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A machine is a tool containing one or more parts that uses energy to perform an intended action. Machines are usually powered by chemical, thermal, or electrical means, and are often motorized. Historically, a power tool also required moving parts to classify as a machine. However, the advent of electronics has led to the development of power tools without moving parts that are considered machines.
A simple machine is a device that simply transforms the direction or magnitude of a force, but a large number of more complex machines exist. Examples include vehicles, electronic systems, molecular machines, computers, television, and radio.

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  1. J

    Advice needed! Sink flowing into washing machine and vice versa.

    Hi, We live in a rented property and have recently started having an issue with the kitchen sink. When we using the sink the water drains straight into the washing machine, when the washing machine is on the water bubbles up into the sink. We have tried various unblockers, a drain blaster and a...
  2. M

    Help with washing machine installation

    Hi, we've just moved into our first house and I'm trying to install a new washing machine. however between the machine and the sink is an integrated dishwasher. This is making it extremely difficult to install. To make matters worse, the inlet tap for the washing machine is so tight to the...
  3. B

    Undersink plumbing washing machine etc

    We've been having issues with our washing machine recently where it is filling up in the drum overnight with clean water. I just went to look underthe sink to check (actually don't know what I was checking for!) anyway I knocked a small blue lever about 1/4 turn and all this water came gushing...
  4. D

    Pipework to put a washing machine in the the garage

    Hi all, I want to put the washing machine in the garage but will need to do the pipework. The only water pipe going into the garage is the one for the combi boiler, which is also in the garage. Would it be ok to come off the water pipe for the boiler? Thanks for reading
  5. A

    Running waste pipe for washing machine.

    Hi all, This is my first post, had no option but ask more experienced people before making expensive mistake. I would like to put my WM on opposite side of a sink where waste pipe goes at present. I will have enough space to put tall pipe and p trap behind WM. I am planning to use 40mm pipe...
  6. M

    Washing machine install - taping pipes to side

    Hello. I have a little problem with my integrated washing machine Unfortunately it overhangs the rest of my units by just a few mm. To create a bit more space, I've taped the pipes to the side of the washing machine. See pics here: Washing machine Washing machine I know this isn't ideal but...
  7. W

    Pulled out washing machine, this is what we found.

    We moved in to our house 4 years ago. Previous owners where there for 7 years, and bought from new. Yesterday we had our washing machine replaced. Couldn't believe my eyes once they had got the old machine out. Take a look at the photo. Shame our washing machine didn't pack up two years ago...
  8. A

    Greasy clothes - washing machine

    Hi all, Hoping somebody will have come across this before. Clothes I have washed are coming out of the washing machine greasy. Almost as if they have oil on them. This has started happening in the last few weeks. I got a washing machine cleaner from Tesco and that made it ok for a month or...
  9. gingalig

    Press fit machine purchase

    Hi, and thanks for any advice before I start, I'm looking to buy a press fit machine but getting a bit bogged down in detail. Questions I would like to know the answers too are:- . Who is the best supplier of fittings. . Which fittings to use and are the best price/ quality wise ( definatley...
  10. F

    Washing Machine Water Valve

    Hello, I'm preparing for my new washing to arrive and trying to disconnect the old one. I'm having problems turning the hot water valve off. The red lever won't turn either way like the blue one does. Do I need to get a plumber in or should I leave it for the delivery guys who are going to...
  11. Jeffrey Griffin

    Sink/washing machine waste

    Hi there. Just moved in and noted the waste from washing machine backing up into sink. Attached is the current configuration... Was going to ask would it be a case of putting the T/washing machine on the current upright next to the wall and connecting the rest after it as it is ?- is this...
  12. Sue66

    Bathroom smelling after using washing machine

    A young girl called me to her small ground floor flat to investigate a really bad sewage smell coming from her bathroom after she uses the washing machine which is in a cupboard next to the bathroom. She said the washing machine and bathroom have been there since she moved in 3 years ago and...
  13. CorgiDirect

    Over £50 Worth of FREE Chemicals, When You Buy This Norstrom Proflush Compact Machine

    TAKE ME TO THE MEGA DEAL Offer expires 01/06/18 or while stocks last
  14. Bogart

    Washing machine hose

    Are some washing machine hoses better than others? Will soon be fitting a washing machine and for the sake of a few quid, spent on a better hose, would like to get a reliable one. All you see in Screwfix, Amazon etc look very similar and would assume of same quality. Most are blue, or red, but I...
  15. S

    E08 on a Hoover Washing Machine

    Hello, I've been trying to find out what a 'EO8' code means on a Hoover Washing Machine (Model: DYN8144 DIX). I've contacted Hoover directly and they won't tell me other than it's 'a motor problem' and want to charge me a fortune to call out an engineer and trying to sell me a new washing...
  16. J

    Power Flushing - where can I hire a PF machine?

    Morning, Any advice as to where I can hire a Flower Flushing machine for a one-off job? I'm based in NE England. TIA.
  17. Daniel Cook

    Wachine Machine vs Sink problems

    Grey flexible tubing on the left is the washer/dryer waste. We've noticed waste from the sink has ended up in washer/dryer. Also whilst it's running now I hear a noisy squelch coming out of the sink drain, like it's sucking in. It's a new washer/dryer, can't remember if it happened with the...
  18. T

    Calmag Powerflush machine

    Put my powerflusher up for sale on eBay for anyone interested Used once so as new. Bought from Williams Calmag powerflusher Kamco CF30 - ONLY USED ONCE | eBay
  19. P

    washing machine waste is a hole in floor

    was replumbing my mums new washing machine in for her - lives in a wee old peoples fold and notices the standpipe isn't there just a hole in the floor and the hose sorta pushed into it (now at least I know where the awful smell is coming from) is there any way to put a standpipe in or an adapter...

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