I was recently passing time browsing at Boots while my wife tried to spend some of her birthday vouchers. Unfortunately I found myself infuriated at the price of a Philips shaver on display at £219 which reminded me just how ridiculously low washing machine prices have sunk. What an outrageous price for such a small... continue reading.
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The Indesit Moon washing machine advert had a catchy tag line, “Future Friendly” and a catchy music track by New Order. I’m sceptical about the use of the phrase “future friendly” though. The phrase implies it will either last a very long time, or that a product is so technically advanced it is unlikely to... continue reading.
If you want to connect up a washing machine that uses hot and cold water (and therefore has a hot & cold fill valve) but you only have a cold water supply available, you can use a Y Piece connector to connect it up to a single cold water tap. The washing machine will then... continue reading.
The Internet is a great source of knowledge, that’s an indisputable fact. There’s also a wise saying about a little knowledge being a dangerous thing. I’ve just heard from an engineer about how he recently encountered someone who had tried to repair his own washing machine using knowledge from the Internet. His washing machine was... continue reading.
I still get people asking if I know of any washing machines with a hot water valve. There are just a few washing machines available with a hot water valve (some LG & Statesman models) but they hardly take any hot water in any more. Particularly on 40 degree washes, which is the most common... continue reading.
Although the Eco-labels are a good idea and have been very useful, I think they have big flaws and could do with an overhaul. They’ve been out for so long now that most appliances are equally good or there’s very little between them as they’ve all designed appliances to score well. I have some critical... continue reading.