Why isn’t my dishwasher draining?

If you’re managing a busy household and rely on your dishwasher to take care of the bulk of the washing up, you might start to panic if you see water collecting in the bottom of your appliance – or even spilling over – once the last cycle is complete. This, however, is quite a common […]

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Why is my washing machine so noisy?

Tempted to pull your washing machine apart because it’s too noisy? Before you do, you might want to ask yourself a few questions first, such as: when is it making the most noise and what part of the wash is it in? Draining, washing or spinning? It’s worth paying attention to these things as it […]

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Why is my fridge freezing my food?

Have you ever gone to your fridge to pull out ingredients for tonight’s meal, but found that some items have frozen? It can be confusing when you notice this happening, not to mention the cost of throwing away food which can then no longer be eaten, like eggs. However, this is not an uncommon problem, […]

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Laundry Care Symbols

Symbol Description What It Does Wash Picture of a bucket with a wavy line to indicate it is full of liquid Garment can be washed in a normal wash with hot water and detergent Cold Machine Wash Picture of a bucket with a single dot in the middle Garment needs a wash no warmer than […]

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Samsung Oven Symbols

Symbol Description What It Does Quick Preheat A box with three wiggly lines inside, plus two small triangles in the bottom corner Allows for fast preheat in the oven, you also need to set a desired temperature for it to reach Convection A box featuring a fan symbol with three-quarters of a circle over it […]

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How to Clean Your Oven

Oven Cleaning Stages  Step What To Do 1. Remove the racks from the oven and place them in hot soapy water to soak in your sink. This will mean they simply require a quick wipe later to remove grime. 2. Open a window in your kitchen to allow the smell of cleaning products to ventilate. […]

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SMEG Oven Symbol Guide

Symbol Description What It Does ECO Simply the word “eco” in capital letters Utilises the grill, fan and bottom element, allowing for the cooking of smaller items of food. Pizza Function A simple oval shape with small dots, symbolising a pizza or cookie This function uses all aspects of the oven, creating optimum cooking conditions […]

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Common Cooker Extractor Hood Problems

Most modern homes and commercial properties now come with a cooker extractor hood in the kitchen, while any refurbishments allow the opportunity to retrofit one. This piece of equipment can help remove the steam and moisture from your kitchen, but what happens when it suffers a fault? Many people may not be aware that their […]

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Choosing The Right Detergent For Your Washing Machine

 Washing clothes is something everyone has to do, with the washing machine proving itself to be a timesaving appliance when it comes to this chore. The only thing you really need to do is choose the right detergent to go with your clothes in the wash. With this in mind, this month we’ll be taking […]

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Fridge Drain Hole Troubleshooting

Many people aren’t aware that their fridge contains a drain hole. This drain hole is in place to catch the moisture which collects in a fridge, particularly that which builds up on the back wall of the fridge. If the drain hole becomes blocked, this then causes problems for the rest of your refrigerator. Usually, […]

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