Appliance Brands

Smeg Clothes Dryers Review

Posted by May 24th 2018

When choosing a clothes dryer for your home, there’s a lot to consider. Clothes dryers are constantly being upgraded to help improve the drying process and energy efficiency. The Italian home appliance manufacturer Smeg offers condenser dryers, heat pump dryers and washer/dryer combos, boasting the...


Euromaid Clothes Dryers Review

Posted by May 21st 2018

Australia is no stranger to stormy and humid weather. Even during the colder months, when your clothes take days to dry, a clothes dryer might be a useful appliance to save you time. Aussie brand Euromaid has a number of dryers on offer, boasting both...


Haier Clothes Dryers Review

Posted by May 21st 2018

From dishwashers and refrigerators to washing machines and clothes dryers, Chinese appliance brand Haier aims to offer stylish and innovative products at affordable prices. Its clothes dryers range features comparatively simple and compact designs, and while you likely won’t find a large amount of standout...


Bosch Clothes Dryers Review

Posted by May 17th 2018

German manufacturing company Bosch is one of the biggest names in the appliance space. It claims to offer technologically advanced products with the hope of improving everyday tasks, from cooking right through to cleaning. In the Bosch range you can find home appliances such as...


Miele Fridges Review & Guide

Posted by April 30th 2018

When it comes to fitting out the kitchen, the fridge is often the centerpiece. A hub for the household, the fridge is often the most essential, and most expensive, appliance you’re likely to buy. With plenty of brands available, as well as many styles, capacities...


Miele Washing Machines Review

Posted by May 14th 2018

Buying a new washing machine can be a difficult and confusing process, which is why it’s tempting just to go with one of the most reputable brands. Sure, it may cost you more up-front, but when it comes to major household appliances, you’ll generally get...


Electrolux Washing Machines Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

If you’ve ever wanted a slice of Sweden, but can’t afford a European holiday, then have you considered buying an Electrolux washing machine? Electrolux is a Swedish company that makes all manner of home appliances, including refrigerators and vacuum cleaners. But when it comes to...


Fisher & Paykel Washing Machines Review

Posted by May 14th 2018

If you’re looking for a new washing machine for your home, Fisher & Paykel is almost certainly worth a look. Unlike some leading manufacturers, F&P still produces both front and top load washers, giving you plenty of options to consider. While they may not boast...


Simpson Washing Machines Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Simpson is a bit of a standout among other appliance brands in that it specialises solely in washing and drying. Simpson is a no-gimmicks, fuss-free manufacturer of both top loader and front loader washing machines. The brand was based in Adelaide for almost 100 years,...


Siemens Washing Machines Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Siemens is a well-known German brand that focuses on kitchen and laundry appliances. It’s one of the largest industrial manufacturing companies in Europe with offices across the globe. In Australia, it has a fairly concise range of washing machines on offer, specialising in front loaders....


Speed Queen Washing Machines Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Laundry is hard to escape, but a well-designed washing machine can help ease the task. Speed Queen produces commercial laundry equipment, including the trusty old washing machine. You may find Speed Queen washing machines in hotels, student accommodation and the good ol’ laundromats. They’re also...


LG Washing Machines Review

Posted by May 14th 2018

LG is one of the world’s biggest appliance manufacturers. From refrigerators to televisions and washing machines, the brand that says ‘Life’s good’ has usually got you covered with generally quality products at reasonable prices. LG frequently performs well in Canstar Blue’s customer satisfaction ratings for...


Omega Washing Machines Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Picking the right washing machine for your personal circumstances is important, otherwise you’ll be left regretting it later. Think carefully about size, capacity, features and energy efficiency before diving into a new purchase. One brand that’s worth considering is Omega – you may not have...


Smeg Washing Machines Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

When trying to pick the best washing machine for your home, there’s a lot more to consider than just how well it cleans. Brands are constantly upgrading and updating washers to help bring you a whole ‘load’ of convenience. A washing machine brand that you...


Samsung Washing Machines Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Samsung is a world leader in consumer technology, but what you might not know is it also manufactures a large range of household appliances, including refrigerators, air conditioners and washing machines. When it comes to the latter, Samsung makes both kinds – front loaders and...


Bosch Washing Machines Review

Posted by May 14th 2018

Washing machines are a long-term investment, so it pays to do your research before diving in. It can also pay to spend a little extra for a big name brand that delivers long-term reliability and performance. One of the biggest names in the world of...


