Do you Keep a fire extinguisher near your appliances? If one of your appliances suddenly caught fire could you try to put it out, or would you be helpless? This article has been inspired after hearing all the news coming out of the Grenfell fire inquiry. They’ve been discussing all the contributing factors to the... continue reading.
This is a category list of all my articles tagged with Whitegoodshelp recommendations. Basically any article where I have specific recomendations to do or not do something will get this tag so it's well worth browsing through them. You might be surprised how interesting or useful some of them are.
Ideally yes you should turn off appliances at the socket when not in use. If the wall socket doesn’t have an on off switch it would need to be unplugged instead. Electricity still runs inside an appliance even if it’s switched off if it’s left plugged into a live wall socket. If electricity is present,... continue reading.
This is part 2 of a series of articles about the dangers of modern white goods appliances and how you can improve appliance safety in your home. Read part 1 first (How dangerous are our appliances?) for a full understanding of these very real dangers. This is not just a shallow list of do’s and... continue reading.
White goods appliances come with an inherent risk. We do not need to increase this risk. Bad design, poor quality, user misuse and complacency all increase this risk unnecessarily. If you haven’t experienced any incidents or know someone who has, it might seem unnecessary to read this article. The reality is that many of our... continue reading.
I’ve obtained a list of the top selling appliances at John Lewis. Free (standard) delivery is available on all appliances. There are some good extended guarantee offers on many appliances including a minimum 2 year guarantee on all appliances and 3 year guarantees on all John Lewis Brand appliances. Some appliances also have 5 or... continue reading.
Looking for a local tradesman? Try one trusted by Which? A great way to find a recommended reputable local appliance repairman is to use Which? Trusted Traders which is free for Which? members. It really works. As a Which? affiliate and member I’ve used it several times myself. Traders have to go through a strict... continue reading.