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5 critical smoke alarm maintenance checks to make during the coronavirus lockdown

5 critical smoke alarm maintenance checks to make during the coronavirus lockdown

With the country in lockdown and most of us stuck indoors all day, now is the ideal time to check and maintain your smoke alarms, including making sure you have...

55,000 additional fire-risk washing machines revealed by Whirlpool

55,000 additional fire-risk washing machines revealed by Whirlpool

More than four months on from Whirlpool recalling half-a-million dangerous washing machines, the manufacturer has today admitted that there’s further 55,000 machines which could pose a fire-risk to owners. Find out more information and whether you have one of these fire-risk washing machines.

Troubleshooting tips and fixes if your tumble dryer breaks down during the coronavirus lockdown

Troubleshooting tips and fixes if your tumble dryer breaks down during the coronavirus lockdown

With the country confined to barracks for the foreseeable future, what can you do if your tumble dryer gives up the ghost? The good news is that for many tumble...

66% of products tested from online marketplaces AliExpress, Amazon Marketplace, eBay and Wish failed safety tests

66% of products tested from online marketplaces AliExpress, Amazon Marketplace, eBay and Wish failed safety tests

New research has revealed that a staggering 66% of the 250 products bought from online marketplaces have failed safety tests. We’ve spent the past year working in collaboration with five...

Bosch, Beko or Hoover? Which is the best washing machine brand to buy in the January sales?

Bosch, Beko or Hoover? Which is the best washing machine brand to buy in the January sales?

Find out how much you should be paying in the January sales for a washing machine from popular brands Bosch, Beko and Hoover and discover the differences between the most...

Whirlpool announces recall of up to 519,000 Hotpoint and Indesit fire-risk washing machines in the UK

Whirlpool announces recall of up to 519,000 Hotpoint and Indesit fire-risk washing machines in the UK

Whirlpool has announced today it is preparing to recall up to 519,000 Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines. The machines are being recalled owing to a fault with the door lock,...

These Christmas tree lights – bought online at AliExpress, eBay and Wish – could catch fire or electrocute you

These Christmas tree lights – bought online at AliExpress, eBay and Wish – could catch fire or electrocute you

New Which? research reveals the dangers posed by cheap fire-risk Christmas tree lights sold by third-party sellers through AliExpress, eBay and Wish. Don’t buy these lights, or take them down...

Black Friday 2019: how much do you need to pay for a good washing machine?

Black Friday 2019: how much do you need to pay for a good washing machine?

With so many apparently good deals for washing machines being pushed your way this Black Friday 2019, discover what you’ll need to spend to get a great machine.

Which? investigation prompts 100s of unsafe CO alarms to be removed from sale: do you have one?

Which? investigation prompts 100s of unsafe CO alarms to be removed from sale: do you have one?

AliExpress and eBay have removed 438 listings for killer carbon monoxide (CO) and smoke alarms that Which? tests have found will fail to sound when they need to.

Killer chargers, travel adaptors and power banks rife on online marketplaces

Killer chargers, travel adaptors and power banks rife on online marketplaces

New Which? research has uncovered dozens of dangerous USB chargers, travel adapters and power banks listed for sale on AliExpress, Amazon Marketplace, eBay and Wish that could cause fires, give...

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