Euromaid Washing Machines Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Washing machines are often not the easiest to shop for, yet alone transport. Finding the right one for you may take some time. Despite its name, Euromaid is an Australian-owned brand. It’s a manufacturer of both kitchen and laundry appliances. It boasts functionality and quality...


Esatto Washing Machines Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Esatto washing machines are designed and owned by Australians. In Italian, the name means ‘exact’ and it’s “exactly” what Esatto aims to deliver – reliable appliance quality with a strong focus on efficient performance and value for money. Let’s dive into the specs and features...


Review of ILVE ovens

Posted by March 14th 2018

Ovens aren’t usually too interesting – all of the focus is justifiably placed on what delicious creations you can create inside. ILVE brings character into its high-end ovens, for a special tool for your special recipes. Let’s be direct from the outset – an ILVE oven...


Target Microwave Ovens Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Do Target microwaves hit bullseye, or do they miss the mark when it comes to reliable budget microwaves? Find out with this Canstar Blue review. While Target hasn’t been hitting headlines as much as its competitors Kmart and ALDI, it’s just as much a valuable brand...


Beko Washing Machines Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Beko is a Turkish whitegoods brand, claimed to be the second largest in Europe. It has a succinct range of washing machines, all in the front load category. Choosing the right washing machine for your home is not the easiest task with the number of...


Asko Washing Machines Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

The Asko brand started with a line of washing machines over 60 years ago and has now expanded to designing and manufacturing a large range of kitchen, laundry and professional appliances. With its aim to combine functionality and design, its Duo Fusion cooktop won the...


Big W Microwave Ovens Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Microwave ovens are the unsung hero of most modern kitchens, but you don’t need to spend a fortune on one. Can Big W Contempo microwaves cover all the necessities without breaking the bank? Canstar Blue reviews Big W microwaves, their features and prices, to help...


Haier Refrigerators Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

A Chinese appliance brand, Haier claims to design stylish and innovative fridges at affordable prices. Whether you’re looking for a simple and compact design, or a fridge to suit a large household, Haier could have an option for you. Read on for the specs and...


Haier Washing Machines Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Haier produces a vast range of home appliances, from refrigerators and dishwashers to air conditioners and washing machines. It has both front and top-load washers, aiming to deliver high spin speeds across the full range. While you won’t find a large amount of standout features...


Vax Steam Mops Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Vax has become a household name for home appliances in Australia. Along with being a specialist in vacuum cleaners with its iconic orange tub, Vax also has an extensive line of steam mops. It aims to offer a comprehensive range, while keeping the budget in...


Rinnai Air Conditioners Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Picking an air conditioner can be hard work and when you’re in the depths of a hot Aussie summer, the last thing you want to do is spend one more day sweating it out when you don’t need to. Fans can only do so much...


Midea Air Conditioners Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Midea is a Chinese appliance manufacturer, making fridges, washing machines, clothes dryers and yes, air conditioners. It’s based on Guangdong and what you might not know is that it has been around for 50-odd years. Midea claims to offer ‘economic solutions for small spaces’ with...


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air Conditioners Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

If you’re looking for a new air conditioner then you’ve probably realised there are two Mitsubishis on the market. Mitsubishi Electric is the other one. They have the same parent company far down the line, but are two competing brands at the consumer level. Mitsubishi...


Dimplex Air Conditioners Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Dimplex is a name you may not have heard of in the air conditioning world, but it has a strong presence in Australia with both portable and split system units on offer. While arguably not of the same pedigree as Panasonic and Samsung, Dimplex can...


Panasonic Air Conditioners Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

One of the biggest manufacturers of consumer electronics in both Japan and the world, Panasonic has been producing and selling air conditioners since 1958, when the company introduced its original ‘Home Air Conditioner’. Since then Panasonic has put a lot of effort into diversifying and...


Karcher Steam Mops Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Karcher says it understands the importance of a clean and tidy home, which is why it has developed its products to “help make cleaning easy and enjoyable”. The German company currently works across 60 countries, aiming to produce innovative products for consumers. It first started with...


Black & Decker Steam Mops Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Kids get messy – so floors get messy. If you’re trying to find a way to solve this sticky situation, a steam mop is a good option to consider. Black & Decker stands at the forefront of DIY projects at home with a variety of...


Mitsubishi Electric Air Conditioners Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

For most people, the Mitsubishi name immediately conjures images of various types of vehicles, but that’s only one of the group’s businesses, of which there are many. One of the more prominent brands under the Mitsubishi umbrella is Mitsubishi Electric, which manufactures and sells air...


