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Laundry & floorcare

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...

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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...

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Beko vs White Knight tumble dryers: which is best?

If you’re looking for a cheap tumble dryer, the two most popular brands are Beko and White Knight. But which brand should you choose? We’ve currently have 17 Beko tumble...

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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...

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Government calls for action over Whirlpool tumble dryer fires

A government minister will 'take further action where necessary' amid allegations that Whirlpool made a customer agree not to speak out after their modified tumble dryer caught fire.

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Watch out for dodgy cordless vacuums this bank holiday

We reveal two surprising Don't Buy cordless vacuums that will let you down, why buying a cordless vacuum is a risky business, and how to get the best deals this bank holiday.

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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...

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Shark cordless handheld vacuum: can it make dust-busting cool again?

Get our first look verdict on Shark's cordless handheld vacuum and how it compares to rivals such as Dyson on spec.

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Why now is a great time to buy a steam cleaner

A steam cleaner can really help to keep your home spotless by easily shifting dirt and grime. But this hasn't always been the case. If you’ve been put off from buying a new steam cleaner because you've been let down in the past, then perhaps it’s time to think again.

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5 reasons why you shouldn’t write off corded vacuum cleaners

Five years after cordless vacuum cleaners exploded onto the scene, we look at how corded and cordless vacuums measure up, and reveal why corded vacuums still have plenty to offer.

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