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Whirlpool finally agrees to name all its fire-risk tumble dryers

Four years on from Whirlpool admitting that it had a fire problem with many of its vented and condenser tumble dryers, the manufacturer has finally committed to naming all of...

10 things you should never do if you own a washing machine

From making sure you don't overload your washing machine, to checking you use enough detergent and carrying out regular quick maintenance. Discover 10 way to make your washing machine last longer and work better.

Whirlpool facing recall notice over fire-risk tumble dryers

The government today announced its intention to serve Whirlpool with a recall notice for its fire-risk tumble dryers. Consumer minister Kelly Tolhurst referred to the move as ‘unprecedented’, as she...

Revealed: the terrifying smoke alarms that will fail when you need them

Four smoke alarms that are widely available online have recently failed all eight smoke detection tests carried out by Which?. The alarms pose a danger to anyone who owns them...

Dryer fire victims slam government’s Whirlpool tumble dryer report

The findings of a government report into Whirlpool fire-dryers have been described as ‘astounding and worrying’, ‘misleading’ and ‘ignoring the problem’ by owners whose lives have been blighted by the...

The best washing machine we’ve ever tested

At more than £1,000, the best washing machine we’ve ever tested doesn’t come cheap. But our tests show that when it comes to removing stains, it’s as good as you’ll...

Which? slams toothless government Whirlpool dryer fires report

With modified and supposedly made-safe Whirlpool fire-risk dryers continuing to cause fires in people’s homes, the regulator existing to protect consumers from unsafe products has failed to take decisive action...

‘Repaired’ Whirlpool tumble dryers catch fire, produce smoke and smell of burning

Which? is calling on the government to urgently publish the results of a report into Whirlpool’s fire-risk tumble dryers – as fresh concerns emerge over the company’s fix programme and...

Black Friday: how much do you need to pay for a good washing machine?

Go online to buy a washing machine this Black Friday, and you’ll find many costing little more than £150. But Which? research shows that you’ll need to pay more than...

Is it worth splashing out for a new Miele washing machine?

With a clutch of new and tech-filled smart Miele washing machines being launched, we give you our first impression. plus our expert reviews of brand new and cheaper Miele washing machines.

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