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Common Dishwasher Problems and Solutions

Common Dishwasher Problems and Solutions

If your dishwasher isn’t working properly, you’ll soon start to realise how much you rel…

How to Ventilate Built in Fridge Freezers

How to Ventilate Built in Fridge Freezers

One of the biggest issues that can occur with built in refrigeration appliances is that heat begins …

Whirlpool Error Codes

Whirlpool Error Codes

If you have a problem with your Whirlpool appliance, whether it’s a dishwasher to a microwave,…

Indesit Error Codes

Indesit Error Codes

The following are error codes or fault codes for hundreds of Indesit appliances, including washing m…

lg washing machine error codes

lg washing machine error codes

this is a list of error codes for various lg front loading washing machines. glotech repair lg domes…

zanussi DWS949 dishwasher fault codes

zanussi DWS949 dishwasher fault codes

these are the fault codes for the zanussi dws949 dishwasher Alarm Codes Safety System A Water fill C…

indesit washer dryer fault codes WIDL range

indesit washer dryer fault codes WIDL range

the following list is the error codes for the indsit washer dryer within the WIDL range. applying to…

is your cooker surface / fascia getting too hot ?

is your cooker surface / fascia getting too hot ?

Surface Temperature Test All appliances are manufactured and tested to satisfy the surface temperatu…

Beko Fridge Freezer Fire Information

Beko Fridge Freezer Fire Information

It has emerged that certain Beko fridge freezer models manufactured between January 2000 and October…

Green Guide To Recycling Electronics & Appliances

Green Guide To Recycling Electronics & Appliances

Recycling electronics and appliances is the responsible way to keep our country clean and preserve t…

Guide to a Clean Kitchen

Guide to a Clean Kitchen

Unless you’re Mary Poppins or Monica from Friends, cleaning isn’t exactly the ideal way …

Why Is My Washing Machine Leaking?

Why Is My Washing Machine Leaking?

Have you ever put a wash load on and gone out for a leisurely lunch, only to be welcomed home by a f…

Common tumble dryer problems and solutions

Common tumble dryer problems and solutions

Tumble dryers are an essential part of the family for many households especially here in the UK than…

Bosch, Neff, Siemens Washing Machine Error Codes

Bosch, Neff, Siemens Washing Machine Error Codes

We repair washing machines made by Bosch, Neff, and Siemens very regularly, and we’ve come to …

Repairing A Cooker Hood

Repairing A Cooker Hood

Cooker hoods are designed to eliminate smell and steam when cooking, and work to keep your kitchen s…

Washing Machine Won’t Start Cycle

Washing Machine Won’t Start Cycle

If a washing machine won’t turn on or start a washing cycle, many people quickly jump to the c…

Fridge Freezer Leaking Water

Fridge Freezer Leaking Water

Leaking fridge freezers are an extremely common appliance fault. This can cause a massive inconvenie…

Washing Machine Tearing Clothes

Washing Machine Tearing Clothes

Since their global adoption, washing machines have been making modern day life much easier. We simpl…

Why Isn’t My Washing Machine Filling With Water?

Why Isn’t My Washing Machine Filling With Water?

A washing machine not filling with water is one of the most common washing machine problems we hear …

Being Careful About Who Repairs Your Appliances

Being Careful About Who Repairs Your Appliances

Our domestic appliances are valuable members of our households- they make our lives easier and more …

Fridge Freezer Problems In The Summer

Fridge Freezer Problems In The Summer

Fridge freezer problems in the summer are one of the most common domestic appliance repairs we come …

How To Fix An Oven

How To Fix An Oven

Your oven plays a key role in your household: making sure that the whole family is fed daily. Theref…

How Long Do Washing Machines Last?

How Long Do Washing Machines Last?

You hear a lot of people say that things aren’t made as well as they used to be ‘back in…

AEG Lavamat Fault Codes

AEG Lavamat Fault Codes

Even the most reliable washing machines can develop errors sometimes. If you own an AEG Lavamat wash…

Baumatic Dishwasher Error Codes

Baumatic Dishwasher Error Codes

We get asked what Baumatic dishwasher fault codes mean so often that we thought we’d put up a …

Why Do Fan Oven Elements Fail?

Why Do Fan Oven Elements Fail?

My oven is not heating! Fan oven element Faulty ovens account for a huge percentage of appliance rep…

Washing Up Liquid In Dishwashers

Washing Up Liquid In Dishwashers

If you’re reading this then the chances are that either you, or someone you know, has put wash…

How Often Should You Wash Laundry?

How Often Should You Wash Laundry?

How often should you wash your sheets? We all know what happens between the sheets, therefore we sho…

Creda, Hotpoint, Indesit Tumble Dryer Fire Risk!

Creda, Hotpoint, Indesit Tumble Dryer Fire Risk!

