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What are white goods? ๐Ÿ”Œ

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What are white goods? –

Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹

White goods are large appliances that are used in the home.

For example, this includes things like:

  • refrigerators and freezers ๐ŸงŠ
  • clothes washing machines ๐Ÿ‘š
  • dishwashers ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ
  • tumble dryers ๐Ÿ‘–
  • cookers, ovens, and stoves ๐Ÿณ
  • water boilers ๐Ÿ”ฅ
  • water coolers โ„๏ธ
  • air conditioners ๐Ÿ†’

that are used in homes.

White goods are appliances that were traditionally made of white metal. Today they can be made of plastic or stainless steel and still be called white goods.

They are called “white goods” because they are usually white in colour.

White goods are usually large and difficult to move around.

Brown goods vs white goods ๐Ÿคทโ€โ™€๏ธ

White goods are often compared against “brown goods” which are light, electronic items.

For example, this includes things like:

  • computers,
  • TVs,
  • radios,
  • video recorders,
  • sound recorders,
  • microwave ovens,
  • coffee makers,
  • home entertainment systems,
  • and media players.

Brown goods are appliances that were traditionally made of brown materials. Today they can be made of plastic or stainless steel and still be called brown goods.

They are called “brown goods” because they used to be brown in colour.

Brown goods are usually light and easier to move around than “white goods”.

TVs and entertainment systems are still considered brown goods even though they can be heavy and more difficult to move around.

Conclusion ๐Ÿ‘

So that’s it!

White goods are large, usually white appliances such as refrigerators and washing machines that are used in homes.

White goods are appliances that were traditionally made of white metal. Today they can be made of plastic or stainless steel and still be called white goods.

Hopefully you’re feeling more confident about understanding white goods.

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