I first wrote about the potential dangers of liquid detergent capsules and tabs in 2009 after I saw in the news that a baby was “badly burned” by a washing machine detergent when gel from a liquid capsule had been trapped (partially undissolved) inside a vest. The vest was then unfortunately put onto the childread the full article..
Children pets and white goods appliances
This is a category list of all my articles related to children, pets and white goods appliances. The focus is very much on safety issues where children and pets come into contact with our household appliances and related products such as detergents.
I still receive emails from people whose washing machine door glass has shattered or “exploded”, and I’ve included two photo’s recently supplied to me in this article. It’s hard to get a proper perspective on how widespread it is but I’m assuming it’s still relatively rare. Manufacturers are blaming users claiming they are probably overloadingread the full article..
Hotpoint Indesit & Hoover Candy washing machines exploding This is an updated article previously published in mid 2011 on my original site Washerhelp. (If you are looking into exploding door glass – you need this article instead door glass exploded). I’ve been following and collating people’s experiences of exploding washing machines for a few yearsread the full article..
Couple lose pet dogs to Bosch Dishwasher fire I’m always keen to write about appliance safety, and publish any manufacturer safety notices I find which affects any of our white goods appliances. Sadly there are far too many. Recently I added a Bosh dishwasher fire risk safety notice and I’ve just discovered that a coupleread the full article..
I keep hearing about children getting trapped inside washing machines or tumble dryers. It’s a serious issue and something many of us might never even think of but a little awareness could prevent a tragedy. A quick search on Google for the following phrases shows very distressing headlines and gives a good idea of theread the full article..
If you have an LG washing machine which is indicating error code CL it may just have the child lock activated. CL almost certainly stands for child lock. Try holding down the temperature and eco/rapid options together to turn off child lock. Many washing machines have a child lock system in place, sometimes it canread the full article..