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Tumble Dryers Buying Guide

One of the greatest advantages of having a tumble dryer is the fast drying times, particularly beneficial for parents with young children! They can be relatively cheap to run with large capacities and low price tags making them an attractive choice. But with so many types of tumble dryers available which one should you choose? Take a look at the…

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Types of Washing Machines

Choice is a good thing, but sometimes you can have too much of a good thing. Take washing machines for instance. There are so many options on the market that you could easily spend a full day in a white goods superstore just trying to make sense of the variables and pick the perfect make and model.Narrowing the FieldOne thing…

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Why Is My Oven Smoking?

If you don’t clean your oven on a regular basis you’ll find that a greasy residue will build up and every time you put the oven on it gives out an unpleasant smelly smoke! There are other reasons why you may have a smoking oven problem so read on to find out more… Brand new ovens It’s actually quite normal…

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Where To Put Washing Machine In Kitchen

Buying a new washing machine is really exciting, but deciding just where to put the washing machine in your kitchen can be a bit of a nightmare! If you’ve got an allocated space with a hose inlet all ready to go then that’s fine, but otherwise you may have to get a bit creative! Need Some Location Suggestions? The best…

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Kitchen Appliance Fault Diagnosis

Home appliances are machines that accomplish household functions such as cooking, cleaning, heating and cooling. All these routine tasks are taken for granted until something goes wrong! Use this guide to identify common problems for three popular machines and see if you can fix them yourself, or if you need to call in the professionals… Washing Machine Issues Washing machine…

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Signs that Your Dishwasher Needs Replacing

One approach to replacing your dishwasher is to wait until it breaks down and your repairman advises you that fixing it is going to be so expensive that it's not cost effective. The trouble with this method is that it's pretty much certain that the appliance will fail just when you need it most. Worse yet, you'll end up making…

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What Is An Integrated Washing Machine?

As a basic rule an integrated appliance is one that has a cupboard door fitted to the front of the door, designed to be held in place by surrounding kitchen units. A fully integrated washing machine is totally hidden from view! Want to know the difference between an integrated and free standing washing machine? Read on… Both appliances have their…

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How to Make Kitchen Appliances Last Longer

White goods - you can't live without them, but you do have more interesting ways to spend your money. Learn how to make kitchen appliances last longer, to free up cash from your household budget to use for more exciting things. Understand the Basics Depending on the machine there will be specific issues, but there are a few appliance maintenance…

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Dishwasher History – Inventor, Facts, Tips

We all know that a dishwasher is a machine that washes dishes automatically, but have you ever thought of just how this appliance came about? Take a look at some of the interesting facts behind the history of the dishwasher… (more…)

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What is a Washer-Dryer

If you live in a modern apartment or house, the chances are, space is at a premium. There are advantages to smaller rooms of course, they encourage you to keep things tidy, take less energy to heat, and when it comes to kitchens, it's great not to have to walk any distance from the fridge to the cooker... Making the…