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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,…

Running Costs of the Top 4 Home Appliances

Running Costs of the Top 4 Home Appliances

I think we can all agree that home appliances make our lives simpler and save us a lot of time. But when it comes to the running cost of appliances, most people don’t have any clue of what the costs are. As the head of purchasing at Ross’s Discount Home Centre, customers always ask me about the running costs of our home appliances in their buying process. I’m sure that you have the same question as well. Today, I will…

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…

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%),…

Refrigerators: French door, side by side, top freezer, bottom freezer – we put them to the test!

Refrigerators: French door, side by side, top freezer, bottom freezer – we put them to the test!

When shopping for refrigerators in Perth, there is a lot more than just the design and appearance of a fridge to take into consideration. One should be mindful of size, functionality, capacity and of course, how energy efficient it is. For many, the energy efficiency is their main priority. If this is how you intend to shop for a refrigerator in Perth, then you will want to purchase a fridge with at least 2.5 stars. Every star thereafter will then…

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…

7 Mistakes to avoid when buying a fridge

7 Mistakes to avoid when buying a fridge

Are you looking to buy a refrigerator for your home? Well, you certainly aren’t alone. I serve customers looking to buy a new refrigerator on a daily basis here at Ross’s Home Discount Centre. But why do they come to us? Because they know, we offer some of the cheapest fridges in Perth. However, you must understand that there is a difference between high quality fridges at low prices and cheap fridges, which offer low quality. To ensure you get…

A no-fuss appliance buying guide

A no-fuss appliance buying guide

Buying home appliances can be exciting, but it also needs to be given a good amount of consideration. While you certainly need to pay attention to your budget, you also need to consider your personal requirements and carefully look at ratings and specifications before making a purchase. Fortunately, I’m here to help you out with this, but first, let’s take a look at some statistics regarding appliance retail in Australia. According to IBIS World, the Domestic Appliance Retailing Industry is…