Certain models of condenser and vented tumble dryers sold over the last 11 years under the Creda, Ho…

Broken Appliance: Should I Repair or Replace?

Broken Appliance: Should I Repair or Replace?

So, an appliance in your home has broken down. Should you call a repair service, attempt to fix it y…

Washing Machine Repair: How A Washing Machine Works

Washing Machine Repair: How A Washing Machine Works

Our trusty washing machines are probably one of the most neglected members of our family- we only re…

Get your washing machine washed! – Or face the risks

Get your washing machine washed! – Or face the risks

Almost 1/5 of Brits never clean their washing machine, putting themselves at risk of bacteria such a…

Samsung Washing Machine Error Codes

Samsung Washing Machine Error Codes

Samsung washing machine error codes are becoming something which more and more consumers are finding…

How to Clean a Washing Machine

How to Clean a Washing Machine

Cleaning a washing machine is something we should all be doing regularly. Not just to reduce bacteri…

Taking the world by Steam (Oven)

Taking the world by Steam (Oven)

An oven is something that we use every day, it is a necessity in nearly every home and something we …

Why is My Dishwasher Not Cleaning Properly?

Why is My Dishwasher Not Cleaning Properly?

Having a dishwasher in your home that doesn’t clean dishes properly can be a great source of f…

The Quietest Home Appliances

The Quietest Home Appliances

One of the most important factors that people consider when purchasing a new domestic appliance is t…

Why a Refrigerator Freezes Food

Why a Refrigerator Freezes Food

One of the most common issues that we see with refrigerators happens when the food you store inside …

What Vacuum Cleaner Do Professionals Use?

What Vacuum Cleaner Do Professionals Use?

Whatever room in the house, office or workspace you may be looking to clean, there’s no doubti…

Why Does My Washing Machine Smell?

Why Does My Washing Machine Smell?

It can be a major inconvenience if you spend time loading, washing and rinsing your clothes, only fo…

Dishwasher Not Draining Solutions

Dishwasher Not Draining Solutions

A dishwasher that allows standing water at the base of the unit can be a cause for concern; especial…

How Long Food Lasts In Fridges And Freezers

How Long Food Lasts In Fridges And Freezers

It’s great living in the UK. We live in a day and age in which we can get almost any kind of f…

What Causes Washing Machine Colour Run?

What Causes Washing Machine Colour Run?

When you take your clothes out of the washing machine, chances are you expect them to be nice and cl…

How To Clean A Dishwasher

How To Clean A Dishwasher

Let’s face it, you give your dishwasher a pretty hard time. Chances are that your dishwasher w…

How A Microwave Works

How A Microwave Works

In modern times when we try to maximise our time to it’s fullest potential the microwave is a …

Three Common Fridge Freezer Problems With Easy Fixes

Three Common Fridge Freezer Problems With Easy Fixes

The fridge freezer is an integral part of any household so when it shows signs of problems, it can b…

How to Change Your Cooker Hood Light Bulbs

How to Change Your Cooker Hood Light Bulbs

How To Change Your Cooker Hood Light Bulbs When the light bulbs in your extractor hood, also referre…

How To Clean A Tumble Dryer

How To Clean A Tumble Dryer

Tumble dryers have a special place in the kitchen, especially for us in the UK and countries with co…

Noisy Tumble Dryer Solutions

Noisy Tumble Dryer Solutions

There’s probably nothing more irritating than hearing a constant, loud noise in your house and…

How To Load A Dishwasher Properly

How To Load A Dishwasher Properly

Your dishwasher is an incredible device for saving time in your home and gives you the opportunity t…

Five Easy Tips to Keep Your Cooker Clean

Five Easy Tips to Keep Your Cooker Clean

Your cooker is an essential part of day-to-day life, as it enables you to feed yourself or your fami…

What Are The Best Ways to Organise Your Fridge?

What Are The Best Ways to Organise Your Fridge?

Like most things in life, your fridge will run more efficiently if it is well organised. This guide …

How to Extend the Lifespan of Your Fridge Freezer

How to Extend the Lifespan of Your Fridge Freezer

Without your fridge freezer, the food options that are available to your household are extremely lim…

What Not to Put in Your Microwave

What Not to Put in Your Microwave

After a long day, preheating an oven and preparing a whole meal from scratch might be the last thing…

Why Are There Sparks in my Microwave?

Why Are There Sparks in my Microwave?

