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Seeing as your washing machine is one of those appliances that you are likely to use on an almost daily basis, chances are that you won’t want it to break down. However, just like anything else in your home, your washing machine can develop a fault every now and then.

Thankfully the majority of faults can be easy to resolve, and in fact, you can avoid them all together if you take good care of your washing machine.

The most common issues with washing machines

Here are some of the most common issues that you can find that might occur with your washing machine.

  • Clothes are not coming out clean
  • The cycle is noisy
  • The machine is using too much washing detergent
  • The machine looks dirty
  • The machine isn’t smelling very nice

How to look after your washing machine

Not sure that you want to face any of these problems? If you do, then perhaps it is a good idea to try and look after your washing machine as best you can. Not sure where to start? Well, we have put together some of the top tips for making sure that your washing machine is always in the best condition.

How your load your washing machine can have a bearing on the wear and tear of the appliance as a whole. You should always aim to fill a little less than capacity, and never more than that. You should also avoid putting the clothes into the washing machine in one big heap, instead put them in singularly as this will make sure that everything doesn’t get tangled up in the drum.

You should also make sure that the door is open between the cycles too, as this will make sure that the moisture can be released and will keep down on the smells.

Another top tip is to always make sure that you regularly clean and maintain your washing machine. Run an empty cycle every now and then and use a specially designed cleaning product as this will make sure that your washing machine is always in the best condition possible.

So, now you know, despite problems cropping up with your washing machine, there are plenty of ways that you can look after the appliance and make sure that it always works for you. Seeing as it is vital for you to be able to wash you, and your family’s clothes on an almost daily basis, having a washing machine that works is going to be incredibly important. If it does fail, luckily there are experts on hand, namely Appliance Repair of Phoenixaz.com

The Biggest Feet In Britain

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We thought it would be funny to report on a man in Britain with the biggest feet and also a nice way to introduce our blog on Boots Meindl.

A man in Britain was quoted over £800 for a pair of steel toe caped work boots! Hi name, Carl Griffiths who has feet that need a size 21! He is also fairly tall at 6ft 8ins too. Working in a warehouse he required steel toe caped work boots whereby no company produced a size 21, therefore they needed to be custom made.

Carl is in a job that only pays around £7 per hour and simply couldn’t afford to pay for such an expensive boot. Thankfully, a local charity heard of his big-foot plight and footed the bill of over £800 for the boots. He says he can usually find XXL shoes and trainers through speciality companies, but when it comes to working boots it is a different matter.

Carl had been working part time and had been looking to step up on the career ladder when he was offered a work experience job at a local food company called CastellHowell. Carl said he had a pair of work shoes a few years back but they were a few sizes too small and broke when he was at work. He then had a look and phoned a few companies but they quoted over £1100 which he simply could not afford.

Carl was over the moon when friends contacted the Communities First Job Growth charity who agreed to offer up the cash to get Carl into a new job. Carl is now a trained warehouse man at the CastellHowell food company.

If only we had heard of Carl’s struggle and we certainly would have helped him out as we specialise in manufacturing boots for work.