Archive for the ‘Washers & Dryers’ Category

Who invented the washing machine? A brief history of laundry technology

June 5th, 2015 by

On the way to work the Appliances Online head office this morning, a member of our legendary team grabbed this screenshot from his phone from the time capsule app, Timehop: That’s adorable! But is it accurate? Let's find out... The Mighty Thor No, it's not Chris Hemsworth - it's an antique washing machine. A quick bit of research on the interwebs told us that the 1907 date provide by Timehop ... Read more

Appliance warnings: Samsung, Miele, Insinkerator issue product recalls

June 4th, 2015 by

A government regulator has published three warnings relating to a series of potentially dangerous appliances in the past two weeks. Samsung, Miele and Insinkerator have all issued recalls through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. The latest concerns relate to a potential fire hazard in some Samsung top loader washing machines. The models affected were manufactured between 2010 and 2013. A statement on the government website said: "In some circumstances, ... 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

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

Samsung’s Fresh Solutions for the Kitchen and the Laundry

September 5th, 2014 by

It’s always important to keep your home fresh, from the food that you eat to the clothes that you wear. Samsung’s advanced appliances include a whole range of special features designed to enhance and maintain the freshness of your home’s kitchen and laundry. Here are just a few of our favourites: Fresh food with a Samsung Fridge Samsung’s fridges are always popular with our customers, and it’s not hard to ... 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

How to save water in the laundry – water-efficient washing machines and more

July 14th, 2014 by

To put a not-so-original spin on a popular TV show’s tagline – Summer Is Coming.  Here in Australia, that change in seasons can leave water in short supply, making it essential that every drop counts. According to the savewater!® Alliance, 15-20% of all water consumed in the home is used in the laundry. So if you'd like to keep your home's water usage under control this summer, for ... Read more

Top loader washing machines – agitator or impeller?

June 20th, 2014 by

So you’ve decided to invest in a new top loader for your laundry.  Good choice!  Not only are these reliable washing machines easy to load and unload without bending over and straining your back, but they’re also simple to use, and you can always toss in a forgotten sock mid-cycle. One thing to think about when choosing a top loading washer is whether to opt for a ... Read more

The spin cycle just got stylish: SMEG launches new laundry range

October 1st, 2013 by

Breaking news! Leading appliance specialist SMEG has just launched a brand new laundry range! Delivering high energy and water efficiency, sophisticated wash programs and super quiet operation, these new generation washing machines and clothes dryers are set to take the appliances world by storm. As you know, SMEG is already a world-leading brand in cooking and kitchen appliances - combining technology with style in a way that ... Read more

Fisher & Paykel’s new laundry appliances arrive just in time for spring cleaning

September 18th, 2013 by

The season for spring cleaning is upon us, with summer to follow soon.  With this in mind, Fisher & Paykel has released a new range of laundry appliances to help keep our washing under control when most of us would much rather be out enjoying the sunshine.  Or possibly napping... Fisher & Paykel’s new QuickSmart and WashSmart front loaders have been designed and engineered with effortless convenience ... 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

Alex Perry unveils Electrolux’s inspiring new laundry range

August 21st, 2013 by

Proving that laundry really can be inspiring, yesterday Alex Perry gave a lucky audience a demonstration of Electrolux's brand new front load washing machine and heat pump dryer. "You should always dress like a gentleman," was the advice Alex Perry's grandfather gave him – and it's advice that has stayed with him for life. The good news is, you don't have to be an internationally recognised fashion designer ... Read more

Appliances Online joins the Click Frenzy once again!

June 24th, 2013 by

It’s Click Frenzy time again – and Appliances Online is again climbing aboard this online sales juggernaut.     The crucial dates are this Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th June – put them in the diary, tattoo them on your face, etch ‘em on an 18th-century French chaise lounge using a rusty compass  … whatever it takes. 'Cos Appliances Online is offering some smoking hot deals. • Washing Machines: up ... Read more

Discover the fridge with internet connectivity … plus more amazing wi-fi enabled products!

May 16th, 2013 by

Check out what’s just landed at Appliances Online: a Samsung fridge with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity. Via the fridge's touch-screen, you’ll have access to a suite of rather awesome apps and some revolutionary Smart capabilities. Why Wi-Fi? And why does a fridge need apps? Well, it’s about giving you a centrally positioned organisational tool. The kitchen is the centre of the home. And the fridge is (more-or-less) the focus of the ... Read more