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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.

How to avoid a tumble dryer with this most common fault when you’re shopping in the January sales

How to avoid a tumble dryer with this most common fault when you’re shopping in the January sales

When you buy a tumble dryer, you want to buy one that will last. A recent Which? investigation into product reliability has revealed the top faults that can occur in...

Whirlpool finally publishes list of fire-risk tumble dryers

Whirlpool finally publishes list of fire-risk tumble dryers

Four years on from admitting many of its tumble dryers could pose a fire risk, Whirlpool has finally published the full list of at-risk models. Check to see if yours is affected.

Whirlpool facing recall notice over fire-risk tumble dryers

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...

8 spring cleaning jobs you shouldn’t avoid

8 spring cleaning jobs you shouldn’t avoid

There’s no better time than the Easter bank holiday for a good old spring clean. But don’t stop at clearing out cupboards and hoovering under the sofa. It’s a great...

10 things you should never do if you own a tumble dryer

10 things you should never do if you own a tumble dryer

Which? expert advice can help you get the best from your tumble dryer this winter. See our top tips for tumble drying safely and efficiently, as well as seeing the latest tumble dryers we put through the test lab.

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

‘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...

When your broken washing machine isn’t worth fixing

When your broken washing machine isn’t worth fixing

Our investigation reveals when it's worth repairing your washing machine, vacuum cleaner or other appliance and when it's better to replace it.

Retailers’ advice exposes millions to tumble dryer fire danger

Retailers’ advice exposes millions to tumble dryer fire danger

Millions of householders could be exposed to danger thanks to dodgy safety advice given out by some of the UK’s biggest retailers and Whirlpool. Our undercover investigation used mystery shoppers...

Which? and Watchdog find failings in Whirlpool’s fire-risk tumble dryer fix

Which? and Watchdog find failings in Whirlpool’s fire-risk tumble dryer fix

Whirlpool tumble dryers are still posing a fire risk two-and-a-half years after the manufacturer admitted that 5.3 million of its machines were affected.

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