Doing the laundry may seem like a fairly straight-forward household chore. After all, all you really need to do is throw your clothes into your washer or dryer and let the machine do all the work, right? Well technically that’s true… but if we approached every task with the mind-set of only doing what’s necessary, it leaves little room for greatness.
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You may have heard reports in the news recently about washing machine 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.
You get to the end of the washing cycle but your clothes are still sodden wet. They may not even have been properly cleaned. Sound horribly familiar? Then it’s a pretty safe bet your washing machine isn’t spinning as it should.
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
When it comes to your washing machine not spinning, it can occur either during the wash cycle (which is often discussed as the drum not turning) or at the end of the wash – when the appliance doesn’t perform the fast spin cycle.
In this article we cover both issues, providing you with the advice and guidance required to fix it yourself at home, with minimal cost but maximum returns.
A common issue for many households is a smelly washing machine. But, there’s no reason why yours should suffer this fate, especially when keeping it clean and fresh is as easy as following the advice below.
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.
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.