Yearly Archives: 2014

Saucepan On Burning Cooker

Beginners Guide To….Keeping Your Cooker Working

When it comes to keeping your cooker running one of the most important things is to be able to diagnose faults. By being able to diagnose faults, you’ll be able to spot and rectify them sooner – keeping your cooker working to its full potential for longer.

As with all kitchen appliances, the list of faults which can (and do) occur with cookers is extensive. But there are a few faults which are more common than others and below we’ve outlined (in no particular order) the ten most common cooker faults.

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Christmas Lights and Balls

Add The Festive Spirit With Christmas Lights

Christmas, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year” and as the time to put our Christmas trees up fast approaches, many of us will be looking at other ways in which we can decorate our homes over the festive period.

One way in which you can create a magical Christmas time is by adding a festive touch throughout your home with the vast array of Christmas lights available.

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Black Friday Lable

Save Money This Black Friday – Fix It Yourself

Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days of the year, as consumers descend on the shops in the hope of picking up a bargain. But why go and join the frenzy of sale shopping, when for an even greater saving, you could repair your appliance.

To help you save money we’ve compiled a brief guide on how you can fix the common faults you’re likely to find with those household appliances which are used on a regular basis.

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Colourful Fairy Cakes

Recipes to Celebrate National Cake Day

Marie Antoinette is reported to have once said “Let them eat cake” and whilst there may be some disagreements as to whether she actually uttered the words, one thing we can be certain of is that November 26th is National Cake Day.

To celebrate National Cake Day we’ve selected a few family favourite cake recipes for you to try out.

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Do’s and Don’ts To Maintain Your Microwave

Did you know that forty-seven years ago, the countertop microwave was first sold? It’s hard to believe that it wasn’t that long ago, especially as now the microwave is considered to be an indispensable necessity in most kitchens up and down the country, being used regularly to re-heat food such as homemade soups in the winter; through to cooking beans and jacket potatoes.

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What’s That Noise? The Knocking Washing Machine

Come rain or shine, the washing machine never seems to get a rest, as there will always be clothes which need washing – whether its school uniform, a football kit or your favourite top for a night out. Due to the constant demands put upon the machine, it’s important, nay vital, that your appliance is in top working order – but as with all household appliances faults can, do and will occur.

A common fault with washing machines is leaking; but locating a leak on a washing machine can often be easy, with the seal, hoses and valves often the primary suspects.

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