Which? submitted a request to the federal government underneath the Freedom of Data Act and located that a minimum of 12,000 fires had been attributable to defective home merchandise between 2011 and March 2014.
The more than likely home equipment to catch hearth are washing machines and tumble dryers, significantly extra so than maybe extra doubtless suspects similar to televisions or irons.
The complete figures displaying the proportion of fires attributable to defective home equipment primarily based on the federal government figures are as follows:
- 14% washing machines (1,723)
- 12% tumble dryers (1,456)
- 11% dishwashers (1,324)
- 9% cookers (1,080)
- 7% freezers/fridge /fridge-freezers (861)
- 5% central heating (606)
- 4% microwave (427)
- 4% toaster/grill (425)
- 3% tv (372)
- 2% electrical blanket (236)
- 2% washer dryers (225)
- 1% irons (92)
The risks inherent with merchandise mixing water with electrical energy are clearly obvious.
If you happen to suspect you could have an issue with any home equipment, cellphone Energy Level on 01452 730874 and we shall be glad to supply recommendation and assist the place we are able to.
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