This is part 2 of a series of articles about the dangers of modern white goods appliances and how you can improve appliance safety in your home. Read part 1 first (How dangerous are our appliances?) for a full understanding of these very real dangers. This is not just a shallow list of do’s and... continue reading.
This is a category list of all my articles tagged with Whitegoodshelp recommendations. Basically any article where I have specific recomendations to do or not do something will get this tag so it's well worth browsing through them. You might be surprised how interesting or useful some of them are.
White goods appliances come with an inherent risk. We do not need to increase this risk. Bad design, poor quality, user misuse and complacency all increase this risk unnecessarily. If you haven’t experienced any incidents or know someone who has, it might seem unnecessary to read this article. The reality is that many of our... continue reading.
I’ve obtained a list of the top selling appliances at John Lewis. Free (standard) delivery is available on all appliances. There are some good extended guarantee offers on many appliances including a minimum 2 year guarantee on all appliances and 3 year guarantees on all John Lewis Brand appliances. Some appliances also have 5 or... continue reading.
Looking for a local tradesman? Which? Local Really Works The best way to find a recommended reputable local appliance repairman is to use Which? Local – Trusted Traders which is free for Which? members (Get your Which? offer). It really works because as a Which? affiliate and member I’ve used it several times myself. Lots... continue reading.
You don’t have to register your appliance purchase or send in the guarantee card, but it makes sense to do so. We have statutory rights if an appliance breaks down, has an inherent fault, or fails to last a reasonable time. However, these rights often have to be fought for. Fortunately it’s usually easy to... continue reading.
Since writing this article energy ratings have moved from A+ to A++ and even A+++ but I don’t expect this to affect the principle of the points made here. In fact I would expect the difference between an A++ and A+++ to be even less than the differences described in the article for A and... continue reading.