I am getting reports that the plastic water container inside the door of Hoover or Candy condenser tumble dryers often needs replacing. Fortunately they are very easy to fit, though you wouldn’t expect that anything would go wrong with one in the first place. What is going wrong? Sometimes cracks have appeared somewhere on theread the full article..
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Sadly there are 2 more appliances that have been identified as having a serious safety issue and can potentially catch fire in our homes. This time it’s Beko & Blomberg. The affected dryers are 8 & 9kg condenser tumble dryers manufactured between May and November 2012. Affected model numbers – DCU9330W DCU9330R DCU8230 DSC85W TKF8439Aread the full article..
Logik is a brand made exclusively for Currys. Logik LVD7W15 tumble dryers manufactured between March and April 2016 have been identified as having a serious safety issue. It has been realised that the heating element can potentially overheat and catch fire. If you know anyone who has one let them know immediately. If you haveread the full article..
I’ve just read a news article about another tumble dryer that caught fire causing serious damage. The article also mentions that 3 people have died and 300 injured in recent years in fires caused by tumble dryers. However, what’s different and more shocking about this one is that it is reported that the dryer hadread the full article..
The first decision you must make when buying a new tumble dryer is whether to buy a classic vented dryer, or a condenser dryer. As you’d expect, there are pros and cons for both. This page helps you understand the differences, including the reliability and repair implications. Condenser tumble dryers are popular, but vented dryersread the full article..
This is the biggest appliance fire risk safety notice ever issued in the UK (in my experience). The brands affected are Hotpoint, Creda and Indesit tumble dryers but some other related but lesser-known brands are affected too (see below). They are all part of the same manufacturing group (Whirlpool). Remarkably it covers potentially millions ofread the full article..