This area of the site allows you to get information on servicing and the major UK service providers that are national, general information about the industry and information on most brands sold in the UK, who makes what, which companies are owned by others and their history in the manufacturer section.
Information on the main appliance service providers or services that are available on a national basis.
These companies provide service nationally and not all will offer service direct to end customers on a private basis, this is usually noted in each page.
Please note that opinion is gathered from the trade forums on this site and that we are not responsible for user comments. We are also not involved with or represent any of the companies listed here.
Views, articles and notes from inside the industry this section is mainly from an independent repairers point of view but many of the articles will hold interest to the general public and offer some insight into the kitchen appliance industry, from the people at the coal face.
Product recalls and safety notifications that have been issued on appliances within the industry.
Please note that whilst we do out best to publish al the recalls that we are aware of we do rely on manufacturers making this information avaialble for publication.
Information about the manufacturers of domestic appliances and the many appliance brands, including who owns which brand, who really makes the products and why you might think you are buying one thing but in fact buying something competely different.
In this section you will find out who actually makes the appliance you own or are thinking of buying and which ones are own label brands. And we tell you what ones you can easily get spare parts and service for and, what ones you will struggle with.
For many we also include a review of what we in the repair trade think about the various makes and brands, how much they cost, how good they are and what ownership costs are like and what the servicing and spares are like. If you are thinking on buying a new appliance or, even a second hand one, this may prove a valuable resource that could save you from an expensive mistake.
We give you the information to help you choose good appliances that will last and be serviceable for as long as possible and avoid problems.