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gore-tex jacket

Caring for GORE-TEX outerwear: what you need to know

Thanks to having faced restrictions as a result of various lockdowns during the pandemic, many of us have taken opportunities to escape our houses and ...

dishwasher

Tips for improving your dishwasher’s drying capabilities

Dishwashers have become one of the most valuable appliances in our kitchen – especially at a time when so much in the world is demanding ...

fridge won't stay shut

Quick fix if your fridge won’t stay shut

When it comes to the kitchen, there are few things more distressing than when a fridge or – more pressingly – a freezer door won’t ...

pet hair

Stop pet hair ruining your washing machine

We all love our furry pets but, let’s face it, they can be a bit of a chore at times. One of those chores we ...

noisy tumble dryer

Noisy tumble dryer – should I be worried

It rumbles, it scrapes, it squeaks with such a deafening din. Is it a bird? A plane? Or your significant other attempting that bizarre new ...

oven door

A Step-by-step to Fixing Squeaky Hinges on an Oven Door

As time marches on, all of our appliances and white goods invariably run into problems. They aren’t built to last forever – often a decade ...

How to wash backpacks in washing machine

How to wash a backpack

Backpacks often accompany us through life’s adventures. And while those adventures can be filled with memorable moments, an appreciation of beautiful vistas or a sense ...

plastic stays wet

Why Plastic Containers Never Dry in the Dishwasher

When your dishwasher has just finished a wash and dry cycle, you may notice that something strange always seems to happen: your plastic cups, utensils ...

Time to replace your old fridge-freezer

Is it time to replace your fridge freezer?

When it comes to appliances around the home, not many live as long a life as a fridge freezer. Refrigeration units tend to last a ...

soft toy

How to wash soft toys

Universally adored by kids and beloved by adults (when no-one is looking), soft toys are cuddly bundles of life and love. To us big kids, ...

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