I received an email from John in Ireland regarding an incident with his new tumble dryer. His daughter put a single duvet into the dryer to dry, shortly after he smelt burning and opened the dryer door to find the duvet was smouldering with smoke and a huge hole had burned through it. Consulting hisread 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.
This is now a very old safety notice. The following notice was published in the national press regarding : AEG Electrolux Zanussi & Electrolux DISHWASHERS. “Our quality control programme has identified that a purchased connector component presents a potential risk of fire in some series of Electrolux, AEG-Electrolux and Zanussi-Electrolux dishwashers. No product bought beforeread the full article..
I’ve just received an email, which has reminded me of an amusing incident many years ago when I worked in a workshop with a spares counter. A customer came in wanting to buy a new filter for their tumble dryer because theirs had torn. We couldn’t believe it when they passed over a beautiful multiread the full article..
Do you use fabric softener on children’s sleepwear? This is a short article and warning about safety regarding children and flame resistant clothing – although it applies to any flame resistant clothing. Whilst researching a different article I was studying the back of a detergent packet and found a warning about using fabric softener onread the full article..
Here’s another appliance fire risk warning. Some AEG-Electrolux and ZANUSSI-Electrolux dishwashers are the subject of an urgent safety notice regarding the potential risk of a fire. They say no product bought before July 2006 is affected, but the following models do have this potential problem – AEG-Electrolux Models – F50765 – PNC no –read the full article..