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 – won’t start. If it takes in water but you don’t think it’s takingread the full article..
Water and washing machines
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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..
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 due to 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..