Archive for the ‘Washers & Dryers’ Category

Left-handed appliances for your home

June 14th, 2012 by

We're going to talk about appliances for Lefties.  By "Lefties", I'm not talking about anyone's political leanings, but rather something far more sinister... Left-handed people. Geddit? "Sinister"?  Latin for "left"? *crickets chirp* Ahem. Studies show that as human beings tend to be naturally co-operative creatures (outside of politics), most of us use our right hands in an unconscious effort to fit in and support our fellow homo sapiens.  It is ... Read more

Patrick reviews the Whirlpool Sports Washing Machine

June 1st, 2012 by

Patrick from the Appliances Online team recently became the proud owner of a new Whirlpool 6.5kg Sports Washing Machine, and he couldn't be happier! "It's super-fast – the 15 minute cycle is so useful!" It may be true that you can wear your underpants four times without washing, but if your washing machine can clean them in only 15 minutes, why not treat yourself to a clean pair ... Read more

Laundry in the winter: tips and tricks

May 10th, 2012 by

In summer, doing the laundry is as easy as dropping your clothes in the washing machine, waiting for the cycle to end, and sticking them out on the line.  After just a short time in the sun, you have clean and dry clothes.  What could be simpler? Well, I've got news for you: Winter is coming No, that's not an unnecessary Game of Thrones reference (well it is, but ... Read more

Samsung, Fisher & Paykel and Electrolux take out Canstar Blue washing machine ratings

May 7th, 2012 by

Front loaders and top loaders have been the latest appliances under consumer scrutiny as part of Canstar Blue's most satisfied customer survey. Electrolux cleaned up the competition for the most satisfied customers award for front loader washing machines in front of Samsung, LG, Bosch, Fisher & Paykel, Simpson and Whirlpool. The brands were pitched against each other in categories including value for money, ease of use, noise, design, ... Read more

Fisher & Paykel washers come out on top

May 3rd, 2012 by

Not all washing machines are created equal! If you’re in the market for a new washer, there are a number of reasons why Fisher & Paykel top-loaders are a cut above. Powered by Smart Drive™ technology These cluey machines can detect how much laundry you’ve put in and adjust the cycle to suit. Smart Drive™ washers calibrate every wash cycle to suit each load, getting your clothes astonishingly clean ... Read more

How to clean a washing machine

January 25th, 2012 by

The need to clean a cleaning machine may sound odd, but once you consider the grime that gets thrown in it only makes sense that at some point the dirt will build up. Smell is a good indication of the health of your machine. If your clothes start coming out of the washing machine stinkier than when they were put in, it's time to clean the machine. It's easily done and if you'd like to ... Read more

7Kg Top Load Fisher & Paykel VS 7Kg Front Load Fisher & Paykel

August 5th, 2011 by

Quite a few customers have been inquiring whether top load washers and front load washers hold capacity equivalence. The answer is….. - No. Typically you can fit more clothes in a front load washer than a top loader. This all depends on fabrics used in the cycle. On average a front loader with the same capacity of a top load washer usually holds around four to ... Read more