While Indesit Company profit and revenues have fallen the appliance manufacturer has indicated that it may seek to enter into the small appliance market with, we presume, kettles, coffee machines, food mixers and so on in a report from Appliance Magazine this week.
Smelly washing machines continue to cause problems in the US with fresh lawsuits being launched seemingly every few months but it is a far less common problem in Europe where front loading washing machines have been in use for some decades. More in the video report.
US based vacuum cleaner manufacturer Oreck has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week leaving the future of the long standing cleaner maker in doubt as the original family owners attempt to buy back the business.
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Digital Fault Code Guide
Yes the fault code guide has been made all nice and digital, available for download on iOS devices with Android to follow soon, more on that here
Manufacturer Seeks Repair Agents
We cant' tell you who it is, but we can tell you that it si refrigeration (for now), is premium and is only open to WTA and DASA members, more details here
Gas Safe To Work On Dual Fuel?
Once again this topic comes up and is, once again, clarified for all those that are unsure about whether you require to be Gas Safe registered to work on dual fuel appliances here
Domestic & General Under Fire Over Contract
DAG take some heat over their new contract, rates and terms in this thread
More Jobs Go At Comet
The latest on the grapevine about the other big"C" is here
The Enhanced Job Process
Speaking of Comet, it seems that they are subcontracting work through Repaircare and, wanting rather a lot, more here
KnowHow Delivery With Service
We dont' know how accurate that these reports are but, it's worth mentioning all the same (the thread is here) that there is a feeleing that KnowHow, Currys' shiny new service and logistics operation, is going to deliver and repair, in the same 7.5 tonne wagon.
In case you didn't already know it, Graffters entered into administration the full story is here but, don't expect anything back