Kelvinator Air Conditioners Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

One of the smaller players in Australia’s air conditioner market, Kelvinator is a brand owned by Swedish manufacturing giant Electrolux. Kelvinator is named after the ‘Kelvin’ temperature scale – fitting for a company dealing with keeping your food fresh and home cool. The brand has...


Fujitsu General Air Conditioners Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Fujitsu General is one of Australia’s most awarded consumer electronics brands and has a long history of innovation in its fields. The company offers a wide range of air conditioners designed for residential use, all of which come packed with the impressive features that Fujitsu...


ALDI Vacuum Cleaners Review

Posted by May 24th 2018

When it comes to vacuuming your home, you likely fall into one of two groups of consumers – those who spend the big bucks on big name brands in the hope of superior performance, or those happy to buy a cheaper vacuum because you know...


Hoover Steam Mops Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

As a leading brand for vacuum cleaners, Hoover also provides a line of steam mops. From basic models that cover the essentials to multi-functional designs that can clean floors as well as steam your clothes, Hoover has you covered with a wide range of steam...


Bissell Steam Mops Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Mopping floors is not the most beloved household chore, especially when it gets dirty again after five minutes. For high foot traffic areas, especially those infested with dirty shoes, pets and kids, a steam mop is here to the rescue. Bissell has a large range...


Kogan Steam Mops Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

We all like having a clean floor, but the cleaning part, not so much. In particular, when you have pets or messy kids, you may find the floor back to its initial dirty state within an hour. However, there are ways to keep floors shiny...


Samsung Air Conditioners Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Samsung may be best known for its flash new smartphones, but you’ll never be too far away from one of its impressive home appliances either, including its washing machines, refrigerators, televisions, vacuum cleaners and of course air conditioners. Comprised of two main types of air conditioners,...


Daikin Air Conditioners Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Having manufactured and sold air conditioners in Australia for more than 40 years, it’s safe to say that Daikin probably knows a fair bit about what goes into a high-quality air conditioner. Its products have received many awards over the years for things including energy-efficiency,...


Review of Panasonic Clothes Irons

Posted by March 14th 2018

Panasonic has been a leading manufacturer of major household appliances and electronics for decades. From big screen televisions to huge family sized microwave ovens, Panasonic now boasts about its large soleplate clothes irons. With three clothes irons models currently available, we review their full features...


Review of Sunbeam Clothes Irons

Posted by March 14th 2018

Proudly Australian, Sunbeam produces an extensive range of small appliances, from coffee machines to food blenders and portable heaters. It apparently aims to create innovative and iconic designs across all product lines and its clothes irons certainly don’t fall short of that. Find out what’s...


Review of Kmart Clothes Irons

Posted by March 14th 2018

Kmart got everyone going head over heels for its vacuum cleaners, but how about its budget clothes irons from just $7.50? Find out at Canstar Blue. Australians are going crazy for Kmart right now. From cheap homewares to budget appliances and much more, the discount retailer...


Review of Electrolux Clothes Irons

Posted by March 14th 2018

Electrolux is a giant when it comes to home appliances, but do its clothes irons have what you’re looking for? Canstar Blue reviews Electrolux irons. Swedish, multinational home appliance manufacturer, Electrolux, tends to be more prominent in the world of refrigerators, washing machines and vacuum cleaners...


Review of Philips Clothes Irons

Posted by March 14th 2018

There isn’t much that Philips doesn’t produce, from everyday appliances such as hair straighteners and blenders to healthcare products including MRI scanners and respiratory machines. Philips seems to take a people-centric approach with innovation at the core of its business and it certainly doesn’t stop...


Review of Kambrook Clothes Irons

Posted by March 14th 2018

Kambrook has been around since 1964 and produces a large range of small household appliances, from portable heaters to microwave ovens. Its products aim to be affordable while maintaining quality, with the company stating that all products go through significant durability testing. In this review...


Review of Braun Clothes Irons

Posted by March 14th 2018

Braun is a global manufacturer of small electrical appliances started up in Germany. It aims to provide innovative and high quality products across its ranges. It has a fairly small line of clothing irons, but certainly aims high with its design. Let’s glide into the...


Review of Tefal Clothes Irons

Posted by March 14th 2018

Founded in 1956, Tefal has become a leader in small appliances, producing all kind of products from frying pans to clothes irons. It is currently present in more than 120 countries, aiming to maintain its innovative presence and revolutionise the Aussie home. With this in...


Review of Sunbeam Portable Heaters

Posted by March 14th 2018

Sunbeam is known as a small appliance specialist, producing a variety of products from cleaning to cooking, to entertaining. It has been around for over 100 years with the aim to simplify the lives of everyday Australians. It does just that in its small portable...


