Last updated on February 2nd, 2017 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 […]
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.
Last updated on February 2nd, 2017 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 […]
Last updated on April 5th, 2017 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 […]
Last updated on February 3rd, 2017 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 […]
Last updated on February 3rd, 2017 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 […]