Small Appliances

August 12, 2022
Lowe’s vs Home Depot for Appliances: Which is the Best Buy?

Did you know that the average American spends around $13,138 on their home each year? Spending on home improvements has increased steadily year on year since the 90s, and this spending increased exponentially after COVID lockdowns saw us all spending more time in our homes than ever before, as well as forcing us to use […]

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August 7, 2022
What to do when your portable air conditioner leaks water

You might have been fooled into thinking that air conditioning is a modern-day invention when it is in fact over one hundred years old! The first modern air conditioner was created in 1902 by an American engineer when trying to resolve an issue with humidity at a printing plant in Brooklyn. Today’s air conditioning units […]

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August 5, 2022
9 reasons your microwave keeps tripping the circuit breaker

Picture the scene; you’ve just arrived home after a long and tiring day at work. You’re starving, the kids are nagging you for dinner and you’ve promised a friend you’ll meet them at the gym that evening. Luckily, you’ve stocked the freezer up with some TV dinners, but as you pop one onto the microwave, […]

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August 1, 2022
10 reasons for your microwave sparking – why it happens and what you can do about it

Did you know that the microwave was invented by accident? In 1945 a self-taught engineer was testing a new vacuum tube called a magnetron when he discovered a chocolate bar in his pocket had melted from the heat. He tested the tube again by placing popcorn kernels near the magnetron and was shocked when they […]

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July 21, 2022
Tower fans vs pedestal fans – which one is best?

During the long hot summer days (and nights!) a fan can be your very best friend! Providing welcome relief from oppressive heat by generating fast-moving air, they are an essential addition to millions of bedrooms and living spaces across the world. But with hundreds of different makes, models, and fan types available, knowing which one […]

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July 14, 2022
Why is my Microwave not Heating? We've got you covered.

Microwaves are a fantastic bit of technology that we truly take for granted, and when they begin to have a couple of faults, it can be a really big problem for us. They give us quick dinners, popcorn, cooking or just heating food and have a lot of different uses. But when they break, what […]

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July 14, 2022
Instant Pot vs Pressure Cooker: Which is best? Pros and Cons

Over the last couple of years, the Instant Pot has taken the cooking world by storm with it being the latest gadget to capture the hearts of people all around the world. People are always looking for ways to make their life easier and one way this can be done is by reducing the amount […]

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July 10, 2022
NuWave ovens Vs air fryers: what’s the real difference and should you buy one?

We’ve come a very long way since the days when the only appliance available to cook our food in was the humble oven. Now you can choose from a microwave, crockpot, electric grill, outside grill and air fryer (to name just a few options!) But there’s another underrated cooking appliance that consistently receives rave reviews […]

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July 7, 2022
A guide to microwave wattage: How many watts do you need?

With so many amazing microwaves on the market, it can be challenging to work out which one will be best for you and your family’s needs.  There are so many things to consider, such as whether you need a grill, the size you need in liters, or whether you want a combination or a standard […]

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July 5, 2022
How to turn off a smoke alarm

Did you know that up to 96% of all homes now have smoke alarms fitted? Over the last 50 years, the number of fatalities caused by home fires has dropped considerably, thanks mostly to the humble fire alarm. However, whilst most people are fully clued up on the importance of having at least one working […]

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