As we gear up for Black Friday, which has rapidly turned into Black November, it’s useful to look at household appliances and how people have come to rely on them being safe to use in the home.
Consumer appliances are at the apex of convenient, modern living, but they can also pose a risk. They should meet rigorous safety standards, and to do this, they require high temperature insulation.
Earlier in 2018, Which? reported that faulty appliances cause 60 UK house fires a week. The most high risk appliances are potentially dangerous white goods such as washing machines and dryers. However sophisticated household appliances have become, safety is still an issue.