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Why Does My Washing Machine Take So Long To Complete?

If you live in one of those households with endless amounts of laundry to do, a slow washing machine is a nightmare. The last thing you want when you put a load in is to be waiting hours for it to finish, especially if you have a large pile of muddy football kits or school clothes to put in next! While this is sure to get under your skin when it happens, the good news is that it is usually not an issue which will call for a whole washing machine repair, and the cause is usually quite simple! So if you are you getting fed up with waiting for your washing machine cycle to complete, there is probably a valid reason why it is…

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How Often Should You Wash Laundry?

How often should you wash your sheets? We all know what happens between the sheets, therefore we should all know that it’s important to wash your bed sheets often. Bed sheets could accumulate sweat, body fluids and saliva – as well as even urine and faecal matter. When we sleep, we cast off dead skin cells that then can attract dust-mites and affect the breathing of asthmatics. If you’ve had a cold, be sure to wash the sheets on a high heat to kill bacteria, but otherwise, use a biological detergent and wash at a standard heat, add in a fabric conditioner. Our survey of 2000 people found that most people wash their sheets once a fortnight, which is in line with the recommended amount….

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Life Expectancies around the Home

We know what an expensive business running a home can be, that’s why we’ve created this handy infographic to give you an idea of how long you should expect appliances and other household items to last. Whilst the life expectancies will differ from model to model, it’s always a good idea to keep track of how long you have had them and have a realistic idea whether you should carry out repairs or replace the item.

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What are Appliances Costing the Planet?

On 22nd April the world comes together to celebrate Earth Day, an annual event demonstrating support for environmental protection. First held in the US in 1970, the day initially aimed to honour the Earth and the concept of peace at a time when war raged in Vietnam. Fast forward 44 years and Earth Day is now celebrated in over 190 countries and the order of the day is now environmental preservation and activism. Nowadays it’s celebrated by more than 190 countries worldwide and has seen increasing levels of eco-activism each year. The extreme weather conditions experienced over the past year, from the floods here in the UK to the Big Freeze in the US and bush fires in Australia, are testament to the devastating effects…

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