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 a list of every article I've written filed under tumble dryers, including all its sub categories. To find more articles use the "tumble dryers" link in the main navigation.
NOTE: More tumble dryer articles are filed under other categories and sub categories if they focus on buying or repairing them for example.
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). These are all part of the same manufacturing group (Whirlpool). Remarkably it covers potentially millions ofread the full article..
Here is another important warning to pass on and take note of, this time it’s regarding a potential Siemens tumble dryer fire risk. The only dryers affected by this specific notice are ones manufactured in 2002. What is the fire risk? “An electrical component on a limited number of Siemens branded tumble dryers manufacturedread the full article..
Which? compared the energy costs between twenty tumble dryers drying three full cotton loads per week for a year. The cheapest was £42 a year, and the most expensive £129 a year. Over 10 years that would be £870 more, and that’s without factoring in the massive price rises in energy we are bound toread the full article..
If you have a problem with a tumble dryer drum not turning you’d think the motor was the main suspect, but the fault is more likely to be a broken drive belt. This article shows you how to tell which fault you may have, and advises on the various related issues. The drive belt hasread the full article..
This article is about faults that can cause a noisy tumble dryer. However, due to the way dryers are designed, many tumble dryer noises can be difficult to fix because you need to strip the entire dryer down to get to some parts. This article gives general guidance without specific stripping down instructions. Tumble dryers,read the full article..