Washing Machine, Dishwasher, Cooker, Oven, Water Dispenser, Fridge, Tumble Dryer Installation, Repair and Maintenance Tips & Tricks Articles

Washing Machine Repair: How A Washing Machine Works

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

Our trusty washing machines are probably one of the most neglected members of our family- we only really notice them or give them any care and attention AFTER they break down. They make our lives so convenient and so we let them carry on doing their thing and steer well clear of anything that might ‘rock the boat’.

We all have busy lives and one of the reasons why we buy washing machines is because it saves us time so the last thing we want to do is actually spend time on them as that would seem counter-productive. However, the truth is that if we all looked after our washing machines just that tiny bit more we can do so much to reduce the chances of our best friend breaking down and requiring the attention of a washing machine repair engineer.

Having asked people why they didn’t carry out regular maintenance on their machines one reason that kept coming up, besides lack of time of course, was a lack of knowledge. It seems the general public don’t know the basics of how a washing machine works and so fear doing anything without that knowledge. So, we thought we’d put together a quick article on how a washing machine works.

Here’s a great video that another company put together (no, we’re not against promoting other people’s content if we think it’s good!):

Here’s some of the top washing machine faults which occur:

  • washing machine won’t start
  • washing machine won’t drain
  • loud and abnormal noise from the washing machine
  • washing machine not spinning
  • bad odour coming from the washing machine
  • washing machine is not taking the softener/detergent
  • water leaking from the washing machine
  • washing machine stops mid cycle
  • washing machine not filling with water

Top washing machine tips:

  • clean your dispenser drawer regularly to prevent blockage
  • clean your door seal to prevent bad odour and spot seal deterioration quicker
  • don’t overload the washing machine
  • leave the door slightly open after a cycle to allow steam to escape and prevent odour
  • run a service wash once a month (run the hottest program possible with just a towel inside)

Home Appliances Blog

Learn more about how to work with your washing machine, cooker, oven, dishwasher, refrigerator and other home and office appliances
Borehole Drilling in Kenya | Dial 0722466901

Borehole Drilling in Kenya | Dial 0722466901

Borehole Drilling Services in Kenya Get high quality borehole drilling services at affordable rates …

OUR WASHING MACHINE REPAIR SERVICES IN NAIROBI

OUR WASHING MACHINE REPAIR SERVICES IN NAIROBI

WASHING MACHINE REPAIR IN NAiROBI We provide repair services for all kinds of washing machines. Enjo…

WASHING MACHINE KEEPS DISPLAYING ERROR CODE

WASHING MACHINE KEEPS DISPLAYING ERROR CODE

Older washing machines never used to be as hi tech as the ones we find today, nor did they have the …

WHY HAS MY WASHING MACHINE HAS STOPPED FILLING WITH WATER

WHY HAS MY WASHING MACHINE HAS STOPPED FILLING WITH WATER

When a washing machine is not filling with water it is usually an indication of a problem with the w…

WHY IS THE WASHING MACHINE NOT CLEANING CLOTHES PROPERLY ?

WHY IS THE WASHING MACHINE NOT CLEANING CLOTHES PROPERLY ?

There can be nothing more frustrating that getting your clothes out of the washing machine to find t…

WHY IS WASHING MACHINE DAMAGING MY CLOTHES

WHY IS WASHING MACHINE DAMAGING MY CLOTHES

The majority of instances when a washer is damaging your clothes it could be down to improper use of…

WASHING MACHINE IS NOT DRAINING THE WATER

WASHING MACHINE IS NOT DRAINING THE WATER

If a washing machine is not draining the water there is a handful of issues it could be. If a machin…

THE WASHING MACHINE IS NOT HEATING THE WATER

THE WASHING MACHINE IS NOT HEATING THE WATER

Typically you might expect to feel the warmth of a hot wash through the glass door of a machine but …