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My washing machine is not spinning!

If your washing machine has stopped spinning, it has effectively become useless. You will need to call an engineer round to repair the appliance, and failing that, will need to purchase a replacement. If your washing machine stopped spinning and you have washing machine breakdown cover  with 24|7 Home Rescue then you simply have to give…

My tumble dryer is not heating up!

My tumble dryer is not heating up!

If your tumble dryer is not heating up, but the drum is spinning normally, you might be anticipating a hefty repair bill or want to use your appliance cover service contract to arrange a repair. However, this might not be necessary – you might be able to get your dryer heating up again with a…

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Best Appliances Choice in 2020 – Overview

Wondering what appliance to choose? We’ve researched the average repair cost and reliability of almost every domestic appliance you can think of, and looked at some of the most common causes of appliance breakdowns. Domestic Appliances – Repairs and Reliability from 247 Home Rescue If you have appliance cover with 24|7 Home Rescue, you can…

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How to childproof your home’s electrics

Children are naturally inquisitive, but this is a double-edged sword. Kids enthusiastically explore the world and spend almost every waking hour learning, but these explorations can be incredibly dangerous, and countless tragedies have occurred when children have tried to find out how things work. If your home is now noisy with the pitter-patter of tiny…

How to avoid overloading your extension sockets

It’s all too easy to overload electrical sockets; you may plug extension cables into extension cables without a passing thought, never considering that you may be overloading sockets until you notice a slight burning smell, or your fuse box keeps tripping, or until you’re dealing with an electrical home emergency or even a house fire.…

How to repair a fuse in a fuse box

Before you start, you should turn off all the electrical appliances and other electrical items in your home, including your lights and possibly even your boiler, as you have a blown fuse because you are either overloading your sockets, or because an electrical item is broken. Please see the video below for advice on how…

My fuse box keeps tripping – help!

A fuse box that keeps tripping indicates that you have a faulty electrical item or faulty wiring somewhere in your home. Working out what is wrong is largely a process of elimination, and you can usually narrow down the problem yourself. Why does my electricity keep tripping? Well, RCDs, or Residual Current Devices, look out…