Finding the model/serial number of your appliance..

can be challenging - however, it is worth the effort in the long run, as you will be able to obtain the information required with much less hassle!

Below is a list of most standard appliances, and where the model/serial number usually "hides".


Breadmakers - On the underside, or sometimes under the lid/on the side.

Coffee Makers - On the underside.

Cookers - On a rating plate at the rear. Occasionally on the inner rim of the door/opening.

Cooker Hob - On the underside.

Cooker Hood - On the underside, or the side.

Cylinder Vacuum Cleaners - On the underside, or under the top cover/tool housing.

Dishwashers - On the rear/front of side panel

Deep Fryers - On the underside.

Food Processors - On the underside, or occasionally, the front.

Fridges and Freezers - On the rear, or inside by the door opening.

Hand held mixers - Normally "hot stamped" into the body of the machine.

Irons - On the underside of the heel plate.

Kenwood Chef - On a metal plate inside the lower part of the body.

Kettles - On the underside of the body.

Microwaves - On the rear.

Mixers - On the underside of the main body .

Pressure Cookers - On the underside of the main body.On the handle. Sometimes stamped on the underside or outside rim of the lid .

Shavers - Either on the main body of the shaver under the foil head assembly, or stamped into the body, underneath the rotating head assembly.

Twin Tubs - On the rear.

Toasters - On the underside.

Upright Vacuum Cleaners - Often hidden between the 2 halves of the machine where it "breaks" to fold down. Also on the rear of the upright part of the body.

Washing Machines - On the rear, or the front, but occasionally on the inside of the porthole.