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Do GHDs stop getting as hot as they age?

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VivaLeBeaver Sat 13-Apr-13 18:46:15

Mines 8 years old. Works ok but I swear it doesn't get as hot as it used to and it seems to take me ages to straighten my hair. Am I imagining it or does this happen?

NeverBeenToMe Sat 13-Apr-13 18:59:59

Yes, I think the thermostat can go.

I've seen companies on ebay who will repair for a very reasonable price, or maybe get in touch with GHD?

er1507 Sat 13-Apr-13 21:12:02

Yep. You can send them back to ghd and pay for repair if they are out I warranty. Would trust eBay, go know what they'd do with a real pair of ghds. If they're years old and you need to invest in a new pair of irons have a look at some called cloud 9. Same price but 110% better than ghds.

YoniOno Sat 13-Apr-13 22:06:26

I got mine repaired by an EBay person, £15 and back within 48hrs. They refund and send back for free if they can't fix them - there are loads of people doing it, just check their feedback.

Cherrypie32 Sat 13-Apr-13 22:28:22

My Dad fixed mine! And don't buy new ones, they are rubbish in comparison to fully working old style.

VivaLeBeaver Sun 14-Apr-13 10:19:52

I didn't realise they could be fixed. Thanks, saved me buying new ones.

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