Can you install a new gas cooker yourself – or do you have to pay a lot of money for a gas safe engineer to to it? Also, is it OK to disconnect a gas cooker (with bayonet fitting) to clean behind it and then reconnect? The answer to these questions was quite surprising whenread the full article..
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Here is a new appliance safety warning. Please share this warning. Some models of Bosch and Neff built-in gas hobs have been found to be vulnerable to a gas leak – and therefore a potential explosion. The manufacture says, “due to potential damage to installed gas connectors, in certain circumstances gas can escape in anread the full article..
This Hotpoint and Indesit gas cookers safety notice refers to the risk of a specific part failure which could lead to a gas leak on cookers sold during October and November 2013 in the UK. To find out if you have an affected cooker, check the model and serial number on the inside of yourread the full article..
This is an old safety warning, which I first published a few years ago, but Gas Safety Week has brought it back to the fore. This is clearly a very serious warning and it’s a shame to have to give such bad publicity to specific manufacturers. However, so far six people have died from carbonread the full article..
Electrolux, Moffat and Tricity Bendix built in ovens safety notice A safety notice has been issued involving built in ovens manufactured by Electrolux under the Electrolux, Moffat and Tricity Bendix brands. The issue involves single built in electric ovens (no product purchased before March 2007 is affected). Quote: Our quality control programme has identified underread the full article..
Candy seem to be coming up with innovative ideas at the moment and have developed white LED lights for inside their ovens. They call them U-See, and they say they flood the oven with bright light allowing a clearer view across all oven shelves. They claim they are much more energy efficient than a standardread the full article..