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 condensor tumble dryers manufactured between May and November 2012. Affected model numbers – DCU9330W DCU9330R DCU8230 DSC85W TKF8439A... continue reading.
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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 have... continue reading.
If laundry on a drying cycle comes out of a washer dryer hot and steamy there is a problem with the condensing process. Condenser washer dryers pass the steam through a plastic chamber on the back of the outer drum. During the drying cycle a steady trickle of cold water runs into the top of... continue reading.
I’ve just read a news article about another tumble dryer that has caught fire causing serious damage. The article also mentions that 3 people have died and 300 injured in recent years by tumble dryer fires. However, what’s different and more shocking about this one is that it is reported that the dryer had been... continue reading.
Tumble dryers have always been one of the simplest of household appliances, but since the invention of condenser dryers they have become more complicated and arguably less reliable. The first decision you must make when buying one is whether to buy a vented or a condenser dryer. As you’d expect, there are pros and cons... continue reading.
Another potential fire risk safety notice been issued on white goods appliances. The biggest brands affected are Hotpoint, Creda and Indesit tumble dryers. Some other brands are affected too (see below). These are all part of the same manufacturing group (Whirlpool). Remarkably it covers potentially millions of condenser and vented dryers sold over the last... continue reading.