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Last updated on October 19th, 2017
Get help and advice about white goods appliances by a UK engineer with 40 years experience. Quoted and consulted by journalists and media around the world (Previously Washerhelp)
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New CAPLE fridge safety notice.
These fridges are around 9 – 10 years old and a component could overheat and catch fire CAPLE fridges safety notice
2 new tumble dryer safety notices
Some Logik tumble dryers are subject to a new safety warning. Also, some Beko & Blomberg dryers. Check if you have one and if so unplug your machine and immediately stop using it.
Exploding Door Glass
Which? have now published a report on the "Exploding" washing machine door glass issue that I started tracking several years ago.
Grenfell fire caused by fridge freezer
Hotpoint have responded to the reports that the Grenfell fire was started by one of their fridge freezers. Full details – Hotpoint Fridge Freezer Safety Notice
Tumble dryer fire risks
Millions of tumble dryers affected by a fire risk safety notice. Is yours affected? Full details – Hotpoint Creda & Indesit Tumble Dryer Fire Risk
Affected brands are: Hotpoint | Indesit | Creda | Proline | Swan manufactured between April 2004 and September 2015
Latest white goods articles
- Hotpoint Fridge Freezer Safety Notice (Grenfell fire related)
- Bosch and Neff hobs gas leak risk (possible explosion risk)
- How dangerous are our appliances?
- 8 ways to make your appliances more safe
- How can a tumble dryer catch fire when unplugged?
- Ice in base of freezer
- Water in base of fridge
- How to clear a blocked pressure system
- Fridge freezer 4 months out of guarantee (Consumer question answered)
- Advice if buying American-style fridge freezers
- What’s the difference between drum sizes in washing machines? (A look at specific drum sizes)
- Washing machine drum sizes (All drum sizes are not equal)
- Holes in clothes photos (A lot of people get holes in clothes after washing)
- LG washing machine direct drive safety notice (LG safety notice)
- Hotpoint washing machines electric shock risk (Hotpoint safety notice)
- Using a washing machine from storage
- See list of All white goods articles (newest first)
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