Sample of different washing machine sizes Whilst researching for my article washing machines and associated problems with sizes I decided to check the specifications of various washing machines. I chose a healthy mix of common brands and models, and a few more obscure ones. The table shows the different washing machine measurements that I found.... continue reading.
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.
In my previous article I warned about potential problems if an appliance is pushed in behind flooring and underneath a worktop. It happens surprisingly often. Read the full article here – fitting floor tiles in front of appliances. If you already have an appliance that is stuck, and you cannot get it out over the... continue reading.
You need to be mindful when fitting floor tiles in front of appliances. The same applies for laminate floor, or any flooring that raises the height of the floor in front of the appliance. Many people try to save money and effort by not fitting their flooring behind appliances. But I’ve seen a lot of... continue reading.
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. Sometimes a build up of ice may... continue reading.
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... continue reading.
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,... continue reading.