Household

The Benefits of Instant Water Boiling Taps

Instant boiling water taps are a relatively new invention in terms of kitchen appliances, but they are already booming in popularity, especially in restaurants, hotels and other venues where hot water is always in demand. But it isn’t just these ...

Mrs Hinch’s Favourite Cleaning Appliances

She loves Zoflora, Flash Spray, Cif and her Minky, but not even Mrs Hinch can clean her whole home just with elbow grease alone. When it comes to tackling the dust and grime from surfaces, her trusted cleaning appliances give her a helping hand. ...

You May Actually Be Cleaning Your Windows Wrong

When your windows are looking a bit dirty and streaky, you probably reach for the vinegar or glass cleaner, a few sheets of kitchen paper towel and get to work. But this old favourite window cleaning method may not do the job you think it is. ...

Father’s Day Gift Ideas For 2019

Father’s Day creeps around on June 16th every year, and Father’s Day 2019 is approaching fast. He always says he doesn’t want anything, that a box of chocolates and a card will suffice ‘if you must’, but you want it to be good to win some brownie ...

Washer Dryer or Separate: Which Is Best For You?

The time has come when your faithful washing machine or tumble dryer has given up on you. They are appliances we can’t really do without, especially if you have been so reliant on them and are suddenly left in the lurch. They also save us from ...

How To Make Perfect Risotto In A Rice Cooker

Rice cookers are one of the more simple kitchen appliances out there. The general idea is that you add one cup rice to two cups of water, and let the device do the rest. It will even tell you when it is ready. But risotto is usually a trickier ...

7 Reasons You Need A Modern Tumble Dryer

Technology within the appliance world is forever changing, updating and moving along at lightning speed. Take your TV, for instance. If it is a few years old, it’ll already be behind the times. Your washing machine can’t be controlled by your ...

Soup Maker Recipes For Beginners

Soup makers are a kitchen appliance ever-growing in popularity. You may wonder if they are just one of those gimmicky items which take up room in your cupboard, are rarely used and have you despairing after the first use, going back to your blender. ...

21 Surprising Uses For Your Hair Dryer

You probably use your hair dryer every few days after you’ve washed your hair, right? What a waste of a purchase. It can be used for so much more than just a beauty appliance, from cleaning objects to adjusting the size of others. So the next ...

The Best KitchenAid Attachments To Buy In 2019

If you own a KitchenAid stand mixer, first of all, you’re very lucky and we guess you are a regular in the kitchen. But we also assume you’re probably not making the most out of it. Maybe you are thinking of purchasing one, but want to check out ...

7 Golden Rules For Wine Storage

A lot of effort goes into creating the perfect bottle of wine. Before it even reaches your shopping trolley, there needs to be the perfect grape, picking technique, climate and bottling. But what do you do when it does finally reach your house? ...

The Must-Have Easter Eggs For 2019

If you’re serious about your chocolate, then Easter is probably one of your favourite times of the year. Chocolate is everywhere. You go to the supermarket to buy some bits for dinner and find yourself stood at the Easter egg display with just no ...

The Best Place To Position Your New Hob

An increasing number of households are choosing to install a separate hob and built-in oven in their kitchen. This can not only look modern but save a lot of space too. If you are remodeling your kitchen, or simply fancy a change of appliances, ...

Three Alternative Savoury Pancake Ideas

Pancakes and crepes are traditionally eaten sweet with pretty simple toppings. A sprinkle of sugar, a drizzle of lemon and a bit of syrup is a popular go-to, and some people may jazz this up with a layer of chocolate spread or some fruit. But if ...

Steam vs Water: Why You Need A Steam Mop

If you have hard floors in your home, such as in the kitchen and bathroom, just giving it a vacuum every now and then isn’t enough to keep it clean. Once upon a time, the only option was to get the bucket and mop out, fill it up with hot water ...

7 Of The Best Grilled Sandwich Recipes

Let’s face it; ordinary sandwiches can get boring. But it is surprising just how much turning it into a toastie changes the game. The cheese melts. The rest of the ingredients are warm. The bread is crispy and so much nicer. It goes from a boring ...

5 Alternative Pancakes For Shrove Tuesday

Pancake Day 2019 is rapidly approaching, but if you have particular dietary requirements or are on a health kick, the traditional recipe for pancakes may be out of the question. These alternatives are still easy, and some of the best out there, ...

How To Clean Your Gas Hob

All cooking surfaces face a never-ending buildup of spilled food, grease and even just dust. While a lot of appliances can be cleaned with the old favourite soap and water, gas hobs are slightly different. If the idea of getting your hands dirty ...

7 Immunity Boosting Juices To Fight Illness

We all know that consuming fruit and vegetables can only be a good thing, and a great way to ensure you get your five a day is to whizz them into a fresh juice. But did you know that there are tonnes of ingredients out there which can not only ...

5 Slimming Airfryer Recipes

Airfryers can be used for so much more than making healthy potato chips, which is probably what they’re best known for. You can prepare fish, meat, roast vegetables, pastries, puddings, cake and even bacon in your airfryer, meaning your entire ...