I was recently passing time browsing at Boots while my wife tried to spend some of her birthday vouchers. Unfortunately I found myself infuriated at the price of a Philips shaver on display at £219 which reminded me just how ridiculously low washing machine prices have sunk. What an outrageous price for such a small... continue reading.
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I still get people asking if I know of any washing machines with a hot water valve. There are just a few washing machines available with a hot water valve (some LG & Statesman models) but they hardly take any hot water in any more. Particularly on 40 degree washes, which is the most common... continue reading.
Although the Eco-labels are a good idea and have been very useful, I think they have big flaws and could do with an overhaul. They’ve been out for so long now that most appliances are equally good or there’s very little between them as they’ve all designed appliances to score well. I have some critical... continue reading.
Appliance repairs are expensive – but should you buy an extended warranty? Extended warranties have changed over recent years. They no longer give the type of cover most people would expect. But how many people realise? Washing machines have been decreasing in price (and quality) for decades, but spare parts prices and repair costs have... continue reading.
Mitsubishi have produced “the world’s quickest washing machine” (currently only available in Japan). Most people have erroneously reported it as the world’s “fastest” washing machine (which implies spin speed) whereas this washing machine washes in world record time (quickest). It’s reported to be capable of washing nine kilograms (20 pounds) of clothes in just 35... continue reading.