Review of Kogan Portable Heaters

Posted by March 14th 2018

Founded in 2006, Kogan has become one of Australia’s biggest and most popular online retailers, offering a wide range of products from TVs and mobile phone plans to office supplies and heaters. Kogan produces three types of electric portable heaters – oil column, ceramic and...


Review of Kambrook Portable Heaters

Posted by March 14th 2018

From blenders and pressure cookers to vacuum cleaners and electric blankets, Kambrook seems to have it all. The brand has had several invention hits, with the 4-way power board and plastic kettle to name just two, claiming its products are built to tough standards with...


Review of DeLonghi Portable Heaters

Posted by March 14th 2018

When you think of Italy, you might think of coffee, but alongside its coffee machines, Italian appliance manufacturer DeLonghi also produces a wide range of portable heaters. Australia may not get as cold as parts of Europe, but we still like to keep our fingers...


Review of Dyson Portable Heaters

Posted by March 14th 2018

Dyson is a world leader in small appliances, but while it is best known for its impressive collection of innovative vacuum cleaners, the brand is also growing its reputation when it comes to cooling and heating home gadgets. In this report, Canstar Blue reviews Dyson’s...


Review of Kmart vacuum cleaners

Posted by May 24th 2018

Kmart has gone from strength to strength recently. With the low-cost homewares and clothing comes Kmart’s Homemaker appliance brand, including everything from cheap microwaves to vacuum cleaners and plenty more in between. In fact, when it comes to vacuums in particular, Kmart has earned an incredible...


Review of Rinnai Portable Heaters

Posted by March 14th 2018

Founded in Japan in the 1920s, Rinnai has become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of heating appliances, now selling models in 17 countries around the globe, including Australia. In this review, Canstar Blue looks at Rinnai’s range of portable heaters, including their features and...


Review of Dimplex Portable Heaters

Posted by March 14th 2018

Dimplex is a leading domestic appliance brand founded in 1973, generally known for quality and reliability, offering a wide range of products across the globe. It claims to invest in product development to bring reliable, durable and modern appliances to everyday homes. In this review,...


Wertheim Vacuum Cleaners Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Vacuum cleaners aren’t exactly the most attractive thing you can go down to the shops and buy, but Wertheim vacuums do come in some arguably attractive exteriors. Wertheim might seem like a name more fit for a butler in your chateau in the Swiss Alps,...


VS Sassoon Hair Straighteners Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

VS Sassoon was founded by Vidal Sassoon, one of the world’s most famous hair stylists, to produce a range of hair styling and grooming products. VS Sassoon aims to inspire and empower women to create salon style results at home. It partners with Conair to...


Review of Omega ovens

Posted by March 14th 2018

They say if you can’t handle the heat, get out of the kitchen, but Omega produces some hot ovens. Omega is likely a well-known name in most local households, being established in Australia for more than 30 years now. If you haven’t considered the brand...


Westinghouse Refrigerators Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Westinghouse is a family-focused appliance brand under the umbrella of the Electrolux Group. For many years, Westinghouse has been chosen by Australian families for sensible household appliances designed to make life just a little bit easier. While the brand isn’t one for posh design or...


Review of Smeg dishwashers

Posted by March 14th 2018

Smeg was founded by Vittorio Bertazzoni in his small home village in northern Italy in 1948. Beginning as an enamelling and metalwork business, Bertazzoni quickly shifted to designing kitchen appliances. The first Smeg dishwashers were produced in the 1960s, leading to the development of 60cm...


Kogan Air Conditioners Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

If you’re looking for a new air conditioner but don’t want to break the bank, then online electronics retailer Kogan may be worth a look. Best known for its cheap TVs and good-value prepaid phone plans, Kogan is also earning a reputation for cheap and...


Review of Samsung dishwashers

Posted by March 14th 2018

From humble origins as a trading company dealing with dried fish and local groceries, Samsung has become South Korea’s largest chaebol (business conglomerate). When Samsung moved into the electronics industry and invested heavily into research and development, its high-tech designs quickly took the world by...


Review of Westinghouse dishwashers

Posted by March 14th 2018

Westinghouse is a family-focused brand under the umbrella of Electrolux Group. For years Westinghouse, has been chosen by Australian families for sensible household appliances designed to make life simpler. While the brand isn’t one for posh designs or high-end features, it endeavours to design affordable...


