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.