Sadly there are 2 more appliances that have been identified as having a serious safety issue and can potentially catch fire in our homes. This time it’s Beko & Blomberg. The affected dryers are 8 & 9kg condenser tumble dryers manufactured between May and November 2012. Affected model numbers – DCU9330W DCU9330R DCU8230 DSC85W TKF8439Aread the full article..
Tumble dryer safety
Logik is a brand made exclusively for Currys. Logik LVD7W15 tumble dryers manufactured between March and April 2016 have been identified as having a serious safety issue. It has been realised that the heating element can potentially overheat and catch fire. If you know anyone who has one let them know immediately. If you haveread the full article..
I’ve just read a news article about another tumble dryer that caught fire causing serious damage. The article also mentions that 3 people have died and 300 injured in recent years in fires caused by tumble dryers. However, what’s different and more shocking about this one is that it is reported that the dryer hadread the full article..
This is the biggest appliance fire risk safety notice ever issued in the UK (in my experience). The brands affected are Hotpoint, Creda and Indesit tumble dryers but some other related but lesser-known brands are affected too (see below). These are all part of the same manufacturing group (Whirlpool). Remarkably it covers potentially millions ofread the full article..
Don’t stop a tumble dryer mid-cycle. Especially if it’s been on a while and is very hot. There are two potential consequences. Turning it off mid-cycle could cause a malfunction, or in extreme cases could cause laundry inside to catch fire. There are overheat protection TOCs inside designed to trip at dangerous temperatures. A higherread the full article..
Here is another important warning to pass on and take note of, this time it’s regarding a potential Siemens tumble dryer fire risk. The only dryers affected by this specific notice are ones manufactured in 2002. What is the fire risk? “An electrical component on a limited number of Siemens branded tumble dryers manufacturedread the full article..