Fisher & Paykel Dishwashers Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

Beginning as a refrigerator importer in New Zealand in 1934, Fisher & Paykel has grown into a major player in the household appliances industry in its homeland, as well as in Australia. The brand declares itself to hold a ‘pioneering spirit’ and ‘culture of curiosity’...


Review of LG dishwashers

Posted by March 14th 2018

When you see or hear about the brand LG, the first thing you probably think of is its slogan ‘Life’s Good’. However, you might be surprised to learn that’s not what ‘LG’ actually stands for. The South Korean electronics chaebol (business conglomerate) was first established...


Review of Dishlex dishwashers

Posted by March 14th 2018

Dishlex is an affordable dishwasher brand, targeted towards getting the basics done right and reliably. This means consumers can get exactly what they need without forking out for extras or having to read a novel to figure out how to use the thing. As a...


LG Clothes Dryers Review

Posted by March 14th 2018

From televisions and phones to microwaves and washing machines, LG does it all. But what about its clothes dryers? LG’s current range of clothes dryers includes five models, with each flaunting a sharp style and some of the latest in dryer technology. In this article,...


Review of Bosch dishwashers

Posted by May 15th 2018

Bosch is a household name, thanks to its global success in manufacturing high-end technology that you can find in your car, your garden shed, and your kitchen. Dishwashers are just one of the home kitchen appliances produced by Bosch. A reliable and effective dishwasher is...


Simpson Clothes Dryers Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

If you’re looking for a no-nonsense clothes dryer, then it’s hard to look past Simpson. Despite being one of the top names in laundry appliances, Simpson currently only manufactures three models of clothes dryer. They are the 4kg, 5kg and 6kg Ezi Loader Dryer –...


Fisher & Paykel Clothes Dryers Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

What started as a small New Zealand refrigerator reseller, Fisher & Paykel is today a globally recognised manufacturer of kitchen and laundry appliances. Fisher & Paykel says its products are for real people, designing appliances that are adaptable, functional, durable and of real quality. Safe...


Volta Vacuum Cleaners Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Volta has been creating vacuum cleaners and other home appliances since 1915. It may not be as big or famous as some of the other vacuum brands you’ve probably heard of, but Volta still has some solid vacuums on offer that could be just what...


Samsung Vacuum Cleaners Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Chances are you own at least one or two Samsung appliances in your home, whether it’s your refrigerator, washing machine or microwave oven. What you probably don’t own, however, is a Samsung vacuum cleaner. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t. Samsung has a concise range...


Piranha Vacuum Cleaners Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Piranha is a budget brand of home appliances, with its range of vacuum cleaners commonly found in major discount department stores such as Big W and Kmart. You might think that cheap vacuum cleaners aren’t up to scratch – we’ve all had bad experiences with cheap...


Miele Vacuum Cleaners Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Miele is a German manufacturer of premium household appliances, including washing machines, dishwashers and ovens. Founded in 1899, Miele appliances can be found in almost 50 countries around the world, and Australians have certainly taken to the brand which usually delivers on its promises of...


LG Vacuum Cleaners Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

LG is a respected name in household appliances, manufacturing many high-quality goods that range from smartphones to slow cookers. The company’s products focus on a combination of technical excellence and user friendliness, with prices that start at affordable and go up to premium. LG’s vacuum...


Electrolux Vacuum Cleaners Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Electrolux is one of the biggest home appliance brands in the world. Selling over 40 million products in more than 150 different countries every year, the company employs more than 52,000 people to sell appliances both large and small. Its vacuum cleaner range is typically...


Dyson Vacuum Cleaners Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Dyson has built a deserved reputation as one of the most innovative and interesting appliance manufacturers in the world. One of very few companies that manages to make household technology exciting, Dyson is renowned for its futuristic designs and ground-breaking features, with its vacuum cleaners universally...


Bosch Vacuum Cleaners Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Bosch is a German company which manufactures a huge range of household appliances, plus automotive components and electronics, as well as industrial manufacturing equipment and energy solutions. The most well-known division in Australia, however, is its home appliances business, including products like washing machines and...


Lavazza Coffee Machines Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Lavazza is an Italian company well known for its coffee bean production, with products available on supermarket shelves nationwide. In addition to the raw supply from which your favourite hot beverage is made, Lavazza also produces an impressive line-up of espresso coffee machines. Its coffee machine...


Sunbeam Coffee Machines Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

An Australian company which manufactures all kinds of home appliances, Sunbeam has an historic reputation for innovative design and Iconic products, such as the original Mixmaster, steam iron and pop-up toaster that have been best-sellers Down Under for decades. And Sunbeam has continued that tradition...


