Home & Garden

Cleaning solar panels

How to clean solar panels

Posted by February 7th 2024

Solar panels are an investment, both from an environmental standpoint and from the perspective of your energy bill. As a result, it makes sense that you want to take care of your investment, from ensuring …


Recycled toilet paper buying guide

Recycled Toilet Paper Buying Guide

Posted by October 20th 2023

It is marketed as the better loo roll for you and the environment, but what do you really know about recycled toilet paper? Here is some information.


Is an air fryer or oven better

Air Fryer vs Oven

Posted by September 27th 2023

Everyone is always looking for the best and newest appliance, but does it always pay off? Air fryers are a handy appliance that can whip up your favourite snacks in an instant in comparison to …


Fabric softener vs dryer sheets

Fabric Softener vs Dryer Sheets

Posted by September 7th 2023

We all want lasting freshness when we finish a load of laundry, and a great way to help that is fabric softeners or dryer sheets. Both products help to keep clothes fresher for longer as …


Best upholstery cleaners

Upholstery Cleaner Buying Guide

Posted by November 23rd 2023

Upholstery cleaning isn’t something you would immediately add into their spring cleaning itinerary but keeping carpets and couches fresh all year round could be the way to go. Upholstery cleaners, also known as spot cleaners, …


Average grocery bill Australia

What is the average grocery bill?

Posted by February 23rd 2024

Buying groceries is one of our biggest living expenses after housing costs, so it makes ‘cents’ Aussies look to reduce their grocery bills whenever possible. For that, it’s important to know exactly what we’re spending …


Good vacuum cleaners for pet hair

Pet Hair Vacuum Cleaner Buying Guide

Posted by November 23rd 2023

We all know how tough your beloved pooch’s hair is to get out of the living room rug. If your vacuum cleaner just doesn’t cut it, then these vacuums might.


Air con hepa filter

HEPA Filter Air Conditioners

Posted by September 6th 2023

What is a HEPA filter? And will it benefit me? HEPA filters can help keep the air in your home cleaner year round offering a number of benefits. Whether you’re installing a brand new unit …


how to clean your washing machine

How to clean a washing machine

Posted by September 14th 2023

Who cleans the cleaner? Washing machine cleaners cost under $10 and can help keep your washing machine performing well. Find out more at Canstar Blue.


air purifier vs dehumidifier

Air Purifier vs Dehumidifier: Which is right for you?

Posted by August 31st 2023

If you’re someone who is susceptible to changes in the season or you want a cleaner environment in your home, choosing to purchase an air treatment appliance could be a great choice for you. Air …


Pasta Maker Buying Guide

Pasta Maker Buying Guide

Posted by October 4th 2023

Fresh hand-made pasta is delicious, but it’s too much of a hassle to make at home. Or is it? Find out more with Canstar Blue’s buying guide for pasta makers.


What you can and can't cook in an air fryer

Air Fryer Cooking Tips: What you can cook in an air fryer

Posted by October 4th 2023

It’s no doubt that air fryers have taken the appliance and cooking worlds by storm. They’re a simple appliance that make preparing meals much easier, but how do you know what you can and can’t …



Best EOFY deals on air fryers 2020

2023 EOFY Air Fryer Deals

Posted by June 27th 2023

Every kitchen ought to have an air fryer. It’s a nifty appliance that provides a healthy alternative for frying our favourite foods like French fries and meat pies, without the grease. What’s not to love? If …


person pouring laundry powder into a front loader washing machine

A Guide to Using Laundry Powder

Posted by September 6th 2023

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.


inside of an oven

How to clean your oven

Posted by June 29th 2023

Cleaning your oven is one of those items on your cleaning list that is often pushed back again and again, only making matters worse when you do get round to it. But it really is …


LG Washing Machine Brand Guide

A Guide to Heat Pump Dryers

Posted by June 29th 2023

Heat pump dryers are often name-dropped as the best appliance for drying your clothes. So how energy-efficient are they?


Best pizza ovens for homemade pizza

Pizza Oven Buying Guide

Posted by July 4th 2023

Want to make perfect pizza at home? It could be easier than you think – you just need to install a pizza oven!


Cheap Vacuum Cleaners Buying Guide

Cheap Vacuum Cleaners

Posted by June 21st 2023

The cheapest vacuum cleaner can be found for under $30, but will they really do the job? Compare cheap vacuum cleaners at Canstar Blue.


Best Heated Throws & Blankets 2021

Heated Throw Blanket Buying Guide

Posted by June 9th 2023

If a heater isn’t quite doing it for you this winter, your next best option just might be a heated throw. They’re a great option to keep you warm up on the couch or in …