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Electrical appliances can be deadly. We see it all the time here at Powerpoint - fridges on the blink, ovens suddenly stop working, washing machines give up the ghost! More often than not, it's usually one of 4 reasons that have damaged your appliance, and you may...
Even the best tumble dryer on the market won’t be able to keep up with the piles of wet washing at this time of year if you don’t carry out some quick and simple maintenance checks. We have come up with some simple steps you can take to make sure your tumble dryer is...
No one looks forward to the arrival of their energy bills. With the cost of energy seemingly increasing and with climate change getting worse, trying to decrease our energy usage and energy costs is a priority. Approximately 30% of C02 comes from household use, here...
Keeping your glass or ceramic cooktop looking and working at its best is essential for getting the most out of your appliance. There are many everyday habits that you have, that you may not realise can cause damage to your cooker top! These small habits can all add up...
Keeping your appliances running smoothly and at their best can seem like a daunting task however, this isn’t always the case. Preventative maintenance is crucial for getting the most out of your appliance, especially when it comes to your freezer. There are many...
With the rise of technology, the market has seen an increase in advanced smart kitchen appliances. Although we are yet to see a self-loading dishwasher or washing machine that washes, folds and irons all by itself, it is amazing to see the incredible advances in...
Many of us use our dishwashers daily. It is also likely that you have been using one for years, but do you know if you are using it correctly? Let’s take a look at how to load your dishwasher properly… It may seem like a trivial thing to write about but how you load...
Although most people will routinely clean their fridge, they make the mistake of thinking this is enough to keep it running properly. However, there are many habits that could be causing refrigerator damage. Fridges are complex appliances that need more than a quick...
Washing machines are now so clever that they can tell us what exactly is wrong with them with washing machine error codes. At first, they may look scary but with some handy guides and some help from us, you can easily find out what they mean. Let’s take a closer look...
What to know how you can save money with your washing machine? It’s been a tough year for most people, and we’ve all been trying to save money where we can. Depending on how often you wash your clothes or how many loads you need to do, your washing machine can account...
At Power Point we know how important it is to look after your dishwasher. With many of us having busy lives and lack of energy at the end of the day, our dishwashers can be lifesavers when there’s a pile of washing up to do after dinner. That’s why we want to talk to...
The weather is getting colder and we’re not the only ones who feel it, your appliances do too. When it comes to looking after your appliances, Power Point has over 25 years of experience and we thought we’d put together some advice to help you during the colder...
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I was amused and slightly worried to read that Electrolux think we should be sharing our washing
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