Is buying an extended warranty on a new appliance worth it? It can add a significant cost to often already expensive appliances. Personally, I never take out any extended warranties. I have been talked into it occasionally in the past but I never found that I needed any of them. I now prefer to lookread the full article..
A collection of articles and resources useful to anyone thinking of buying a new appliance covering many different concerns.
LG have launched what they call “smart diagnosis” technology on some of their white goods appliances. They say it will, “revolutionise after-sales service”. How does LG Smart Diagnosis work? According to LG it, “allows customers to solve appliance problems over the phone rather than call out an engineer”. All a customer has to do isread the full article..
I had a question from someone querying appliance guarantees. They wanted to know if they are transferred to the new owner if purchased second hand.. Q: I bought a second hand washing machine from ebay. I was told it was approximately 2 years old and came with a 5 year guarantee. The lady selling itread the full article..
If you are looking to buy from a company with recognised ethics, Electrolux has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 110 companies in 38 industries that surpass their industry peers in the World’s Most Ethical Companies ranking of 2011.They are the only domestic appliance manufacturer in the list. According to Ethisphere,read the full article..
I received an interesting email this morning regarding the guarantee on a new fridge to be installed in the purchaser’s rented property. This issue would apply to any white goods appliance. “I was told today at Currys that the manufacturer’s 12-month guarantee on a new fridge would not be valid as I was buying itread the full article..
This subject is relevant to white goods because it’s now used as a well established marketing tool employed by all manufacturers and it shapes how many of our household appliances are designed and marketed. Although I haven’t written a direct article on this topic before I’ve long since been a sceptic about man-made climate changeread the full article..