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.



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.

Teaching Kids how to do Laundry

Like grocery shopping, laundry is a task that never goes away. As soon as a load or two is complete, it seems that another is waiting in the wings. The nice thing about laundry is that as long as you are washing everyday items—like towels and T-shirts—you can ask kids…

St Thomas Children’s Home gets a New Speed Queen Washer

St Thomas Children’s Home was in urgent need of a washing machine for their in-house laundry, so that they could wash the bedding and clothing of their 55 children.

The Secrets to Stopping Colours from Bleeding and Fading

To help you keep those black jeans black, we’ve developed a series of tips to use on dark-load wash day.