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.



Gary Yallup – Our Laundry Industry Legend

We are so proud to be associated with the Yallup family and would like publicly to thank Gary for his tremendous service loyalty and commitment to the industry, and for inspiring us all to be better people. And we wish his daughter Selkii huge success in her musical career going forward.

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How to select the right load size for your laundry

Though load sizes will vary a little depending on the washer’s capacity, there are some general guidelines you can follow.