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I blogged about this at about this time last year, but you know what? I really think this is a great idea from Electrolux. Their 'Design Lab' competition is aimed at design students from around the world. They are 'invited to present innovative ideas for household appliances of the future.' The winner receives a paid internship with the Electrolux design people. This years entrants are as strong as ever. Check out the video below, my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2011 at eSpares
One of the most common areas to break in Flymo electric mowers is the on-off switch and handle section - especially if during periods of heavy use. Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2011 at eSpares
Replacing an oven thermostat is another one of those tasks that tend to sound daunting. It really shoudn't, because it's so easy to do. I mean, if I can do it, anyone can. Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2011 at eSpares
...but what's it for? Happy Monday guys. (via Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2011 at eSpares
My post the other day about the breadmaker got me thinking. Basically, while having the means to easily make your own bread must certainly be nice, a breadmaker is pretty much a luxury that it wouldn't be too hard to live without. I mean, you could just buy a loaf of Kingsmill. Or if the urge to bake becomes too much, your regular oven is a perfectly acceptable substitute. I'm not saying you shouldn't own... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2011 at eSpares
Inlet valves tend to become damaged after a bout of cold - water can freeze inside them, causing them to crack. Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2011 at eSpares
Hi Matthew, That's high praise indeed, and means a lot - I read the first part of your Tesco/Amazon article the other day and found it to be very interesting. Anyhow, we did indeed get the videos up. Electrolux drive belt: Flymo lawn mower blades: Black & Decker spool & line: Flymo spool & line: Thanks again for your kind words.
You've got to hand it to Electrolux. They launched their 'Vac from the Sea' campaign last year, aiming to highlight 'the immediate need for the world to take better care of plastics and support the heroes that do'. Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2011 at eSpares
File this one under 'sounds way harder than it actually is'. Thought you'd need to get a repair man in to replace the pump in your washing machine? Think again; it's not actually that difficult - just check out this video. Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2010 at eSpares
Thanks Eman! Hope you're well.
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