If you witness sparks appearing in a microwave it can be a rather alarming sight. However, the first…

Best Washing Machines 2021

Best Washing Machines 2021

Technology continues to go from strength to strength and this couldn’t ring truer when it come…

How To Avoid Washing Machine Damage

How To Avoid Washing Machine Damage

Being left without a washing machine can cause havoc, especially in a family home. With kids having …

How to maintain your washing machine

How to maintain your washing machine

Your washing machine frequently has hot water circulating inside it, so that’s keeping it nice…

How to Correctly Clean a Microwave

How to Correctly Clean a Microwave

Being one of the most frequently-used appliances in kitchens all over the world, it likely won&rsquo…

How to Stop a Fridge Freezer Making Noise

How to Stop a Fridge Freezer Making Noise

Have you spotted a strange noise coming from your fridge freezer? Although it’s one of the lar…

Why Does My Washing Machine Take So Long To Complete?

Why Does My Washing Machine Take So Long To Complete?

If you live in one of those households with endless amounts of laundry to do, a slow washing machine…

How to Defrost Your Freezer Quickly

How to Defrost Your Freezer Quickly

When you’re hungry and reaching into the freezer for food, there’s nothing more annoying…

Five Reasons Why Your Oven Isn’t Heating Evenly

Five Reasons Why Your Oven Isn’t Heating Evenly

Whatever is on the menu, its extremely frustrating when you’ve followed the cooking instructio…

Five Uses for Your Microwave Oven

Five Uses for Your Microwave Oven

We all use our microwave for a few regular things; heating up food, reheating our forgotten coffee a…

Is having an Appliance Service Plan Worth It?

Is having an Appliance Service Plan Worth It?

Everybody has domestic appliances in their home, from ovens to washing machines and everything in be…

Smoke Coming Out Of Your Oven? Here’s Why

Smoke Coming Out Of Your Oven? Here’s Why

The last thing you want when you’ve got guests over for dinner is smoke coming out of your ove…

Smoke Coming Out Of Your Oven? Here’s Why

Smoke Coming Out Of Your Oven? Here’s Why

The last thing you want when you’ve got guests over for dinner is smoke coming out of your ove…

Common Washing Machine Problems and Solutions

Common Washing Machine Problems and Solutions

Like all household appliances – there are a range of things that can go wrong with your washin…

Choosing Between A Gas Or Electric Oven

Choosing Between A Gas Or Electric Oven

There are a huge range of choices to make when it comes to fitting out your kitchen, from the colour…

How To Troubleshoot A Refrigerator Not Cooling

How To Troubleshoot A Refrigerator Not Cooling

A fridge not cooling is one of the most frustrating household problems because it can make all of th…

What Type of Washing Machine to Choose in 2021 ?

What Type of Washing Machine to Choose in 2021 ?

Washing machines have a range of different features depending on what brand you choose and what pric…

How To Clean Your Extractor Hood And Filters

How To Clean Your Extractor Hood And Filters

Grease, grime and dirt love to build up on extractor hoods. It’s one of nature’s laws. B…

How To Stop Lint From Sticking To Your Clothes

How To Stop Lint From Sticking To Your Clothes

Lint is the word used for the tiny fibres of fabric that are shed from the edges of clothes, most of…

How To Measure Fridge Temperature

How To Measure Fridge Temperature

It’s important to keep food stored at the right temperature to avoid meat and dairy products f…

Five Common Microwave Problems & How To Fix Them

Five Common Microwave Problems & How To Fix Them

Microwaves are great inventions and have simplified cooking and heating certain foods by the simple …

How To Clean A Gas Hob

How To Clean A Gas Hob

Cooker hobs become coated in food, oil splashes, and general dirt and grime all too easily. In order…

The Benefits Of Integrated Appliances

The Benefits Of Integrated Appliances

When installing a new kitchen, there’s an overwhelming amount of choices to make that can affe…

What Are Ideal Fridge and Freezer Temperatures?

What Are Ideal Fridge and Freezer Temperatures?

If you’ve ever taken something out of the fridge and discovered that it’s half frozen or…

What To Do When The Washing Machine Door Won’t Open

What To Do When The Washing Machine Door Won’t Open

A broken washing machine can spell trouble for families who rely upon being able to wash and dry clo…

Hotpoint Dishwasher Error codes

Hotpoint Dishwasher Error codes

Hotpoint is one of the leading dishwasher brands in the UK, preferred by thousands because of their …

BEKO Dishwasher Error Codes

BEKO Dishwasher Error Codes

We have collated a list of the common BEKO dishwasher error codes and listed them below, along with …

Hotpoint Washing Machine Error Codes

Hotpoint Washing Machine Error Codes

Imperial Appliances are a leading name when it comes to domestic appliance repairs and new appliance…

BEKO Tumble Dryer Error Codes

BEKO Tumble Dryer Error Codes

Beko is one of the most popular tumble dryer brands in the UK. They have heat pump technology that p…

AEG Washing Machine Error Codes

AEG Washing Machine Error Codes

If you already own an AEG Washing Machine, then you may be familiar when it displays an error code, …

SMEG Dishwasher Error Codes

SMEG Dishwasher Error Codes

If you own a SMEG dishwasher and are experiencing problems, please take a look at our extensive erro…

