Yes you should really. All manufacturers recommend it. If the taps are always left on – and therefore under pressure – you could get a leak, or even a flood from a leaking or split fill hose. This sometimes happens over night when reduced demand causes increased water pressure. More rarely, a sticking fill valveread the full article..
General & Miscellaneous
If you need to store a washing machine that is not going to be used for a long time it’s best to try and drain all the water from inside. It’s not enough to just put it on a spin or drain cycle because a washing machine cannot get rid of all the water itself.read the full article..
If you use the economy 7 tariff you may want to set your washing machine, dishwasher or tumble dryer to come on during the night. This is very unwise, and potentially dangerous! Can I save money using appliances on economy 7 during the night? Technically yes, but these tariffs are aimed at people with storageread the full article..
I went out for a meal last night. I wore a smart shirt and trousers. Normally they would be thrown straight into the wash basket when I went to bed because they stunk of smoke. This morning I had a good look at them. I’d only worn them for about 3 hours, I had aread the full article..
This might seem a little frivolous for consumer advice but many people do care about pronouncing a name correctly and worry about appearing foolish if they get it wrong. For years I always pronounced it, “mealy” and so did everyone else in my neck of the woods. But as I do prefer to get namesread the full article..