Some people find their worktops have been fitted too low and their washing machine won’t fit underneath because it’s too tall. If you haven’t bought a washing machine yet and the height difference is only a few millimetres you may be able to find one that’s slightly lower than average although it’s not easy to... continue reading.
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A common problem is excessive creasing of clothes in a washing machine. There are several possible causes if laundry comes out creased. First, make sure the drum isn’t overloaded. It’s easy to overload certain types of laundry because although you may have a 5 or 6kg drum capacity the manufacturers only advise using this capacity... continue reading.
Someone once asked in my washing machine forum about Miele’s “direct enamel coating” and what it was exactly. The answer is that it’s a very tough coating that’s guaranteed never to fade or corrode. I’ve just conducted my own coin test of the enamel during the process of writing a review on a Miele W... continue reading.
I’ve had several people ask, “can you connect a cold fill washing machine to the hot water tap? They were unhappy about the disappearance of the hot water valve in UK washing machines. Many people who are using solar powered energy to heat their water, or who had another cheaper environmentally friendly supply felt that the advantages of their... continue reading.
Appliance repairs are expensive – but should you buy an extended warranty? Extended warranties have changed over recent years. They no longer give the type of cover most people would expect. But how many people realise? Washing machines have been decreasing in price (and quality) for decades, but spare parts prices and repair costs have... continue reading.
Many people have become sceptical of environmentally friendly versions of products and it’s no surprise. For years now manufacturers have flooded the market with greenwash products that are either not very good or not even eco friendly. Which? tests on two leading environmentally (friendlier) laundry detergents resulted in the following disappointing conclusion, “unfortunately they can’t... continue reading.