at random, or what you feel is right can be wasteful. According to Which? even using recommended settings by the manufacturer doesn’t always assure the correct temperature. If the temperature is too cold, it’s wasting energy cooling it down more than necessary, but if it’s not quite cold enough your food and drink won’t last as long. For example, milk can last up to 10 days at 4 degrees, but only 7 days at 7 degrees. Similar differences can be found for vegetables like lettuce or broccoli.

Washing machines to avoid

Avoid

It's hard to believe that anyone could make a washing machine these days that didn't wash laundry properly. I can well understand how they might make one that's just rubbish (as in poor quality) and unreliable, but surely it's dead simple to make … [Continue reading..]

Free Upgrade from 5 to 10 year guarantees on Miele

Peter Tyson Appliances

Peter Tyson now have the new "W1" range of washing machines in stock from Miele and are currently offering warranty upgrades on 3 models WKR 570, WKR 770 & WMR 560 (which normally have the 5 year warranty). They are currently topping it up to 10 … [Continue reading..]

Is drying laundry indoors bad for health?

Clothes-airer

Drying laundry indoors can create damp, condensation, encourage dust mites, and cause health risks to people prone to asthma, hay fever and other allergies. Researchers have found that up to a third of all moisture in homes can come from drying … [Continue reading..]

How to remove a greyish white coating in drum

Drum

If your washing machine's drum is covered in a greyish white coating it is probably caused by limescale. To remove it try adding about 20 gram of citric acid into the machine and wash on a 90 degree wash cycle with no laundry inside. You may need to … [Continue reading..]

Currys – Free Next Day Delivery

Free next day delivery on selected Large Appliances. Includes: Laundry, fridge freezers, dishwashers, cookers & TVs over 39" Free next day delivery … [Continue reading..]

Choosing lowest energy consumption washing machine

Energy-efficient

It's interesting to compare how much energy washing machines use, but just buying the lowest energy consumption washing machine could easily be a false economy. I don't say ignore it completely, but never forget that build quality and reliability are … [Continue reading..]

Latest Discount Voucher Codes from Currys

Save £50 on this product when you trade in old appliance Use Code: SMN50 End Date: 16/04/2014 Use Voucher Code Save £75 on this product when you trade in old appliance Use Code: SMN75 End Date: 16/04/2014 Use Voucher Code Save £100 on … [Continue reading..]

Exploding door glass – who’s fault is it?

Shattered-glass

I still occasionally get emails from people who's washing machine door glass has shattered or "exploded", and I've included two photo's recently supplied to me in this article. It's hard to get a proper perspective on how widespread it is but I'm … [Continue reading..]

Why are clothes getting stretched?

Stretched-sleeve

I've had a lot of jumpers that have not lasted as long as I'd expect. The sleeves in particular have stretched so much they cover my entire hand. Other's have sleeves which have stretched to over twice as wide and become very baggy. Many modern … [Continue reading..]