A blocked pressure system on a washing machine can result in various different symptoms. Before deciding to fixing this fault you need to have correctly diagnosed it. It’s not something to speculatively do in the hope that it will fix the fault because the pressure system isn’t always easy to get to and all symptoms... continue reading.
How To help articles for white goods
A list of all my articles tagged under, "How To", which cover a wide range of interesting topics giving help and advice on various white goods. Some cover DIY repairs, others cover common annoyances and issues - all related to white goods appliances.
Before using a washing machine that has been in storage, especially for a long time, it is wise to be aware that new faults could appear so you should not just assume everything is ok and leave it running unattended. All appliances have the potential to develop a fault that wasn’t there before if they’ve... continue reading.
This article is about removing the heating element from front loading UK washing machines. Removing the heater can be very difficult. Don’t do it unless you are sure it needs replacing and you are very proficient at repairing things. Very often you cannot get a heater back in place once removed. This is because of... continue reading.
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.... continue reading.
Is your washing machine’s drum covered in a greyish white coating? It might be probably caused by limescale. To remove it try adding about 20 grams of citric acid into the washing machine and wash on a 90 degree wash cycle with no laundry inside. You may need to try it more than once. The... continue reading.
If you’ve ever wondered what do the wash symbols mean you are not alone. Some of the wash labels on laundry are pretty cryptic. It’s not possible to work out what many of them mean. Many people don’t seem to bother too much with them but as my article points out this could result in... continue reading.