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

Appliances Online’s guide to the perfect Aussie Summer

December 21st, 2016 by

The kids are home from school, the temperature’s reaching the mid-20s before 9 am, and the freezer is filled with BBQ meat and ice blocks, that could only mean one thing! Summer is here in all its glory. [caption id="attachment_35295" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Image courtesy of pat138241 at FreeDigitalPhotos.net[/caption] We here at Appliances Online have teamed up with a few of our summer favourite brands to bring you, The Appliances Online ... Read more

Summertime with JBL & Harman Kardon- new product alert!

December 19th, 2016 by

What is summer?   Summer is the luxuriant flesh of soft, ripe mangoes. Summer is platters of freshly-caught seafood seasoned of natural brine. Summer is the warm wind that ruffles your hair on an afternoon drive. Summer is spending time by the beach with friends. Summer is music. And who better to soundtrack your summer than JBL and Harman Kardon? Available in a beautiful range of summer colours, the JBL and Harman Kardon ... Read more

Five ways to enjoy better baking with the Kenwood Chef Sense

July 25th, 2016 by

Baking is one of those cooking techniques that sounds deceptively simple on the surfaces. After all, when you get right down to it, it's mostly following some instructions and letting SCIENCE do the rest. A child could do it (and they do!). But even when you’re closely following a recipe, some steps in the baking process involve a fair bit of hard labour. Many a novice baker ... Read more

Appliances Online wins big at the 2016 Online Retail Industry Awards!

July 25th, 2016 by

Last Thursday, the 21 st of July, was a spectacular night! The food, outstanding; the drinks, flowing; the atmosphere, dazzling; and Appliances Online, took home 4 awards from the Startrack Online Retail Awards! Yes, you heard right. Appliances Online took out Best Pure-Play Online Retailer and Online Retailer of the Year, while our founder and CEO of the Winning Group, John Winning, received the Industry Recognition Award. Appliances Online ... 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

What the heck is HDR TV?

June 15th, 2016 by

The Next Big Thing™ in TV display technology is HDR, or High Dynamic Range, with many of 2016’s newest TVs having this as their primary point of difference from the previous generation. Here’s our short and simple guide to exactly what HDR is, what it means to your TV, and what to look for if you’re thinking of making the upgrade: What is HDR, exactly? HDR stands for High ... Read more

Gas Heaters- what you want and need to know

June 10th, 2016 by

It’s getting cold in here!   The months of June, July and August in Australia can mean many different things to many different Australians. Some people celebrate the Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen, while others gear up to hit the slopes at Thredbo, as the Queen’s Birthday long weekend is also  traditionally seen as the opening of the snow season. Image courtesy of Ventrilock at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Over in the North ... Read more

Top-notch alternatives to a $6000 toaster

May 13th, 2016 by

Looking for a $6000 toaster? They’re all the rage at the moment, ever since Duncan Storrar’s appearance on the ABC’s Q&A and federal cabinet minister Kerry O’Dwyer’s anecdote about business investments for café owners. Following a wildly successful crowdfunding campaign, Mr Storrar just might be in the market for a nice toaster… and if he is, Appliances Online is here to help. We're also here to help in ... 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

Top 5 features from TCL’s 2016 TVs

May 2nd, 2016 by

TCL's 2016 TV range has been designed to help you easily enjoy all kinds of entertainment at home, from movies on disc or USB, to streaming TV from Netflix! Here's a run down of our 5 favourite features from the 2016 TCL TV range: Black Crystal Display The Black Crystal display panels found in the latest TCL TVs use a hard coating system to reduce the amount of reflection ... Read more

Our Five Favourite Stylish Heating Appliances

March 31st, 2016 by

If you want to be prepared for the gradual change in seasons, or for a sudden cold snap, it’s worth investing in a heating appliance well before the mercury starts plummeting. But while heaters and similar warming appliances are certainly practical, they aren’t always the most stylish additions to your home’s décor, usually being designed primarily with utility in mind. To help you stay fashionable as well as ... Read more

Microwave Madness!! | Appliances Online

March 29th, 2016 by

From cooking mug cakes to disinfecting chopping boards, and everything in between, you may not know it but the trusty microwave can actually do more than just reheat last night’s leftover lasagne. Appliances Online's Jo Devery says: “The trusty microwave has become a staple of the kitchen, which we have come to rely upon for those lazy leftover meals and late night popcorn cravings, however it 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

A better way to deal with old and broken-down appliances

March 23rd, 2016 by

There's something inherently sad, and even a little tragic, about an old appliance sitting abandoned in the street. The meals cooked on a simple stove like this may have once helped to bring a family together, and to build firm bonds between friends and loved ones in a spirit of communal fellowship. Seeing one of these appliances abandoned on the side of the road means that its ... Read more