Lead Household Appliances (Pty) Ltd is the sole Southern African agent for Speed Queen domestic appliances.

Speed Queen ® washers and driers have achieved legendary status in Southern Africa, and other parts of the world thanks in most part to their widespread application in commercial laundromats and other commercial  institutions, where they continue to enjoy an unparalleled reputation for simplicity, durability and performance. Domestic washers and driers come from the same production lines as their commercial counterparts providing customers with commercial reliability in the home environment.

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Looking for a repairs technician or spare parts for your Speed Queen, Hitachi or Indesit appliance?

We have certified technicians available in Durban, Port Elizabeth, Bloemfontein, Joburg, Nelspruit, Pretoria, Cape TownWindhoek and in all areas of South Africa.



How to Remove Unwanted Pet Hair from Laundry

What to do when there’s cat hair and dog hair everywhere Dogs and cats shed. A lot. That hair gets all over the house, on your rugs, on your sheets and on your clothes. It sticks to fabrics and won’t go away, even after you pull your clothes from the…

Laundry, Peace, and Quiet

43 decibels equates to the noise level of a library, a bird call or the agitation of a Speed Queen top load washer. Have a listen…

How to Remove Frightful Makeup Stains on Clothes

Adorable, right? The makeup stains, not so much! Our machines are built for this—protecting your belongings with a thorough, gentle wash. Use these costume stain and makeup stain removal tips, and you won’t be tricked this Halloween!

Nigel has reached 25 Years of Loyal Service

Respected work colleague, a great friend and a real part of the family, Nigel Vandenbergh recently reached the incredible milestone of 25 years in loyal service of Lead.