Online Buyers Beware

Don’t Buy Anything! ……….until you read this. It will only take 60 seconds…….. There are lots of online suppliers of Appliance spare parts. But it is staggering how many of them will not even tell you who they are.  Doug Smith Spares offer you our physical addresses, phone numbers, photos

Keep your Children Safe around your stove

Most kids love to touch stuff. It’s how they learn. They are natural mimics, and love the old “Monkey see, Monkey do” game. It’s great to allow kids to explore their curiosity, and its great to let them experiment around the house, but obviously we need to keep them safe.

Generic Vs Genuine

People instantly understand Generic vs Genuine, when you talk about putting a cheap wiper blade in their Honda. But when it comes to choosing Generic vs Genuine appliance parts for a fridge, dishwasher or washing machine, some people think it doesn’t matter. When it comes to 240V electricity, It absolutely does

Thinking of Buying a New Appliance? read this first…….

A word of advice if you’re buying a new appliance…… Firstly, you should strongly consider keeping your old appliances going as long as you can. Typically it is true that they are better units than they make today. The old adage that ‘they don’t make things like they used to’

Online Buyers Beware

Don’t Buy Anything! ……….until you read this. It will only take 60 seconds…….. There are lots of online suppliers of Appliance spare parts. But it is staggering how many of them will not even tell you who they are.  Doug Smith Spares offer you our physical addresses, phone numbers, photos

Keep your Children Safe around your stove

Most kids love to touch stuff. It’s how they learn. They are natural mimics, and love the old “Monkey see, Monkey do” game. It’s great to allow kids to explore their curiosity, and its great to let them experiment around the house, but obviously we need to keep them safe.

Generic Vs Genuine

People instantly understand Generic vs Genuine, when you talk about putting a cheap wiper blade in their Honda. But when it comes to choosing Generic vs Genuine appliance parts for a fridge, dishwasher or washing machine, some people think it doesn’t matter. When it comes to 240V electricity, It absolutely does

Thinking of Buying a New Appliance? read this first…….

A word of advice if you’re buying a new appliance…… Firstly, you should strongly consider keeping your old appliances going as long as you can. Typically it is true that they are better units than they make today. The old adage that ‘they don’t make things like they used to’

Does your fridge pass the paper test?

Try this: Get a small piece of paper (about the size of a post-it note, but not sticky.) Place it in between your fridge gasket and the body of your fridge and close the door. Does the paper stay or fall?  Repeat the test in all four corners of the

Keep your fridge smelling fresh

No matter how clean you keep a fridge they do, over time, develop that stale, off-plastic smell that can be really unpleasant. (not to mention the smells you get when things go rotten in the bottom of the crisper bins!) Room air fresheners and de-oderants only make it worse, and