Over time your cooker can start to look worn and dated, but this isn't an excuse to purchase a new appliance. Instead, following the tips outlined by eSpares, in this video, you can make your cooker look like new.
Safety First! Please make sure that you've switched off your appliance and disconnected it from the mains before beginning any repair.
Hi chaps, at eSpares we regularly need to get appliances in to use as props in our how-to videos, and rather than stealing them from our employees' kitchens, we actually get them from the internet, from auction websites like eBay.
Now, this Zanussi cooker arrived this week, and it arrived looking like this. There used to be a door glass where my hand is, this control panel should be attached, as should this handle which obviously has completely come away.
It must've been dropped in transit or something, basically it's entirely done for.
But here at eSpares we like a challenge. So rather than send it back, we're going to get it looking as good as new and get a few how-to videos out of it too.
We're going to show you that even if the oven in your kitchen is looking like this, there's no need to get a new one. You can fix it yourself and make it look as good as new and work as good as new too. Now I better start learning my lines.
"Hi, I'm Rory from eSpares, and in this video I'm going to show you how to replace the outer door, the function switch, fascia and the control knob and the door handle in this Zanussi built-in oven."
Three videos later, and she looks like she's straight out of the showroom. But that's the point we're trying to make, it really is that easy to have your appliances looking and working as good as new just by "fixing it yourself".
Not only can you see the three videos we filmed today on the eSpares website and on the YouTube channel, but you can also see hundreds more on all manner of home and garden appliances.
Check 'em out.