What happens if you or someone else has signed a delivery note for delivery of a new appliance, but when it was unpacked it was found to be damaged? When signing a delivery note you are normally only confirming receipt of the appliance so this shouldn’t affect your position when complaining to the retailer. Responsibility... continue reading.
Buying Related FAQs
Delivery companies like us to sign that we’ve received goods in good condition. It’s often impractical to check them properly, especially a highly protected white goods appliance. No delivery driver is going to wait until we’ve taken off all the packaging and carefully inspected our new appliance yet they expect us to sign to say... continue reading.
Looking at consumer rights related to buying a second hand washing machine or any other appliance from either a private buyer 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 it though.... continue reading.
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 get... continue reading.
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.... continue reading.
Most people want to know which brand of washing machine is best to buy. As an engineer I like to buy washing machines that can be repaired easily and at reasonable cost, but sadly these days most washing machines are quite unrepairable compared to the past. The only brand that really stands out as being... continue reading.