Here are five pieces of advice for anyone buying a new appliance. As an engineer with over 30 years in the trade I give serious consideration to how easy it will be to get repaired, and to the quality of aftersales service and spare parts costs. I also attach great importance to the quality ofread the full article..
A collection of articles and resources useful to anyone thinking of buying a new appliance covering many different concerns.
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..
Is buying an extended warranty on a new appliance worth it? I never take out any extended warranties myself because I prefer to look at the bigger picture. Over a lifetime of owning all my appliances and devices it’s pretty near certain that I will pay out far less if I just pay for repairs.read the full article..
LG have launched what they call “smart diagnosis” technology on some of their white goods appliances in the UK, which it claims will revolutionise after-sales service. Will it? Or is it pure marketing spiel? How does LG Smart Diagnosis work? According to LG it, “allows customers to solve appliance problems over the phone rather thanread the full article..
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 it was very genuine and said the manufacturer told her the guarantee was transferable. I rang the manufacturer to check before I bought it and Iread 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..