Archive for the ‘Appliance Talk’ Category

Stacking Kits – How to organise your washer and dryer

August 9th, 2017 by

Stacking kits... Do I need one? How do they work? What laundry appliances can I stack? And perhaps the most common question of them all, what actually is a stacking kit? If you find yourself asking these questions, you’ve clicked onto the right post. We answer your questions and give you a bit of background information on the whole stacking kit business, starting with the most basic of ... Read more

Here’s what I wish they’d buy me for Father’s Day

August 9th, 2017 by

  Yes, I love this stuff... Before I get started, let’s get the formalities out of the way. No, I'm not ungrateful and, yes, I love whatever my kids buy or make me for Father’s Day. Even if it’s just this: But I'd love some of this stuff too... But I have to be honest; I wouldn’t complain if they also got me something cool I could use. Preferably powered. And ... Read more

Meet the set-&-forget device that will slash your power bills

June 30th, 2017 by

In 2015 our CEO, John Winning, hopped into an Uber and met a man named David Soutar. It was a meeting that would change the world. Yes that’s a big call, but when you hear the story, we think you’ll agree it was a pretty auspicious encounter... It all started with a revolutionary idea David Soutar’s the fella with the glasses in the photo above. He wasn’t driving the ... Read more

6 common washing machine problems and how to solve them

June 30th, 2017 by

We all make mistakes, but some mistakes have harsher consequences than others.  Forgetting to pick up the milk at the shops is small fry compared with a blunder that could potentially ruin your clothes and/or wreck a pricey laundry appliance. Here are six common problems that can crop up when using a washing machine, and a few possible solutions to save you stress, time, effort and money ... Read more

Pressure Cookers, Multi Cookers and Slow Cookers, oh my! | A buying guide to small cookers

June 28th, 2017 by

It's cold and wet, and the 'typical' Aussie attire has dramatically changed from thongs and shorts to boots and oversized scarves. During this time of year, dinner usually consists of hearty meals that feel warm and comforting with every spoonful.  They tend to be filling, and packed with vegetables and protein. It's one thing to talk about delicious winter warmers, but to create them on a daily ... Read more

Get the right size washer – washing machine capacity explained

June 16th, 2017 by

Washing machines come in all shapes and sizes, so it’s important to choose one that perfectly suits your household’s needs. If you pick a washer that's too small for your family, you'll have to waste time and effort running multiple cycles. But if you choose an oversized appliance, you'll lose money on increased running costs for power and water that you're not using. Figuring out the right size ... Read more

Bright and beautiful colour – experience the new range from Samsung and LG

May 23rd, 2017 by

Bright and beautiful colour - experience the new range from Samsung and LG By its nature, TV technology never sits still. Inevitably we ask ourselves: what is the real difference this time around? Do we really notice these changes? What is really new? And yes, within the complicated jargon appliance companies like to use, there are real differences. In order to better understand the benefits to you (and ... Read more

Dehumidifiers: more than a bit of hot air

February 23rd, 2017 by

With humidity an all-year-round issue in Australia, dehumidifiers have always been useful in our climate. But with ever-changing and unpredictable seasons in recent years, their benefit to your health and wellbeing only continues to increase. Why is a dehumidifier good for your health? Small, safe, and generally economical with their energy use, a dehumidifier is a great addition to the home and family. And not just for reducing ... Read more

Appliances Online’s guide to the perfect Aussie Summer

December 21st, 2016 by

The kids are home from school, the temperature’s reaching the mid-20s before 9 am, and the freezer is filled with BBQ meat and ice blocks, that could only mean one thing! Summer is here in all its glory. [caption id="attachment_35295" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Image courtesy of pat138241 at FreeDigitalPhotos.net[/caption] We here at Appliances Online have teamed up with a few of our summer favourite brands to bring you, The Appliances Online ... Read more

Summertime with JBL & Harman Kardon- new product alert!

December 19th, 2016 by

What is summer?   Summer is the luxuriant flesh of soft, ripe mangoes. Summer is platters of freshly-caught seafood seasoned of natural brine. Summer is the warm wind that ruffles your hair on an afternoon drive. Summer is spending time by the beach with friends. Summer is music. And who better to soundtrack your summer than JBL and Harman Kardon? Available in a beautiful range of summer colours, the JBL and Harman Kardon ... Read more

Five ways to enjoy better baking with the Kenwood Chef Sense

July 25th, 2016 by

Baking is one of those cooking techniques that sounds deceptively simple on the surfaces. After all, when you get right down to it, it's mostly following some instructions and letting SCIENCE do the rest. A child could do it (and they do!). But even when you’re closely following a recipe, some steps in the baking process involve a fair bit of hard labour. Many a novice baker ... Read more

Dehumidifier questions, answered

July 4th, 2016 by

Looking into buying a dehumidifier? This guide provides answers to several dehumidifier questions, to help you keep your home’s air clean, clear and free from excess moisture.   What’s the ideal humidity level to set on my dehumidifier? According to the National Asthma Council of Australia... "Indoor relative humidity should be maintained between 30 and 50 percent if possible. This is the range that is most comfortable for people, but ... Read more

What the heck is HDR TV?

June 15th, 2016 by

The Next Big Thing™ in TV display technology is HDR, or High Dynamic Range, with many of 2016’s newest TVs having this as their primary point of difference from the previous generation. Here’s our short and simple guide to exactly what HDR is, what it means to your TV, and what to look for if you’re thinking of making the upgrade: What is HDR, exactly? HDR stands for High ... Read more

Gas Heaters- what you want and need to know

June 10th, 2016 by

It’s getting cold in here!   The months of June, July and August in Australia can mean many different things to many different Australians. Some people celebrate the Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen, while others gear up to hit the slopes at Thredbo, as the Queen’s Birthday long weekend is also  traditionally seen as the opening of the snow season. Image courtesy of Ventrilock at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Over in the North ... Read more

Top-notch alternatives to a $6000 toaster

May 13th, 2016 by

Looking for a $6000 toaster? They’re all the rage at the moment, ever since Duncan Storrar’s appearance on the ABC’s Q&A and federal cabinet minister Kerry O’Dwyer’s anecdote about business investments for café owners. Following a wildly successful crowdfunding campaign, Mr Storrar just might be in the market for a nice toaster… and if he is, Appliances Online is here to help. We're also here to help in ... Read more