5 things to check for after connecting a washing machine A good engineer always double checks their work after any repair and never assumes things will be OK even if a new part has been fitted. It’s necessary to ensure everything is working properly with no leaks or faults. Only then is it safe toread the full article..
Installing & Connecting washing machine
What is an aqua stop hose and do you have to use it? The words aqua, and stop, are used by a variety of companies covering different products. They all try to “stop” damage from leaking water in various situations. So-called “aqua stop” systems in appliances can combine more than one leak detection system includingread the full article..
All washing machines should use standard sizes and fittings. But there are variances in design across different manufacturers and a few potential problems as discussed in this article. You should always get new fill hoses with your washing machine. Even though the existing fill hoses will still fit you should normally fit the new hosesread the full article..
Should you connect your washing machine to a softened water supply? There are two ways to soften water supplied to a washing machine. One is through electronic devices attached to the outside of plumbing pipes (the effectiveness of which is often disputed), and a full softening system, which as far as I know is lessread the full article..
Looking at the problems associated with using a washing machine in a garage where the temperature in winter can drop below freezing Many washing machines can be found in a garage – including my own. Sometimes it’s just necessary. In our case (as in most cases) we would have no room for a dishwasher inread the full article..
Blanking off the old hot tap Before answering this, I need to say that a more sensible question is now – should you blank off the old tap? So before deciding to blank off the old tap read this full article! You may decide not to just blank it off after all. Virtually all washingread the full article..