Sample of different washing machine sizes Whilst researching for my article washing machines and associated problems with sizes I decided to check the specifications of various washing machines. I chose a healthy mix of common brands and models, and a few more obscure ones. The table shows the different washing machine measurements that I found.read the full article..
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Delivery companies like us to sign that we’ve received goods in good condition. But it’s often impractical to check them properly. Especially a white goods appliance that is totally wrapped up in protective packaging. No delivery driver is going to wait until we’ve taken off all the packaging and carefully inspected our new appliance, yetread the full article..
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 andread the full article..
What are your consumer rights when buying a second hand washing machine – or any other appliance – from a private seller or a local trader? Buying a second hand washing machine privately (from a non trader) carries a risk. There is relatively little consumer protection. The washing machine must match their description of itread the full article..
Many washing machines are no longer made by the companies shown on the logo. They have been taken over by bigger companies. Often these companies have a different ethos, and different quality standards. The result is that many famous washing machine brands, with a longstanding reputation for quality and longevity, are now very different appliancesread the full article..
I haven’t written about renting washing machines before. I’d come to think of it as something from the past, and no longer relevant. You can buy new ones so cheaply now. However, the problem is they aren’t lasting very long. Appliances are the least repairable they’ve ever been. Many people are spending a lot ofread the full article..