Archive for the ‘Dehumidifiers’ Category

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

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

Wait, I can cook what in my rice cooker?!  

September 11th, 2015 by

Rice cookers are designed to cook yep you guessed it, rice! But that doesn’t mean you should limit your rice cooker. After a bit of research (and a few trial and errors) I came across some really cool recipes that can be cooked in most standard rice cookers, and guess what? Some of them don’t involve any rice at all!  Steamed Tofu & Asparagus   [caption id="attachment_33434" align="aligncenter" width="400"] ... Read more

How to stay germ-free at home

June 2nd, 2015 by

Something’s in the air. Not love, but something just as catchy. GERMS. Yes, with winter having rolled around again, Australian workplaces are being inundated with the sounds of discreet sniffles, honking nose-blowing, stifled coughs and incredulous cries of “what are you doing at work? Go home before you infect us all!” But we’re not even safe, in our own homes. Whether you share your home with family or flatmates, ... Read more

How to stay warm this winter

May 20th, 2015 by

No, we’re not making that same tired old “winter is coming” Game Of Thrones joke that every other winter-themed article has been making for the past five years. Winter is practically already HERE, so you need a way to stay warm, or preferably more than one, right now. Here are a few of our favourite methods of staying warm in the winter months: Use a heater This is an ... Read more

How to cool your home in summer

January 20th, 2014 by

Been outside recently?  As most of Australia has recently been experiencing extreme heat, there’s a good chance that you’ll want to get back inside as soon as possible. But what if indoors feels a lot like the outdoors?  Do you have no place where you can experience relief? Fear not – help is at hand, courtesy of Appliances Online, and it doesn’t have to cost a bundle, either. Shade ... Read more

Want the answer to weird weather? Presenting all-in-one climate control!

October 15th, 2013 by

Notice how randomly the weather's been behaving lately? In fact, it’s fair to say it’s moodier than a teething toddler. How to ensure a peaceful, harmonious vibe in your living space and general well-ness of your chi despite the unpredictable climate outside? The answer lies in this unassuming white box. It’s the new Dados Compact Portable Air Conditioner from Atlantic. This remarkable appliance is the all-in-one climate control solution: ... Read more

Five problems a dehumidifier can solve

February 1st, 2012 by

After a particularly wet weekend in the middle of January this year, the Edgecliff headquarters of Appliances Online and Big Brown Box experienced a small flood on its lowest floor.  While nowhere near as bad as some of the flooding that’s occurred elsewhere around the country in recent years, it was still bad enough to completely ruin our carpet and leave a lingering aroma of... mud ... Read more