Home & Garden

Fuse Boxes and Switchboards Explained

Posted by November 10th 2020

Not entirely sure what your fuse box does? Learn everything you need to know about meter boxes, switchboards and more with Canstar Blue.

Where to buy packing materials for moving house

Posted by October 21st 2020

Moving can be a massive process, but it’s not until you actually start packing that you realise just how big of a job it can really be. While there’s plenty that will need your attention, …

How to clean your oven

How to clean your oven from top to bottom

Posted by October 21st 2020

Let’s be honest, no one likes cleaning, and least of all when it’s time to give the oven a little TLC. It’s a chore easy to ignore, but leaving it too long can have dire …

Hedge trimmer trimming hedges

Hedge Trimmer Buying Guide

Posted by September 11th 2020

When it comes to getting the garden and lawn in shape, there’s no shortage of tools available for you to stock your shed with, including staples such as a lawn mower and chainsaw, through to …

Top 10 ALDI cleaning products revealed in time for spring

Posted by September 8th 2020

The people have spoken and revealed ALDI’s top 10 cleaning products – just in time for spring and our impeding cleaning sprees. The discount supermarket just wrapped up the second iteration of its annual People’s …

Water meter displaying water reading

Water Meters Explained

Posted by September 8th 2020

Is your home the type that needs its own dam to keep up with water demands, or is water used sparingly in your household? Whether you’re taking a shower or washing the dishes, we all …

Ride-on lawnmowers Buying Guide

Are ride-on lawn mowers as good as they sound?

Posted by September 8th 2020

If your lawn resembles anything more than a nature strip, or you live on anything bigger than half an acre, have you considered purchasing a ride-on mower? Ride-on lawn mowers may be the key weapon …

Laundry Powder

How much laundry powder should you use?

Posted by October 30th 2020

How much laundry powder should you use for a load of washing? Canstar Blue measures up your options, to help you get the best washing results.


Chainsaw Buying Guide

Posted by January 18th 2021

Nothing gets the yardwork done – or makes yardwork fun – quite like a good chainsaw. While it’s not necessarily a household essential, for those with plenty of foliage around their house (or just enjoy …