Review of Miele dishwashers

Posted by March 21st 2018

Miele designs and produces high-end household appliances, manufacturing in Germany to excellent standards. The company remains family-owned and run, with its slogan “immer besser” meaning “always better”. It’s not just a marketing angle – Miele demonstrates a genuine dedication to improving the quality of its...


Nespresso Coffee Machines Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Nespresso is one of the most iconic coffee brands in the world, with its signature marketing campaigns reinforcing its status as the first ever producer of capsule-based espresso coffee. Having introduced the world’s first home espresso machines back in the late 90s, Nespresso’s range has...


Caffitaly Coffee Machines Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Caffitaly’s foremost mission is apparently to advance the enjoyment of coffee in all aspects. Whether you enjoy a morning cup of coffee to relax and think, or simply use it as a morning pick-me-up, Caffitaly aims to create machines which make your whole experience easy...


DeLonghi Coffee Machines Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Espresso coffee machines are becoming ever more popular in Australian homes. It’s a well-known fact that Aussies are some of the biggest coffee lovers (and coffee snobs!) in the world, so it’s no surprise that many of us enjoy making our own coffee from home....


Breville Coffee Machines Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Breville is one of the most reputable appliance manufacturers in the business, and its espresso coffee machine range is no exception. The company produces several premium machines, which tend to justify their steep prices with an extraordinary range of capabilities and features – not to...


Nescafe Dolce Gusto Coffee Machines Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Nescafe Dolce Gusto is Nestlé’s answer to the growing competition in the coffee pod/capsule market. The brand has several countertop espresso coffee machines available in Australia, covering a range of price points so as to offer something for every household. All Dolce Gusto machines boast...


Brighten your day with Sunbeam blenders

Posted by March 21st 2018

With a lot of newcomers on the block, it can be difficult for traditional blender brands to have their voices heard. The industry is rife with competition as more and more Australians want to get their hands on the latest fad blender to make their...


Russell Hobbs Blenders: It’s The Performance That Counts

Posted by March 21st 2018

The mean streets of the blender world are not to be taken lightly. While they seem innocuous enough, the difference between a good and bad blender can be astronomical. Traditional blender brands such as Russell Hobbs have faced some stiff competition recently, mostly from cheeky...


About Philips Blenders

Posted by March 21st 2018

Philips is a Dutch technology company that makes consumer and professional products as well as lights. They manufacture everything from MRI scanners, respiratory machines, and dental equipment, to TVs, shavers, baby products, and household appliances. Because they make so many things, the company is organized...


Review of Nutri Ninja blenders

Posted by March 21st 2018

We Aussies have taken to blenders like blenders take to chopping up a banana. It’s a natural synergy, and in our busy lifestyles a blender seems like a perfect solution for those always on the move. This is where the Nutri Ninja brand steps in...


Kenwood: Solid, powerful blenders

Posted by March 21st 2018

Long ago, cavemen were growing tired of smashing kale with rocks to get their smoothies. They’d be amazed at the blender technology we have today. Making a superfood smoothie has never been so easy. Nowadays there is a lot of competition on the market, and...


Kambrook: Cheap but powerful blenders

Posted by March 21st 2018

With so many blenders on the market these days, you’d be forgiven for going into a bit of a meltdown over which one to pulverise your vegies with. With increased competition, it can be easy to overlook the brands that have seemingly always been there....


Kmart: Cheap and ‘chopful’ blenders

Posted by March 21st 2018

Australians love a good trip to Kmart. When you’re not tempted by the cheap and cutesy homewares, chances are you’ll tempted into buying some of the cheap, nifty home appliances. Kmart definitely aren’t silly – the way they’ve transformed themselves in recent years has been impressive....


Breville: The Boss of the blender world

Posted by March 21st 2018

How we made delicious smoothies and soups before blenders remains a bit of a mystery. While dinosaurs likely just pulverised fruit with their sheer strength, unfortunately humans were equipped with relatively puny features. Luckily we had the brains to invent a blender. Breville is one such...


About Braun Blenders

Posted by March 21st 2018

Braun makes a pretty good jug blender, the JB3060. Part of their Tribute Collection, the blender contains some interesting innovations such as a triangular jug for efficient circulation. This triangular jug shape is also supposed to create both a horizontal and vertical flow, which is...


Vax Vacuum Cleaners Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Vax is the UK’s best-selling floor care brand, specialising in items such as mops, steam cleaners, air purifiers and of course, vacuums. Vax was founded in 1977, and has gone on to become a household name for many people looking for a good quality vacuum...


