Every homeowner dreads the day their appliances break down, fearing heavy fixing costs and engineer calls outs. We’ve got some info that will let you know which appliances rank the best and worst for reliability, what to look out for if your appliance isn’t working and that fixing isn’t as bad as you think!
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Is there anything that feels quite as good as fixing something yourself and gloating to the other half every time they use it? We don’t think so! Why not use this New Year to become a master of DIY and save on engineer calls outs.
Appliance repairs are easy and we’re on a mission to prove it. In fact, we consider it our duty to show you that it’s really quite simple to fix it yourself.
Now we’re going to make a wild speculation and say you’ve got a first aid kit at home. Or at least a box with the essentials: plasters, painkillers, cough medicine, cream to soothe mosquito bites and so on. But do you also have a first aid kit to fix up your ailing appliances?
You may have heard reports in the news recently about washing machines doors exploding and spewing broken glass across the kitchen. Scary stuff! These stories stem from a recent Which? article but hold your horses, there’s no need to panic. Here’s why.
If you’ve never had an appliance break down (lucky you) or never fixed your appliance yourself (shock horror!) you may not have ever watched an eSpares video. But our videos aren’t just for people who need to repair their faulty appliances; we also have loads of handy tips for cleaning and maintaining the machines around your home.
Originally invented in 1887, dishwashers have grown into one of the most used luxury appliances within the home, with roughly 40% of UK adults owning such an appliance – and for good reason.Read more
Gift list written, decorations down from the loft ready to be put up, Christmas pudding made and mincemeat ready for your mince pies, you’re almost ready for Christmas. But before you can enjoy an eggnog or Christmas spirit make sure your kitchen appliances are ready too.Read more
At eSpares we are inundated with customer questions through our social media accounts, as well as our blog and we love to answer these questions as we know our answers help our customers fix their appliances for less.
To celebrate Fix It Week, we’ve randomly picked three customer questions we’ve been asked since the start of the year – along with the answers we’ve provided, in the hope that these questions will help you fix your appliance.
We’re all guilty of it, throwing away an appliance the moment it shows signs of developing a fault. In fact, it is estimated that we purchase 170 million new electrical items each year in the UK, but recycle less than a third when they reach the end of their life.
To encourage more people to fix their faulty / broken appliances, rather than throw them away and purchase new ones, at eSpares we’re supporting Fix It Week (October 19th – 25th) for the second consecutive year.