The time remaining display on a washing machine, dishwasher or tumble dryer is very useful. However, it’s not always accurate. Sometimes it appears to jump back and forth and many people want to know why. Time remaining is an estimate The time remaining indicator is ultimately only an estimate of how long the chosen cycleread the full article..
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Do you Keep a fire extinguisher near your appliances? If one of your appliances suddenly caught fire could you try to put it out, or would you be helpless? This article has been inspired after hearing all the news coming out of the Grenfell fire inquiry. They’ve been discussing all the contributing factors to theread the full article..
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..
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..
Ideally yes you should turn off certain appliances at the socket when not in use. If the wall socket doesn’t have an on off switch it would need to be unplugged instead. Electricity still runs inside an appliance even if it’s switched off. If electricity is present, there is always the possibility of something overheatingread the full article..
Washing machines are heavy. This is mostly due to concrete blocks inside. But if the drum wasn’t weighted down it would bang violently from side to side and try to burst up through the lid during spin. Modern washing machines usually have two drum weights inside. One on top of the drum, and one eitherread the full article..