Finding ice in the base of a freezer is a common fault. I’ve recently had to repair my own freezer with this problem and this article documents what I did to fix the fault. This issue can affect stand alone freezers, or the freezer section of a fridge-freezer.
Common problems associated with white goods appliances
An archive of articles tagged under "Common Problems", which are associated with white goods appliances (particularly washing machines). They cover a wide range of issues which may be interesting and useful to most people.
See the main article on holes in clothes and possible causes
Holes in cottons
The damage in these clothes looks different to the holes described by many others. These holes are more tears or cuts, and it looks like the fabric has been forced through something and cleanly cut. The description of the problem was as follows – (Blue card used to make holes stand out)
If you find the spin light flashing at end of the cycle and the laundry is still wet (hasn’t been spun), the explanation could just be that the washing machine’s out of balance protection system prevented it from spinning. This is particularly true for the following Hotpoint washing machine models WMA30, WMA31, WMA32 & WMA33, and could potentially apply to some other models.
This is part two of a look at what causes smells from a washing machine and how to get rid of them. The first part looks at problems inside the washing machine (what causes washing machine smells?) but this one looks at smells coming from the plumbing that may be blamed on the washing machine. There’s a link to the first article at the bottom of this one.
If your washing machine’s drum is covered in a greyish white coating it is probably caused by limescale. To remove it try adding about 20 gram of citric acid into the machine and wash on a 90 degree wash cycle with no laundry inside. You may need to try it more than once.