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It’s Getting Hot in Here!

Here comes the sun and its getting hot in here!    (How many of the 16 summer song titles can you spot in our blog?) The temperatures are rising and whilst the sun is shining in the UK. Too much sun exposure is dangerous, and the heat can be very uncomfortable for us all. Here are a few ways to keep cool this summer in our heatwave. STAY HYDRATED Staying hydrated is essential not just in the summer time but all year round. Being dehydrated can affect our energy levels…

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Man Cave & She Shed’s

Man Caves and She Shed’s are perfect for all sorts of reasons like hiding from your kids and having some time out, a place to share with friends and family, to study and work hard on your own, a retreat for mindfulness or a space to do crafting the reasons are endless. These places have been created in garages, lofts, cellars, summer houses and sheds, anywhere there is a space!  A retreat of your very own and a place you can design as your heart desires, as anything goes. A…

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Energy Label Reform

From March 2021 the energy rating labels on white goods such as washing machines, dishwashers,  fridge freezers have changed to simpler A-G rating. Currently there is still a lot of confusion surrounding these changes as consumers first reaction to seeing a F rated appliance is that is must be bad. This is not the case. The most popular models of fridge freezers will now be rated  E & F, they are highly efficient (formerly known A++ & A+).     These new ratings are set out to make it easier…

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Steam Irons Vs Steam Generators

Some people are very particular when it comes to how their clothes look… Others prefer to avoid ironing all together (Ironing is known as one of Britain’s most hated household jobs after all). Steam Generator A steam generator produces more heat than a traditional steam iron, this is due to the larger water tank in the base, and the separate boiler ensuring steam is produced quicker.  Thanks to the larger water tank you can iron continuous for longer… up to 2 hours for some models! This type of iron produces…

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National Frozen Food Day

Thanks to frozen food we never have to cook, food can be kept in the freezer for 3 months or longer. March the 6th is this year’s frozen food day. Why not celebrate with a cooked frozen meal in front of the telly? Frozen food may have been around for decades, but it wasn’t until after the creation of the microwave in the 1940’s that heating frozen foods became much easier. Today you will see aisles of frozen foods in grocery stores from different brands with many dietary habits and…

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Best Selling Tumble Dryers

Tumble dryers are one of our best selling appliances during the winter months. Coming in various sizes and types, the average drum size comes with 6-7 kg capacity. There are 3 main types of tumble dryers; Vented Works by expelling warm and dumping air out through a large circular opening installed in an external wall, or through an open window Condenser Condenses the damp air back into water. The water is then automatically collected in a plastic container, which you have to remove and empty manually after each use. Heat…

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Choosing the right microwave for you

Microwaves are a popular kitchen appliance, the are mainly used to heat or reheat food quickly. Choosing the right microwave for you is mainly down to size and the intended purpose. Microwaves these days have many features to choose from. Microwave use less energy when cooking, it cooks food by using radiation. How fast your food is cooked is based on the wattage power. Microwaves range between 600 W – 1200 W power.  Most microwaves come with a turn table which cooks your food evenly by slowly turning around during…

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Static Or Frost Free Freezers

We all know that freezers come in a range of sizes and colours but not everyone knows they are static or frost free. Choosing the right one for you and your family is important. The freezer is one of the most used home appliance. While static freezers and frost free freezers may look the same on the outside, have similar features the price range on these are very different. Many under counter freezer have a reversible door allowing it to fit perfectly under count tops. Freezers up to 200 litre…

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Iceking Freezers

Freezers are an essential appliance in every household. We use them during the winter months to stock up on frozen food to save us going out to the shops in the dark cold nights and in the summer for Ice-cream and BBQ related food. We understand that each home is different, which is why we have a wide range of freezers that come in a variety of styles and sizes. From under counter freezers to upright freezers with plenty of storage for all the family. As well as chest freezer…

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Finding the right dishwasher for you

Dishwashers are a hardworking kitchen appliance, not only does owning one save an on-going argument of whose turn it is to do the dishes, it keeps counter tops clutter free. Less items are broken in dishwashers than washing items by hands. Dishes also tend to be cleaner as they are put through a cycle. Finding the right dishwasher for you can depend on a number of factors. How often will you use it, what you will be putting in it and what size house hold you have. They come in…

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