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.
If you need help choosing new appliances why not ask the experts for free, the people that fix them and know what's inside the machines? They can tell you a lot more than most will be able to about any appliance you're looking to buy.