Is your washing machine’s drum covered in a greyish white coating? It might be probably caused by limescale. To remove it try adding about 20 grams of citric acid into the washing machine and wash on a 90 degree wash cycle with no laundry inside. You may need to try it more than once. The... continue reading.
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It’s interesting to compare how much energy washing machines use, but just buying the lowest energy consumption washing machine could easily be a false economy. I don’t say ignore it completely, but never forget that build quality and reliability are significantly more important. How much something really costs to run must also include purchase cost... continue reading.
Why are clothes getting stretched out of shape – especially sleeves? I’ve had a lot of jumpers and cardigans that have not lasted as long as I’d expect. The sleeves in particular have stretched so much that they cover my entire hand. Other clothes have sleeves that have stretched to over twice as wide and... continue reading.
If you’ve ever wondered what do the wash symbols mean you are not alone. Some of the wash labels on laundry are pretty cryptic. It’s not possible to work out what many of them mean. Many people don’t seem to bother too much with them but as my article points out this could result in... continue reading.
I’m always open to novelties, and this washing machine is definitely novel. Not only does it have the 1950s retro style, but it’s also disguised as a fridge. That’s novel. How someone came up with that idea and got it made I don’t know, but see the photo – it’s a fridge! In fact most... continue reading.
The short answer is that some models seem to be, but according to Which? at least one is not. Samsung have created a new technology for washing machines called EcoBubble, which they claim, “improves wash performance, reduces energy consumption and saves money”. How does it work and what are the main claims? In plain language,... continue reading.