washing machine has stopped working mid cycle?
can wash the same items for years, then one day for no
apparent reason your washing machine stops working mid cycle
– or refuses to complete the final spin.
Don't wash bath
mats in your washing machine
Although, the care label on bath mats will often say
you can wash them in a washing machine
– we'd advice you don't.
seen many washing machines completely wrecked by
washing bath mats
symboles on clothing labels
The care symbols are there to
help you clean, dry and iron your clothes effectively without damaging them. However, they can be confusing; so here is a clear explanation of what they all
wash a Duvet in my machine?
can cause major damage to your
It wouldn't clean properly.
Stain removal guide
From red wine, gravy and salad
dressing to candle wax, lipstick and curry,
they're all here.
Can I use Oxygen bleach powder in my colour wash?
Oxygen bleach powder is colour-safe and won't bleach
white spots onto dyed fabrics as Chlorine bleach would.
Trainers in your washing machine
Trainers are too heavy
– you risk damaging
your machine by detaching the plastic drum
lost a sock in my machine?
The simplest way to avoid losing socks in your machine is to put
all your socks in a Protective
bag, or a Pillowcase.
safe way to machine wash Bras
Before washing Bras check for damaged and worn edges, and
always use a protective mesh laundry
or a pillowcase.
The EU Energy efficiency labelling scheme, explained
labelling is a useful tool to determine the environmental performance of washing machines and
Is Fabric softener necessary?
Originally, the only purpose for
using fabric softener was to reduce static cling in synthetic
it isn't required at all when washing natural fabrics.
methods of washing
clothes, which is the more efficient?
is the WEEE Directive?
The Waste Electrical and
Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive requires countries to maximise
separate collection and
of these items.
to connect a washing machine
the transit bolts.
3: Drain the waste water.
4: Levell the machine.
5: Test the machine.
washing machine is filling with water, when it's not in use?
Plumbers, for speed and their convenience
will often connect the washing machine drain hose
directly to the trap under the sink.
This can sometimes cause the waste water draining from the sink to flow into
the washing machine rather than going to the main drain.
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