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Six simple tips to maintain your tumble dryer

Six simple tips to maintain your tumble dryer

Ensure your tumble dryer does the best job possible with these simple cleaning and maintenance tasks. They'll also ensure your tumble dryer uses less energy and reduces the risk of any tumble dryer safety issues.

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How to wash trainers: eight mistakes you might have been making

How to wash trainers: eight mistakes you might have been making

From checking the label to using a colder wash, the Which? experts run down the key things you should and shouldn't do when washing your trainers.

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Dyson takes on Shark with new flexible cordless vacuums

Dyson takes on Shark with new flexible cordless vacuums

We've tested the re-vamped Dyson V7 and V8 models and look at how they compare to Shark Flexology cordless vacuums.

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Seven things you need to know when washing workout wear and gym clothes

Seven things you need to know when washing workout wear and gym clothes

The Which? experts come up with their top seven tips for active wear, including knowing how much detergent to use, what temperature to wash at, how to get rid of smelly bacteria build-up and why to avoid fabric conditioners.

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How to dry better: five tips for getting the best out of your tumble dryer

How to dry better: five tips for getting the best out of your tumble dryer

Get the most out of your tumble dryer with our five tips to supercharge the quality of the drying your machine provides. And if it's time for a new tumble dryer, check out the eight tumble dryers we've just tested and reviewed.

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10 new ways to get the best out of your steam cleaner

10 new ways to get the best out of your steam cleaner

Steam cleaners have become popular in British households in recent years as increasing numbers of us have abandoned carpets in favour of hard flooring. Steam cleaners make it easy to...

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Seven simple tricks to fix a noisy washing machine in lockdown

Seven simple tricks to fix a noisy washing machine in lockdown

If you're noticing strange or loud sounds from your washing machine, our seven simple tricks will help you to fix it. We also reveal three quiet washing machines from Miele, Haier and Zanussi that have recently been through our rigorous lab tests.

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Why a HEPA filter doesn’t guarantee your vacuum cleaner will keep allergens at bay

Why a HEPA filter doesn’t guarantee your vacuum cleaner will keep allergens at bay

Which? tests reveal that HEPA filters aren't a golden ticket to allergen-free homes. We dish the dirt on filters using insight from our emissions tests, and explain how to pick the best vacuum cleaner for allergy sufferers.

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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.

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How to stop plastics from your clothes polluting the planet each time you do your laundry

How to stop plastics from your clothes polluting the planet each time you do your laundry

Microplastics are tiny particles of plastic pollution, caused by the breakdown of synthetic clothes, including when washing them. Which? experts demystify the issue and explain how you can reduce your impact when doing laundry.

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