ITV Reports again on Bosch and Hotpoint Dishwasher Fires

Prompted by todays ITV News item which highlighted again,  that age old problem of Product Recalls.  Unfortunately it was too late for some people and particularly Mr Danny Nash as you’ll see from reading Chris Choi’s excellent article and watching the video.  Chris is ITV’s consumer Editor.   Although the Manufacturers followed Trading Standards Guidelines, these very…

Dodgy Electronic Components

Many of our readers may have seen the BBC Breakfast team today highlight the Electrical problems with Cheap Phone Chargers.   We know from our own discussions with some manufacturers that “dodgy parts” can also be the reason why appliances can be the cause of house fires.  They state that “only genuine Manufacturers Spares should…

Safer Homes Programme Launched

Have you got a Large Domestic Appliance that is the subject of a Product Recall from the Manufacturer?   Will you have one in the future and want to be able to check with the National Appliance Safety Register?   Do you want to Register your New Appliance without receiving phone calls or emails trying…

Why PAT Tests in White Goods doesn’t always mean they’re safe to use

Today we publish our PAT Testing Technical document to highlight the importance of not just trusting a PAT Test on a White Goods Appliance, if you are purchasing or repairing a Refurbished or Reused Appliance.   The type of test applied when PAT testing an appliance essentially depends of the electrical classification the appliance falls…