Many washing machines are no longer made by the companies shown on the logo, or they have been taken over by bigger companies with a different ethos. These global companies usually keep the old brand name for tactical marketing reasons. In a way, it shouldn't matter who makes which brand, but there is a concern... continue reading.
A collection of articles and resources useful to anyone thinking of buying a new appliance covering many different concerns.
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 of... 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.
As with most things you can buy very cheap white goods appliances online, often from people who have no physical shops at all. All the well known retailers have online stores but there are also many companies selling appliances online who you might not have heard of, and who don’t have any physical shops. All... 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.