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Low Sugar Diet

More and more Brits are interested in eating better and becoming healthier so we surveyed 2000 Brits to find out more about this.
Our research found that a third of Brits are currently dieting, with a further 22% having been on a diet in the last 12 months.

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Samsung Washing Machine Error Codes

Samsung washing machine error codes are becoming something which more and more consumers are finding themselves searching for online, as Samsung continues to increase the number of units sold within the UK.
If you’ve lost the manual which came with your Samsung washing machine it can be very hard to find a list of all the correct error codes, so we’ve listed them here.

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Taking the world by Steam (Oven)

An oven is something that we use every day, it’s a necessity in nearly every home and something we would probably struggle without. So what happens when someone tells you there is a better and healthier way of cooking your food without using your standard gas or electric oven?

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Brits don't vacuum | Glotech Repairs
  • April 21st, 2016
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Over half a million lazy Brits NEVER vacuum their carpets!

We’ve conducted a new study into British cleaning habits and discovered that an estimated 688,987 Brits have never vacuumed their carpets! This is putting this lazy bunch at risk of allergies and infections. We came to this figure once we discovered that 1.3% of those quizzed in our survey never vacuumed, which equates to over half a million adult Brits. After we found out that 1.3% of Brits quizzed in our study Our survey also revealed that 5% of Brits hoover once a month, 11% once a fortnight, 31% once a week, 34% a few times a week and almost 16% hoover every day. The Carpet and Rug Institute’s guidelines state that vacuuming should take place once a week, but one fifth of Brits struggle…

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How A Washing Machine Works

Get your washing machine washed! – Or face the risks

Almost 1/5 of Brits never clean their washing machine, putting themselves at risk of bacteria such as E. coli and Staphylococcus aureus. We asked 2000 Brits about the usage of various household appliances and how they maintain them. Previous research studies have shown that organisms such as Staphylococcus aureus, E. coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa are present in home laundry, and that 44% of washing machines contain bacteria like E. coli. Exposure to these types of bacteria can lead to infections such as pneumonia, skin and soft tissue infections, amongst other diseases. However, only 29% of those we surveyed said that they follow the recommended once a month washing machine clean, and more than 50% of respondents said they clean their machine every few months or…

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