Veronika Hleborodova

Veronika Hleborodova Veronika Hleborodova is a Canstar Blue journalist covering health, home and lifestyle. She has a double degree in Media & Communication and Business from the Queensland University of Technology and enjoys keeping up with latest tech-savvy trends to help Australian consumers stay ahead of the curve. Whether it's the latest news on supermarkets and collectables or exploring brand new innovations within the appliance space such as smart features and Wi-Fi connectivity, Veronika’s aim is to ensure consumers are getting value for their money.

Multi Cookers Review

Multi-cooker reviews & buying guide

Posted by April 12th 2022

When the weather gets cooler, a slow roast lamb shank sounds just that bit more appetising. When you can simply put your favourite cut of meat into a multi-cooker and let the appliance do the …

Thermomix Worth

Thermomix: Is It Worth The Money?

Posted by March 24th 2022

Your complete guide to the Thermomix. What can it do, what can’t it do? Is it worth the price tag? Read our review.

Are ALDI dishwashers any good? Review

Posted by January 31st 2022

ALDI is known for cheap groceries and bargain Special Buys, giving shoppers no shortage of goodies to pick up. But when it comes to fitting out the kitchen with appliances, does the grocery chain stack …

cleaning air con

How to clean your air conditioner

Posted by October 18th 2021

To get maximum efficiency from your air conditioner, you’ll need to make sure it’s clean. Read the top tips for cleaning your air con from Canstar Blue.

Air con hepa filter

Air Conditioners with HEPA Filters

Posted by October 26th 2020

When it comes to buying an air conditioner, there’s plenty to consider, from the size of the unit to the extra features and filtration systems in place. ‘HEPA’ filters in air conditioners are a must …

Miele TCE 630: The clothes dryer with 10 stars for energy efficiency

Posted by November 23rd 2021

Clothes dryers are getting a whole load more energy-efficient, with German powerhouse appliance manufacturer Miele releasing one of the very few 10-STAR energy-rated dryers around. In an incredible step forward for what is generally one of …

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How much does it cost to install a ceiling fan?

Posted by February 22nd 2021

Installing a ceiling fan is relatively cheap compared with other appliances such as air conditioners. Plus, it consumes far less energy, so there isn’t much of a downside to it. To give you a helping …

Australian Bushfires: Why you need to clean your air con

Posted by January 17th 2020

Throughout the year, your air conditioner filters collect dust and pollens drawn from the outside air. In particular, bushfire season can impact the air quality further, as smoke consists of water vapour, gases and small …

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Save $300 on Dyson vacuums at Big W right now

Posted by February 24th 2022

Don’t walk, RUN! Big W has just dropped one of its biggest bombshells in Dyson vacuum cleaner sale history. The Dyson V7 Animal Origin Cordless Vacuum is normally priced at $699, but is available for $399 …