Review of Shark vacuum cleaners

Posted by March 21st 2018

Shark vacuum cleaners are among the most innovative and capable cleaning machines on the Australian market. One of several brands owned by cleaning appliance giant Euro-Pro, Shark has pioneered innovative new cleaning products for Aussie customers and shows no signs of slowing down! The company...


Review of Kambrook vacuum cleaners

Posted by March 21st 2018

Kambrook was founded by Australian inventor Frank Bannigan back in 1964, and has gone on to become a staple feature of homes around the nation since. Kambrook has a large range of home appliances to choose from, with each of its products said to undergo...


Hoover Vacuum Cleaners Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Hoover is one of the leading providers of vacuum cleaners in Australia, with a history dating back more than 100 years. The brand has become synonymous with vacuum cleaning over the decades and now boasts a huge range of more than 40 different models. With more...


Whirlpool Washing Machines Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Whirlpool is a name synonymous with household appliances. From everything in the kitchen to washing machines, Whirlpool likely has you covered. It’s a brand that’s been around for over 100 years and today its focus is on tech-packed and effective washing machines. Whirlpool is headquartered in...


Whirlpool Microwave Ovens Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

The long-standing Whirlpool home appliances brand may not come across your radar often, but that’s no reflection on its quality. Whirlpool Corporation is an American brand which manufactures a wide range of appliances under a number of different labels, as well as manufacturing directly for...


Review of Kambrook microwave ovens

Posted by March 21st 2018

Kambrook has a strong history of innovation and quality products that can’t be ignored if you’re looking for a good, relatively cheap home appliance. Among the different products that the brand currently produces is the humble microwave oven, which will be the subject of this...


Breville Microwave Ovens Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

The Breville brand is responsible for the creation of a large number of innovative appliance products, such as the adjustable height sandwich press, the world’s first juice extractor capable of juicing whole fruit, and the active-arm citrus press, to name just a few. This knack for...


Samsung Microwave Ovens Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

One of the world’s most high-profile electronics companies, Samsung makes and sells a huge range of different products, from smartphones to televisions, to refrigerators and washing machines. It also happens to produce a wide range of microwave ovens, which will be the subject of this...


Panasonic Microwave Ovens Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

With its history of quality products and a spirit for innovation, it’s no surprise that Panasonic has an excellent range of microwave ovens to choose from, which we’ll review in this report. Buying appliances for your kitchen is an important decision, and is not one...


LG Microwave Ovens Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

LG is an electronics brand known for producing a huge range of products, from smartphones to washing machines, refrigerators and dishwashers. As well as big ticket items like these, it’s also a leading brand of many small kitchen appliances, including microwave ovens, which this article...


Sharp Microwave Ovens Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

There’s nothing more convenient that grabbing a ready-made meal out of the fridge and throwing it into the microwave for a few minutes. Sure, it’s probably not going to be the most wholesome meal you’ve ever prepared, but at the end of a long, hard...


Kmart Microwave Ovens Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Sometimes there’s simply no need to pay more than you need to for something. Do you really need that fancy loaf of bread? Would the cheap airline get you from A to B just as easily? The same logic applies to household appliances. Are the...


Review of Euromaid ovens

Posted by March 21st 2018

A good oven should last you more than a decade, but that doesn’t mean you need to spend a fortune on one. Sure, you could splash out five figures on a top of the range oven with all the latest and greatest features, or you...


Review of Westinghouse ovens

Posted by March 21st 2018

Westinghouse is a wholly owned subsidiary of Electrolux and enjoys a solid tradition for producing high-quality and reasonably-priced home appliances. One of its main product categories is ovens. This article will conduct a thorough review of each of the ovens Westinghouse has on offer to...


Review of Miele ovens

Posted by March 21st 2018

Miele is a premium brand of household appliances, which specialises in big ticket items like dishwashers, washing machines and ovens. Being a high-end brand means you’ll likely pay a higher price for your new piece of kit, but Miele has a reputation for providing great...


Review of Fisher & Paykel ovens

Posted by March 21st 2018

Fisher & Paykel has been producing home appliances since 1934 and is constantly challenging conventional designs. It’s for this reason that the New Zealand brand has proved very popular in many of our customer ratings overs the years, including those for laundry appliances, fridges and...


Review of Whirlpool ovens

Posted by March 21st 2018

Whirlpool is an established provider of whitegoods across the world, and it focuses on innovation and design across all of its products. Its ovens are no different, and we have had a look at every oven Whirlpool provides in order to help you determine which...


