This article is for when a washing machine works OK but won’t fill with water. If you’ve come to this article because your washer isn’t filling with water – but it won’t do anything else either – you need this article – wonâ€™t start. Otherwise, read on. Check the basics first A common cause ofread the full article..
Water and washing machines
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Some washing machine manufacturers advise against connecting their washing machine to an full artificially softened water supply (not the electronic water "conditioners" mentioned above) as it can make the water too soft for washing. If you don't reduce the amount of detergent it can result in over-sudsing, but less detergent can give poorer wash results.read the full article..
I get a lot of queries from people who’ve discovered modern washing machines are cold fill only but still want to use their hot water supply. Many are very frustrated because they may have a “free” hot water supply where maybe their hot water is included in their rent, or they have invested a lotread 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..
This article was inspired when comments from another article ventured into the subject of whether you can connect a dishwasher to the hot water supply instead of the cold. This doesn’t appear to have a clear-cut yes or no answer. There is conflicting advice, even from dishwasher manufacturers. Some claim it’s more economical but othersread the full article..
Low water pressure has become a big problem for a minority of washing machine owners because of the way modern washing machines work. Some people find that even though their old washing machine may have been slowed down by a lack of good water pressure it was still able to complete a wash cycle. Yetread the full article..