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.



Why Vinegar Is Your Best Friend in the Laundry Room

Put vinegar to work in the laundry room! Great for cleaning, brightening and removing stains, vinegar can also freshen up the stinkiest smells and even clean your laundry equipment.

Tips for Keeping New Tackies Looking Nice and Clean

You just bought the kids new sneakers for the school year—and those shoes look absolutely perfect in the first-day-of-school photo. But, if history is a good teacher, you know their shiny newness won’t last. Take heart! We’ve got a few tips for keeping back-to-school shoes in tip-top shape, all year…

Conserving Water in a Top Load Speed Queen Washing Machine

Here’s how to be more water efficient if you have a Speed Queen top load washing machine and are willing to make some compromises to your normal wash practices.

Superior Speed Queen® Machines Outperform the Competition!

Real people say it best! Watch these quick videos to witness the impressed participants marvelling at Speed Queen®´s performance.