Archive for the ‘Fridges & Freezers’ Category

How to fall in love with your fridge, again | Organisational tips for a cleaner refrigerator

February 18th, 2016 by

Do you remember the excitement of seeing your newly-bought fridge  being pushed on a trolley down your hallway, on its way to your kitchen by the delivery team? Or the excitement you had when you finally got to place all your food and drinks into the shiny, clean cavity? [caption id="attachment_34726" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Image courtesy of sritangphoto at[/caption] Or what about the joy you had of sticking ... Read more

How to defrost your fridge or freezer

December 3rd, 2015 by

If you’ve had your fridge or freezer for a while now, there’s a chance that its interior may start to resemble Antarctica – all frost and ice, but without the fun of penguins. source: Piotrus at Wikimedia Commons Here’s our guide to defrosting your fridge or freezerand removing that icy build-up so your appliance can keep running smoothly: Note – we won’t be talking about defrosting or thawing out ... Read more

Livestreaming your food – appliances with cameras

September 9th, 2015 by

One of the many wonders of living in the information age is the pervasive influence of video on our everyday lives. It’s not too surprising, considering that many of us carry around a device our pocket that can both record and play videos with just a swipe of our thumb. But it’s not just smartphones, computers, and some televisions that have cameras built into them now – ... Read more

I can see clearly now – transparent home appliances

September 7th, 2015 by

Recent news out of IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin - Europe’s premier consumer electronics and home appliances trade show) tells us that an interesting new prototype refrigerator being shown off to the world. One that does something so simple, that the fact it hasn’t been done before actually makes it rather innovative: The clear refrigerator Brought to us from Haier, the Smart Window Refrigerator includes a window built into ... Read more

Will your fridge survive summer?

August 24th, 2015 by

It's not long now until Spring hits us, with Summer just around the corner after that. When the time comes, do you reckon your old fridge will be able to stand the heat? While your fridge may have cruised its way through winter without a care, when the mercury starts to rise, you may want to take another look at your fridge’s temperature settings. Why? Well, when the ... Read more

How having a spare freezer can benefit you and your family

August 14th, 2015 by

Growing up as a child, I remember we were always freezing things in a deepfreeze located in our garage. At the time I didn’t think much of it, but the older I got, the more it made sense.  As grocery prices rose, sales in the supermarket never looked more appealing. But there always seemed to be one recurring problem; the best sale items are always in bulk, ... Read more

Looking for the right fridge? Our videos answer your questions

August 11th, 2015 by

Choosing the right fridge or freezer can be a challenge. You could replace your old one with an identical model, or you could upgrade to a design that suits your household's needs a little bit better. Make the right choice when picking out your new fridge, with the help of our handy videos, starting with our buying guide:   What type of fridge is right for my kitchen?   What ... Read more

How to make Cold Brew Coffee

August 4th, 2015 by

Cold brew coffee is one of those things that people like to tell you they knew about before it was cool. Geddit? Cool? Forget it... source: Dennis Tang on Flickr I wasn’t one of those people – when I first heard about cold brew coffee a few months ago, its street cred had already been well-established. Now that cold brew has become available from behind the counters of international ... Read more

Freezing Fun – creative ways to use your ice cube tray

August 3rd, 2015 by

Do your household’s ice cube trays end up going unused for the half of the year when it’s too cold for icy drinks? During these winter months, it’s all too common for ice cube trays to be relegated to the back of the cupboard to gather dust, and the twist ice makers built into many freezers become wastes of space. The twist ice maker of a Haier HRF224FW ... Read more

The Appliances Online Ultimate Fridge Buying Guide

July 29th, 2015 by

Buying a fridge but not sure where to start? Our buying guide is here to help you make an informed decision, whether you're after a fridge to feed your family, or somewhere you can store your food and drink for parties. Contents What size fridge do you need? Will it fit? Energy Efficiency How to choose an energy efficient fridge What is the most energy-efficient fridge design? Our favourite features of energy-efficient fridges Running your ... Read more

Our top 5 kitchen appliance picks that every student who has moved out of home needs

July 16th, 2015 by

When we’re in our late teens or early twenties, the tough years of university are upon us, and it’s time to move out of the nest. The last thing on our mind is stocking up on the right kitchen appliances, because as we all know, these are normally the years of 2-minute noodles and loaves of bread. [caption id="attachment_32877" align="aligncenter" width="266"] Image courtesy of hyena reality at[/caption] BUT ... Read more

Cleaning Stainless Steel Appliances the Easy Way

June 12th, 2015 by

So you went with the stainless steel finish in your kitchen to capture a modern-industrial look, but the years of use have left their smeary mark across the appliances…? It's a common problem, and many methods and applications requiring elbow grease seem to smudge rather than clean. Luckily then, a bloke (or more accurately a franchise set-up) by the name of Mr. Appliance is on hand to guide ... Read more

Appliances Hacks – Tips on how to use your most common appliances, most efficiently

June 3rd, 2015 by

At Appliances Online we not only keep our eyes out for the latest technologies and products, we also love looking for ways to use existing ones to their fullest potential. Efficiency is at the heart of this, and these are just a few simple tips to keep some of your most used appliances running their best. Fridge/Freezer Your fridge is likely the most used appliances in your kitchen, and ... Read more

Our five favourite features of Beko’s smart appliances from IFA

September 11th, 2013 by

At Berlin's IFA Expo, top home appliance brands have been introducing a wide variety of new products, designed with innovative new features that offer solutions to household problems that we may never have known we had. Beko is one such brand - following the motto “Smart Solutions for a Smart Generation”, several of their new designs are chock-full of exciting gadgetry that could make your life at ... Read more

Top 10 Most HATED Appliances: leaf blowers, poker machines and more!

April 11th, 2013 by

Don't get us wrong. The vast majority of appliances are awesome. Appliances Online only sells awesome appliances. But some out there are really annoying or otherwise completely EVIL. And yet they still exist, frequently in vast numbers. Here's our list of the most awful appliances, starting with the most heinous of 'em all: 1. Leaf Blowers Patented by Beelzebub, these are offensive, useless and (somehow) endemic. Beloved ... Read more