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.

Electricity usages charges explained

Electricity Usage Charges Explained

Posted by February 16th 2021

Canstar Blue explains what an electricity usage charge is, where you will find it on your bill, and how to tell if you’re paying too much.

Electricity Supply Charges Explained

Electricity Supply Charges Explained

Posted by February 22nd 2021

Finding the right energy plan for you means understanding your typical power usage, but it also involves picking a provider with a competitive supply charge. While you might try to cut back on how much …

When do EOFY sales start in 2020?

Posted by June 1st 2020

The end of financial year (EOFY) sales are fast approaching – so it’s time to start shopping around for some awesome bargains! While the official end of financial year date is June 30, the EOFY sales …

Outdoor Heaters

Outdoor Heaters Buying Guide

Posted by October 26th 2020

Find out what type of patio heater is the best fit for your entertaining area when the nights get a little chilly with this Canstar Blue guide.

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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 March 2nd 2020

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 …

How much does it cost to install an air conditioner?

Posted by February 8th 2021

Installing air conditioning in your home isn’t cheap, let alone buying the unit itself. There are plenty of factors to consider and the different costs involved in the process. In this guide, we’ll look into …

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Save $300 on Dyson vacuums at Big W right now

Posted by January 16th 2020

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 …