Archive for the ‘Fans’ Category

8 handy Appliances under $100 that make for great housewarming gifts

December 11th, 2015 by

Have you just been invited to a friend's housewarming party and would rather not be the typical party guest that shows up to the door with a $15 bottle of wine (that they may or may not even like) you just quickly picked up on the way? Now, I’m not dissing $15 wines because there is definitely some good-tasting wine for $20 and under, but perhaps you ... Read more

Fan Buying Guide – simple ways to stay cool

November 25th, 2015 by

When summer rolls around, if an air conditioner isn’t a practical or affordable option, a fan is often the next best choice. Sometimes a refreshing breeze is just what you need to stay comfortable during the year’s hotter seasons. So what should you keep an eye out for when it comes to choosing a fan? Let’s take a look: Size It’s always important to pick an appliance that’s the ... Read more

Is your fan deadly?

October 21st, 2015 by

During summer months, fans and air conditioners become practically essential for staying comfortable at home during the day or the night. But if you go to sleep with a fan or air conditioner running in your bedroom, are you at risk of a swift and mysterious death? What is Fan Death? The Fan Death phenomenon is a longstanding folk belief, originating in South Korea, that leaving an electric fan ... Read more

Beat the heat – Tricks and tips to help you stay cool this summer

October 15th, 2015 by

The days are longer, the water is getting warmer, and with temperatures reaching the early 30’s in some places around Australia that can only mean one thing, summer is coming! And with summer, comes the heat. So we thought it would be a great idea to come up with a list of tips and tricks that will help you and your family stay cool this summer. (Without ... Read more

Air conditioner vs fan – which is the best choice for summer?

September 29th, 2015 by

There’s not long to go until the Australian summer officially arrives, bringing with it the kind of temperatures typically found on the surface of the sun. If you’d prefer not to melt into a puddle of sweaty goo this year, you’ll want to be prepared for the seasonal onslaught and get your cooling solutions ready in advance. But will you choose to cool your home with an air ... Read more

Quick fixes for cold snaps

July 13th, 2015 by

We Australians love to poke a bit of fun at our friends in the northern hemisphere for being unable to handle hot weather (“Temperatures may reach 30 degrees C in Britain? The poor dears…”*). That said, we ‘strayans can also be massive sooks when things get a bit chilly (“Snow? What is this I can’t even.”). source: Fir0002 on Wikimedia Commons While prevention is always the best cure (possibly ... Read more

Dyson Hot+Cool Fan review – stay comfortable all year round

May 16th, 2015 by

Dyson is one of those brands where the word “iconic” accurately applies, and isn’t just an overused part of the modern descriptive vocabulary. It doesn’t matter whether you’re talking about a vacuum cleaner or a fan – you can always recognise and appreciate the design of a Dyson product. Case in point - Dyson’s Hot+Cool fans, which combine the functions of a regular household fan and a ... 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

Appliances Online’s New Year Sale: A VERY cool change in the summer heat

January 10th, 2013 by

Hot enough for ya'? "Yeah," you say, whilst administering a swift kick to our teeth. Who can blame you? We're all tired, a bit sun-burned ... and there's more than a little sweat-rash going round to make everyone cranky. 'Kay, everyone agree - it's a stinking hot summer. Well, take a chill pill: Appliances Online is running a New Year's Sale right now that'll make dealing with ... Read more