In my previous article I warned about potential problems if an appliance is pushed in behind flooring and underneath a worktop. It happens surprisingly often. Read the full article here – fitting floor tiles in front of appliances. If you already have an appliance that is stuck, and you cannot get it out over theread the full article..
Installing & Connecting a Dishwasher
You need to be mindful when fitting floor tiles in front of appliances. The same applies for laminate floor, or any flooring that raises the height of the floor in front of the appliance. Many people try to save money and effort by not fitting their flooring behind appliances. But I’ve seen a lot ofread the full article..
What is an aqua stop hose and do you have to use it? The words aqua, and stop, are used by a variety of companies covering different products. They all try to “stop” damage from leaking water in various situations. So-called “aqua stop” systems in appliances can combine more than one leak detection system includingread the full article..
This article was inspired when comments from another article ventured into the subject of whether you can connect a dishwasher to the hot water supply instead of the cold. This doesn’t appear to have a clear-cut yes or no answer. There is conflicting advice, even from dishwasher manufacturers. Some claim it’s more economical but othersread the full article..
Can a washing machine (or dishwasher) pump up from a basement up to the grate? There’s no guarantee any washing machine will pump this far up as they are all only designed to pump a few feet. Most will pump higher, but at a reduced rate. There’s no need for manufacturers to make any washingread the full article..
If any of our washing machines or dishwashers are connected to the wrong water drainage system then we are contributing to damaging the local environment. Harmful chemicals in detergents and other waste products can pollute local rivers and streams. Our water can also contribute to flash flooding by overloading the rainwater drainage system. Is yours?read the full article..