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..
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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..
Reconditioned washing machines were popular in the 70s, 80s and even 90s, but are they still a viable buying option now new budget washing machines are so cheap? Reconditioning is a good idea in these throwaway times, but economics have affected the viability of reconditioning appliances for most engineers. As new ones continue to getread the full article..
Many people want to know if it is better to buy a separate washing machine and tumble dryer or a combined washer dryer. Separate appliances are definitely best. A combined washer and dryer will always be a compromise as explained in this article, but they wouldn’t exist if they didn’t have good reason to exist.read the full article..
If you paid an extra £50 or even £100 for a more expensive model from a specific brand, will you get a more reliable washing machine? No. You'll get a bigger drum, faster spin, and more options, but the build quality will almost certainly be the same or not substantially different. Manufacturers usually produce aread the full article..
Most people want to know which make of washing machine is the best to buy. As an engineer I think the best washing machines are ones that can be repaired easily and at reasonable cost. But sadly, these days most washing machines are very un-repairable so it’s not easy to pick one. Another problem isread the full article..