Household

How To Best Care For Your Hairdryer

Whether you have a big-bucks hairdryer such as the Dyson, a high-end option like a T3 or Remington or a budget model, if you fail to maintain it, there could be trouble ahead. From failing to switch on when you need it the most to having a very ...

Washing Machine Terminology And Jargon Buster

Washing machines these days are a complete marvel. They wash your clothes but there are now different settings, times and spin speeds to choose from. When you're choosing a new washing machine, it is even harder to work out which is the best for ...

Tumble Dryers: Types, Benefits And Finding The Best

A tumble dryer is essential for some households, because with a pile of nice clean washing comes a struggle trying to get it all dry. In winter, you can't hang it out because of the bad weather. In summer, it becomes full of insects and allergens ...

Foods Which Should Not Be Stored In The Fridge

You will have had a debate with someone regarding food storage at least once in your life. They keep bread, eggs and butter in the refrigerator and you can't think of anything worse. Maybe your flatmate despairs at the fact your chocolate is in ...

Popular Fridge FAQ Rundown

Refrigerators are now seen as one of the most essential home appliances. They preserve food, allow you to store leftovers and generally make life much easier. But whether you are looking into buying a new fridge or have some concerns about your ...

Portable Washing Machines: What You Need To Know

Portable washing machines are a great appliance for several reasons. They are the perfect solution for anyone who doesn't have enough space in their home for a full sized machine, plus they're cheaper and you can pack it up and take it on holiday or ...

How To Take Care Of Your Hot Tub In Winter

When winter hits, the first thought which pops into your head usually isn't that it is the best time to use the hot tub, especially here in the UK. You will have to battle the elements to reach it at the bottom of the garden, and then the rain ...

The Most Common Hot Tub FAQ’s

Spending an evening in the hot tub after a long day of work is the perfect way to unwind. But before you head out and buy your favourite model, there will probably be a lot of considerations on your mind. Where can you place it? How much will it ...

The Most Common Pasta Shapes (And When To Use Them)

Pasta. A staple meal base for millions of people around the world. But while you may reach for either the spaghetti or fusilli in your cupboard, did you know that there are actually dozens of forms out there? You may even find there is a best ...

11 Reasons For An Instant Hot Water Dispenser

Using a kettle takes around four minutes for a litre of boiling water. If you only boil it once per day, that is 1460 minutes you will lose throughout the year, which is around an entire day of time. But then when you see that people have an ...

Your Guide To Vacuum Cleaner Attachments

It isn't just the main area of the carpets which your vacuum cleaner can bust dust from. While you may well run it over the floors in your living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom, do you use it to clean the sofa? What about up high, or behind ...

Appliances To Help You Cut Down On Your Plastic Use

It is almost impossible to know just how much plastic is ending up in landfill every single year. Scientists however do know that we throw around eight million tons of plastic into seas around the world. That is a huge amount, and it is having a ...

Carpet Cleaner Tips & Myths

Did you know that carpets can hold up to four times their weight in dirt? And that is just if you are lucky. Some of the dirt which could be embedded in your carpets includes the usual pet hairs, dirt from outside and dust. But there may also be ...

Chocolate Fountain Dip Ideas

You are planning full steam ahead for the milestone birthday party/barbecue/garden get-together. To cater for those with a sweet tooth, a chocolate fountain is definitely going to be the way forward. But with the ease of a chocolate fountain ...

How To Clean A Burnt Soup Maker

It is an issue which does, unfortunately, face some soup maker models and users. You can spend ages preparing a delicious, warming soup, but then go to serve it and realise a lot of it has stuck on to the bottom of the unit. Worse still, if the ...

Dangerous Things You Should Never Put In A Microwave

They are lifesavers when it comes to preparing speedy meals and reheating leftovers. In fact, there are loads of hacks which you can use your microwave for, from quickly peeling garlic and juicing oranges to making scrambled eggs and even cleaning ...

Speaker Jargon Buster

Choosing a new speaker is a world of acronyms, jargon and technical language. Whether you’re buying a small portable model which you can take with you on holiday and use in the garden, or a soundbar for your TV, you’re going to face some words and ...

Why A Range Cooker Is A Great Investment

They may set you back quite a bit of money to buy initially, and they are by no means an impulsive purchase, but that short term cost of buying a range cooker could actually end up reaping the rewards in the long term. Not only are they generally ...

Range Cooker Cleaning Tips

An obvious choice for families across the UK thanks to the huge amount of space and flexibility, it is no wonder range cookers are heavily on the increase. But with the size comes a little more upkeep. Ensuring you stay on top of the cleaning ...

The Pros And Cons Of American Fridge Freezers

The American Fridge Freezer is a bit of a kitchen revolution. Not only do they give you plenty of room to be able to keep your weekly food shop fresher for longer, but modern models can also act as televisions or smart hub centres, and most also ...