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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,…

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…

How to maximise the value of a new fridge

How to maximise the value of a new fridge

Have you just bought a new fridge to reduce your energy usage? Great, buying a new fridge is one of the best ways to reduce your energy consumption in a home. But did you know that there are other measures you can implement yourself that could potentially slash hundreds of dollars off your electricity bill? Yep, that’s right. But first, let’s take a look at some energy consumption figures to put things into perspective. According to Canstar Blue, a 100-199…

How to increase the energy efficiency of your white goods

How to increase the energy efficiency of your white goods

I’m sure you own several white goods and home appliances. While you may be happy with the performance of your white goods, they are no doubt consuming a lot of energy. If your electricity bills are on the higher side, it’s probably because of the white goods that you own. While the ABS reports that white good such as dishwashers, refrigerators and washings machines only accounted for 30% of total energy consumption of a dwelling, they also accounted for 53%…

Tips to extend the life of your home appliances

Tips to extend the life of your home appliances

Home appliances are items that I’m sure everyone has bought at least once in their life. Even if you hate shopping, you cannot escape the need to purchase home appliances. But unfortunately, like most things, home appliances have a lifespan. Once they no longer function, you’re forced to go out again and purchase a replacement. However, did you know that you can extend the life of your home appliances? It’s actually quite easy. All that you need to do is…