Tag archives for: Tumble Dryer

Two Fire Fighters and Huge Flames

Warning: Is your Tumble Dryer Actually a Fire Risk?

It sits there, in your kitchen or laundry room, white and square and harmless looking. But behind the casing of your tumble dryer could be an accident waiting to happen! If you have a Hotpoint, Indesit or Creda appliance it could be at risk of bursting into flames. Find out whether your machine is a fire risk and what to do if it is.

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Who Are You Sharing Your Clothes With?

There’s no getting away from it, germs are everywhere – from your kitchen surfaces and floors to your computer’s keyboard at work. Your laundry and washing machine are no different, in fact, it has been suggested the average washing machine load can contain as much as 100 million E.Coli bacteria at any given time. [source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2050239/How-washing-machines-familys-health-risk-Low-temperatures-mixed-loads-spreading-dangerous-bugs.html]Read more

Tumble Dryer Safety Notice

Hotpoint, Indesit & Creda Tumble Dryer Safety Notice

Indesit Company – the company behind Hotpoint, Indesit, and Creda have issued a safety notice for their tumble dryers, after identifying potential concerns.

Following a review of products, potential concerns with the condenser and vented tumble dryers manufactured between April 2004 and September 2015 have been identified. The company has found that in rare cases excess fluff can come into contact with the heating element, which presents a fire risk.

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Super Heros

Find the Superhero In Your Appliances

As a child there’s a very good chance that you had a favourite superhero, some of the names branded around the eSpares office include Batman, Superman, Wolverine, and some of my favourites Donatello, Michelangelo, Leonardo, and Raphael – also known as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, who were trained by, of all things, a rat (Splinter). Over the last few years, each of those making the list below has had a film (or two) made about them, with the latest TMNT film set to hit the big screen in mid-October.

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