We’ve all heard about exploding washing machine doors. In fact, a few years ago, the Which? Convo community helped us compile hundreds of examples of exactly that happening. But what about oven doors? (more on oven doors shattering…)
If an appliance in your home had a serious safety flaw, how would you know and what would your expectations of the manufacturer be? As an owner of a fire-risk dryer, Sarah Jayne Lyden-Burke joins us to explain her frustration at the situation…
Pop into Aldi or Lidl for your weekly shop and you might spy a tempting ‘special buy’ piled up in a corner. Both stores have a tradition of selling cheap gadgets for a limited time. Some of these products have impressed us – but what have your experiences been at home?
In a damning indictment of the product safety system’s failure to stand up for consumers, it’s taken the threat of legal action for Peterborough Trading Standards to take enforcement action against Whirlpool.
While your home may well be your castle, have you ever considered that it could also make you money? (more on making money out of your home…
Last week, Norway became the first country in the world to start switching off FM radio signal, going digital only. Is the UK ready to follow suit? (more on FM radio switch-off…)
A vacuum cleaner that excels at picking up pet hair from carpets and fine dust from hard floors is all well and good, but not when the suction is so powerful it’s impossible to move when it’s switched on.
Our investigation shows that, one year on from announcing that some of its tumble dryers were at risk of catching fire, Whirlpool is still failing millions of affected UK customers. (more on Whirlpool: one year on…)
How did you sleep last night? Did you give your pearly whites the best possible clean this morning? Did you splash a drop of milk into your morning brew without realising it had turned? And will you remember to pick up some more from the shops later today? (more on CES 2017…)
Did you receive a Christmas gift that’s broken or doesn’t work? Find out if you’re entitled to a refund and how to go about receiving it with our freshly redesigned faulty goods complaint tool. (more on faulty goods complaint tool…)
When you buy a home appliance, you expect it to be a reasonable price, excel at its function and, most importantly, last for years. (brand reliability survey…)
A recent Which? Trusted Traders survey found that 70% of us worry about home security in the darker days of winter. (more on smart home security…)
Latest Which? research has found that many people consider broadband to be an essential service. So what do you use yours for? (more on broadband uses…)
Andy Slaughter is Labour MP for Hammersmith. After a fire caused by a faulty Whirlpool tumble dryer damaged 26 flats in a block in his constituency, he’s calling on the government to urge the manufacturer to change its safety advice and issue a full product recall.