Archive for the ‘Clothes Dryers’ 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

Apartment living horror stories – how to handle common problems

May 4th, 2016 by

More and more of us are living in apartments, units, flats, terrace homes and other high-density housing. Living in such close proximity to other human beings comes with its share of challenges, from enduring the yapping of the dog downstairs, to the “balcony rain” when someone up above you waters their plants. source: Adam.J.W.C. on Wikimedia Commons But some of the frustrations that come from apartment living can ... Read more

The Perfect Pair with Fisher & Paykel | Appliances Online

March 23rd, 2016 by

Some things just go perfectly together- Wine and cheese, fish and chips, washers and dryers. About that last one – how well-matched are YOUR laundry appliances? For a long time the laundry space didn't even get a second thought, and not many people bothered about laundry rooms, leaving their washing machine and or dryer just being placed in the corner of their garage or shed. [caption id="attachment_34806" align="aligncenter" width="700"] ... Read more

How to get rid of pilling, lint and pet hair – three ways to keep your clothes looking smooth

October 8th, 2015 by

Even with careful washing and drying, our clothes inevitably suffer wear and tear over time, leaving them looking less than impressive. In fact, careless use of some laundry appliances can actually leave clothes worse for wear. Here's a short guide to a few of the grots you may find marring your otherwise beautiful fabrics, and what you can do to get rid of them so your laundry ... Read more

Laundry Hacks – dryers and towels and tennis balls, oh my!

September 28th, 2015 by

Using a dryer to look after your wet clothes can be a big convenience when surprise rain showers hit. While hanging up the laundry on folding racks indoors is always an option, it’s not the fastest method available. So are there any little tips, tricks and life hacks to dry your laundry faster? And do they work? Here's a couple that we found: Laundry Hack 1: Dry clothes faster ... Read more

How to beat hay fever – a Spring cleaning checklist

September 10th, 2015 by

Spring is here! That's good! Hay fever is also here! That's bad. If soaring pollen counts leave you doubled over in sneezing fits at this time each year, here are a few quick tips on how to minimise the seasonal impact: DON'T open your doors and windows This advice may sound like sacrilege, as Spring is  the traditional season to let fresh warm air in and sweep out the winter ... 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

How to wash anything – handling tricky laundry

July 8th, 2015 by

Do you own a few special items of clothing that you can’t just toss in with the rest of your laundry load? These are usually those really nice things too, the ones that are the most expensive and the most difficult to replace. So what if they get dirty?  What then? Fear not, loyal reader.  Though the night be dark, Appliances Online be delving into the darkest depths ... Read more

How to choose kid-friendly home appliances

June 30th, 2015 by

Having kids around can be a major factor in planning and choosing everyday home appliances, so next time you’re in the market for something from Appliances Online, take into account these quick tips to make sure your purchase is as child-friendly as possible: Induction Cooktops Induction cooktops are the best way to avoid burnt fingers, especially sneaky little ones. Because induction cooktops work by transferring heat to magnetic ... 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

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

Appliance customers more clued up thanks to market research

May 8th, 2015 by

Independent research into the appliance market helps customers make more informed decisions, according to a web specialist. Reviews by companies such as Canstar Blue rank products based on customer satisfaction levels, and display star ratings for attributes such as value for money, design and warranty. [caption id="attachment_31995" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Image courtesy of basketman at[/caption] And Patrick Fitzgerald, search and display specialist at Appliances Online, said the analysis provides ... Read more

Wet weather leads to a surge in demand for dryers

May 4th, 2015 by

Experts are predicting a further surge in dryer sales after the recent spell of wet weather. Appliances Online has already seen a 16% increase in the number of dryers bought compared to the previous week. Sales consultant Colin Jones said the exceptional conditions, coupled with the improved technology of dryers, makes them a much more appealing option for customers. "People always have to do their laundry, whatever the weather, ... Read more

Cleaning with steam – how to freshen up your clothes

October 22nd, 2014 by

Many of us only use the most basic functions of our washing machine and dryer.  Even though many modern laundry appliances incorporate a wide range of special features and unique washing and drying modes, why mess around with what works? But perhaps one day it's worth taking the gamble and trying out that unusual wash setting or drying mode that's been sitting unused on your appliance's control ... Read more

A few of our favourite washing machine and dryer features

August 14th, 2014 by

When selecting appliances for your home's laundry, there are a number of factors to consider. How many people are in your home?  What kind of clothes make up your regular laundry load? What size machine will fit through your front door? Once you’ve narrowed your choices down to just a few of favourites, your final decision will likely be based on what machine offers the best price and ... Read more