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These are external links and will open in a new window. The white goods in your home are no longer manufactured to be as durable as in previous generationsthe Whitegoods Trade Association acknowledges. It's a popular subject among readers of the BBC News website and many have been keen to share their appreciation and pictures of decades-old appliances still in working order, here is a selection of some of your stories and pictures.
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In the world of antique dishwashers, Mike Haller is a god! He owns the largest collection of antique dishwashers in the United States, possibly the world. Haller rolled into my driveway one evening like a museum curator on wheels driving his truck from his home in Peoria, Illinois.
Appliances and electrical goods pictures, prices and descriptions from the 50's. You'll see it bright, clear and steady, with natural contrasts. Sound is out front, where it belongs.
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In our current world of rapid modernization, new technology springing up with each new day, and with our non-stop daily lives, it can be argued that all of these changes are having some effect on our daily lives, what we use, and even what we buy. If we take a look back towe will see the typical American family having to wash the dishes after each meal and often this could be incorporated into a daily chore. The families mostly ate on china, sometimes durable china like Syracuse and for special occasions or if income allowed, meals were eaten on China like Limoges, Noritake, Lenox, and more.
A dishwasher is a machine for cleaning dishware and cutlery automatically. A mix of water and dishwasher detergent is pumped to one or more rotating spray arms, which blast the dishes with the cleaning mixture. Once the wash is finished, the water is drained, more hot water enters the tub by means of an electro-mechanical solenoid valve, and the rinse cycle begins.