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.

repairs technician


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.



Lead’s Cape Town office has moved!

Find us at our newly built offices: 37 Columbus Crescent, Rivergate Business Park, Parklands. Our contact numbers remain the same: Tel: +27 (0)21 527 4020 | Fax: +27 (0)86 522 3631 . CLICK TO VIEW MAP

How to Wash Baby Clothes

While you may feel a bit overwhelmed with laundry, your little one is worth every basket full. Here’s the dirt on how to wash baby clothes…

How to Treat Summer Stains

How do you keep those white shirts from yellowing around the collar or underarm areas? How do you get the stains out, especially if you’ve already laundered it a few times before noticing the discolouration? Keep them bright and odour free with these tips.

Speed Queen® Wins Award : Top Load Washer of 2017/18 in Australia

Consumers in Australia love the Speed Queen AWNA62 top load washer. Their reviews helped the model win the 2017 Award in the “Top Loading Washing Machines” category. This is the second-straight year Speed Queen’s top load washer has won the award.