Review of Samsung ovens

Posted by March 21st 2018

You probably best know Samsung as a leading manufacturer of televisions, cameras and other digital equipment. However, it’s also a big player when it comes to household appliances like refrigerators, air conditioners and ovens. This report will look at Samsung ovens in order to determine...


Review of Smeg ovens

Posted by May 14th 2018

Smeg is an Italian home appliance brand that has been providing “elegant contemporary living solutions” for over 60 years globally, and is a leading provider of home appliances in Australia. Its products focus on style and technology, combined with high performance, and this is reflected...


Review of Electrolux ovens

Posted by May 14th 2018

Electrolux is a global leader in home appliances, selling more than 60 million products to customers around the world every year. Its vision is to be the best appliance company in the world, Electrolux says, and its range of dishwashers, refrigerators and washing machines are certainly...


Review of Blanco ovens

Posted by March 21st 2018

Blanco is one of the major providers of home appliances and electronics, both domestically and worldwide. Its aim, the company says, is to deliver the best in European styling and quality German craftsmanship with products that have outstanding form, function, innovation and precision. This mission...


LG Refrigerators Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Before refrigerators came about, people used to keep food cold by storing it at their mother-in-law’s house for a week. We’re only kidding, but refrigeration has come a long way, and nowadays there’s a ton of brands saturating the market. It can be hard to...


Electrolux Refrigerators Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

With electricity prices soaring immensely over the past decade, it’s only right to assume that Australians are looking at cutting their electricity bill wherever possible. One such avenue to take is to look at your fridge. Seeing that they’re operating for 24-hours a day, it’s...


Kelvinator Refrigerators Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Let’s face it, refrigeration isn’t really something that gets a lot of Aussies excited, but it’s a necessary part of life in this brown land of ours. Being that fridges aren’t particularly exciting appliances to go out and purchase, many of us buy one without...


Samsung Refrigerators Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Samsung is a brand that needs no introduction. From mobile phones, to televisions to washing machines – and yes, refrigerators – Samsung is one of the largest electronics companies in the world. While there is much hype around their Galaxy smartphones, what you might not...


Hisense Refrigerators Review

Posted by May 14th 2018

It can be easy to overlook the humble fridge humming away in the corner of your kitchen. Often it’s the unsung hero in your home, keeping your food fresh, while not even demanding a hug. Seeing as fridges are such an integral part of the...


Fisher & Paykel Refrigerators Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

In Australia, it’s pretty much necessary for everyone household to have a refrigerator. Like taxes, they’re an inevitable part of life, and many of us don’t pay a second thought as to the type of fridge we own, or what brands are leading the charge....


Review of Bosch ovens

Posted by May 14th 2018

Bosch is a name synonymous with technology and innovation the world over. As well as providing expertise in the fields of security technology, power tools, automotive manufacturing and more, Bosch is also one of the leading brands of household appliances, such as washing machines, dishwashers...


LG Air Conditioners Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

LG has an impressive track record when it comes to air conditioners. It produced South Korea’s first air conditioner units and has gone on to become one of the largest electronics manufacturers in not only South Korea, but the world over. What started out over...


Review of Chef ovens

Posted by March 21st 2018

Chef is a brand that specialises specifically in cooking appliances, providing some of the cheapest ovens around. Despite the low prices, however, its ovens all come equipped with a variety of useful features, so let’s review the entire range and try to offer some guidance...


Electrolux Clothes Dryers Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Electrolux is best known for its ovens, cooktops and refrigerators, but it’s also a big name in the laundry department, too. Electrolux has seven different models of clothes dryer, including two condenser dryers, one condenser heat pump dryer, and four vented dryers. For those who...


Whirlpool Clothes Dryers Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

Any good appliance brand knows it’s about quality, not quantity – an ethos that’s certainly represented by Whirlpool. Among its wide range of kitchen and laundry appliances, Whirlpool only manufacturers two models of condenser clothes dryer. In this review, Canstar Blue reviews Whirlpool clothes dryers,...


ALDI Expressi Coffee Machine Review

Posted by March 21st 2018

ALDI’s Expressi brand is Australia’s only supermarket-backed line of espresso coffee products. The Expressi brand first appeared Down Under back in 2011, and is produced in partnership with German coffee giant Kruger. Expressi’s focus is on high quality products and affordable costs – a focus...


Miele

Posted by January 6th 2017

Anyone with a dishwasher knows how wonderful it is not to get your hands all dried out from soapy water several times a day. And in 2015 Miele has taken the Most Satisfied Customers – Dishwashers award. So here’s brief rundown of Miele. And you...