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Introducing 12 laundry appliances from our new range

Introducing 12 laundry appliances from our new range

Laundry appliances are an integral part of every home. Whether you live alone, with your partner or family, there’s no denying that laundry appliances will make your life easier. According to the popular American home services website Angie’s List, washing machines and dryers have an average lifespan of 8-12 years. But how do you know when it’s time to replace your laundry appliances? Well, the answer to this is quite straightforward. If your appliances are over 8 years old, make…

Front Loader vs. Top Loader. Which Washing Machine Is for You?

Front Loader vs. Top Loader. Which Washing Machine Is for You?

Of all the white goods, washing machines are arguably one of the most necessary. Sure, they may be tucked away from sight in laundry areas, but there’s no denying that they offer great utility. I see how inconvenienced customers are when they walk in needed a new washing machine immediately. But, it is very important that you take an informed decision when you’re in the market for a new washing machine. Buying the wrong washing machine – one that underperforms…

How to Choose the Right Size Washing Machine

How to Choose the Right Size Washing Machine

Washing machines are available in a range of sizes or load capacities today. While the typical washing machine has a capacity of 7.5kg, many people think that this is not enough, especially those with growing families. While others, won’t even do a load of washing that large. Truth be told, according to the buying guide bible choice.com.au, most people wash only 3.5kg at a time, regardless of washing machine capacity. This is something to keep in mind if you think…

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…

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 clean laundry appliances

How to clean laundry appliances

If there’s one sure way of increasing the efficiency of your laundry appliances, it’s by cleaning and maintaining them. Sure, you may have purchases energy efficient appliances. But, unless you clean and maintain them regularly, the efficiency of your appliances will inevitably go down. Not only will you incur more costs, but you’ll also spend more time if you don’t clean your laundry appliances. So, how exactly do you clean laundry appliances in a proper manner? Don’t worry, I’m here…

6 Sneaky solutions for hiding washing machines

6 Sneaky solutions for hiding washing machines

No doubt you own a washing machine and you put it to good use. But, if you’re like most Perth homeowners, you don’t want to make your washing machine a feature of your house. Newer homes of today are built with a separate laundry to conceal their washing machine but many older homes have external laundries, and some apartments have none at all. This causes issues because according to Canstar Blue, 98% of Australian homes have washing machines. So, the…

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…

6 Money Saving Tips for buying Washing Machines in Perth

6 Money Saving Tips for buying Washing Machines in Perth

When it comes to shopping for washing machines in Perth, there is certainly no shortage of models and makes to choose from. If you’re anything like me, then you’ll want to speak to a sales assistant for advice in helping you decide which washing machine is best for your needs. However, given their job is to sell, how do you know if you can truly trust their advice? Is their suggested model a good buy, or just one they will…

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…