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Most Valued Kitchen Appliances of 2017

Most Valued Kitchen Appliances of 2017

I always look forward to publications released by Houzz. As the head of purchasing at Ross’s Discount Home Centre, their publications give me an idea of what is hot in the renovation world so I can gauge what customers are looking for. Recently, Houzz released its 2017 Kitchen Trends Study, and there’s a lot of interesting information in there. After going through it, I thought of offering some insight on what the most valued kitchen appliances were in 2017. So,…

Cook up a Storm with a New Cooktop!

Cook up a Storm with a New Cooktop!

Cooktops are an essential item in a kitchen, even more so than an oven. They’re always in use, and no kitchen can be complete without one. As such, it should come as no surprise that cooktops in Perth are the most frequently upgraded of all kitchen products. According to Houzz’s 2017 Kitchen Trends Study, cooktops were the most upgraded appliances in kitchens across Australia last year. So, it only makes sense that if you’re choosing to upgrade yours, you choose…

6 Absolute Must-Have Home Appliances

6 Absolute Must-Have Home Appliances

If there’s one thing that we just can’t do away with, it’s our love of home appliances. Home appliances make mundane household tasks such as cooking, cleaning, heating and cooling much easier. In fact, I depend on appliances so much so, that I couldn’t imagine living in a world without them. And, I bet you couldn’t either. Studies show that we are purchasing more and more home appliance year after year. According to IBISWorld, Domestic Appliance Retailing in Australia has…

3 induction cooktops that will change they way you cook food!

3 induction cooktops that will change they way you cook food!

The sole purpose of a kitchen is to prepare food and when it comes to preparing food, one of the most used appliances is a cooktop. However if you’re an environmentally conscious human being, then you’ll know that cooking uses a fair amount of energy. In fact, according to Energy Smart, a publication by the Western Australian Government, cooking accounts for around 12% of the total energy used in a typical WA household. While 12% may not seem like much,…

Get the best cooktop for your budget

Get the best cooktop for your budget

If you’re looking for cooktops in Perth, no doubt you’ll base your decision on your budget. But, before you decide on a particular model, it’s a good idea to know a little bit about cooktops prior to purchase. Only when you have some background knowledge should you move on to what cooktops are available in various price brackets. As the head of purchasing at Ross’s Discount Home Centre, I know quite a lot about cooktops, and today, I will shade…

Electric cooktops: Are they for you?

Electric cooktops: Are they for you?

Ever since electric cooktops hit the market, controversy has surrounded them. Some say they’re not as eco-friendly as gas cooktops, while others just don’t enjoy cooking on them as much. The truth is, electric cooktops cook great and are often more versatile than gas stoves or ovens. Regardless of these facts, they are an unpopular choice for many. Of the Australians who replaced or added new appliances, electric cooktops were least popular at just 22%. Induction cooktops were at 28%…

Ross’s Discount Home Centre – your one-stop-appliance-shop!

Ross’s Discount Home Centre – your one-stop-appliance-shop!

Whether you’re a homeowner or a renter, there is no way you can avoid the need for appliances. Appliances are a necessity in every home and they need to be upgraded or replaced every few years. The kitchen alone sees a plethora of appliances, which are today being added or replaced in new homes and renovations. According to Houzz.com.au’s August 2015 Kitchen Trend Survey, the top new kitchen appliances included oven (82%), dishwasher (79%), microwave (62%), refrigerator (55%), rangehoods (52%),…

Effective money saving tips for home appliances in Perth

Effective money saving tips for home appliances in Perth

Are you considering purchasing new home appliances in Perth? Well, you’re not alone. Every year, thousands of Australians upgrade their old appliances and many others simply purchase new ones. Appliance manufacturers release new and improved models every year, so there is certainly no shortage of options. However, you simply cannot go out and purchase home appliances. Home appliances are high utility items, so it is important that you purchase wisely – and there are several factors to consider before you…