This Hotpoint and Indesit gas cookers safety notice refers to the risk of a specific part failure which could lead to a gas leak on cookers sold during October and November 2013 in the UK. To find out if you have an affected cooker, check the model and serial number on the inside of yourread the full article..
Fire risks in appliances
This is a category list of all my articles related to fire risks in appliances. Some warnings are specific to one appliance, but some are relevant to anyone with an appliance. Sadly, appliance fires are relatively common but many risks can be avoided or mitigated by following advice. Make the effort to scroll through the article list - some advice could save a serious incident.
Another Hotpoint dishwasher safety notice involving the potential risk of a fire. Dishwashers are a worrying source of fires and this is the second one in recent years from Hotpoint (see link at bottom of article) although to be fair this is an old dishwasher so there’s likely to be relatively few still running. Whichread the full article..
You need to be careful when using extension leads and cables with washing machines. It’s not ideal to plug a washing machine permanently into an extension cable because it introduces an extra risk of electrical overheating. Miele for example say in their washing machine instruction book, "do not connect via an extension lead. Extension leadsread the full article..
This is an updated article originally published on Washerhelp. I want to broaden this important topic out to other appliances because many people don’t realise the potential dangers. Risks involved in leaving a washing machine, tumble dryer or dishwasher running when out or in bed Sadly, all of our white goods appliances are a potentialread 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..
Sadly there’s another dishwasher discovered to have a potential fire-causing fault. This time it’s Hotpoint dishwashers with the following model numbers – Hotpoint FDW20 | FDW60 | FDW65A If you have, (or know anyone with) a Hotpoint dishwasher then check the model number to see if it matches one on the above list. Model numbersread the full article..