Washing Machine Is Not Spinning

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 to come out and repair the appliance; failing to do that, you must purchase a new washing machine as a replacement until and unless you get insurance for white goods. Why do washing machines stop spinning?…

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…

Electrical outlet with a child-safety cover to prevent electrocution

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.…

An electrician repairs an electric cable, wires, and fuse box

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…