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My post the other day about the breadmaker got me thinking. Basically, while having the means to easily make your own bread must certainly be nice, a breadmaker is pretty much a luxury that it wouldn’t be too hard to live without. I mean, you could just buy a loaf of Kingsmill. Or if the urge to bake becomes too much, your regular oven is a perfectly acceptable substitute.
Love the lawnmower in this video. I’ve had a go on it, it has a throttle and propels itself, you pretty much just guide it. Great for medium sized gardens. The thing may look pretty gnarly (the cassette blade looks like it’d make a bit of a mess of your extremities), but simply put together and easily maintained.
Extended warranties offer poor value for money for most consumers. That was clear finding of a piece of research that we published earlier this year – The Billion Pound Waste of Money. We commissioned a detailed report and conducted an extensive survey into the extended warranty market to get a better understanding of what’s going on. We passed on our findings to the Office of Fair Trading and urged them to investigate.
As you’ve no doubt seen, we make videos so that the people we supply parts to have a helping hand when fitting them. Sometimes the people we supply parts to make the videos themselves. We like it when this happens.
It is a great pleasure to announce that today’s post has been written by a guest. This guest is a customer who got in touch via Twitter after buying a couple of parts to repair his broken dishwasher, and decided to blog his Fix-It Story. Without any further ado, I leave you in the capable hands of Jonathan Crouch…
January is traditionally a month in which people knuckle down and try to stick to their resolutions. Gym membership applications go through the roof, schedules are cleared for family time… if you think about it, it’s actually a positive and uplifting time of year.
The unexpected expense of a broken appliance is not something any of us needs right now. Thankfully, the Advice Centre is packed full of helpful videos and articles that show you how to fix it yourself, as well as maintenance tips that help prolong the life of your all your appliances.
Picture the scene, your four year old is maniacally unwrapping the remote control car he’s been banging on about since at least September. Overcome with joy at finally receiving the toy he’s been after so long, he immediately wants to take it for a test run. He grabs the controller, pushes the forward joystick…
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