Do you mostly wash at 30 degrees? Are you thinking of starting in order to save money? Here are 5 things you need to know. 30 degree washes have limitations 1: If you are washing laundry that is stained, you can’t just throw it into the laundry basket and wash it on wash day. Youread the full article..
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A dishwasher not cleaning dishes properly can have various causes. It’s rarely anything serious. There could be a specific fault such as the motor not running, but this article is more for when the dishwasher appears to run OK and finishes in normal time, but wash results are disappointing. Choose the correct wash cycle Obviously.read the full article..
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..
Life used to be much simpler. Especially where washing machine detergent was concerned. I’ve just found a fascinating old publication by one of the leading detergent manufacturers, Unilever. Back then even their name was simpler, they were just called, “Lever”. I’ve had this booklet for over 30 years. One of the sections mentions that aread the full article..
Is your dishwasher making a strange whistling noise when it’s washing dishes? It might have a surprising and unusual cause. Unusual and persistent noises from any appliance shouldn’t be ignored. Some noises may be indicating serious faults, but other noises might have trivial causes. Believe it or not, a dishwasher making a whistling noise couldread the full article..
Unlike washing machines, dishwashers need to be set up for the correct water hardness levels. Manufacturers use factory default settings that try to be suitable for the average house in the UK. However, as water hardness varies considerably from area to area this means yours could be set too high or too low. If usingread the full article..