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When should I repair, and when should I replace?

It’s our mantra at UK Spares: repair don’t replace. It’s eco-friendly, and not to mention cheaper! But inevitably, appliances do need to be replaced from time to time.

In this blog post we’ll run through the warning signs that tell you when to think about browsing for a new model.


As a rule, fridges usually last 8-10 years, depending on their usage and upkeep. If you think it needs replacing, here are some warning signs: Continue reading

Oven Cleaning

Cleaning up for Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and the festive season is likely to bring a Christmas celebration or two! Cleaning and housework are possibly at the bottom of your to-list though, with Christmas shopping and festivities taking priority.

If you’re hosting a party, or even the big day this season and want to get Yuletide-ready, we’ve got some quick tips for cleaning up that won’t take up the whole day – more time for filling those shopping bags!

Give your surfaces a clean Continue reading


Thinking green this winter

Many of us have been thinking of ways to live more eco-friendly this year, especially with plastic pollution and climate change hitting the headlines. As we head into winter, there are a few things you can do in order to enjoy a guilt-free festive season as we head into 2019!

Christmas trees

Although artificial trees mean less mess, are cheaper and last longer, they are usually made from non-biodegradable plastics. This means that, if they end up in landfill, they’ll be there for a pretty long time! Continue reading