Archive for the ‘Heating & Cooling’ Category

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

What to look for in an Air Purifier

July 9th, 2015 by

Don’t want to get sick this winter?  Even if you’ve already had your flu injections, and are keeping your home meticulously clean, completely protecting your loved ones from germs sometimes requires some special equipment – in this case, an air purifier. Here's a brief guide to the kinds of features to look for when selecting an air purifier for your home: Performance Not every air purifier is created equal.  ... Read more

How to fight the winter blues: easy ways to keep you and your family warm and sickness-free this winter

June 26th, 2015 by

It’s wet, cold, and all our coats and scarves have come out of hiding. Yes, winter is definitely upon us, and with winter usually comes colder temperatures, and the dreaded man flu! [caption id="attachment_32693" align="aligncenter" width="266"] Image courtesy of stockimages at[/caption] Below are few of my favourite ways to beat the winter blues, as well as tips and tricks that will help you and your family. Soup glorious ... 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

Atlantic heater range – European design, economical, and with an exclusive money back offer

May 18th, 2015 by

Winter is here...and just in time, so is the new Atlantic heating range. The Tatou radiant heaters and the Artisan convection heaters, are now at Appliances Online. Combining the latest European design and the newest energy saving innovations, the Tatou is available with an exclusive seven day money back guarantee. This means you can buy a model from this range, and if you're not satisfied with the performance within ... 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

What is a Smart TV and 7 other commonly asked appliance questions

May 15th, 2015 by

On any given day, hundreds of visitors to the Appliances Online website ask us appliance-related questions. These questions can range from the probing “What is the best vacuum cleaner?” to the less testing “How many doors does a double-door fridge have?” Let’s reveal the most popular appliance questions in Australia: 1. What is a Smart TV? So what is a smart TV? Like the smartphone did for the mobile phone, a ... Read more

Choose the right Rinnai air conditioner this summer

November 10th, 2014 by

Does your home get unbearably warm over the Aussie summer? Have you ever struggled to fall asleep when even the nights feel stifling? Ever promised yourself “next summer, I’ll remember to buy an air conditioner”? Well, summer’s nearly upon us again – have you kept your promise? Luckily for anyone who is yet to invest in an air conditioner, Appliances Online now has Rinnai Reverse Cycle Split Systems ... Read more

Appliances for Entertaining

August 13th, 2014 by

Whether you’re hosting a dinner party, celebrating a birthday or anniversary, or having your mates over for the grand final, a few well-chosen appliances can make a big contribution to your evening's success. Here's a selection of handy appliances for entertaining - before your guests arrive, while you're entertaining them, and when they've left: Pre-Party Appliances Freezer for ice No matter the season or time of year, chances are your ... Read more

Winter survival guide: heating tips, running costs and more

April 30th, 2014 by

As a certain fictional character once said, Winter Is Coming. To help you prepare for when the mercury drops, here’s our guide to staying warm, safe and healthy this winter: Seal and insulate your home If you want warm air inside, you’ll need to keep the cold air outside.  Simple enough. Here's how: Insulation throughout your home’s walls and ceilings can help to maintain a stable indoor temperature throughout the winter.  ... 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

Samsung’s sensational wireless appliances: connectivity on the go

July 10th, 2013 by

For those folk in a perpetual race to keep up with the warp-speed pace of life, Samsung are doing their bit to give you a little control. They’ve launched a few products offering a quantum leap in flexibility and functionality ... thanks to the wireless capabilites of wi-fi enabled technology. Download an app to a portable smart device (available separately, peeps!) for remote control of your appliance. A ... 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