Admiral Fridge Freezer Error Codes

Admiral Fridge Freezer Error Codes

There is no doubt that Admiral is a popular brand when it comes to fridge freezers. If you have rece…

Whirlpool Washing Machine Error Codes

Whirlpool Washing Machine Error Codes

If your Whirlpool Washing Machine has started to display an error code and you are unsure what it me…

Beko Washing Machine Error Codes

Beko Washing Machine Error Codes

Is your Beko Washing Machine displaying error codes which you are unsure of? If the answer is yes, w…

Bosch Tumble Dryer Error Codes

Bosch Tumble Dryer Error Codes

Bosch is one of the most popular brands in the UK for appliances, but like every appliance they do h…

How to check your washing machine or washer dryer filter for blockage

How to check your washing machine or washer dryer filter for blockage

Before checking your washing machine or washer dryer filter for blockage, always makes sure the mach…

indesit washer dryer fault codes WIDL range

indesit washer dryer fault codes WIDL range

the following list is the error codes for the indsit washer dryer within the WIDL range. applying to…

zanussi DWS949 dishwasher fault codes

zanussi DWS949 dishwasher fault codes

these are the fault codes for the zanussi dws949 dishwasher Alarm Codes Safety System A Water fill C…

lg washing machine error codes

lg washing machine error codes

this is a list of error codes for various lg front loading washing machines. Imperial Appliances rep…

Indesit Error Codes

Indesit Error Codes

The following are error codes or fault codes for hundreds of Indesit appliances, including washing m…

Whirlpool Error Codes

Whirlpool Error Codes

Imperial Appliances is one of the country’s leading domestic appliance repair services, which …

How to Ventilate Built in Fridge Freezers

How to Ventilate Built in Fridge Freezers

One of the biggest issues that can occur with built in refrigeration appliances is that heat begins …

Common Dishwasher Problems and Solutions

Common Dishwasher Problems and Solutions

If your dishwasher isn’t working properly, you’ll soon start to realise how much you rel…

Common laundry faults

Common laundry faults

This page cover most common faults and problems with laundry domestic appliances (washing machines, …

Common Cooking Faults

Common Cooking Faults

At Imperial Appliances we understand that a fault with one of your cooking appliances can greatly hi…

Bosch Tumble Dryer Error Codes

Bosch Tumble Dryer Error Codes

Bosch is one of the most popular brands in the Kenya for appliances, but like every appliance they d…

Beko Washing Machine Error Codes

Beko Washing Machine Error Codes

Is your Beko Washing Machine displaying error codes which you are unsure of? If the answer is yes, w…

AEG Tumble Dryer Error Codes

AEG Tumble Dryer Error Codes

If your AEG tumble dryer is displaying error codes or making sounds which you do not recognise, then…

Candy Washer Dryer

Candy Washer Dryer

Is your Candy Washer Dryer experiencing an error and flashing but you are unsure how to troubleshoot…

Bosch Oven Error Codes

Bosch Oven Error Codes

If your Bosch oven is displaying error codes which you are unsure of then please see the table below…

Zanussi Oven Error Codes

Zanussi Oven Error Codes

Has your Zanussi oven stopped working or has started to display error codes? If the answer is yes an…

AEG Dishwasher Error Codes

AEG Dishwasher Error Codes

If your AEG dishwasher has started to show an error code which you are unfamiliar with, then look no…

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Learn more about how to work with your washing machine, cooker, oven, dishwasher, refrigerator and other home and office appliances
Common Dishwasher Problems and Solutions

Common Dishwasher Problems and Solutions

If your dishwasher isn’t working properly, you’ll soon start to realise how much you rel…

How to Ventilate Built in Fridge Freezers

How to Ventilate Built in Fridge Freezers

One of the biggest issues that can occur with built in refrigeration appliances is that heat begins …

Whirlpool Error Codes

Whirlpool Error Codes

If you have a problem with your Whirlpool appliance, whether it’s a dishwasher to a microwave,…

Indesit Error Codes

Indesit Error Codes

The following are error codes or fault codes for hundreds of Indesit appliances, including washing m…

lg washing machine error codes

lg washing machine error codes

this is a list of error codes for various lg front loading washing machines. glotech repair lg domes…

zanussi DWS949 dishwasher fault codes

zanussi DWS949 dishwasher fault codes

these are the fault codes for the zanussi dws949 dishwasher Alarm Codes Safety System A Water fill C…

indesit washer dryer fault codes WIDL range

indesit washer dryer fault codes WIDL range

the following list is the error codes for the indsit washer dryer within the WIDL range. applying to…

is your cooker surface / fascia getting too hot ?

is your cooker surface / fascia getting too hot ?

Surface Temperature Test All appliances are manufactured and tested to satisfy the surface temperatu…