What causes washing machines to smell?

How To Clean A Smelly Washing Machine – Our 6 Top Tips

A smelly washing machine is one of the most common problems that London homeowners ask us about. We often don’t appreciate that our washing machines are constantly getting filled with mud, dirt, grime, body fluids, food particles and all sorts of other nasty stuff that cause bacteria and mould to thrive, which in turn can…

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Reducing Harmful Bacteria From Your Washing Machine

7 Useful Tips For Reducing Harmful Bacteria From Your Washing Machine

Could your washing machine be harbouring harmful bacteria? Did you know that there could be more than 700 types of bacteria living in your washing machine? This is not surprising considering the water, detergent, and fabric softener that accumulates on our clothes. Over time as the clothes are tumbled, the bacteria can multiply. If you…

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Washing Machine Blocked

Four Ways to Unblock Your Washing Machine

If you notice that your washing machine no longer drains water out, there is probably an issue with the pump, sump or filter. You can always rely on First Serve UK’s expert help for any emergency repairs. However, if you want to attempt solving the problem yourself, here are a few simple tips. Remember safety…

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7 Hot Household Appliances Tips #2

7 Hot Household Appliances Tips #2

I sincerely hope you enjoyed reading the last set of tips we sent and hope they were useful to you. Please share your own set of tips with us on our Facebook account, and we promise to publish them on our website.    Tip #1: TUMBLE DRYER   If you find that your clothes come out of…

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7 Hot Household Appliances Tips

7 Hot Household Appliances Tips

Hi, It’s Ismael and Abdul-Azeez from First Serve UK Appliance Repairs. I really do hope you enjoyed the last set of tips we sent you, please share with us your own set of tips and we promise to publish them on our website. Here are another set of 7 Hot household appliances tips you can…

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8 Ways To Get Your Whites Whiter than White

8 Ways To Get Your Whites, Whiter than White!

Doing the laundry is an important part of today’s life so investing in a good washing machine is crucial, and buying quality clothing that lasts is just as important, but both can be ruined if you do your laundry incorrectly. 1 – Separate your white clothing from your colour clothing I know this is obvious…

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My Miele Washing Machine Is Leaking

My Miele Washing Machine Is Leaking

Imagine the scary thought of waking up one day and finding your house flooded. Or coming home from work, to find your prized possessions like your mobile phone, iPad or laptop all underwater! This could happen because of your washing machine leaking. Here are 11 Miele Washing Machine Parts That Can Flood Your House! Horrible…

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7 Reasons to Buy Miele Washing Machines - thumb

7 Reasons to Buy Miele Washing Machines

The oldest machine I ever worked on was a 45-year-old Miele washing machine that was owned by my customer; a mother who had used that machine whilst having and bringing up all her children. Her children are all fully grown adults now but her youngest daughter was still living with her. The daughter pleaded with…

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My Miele Washing Machine Does Not Start

I remember one of my customers who was a lawyer called us because her machine won’t start. I arrived at her flat and she informed me that the fuse had already been changed. I removed the washing machine plug from the socket and put it in another socket, the lights came on and the machine…

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5 Pros and Cons When Buying A Washer Dryer

Despite the lady at the laundry telling everyone washer dryers are no good because they always break down, there are some very good reasons why you should consider getting one. Handy When You Have Limited Space Washer- dryers are very handy to have when you have limited space In your kitchen. Where there is no…

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