Home & Garden Brands

OZtrail Tents Review & Guide

Posted by June 15th 2018

From overnight fishing trips to long beach getaways, OZtrail has a variety of outdoor essentials to suit your perfect wilderness adventure. The brand offers a range of tents in a variety of styles and colours. Some of these include dome tents, camper trailer tents, ensuite...


Coleman Tents Review & Guide

Posted by June 15th 2018

From beginners to experts, Coleman has plenty of outdoor essentials to help you survive your next wild adventure. Most of Coleman’s tents are said to be ideal for tropical climates, with some tents designed with darkroom technology to block out sunlight and limit how hot...


Kmart Tents Review & Guide

Posted by May 21st 2018

Grab your outdoor gear and get back to basics with Kmart’s camping collection. Whether you’re heading out to a musical festival or creating a mini camping experience in the backyard with the kids, picking the right tent is essential. Kmart offers a range of affordable...


Kmart Pillows Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

Waking up with a stiff neck and a sore back isn’t a great start to the day. Luckily, Kmart has a range of memory foam pillows as part of its ‘Kmart Homemaker’ range to offer support while you sleep. Other types of styles include latex...


Target Pillows Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

Do you sleep in a fetal position with your knees pressed into your body? Or do you wake up face down with your arms sprawled wildly across the bed? Finding the best pillow for your sleeping position can be difficult. But Target’s bedding range attempts...


Tontine Pillows Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

Tontine has been one of the biggest bedding brands in Australia for more than 60 years. It’s especially well-known for its cotton and polyester pillows, as well as its polyester quilts. Some of the company’s other products include toppers and underlays, plus mattress protectors and...


IKEA Pillows Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

From its modular sofas to Swedish meatballs, IKEA is a firm favourite for many Aussies when it comes to furniture and bedding goods. The store offers a wide selection of products such as chaise lounges, fitted wardrobes, benchtops, mobile and tablet accessories, gazebos and pots...


Bambillo 8in1 Pillow Review

Posted by April 4th 2018

With so many brands on the market vying to help you get a good night’s sleep, shopping for the perfect pillow can be tiring. But Bambillo has narrowed the field with its 8in1 Pillow. Some of the features of the product include antibacterial and antimicrobial...


Dunlopillo Pillows Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

Dunlopillo is one of the most recognisable pillow brands in the world. Specialising in high-end latex and memory foam products, its pillows have a premium price tag, typically ranging between $100 and $300. Most of the products have a 10-year warranty, while some have a...


ALDI Bedding Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

ALDI is recognised around the world for its big savings and surprising range of products. As part of its bedroom range, the discount supermarket chain has exclusive offers on a variety of pillows, apparently designed to provide maximum support and comfort. But these are usually...


Sheridan Pillows Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

Sheridan is one of the most well-known linen brands in Australia. It offers a range of products including rugs, lanterns, bathrobes, ottomans, terrariums and loungewear. There are also plenty of specific items for children, such as play mats and sleep bags. Sheridan’s wide selection of goods...


Adairs Pillows Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

From quilts and mattresses, to mirrors and bathrobes, Adairs offers a wide range of products to help set the mood for a good night’s sleep. The different collections are available across the company’s various stores – Adairs Homemaker, Adairs Kids, Adairs Outlet and Urban Home...


Pillow Talk Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

Want to enjoy a comfortable night’s sleep without tossing and turning over the dread of waking up to a deflated pillow drenched in sweat during the warmer months? Finding the right pillow can be really difficult. But depending on your sleeping position, the type of...


SleepMaker Mattress Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

Given that we spend a good chunk of our life sleeping, it would be wise to invest in a mattress that helps us get the most out of our time in bed. Founded in Australia in the 1930s, SleepMaker aims to produce quality products with...


A.H. Beard Mattress Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

Everyone wants a comfortable sleep, but if you’re up tossing and turning all night, then it could be time to invest in a well-designed mattress that will match your individual sleeping needs. The A.H. Beard brand is stated to span four generations of family and...


IKEA Mattress Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

According to IKEA, “sleep is too important to be treated lightly”, so choosing the right mattress should take some time. IKEA has value at the heart of its business, selling all mattresses for under $1,000, with a 25-year guarantee giving you a peace of mind....


Tempur Mattress Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

Tempur boasts its start with NASA in the 1970s providing cushion and support for astronauts. It now has a wide range of mattresses that are claimed to provide weight distribution and pressure relief, leaving you feeling weightless just like in space. Since mattresses are a...


King Koil Mattress Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

If you’ve been tossing and turning at night, it might be time to replace your old mattress. King Koil by A.H. Beard is a leading bedding brand, boasted for its chiropractor approved mattresses. While it’s an American brand, it’s stated to employ Australians and New...


Slumberland Mattress Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

The limitless choice of mattresses on the market makes finding the right mattress for you a little overwhelming. With that in mind, we bring you a guide on Slumberland mattresses and outline all the specs and features of the range to help with the decision....


Comfort Sleep Mattress Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

Finding the right mattress is not an easy task – but you shouldn’t be losing sleep over it. Comfort Sleep is family-owned, operating locally for over 30 years. It has become one of the major bedding distributors in Australia. You may have slept on a...


Sealy Mattress Review & Guide

Posted by April 4th 2018

A well-designed mattress can certainly mean the difference between a good night’s sleep and a restless night. If you’re sleeping on an old mattress with springs leaping out left, right and centre, then you may like to consider investing in a new one. Sealy is...


Ozito: Cheap lawn mowers that pack a punch

Posted by April 4th 2018

If you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, you’ll realise that Masters Hardware has closed its doors. Read: Bunnings Warehouse smashes it out of the park when it comes to big-box hardware. They specialise in all things ‘DIY’ and ‘Home improvement’ – and lawn...


Bosch: Impressive electric lawn mowers

Posted by April 4th 2018

The Aussie tradition of getting out on a Sunday morning to mow the lawn and annoy the neighbours is a pastime passed down through many generations. You’ve probably got memories of helping your parents mow the lawn with a noisy, smelly old lawn mower that...


Ryobi lawn mowers: What can you get for your money?

Posted by April 4th 2018

If you’re in the market for a new lawn mower, a Google search presents a dizzying array of choices, information and jargon that you’re going to have to wrap your head around. Fortunately, Ryobi lawn mowers have helped make this a little bit easier with...


Why a Rover lawn mower could be your new best friend

Posted by April 4th 2018

If you ever used to play red rover – or British Bulldog – at school, then you’ll know how good running on freshly-manicured grass felt, much to the groundsman’s ire. Chances are you were running on grass mowed by a Rover mower. Rover has a...


Give your lawn a haircut with Masport lawn mowers

Posted by April 4th 2018

Home ownership is still a dream for many Australians. A house to call home – something that’s all yours, perched on a half or quarter acre block. That’s the dream, right? Until you look out to the lawn on a Sunday morning and realise it...


Honda lawn mowers: Reliable, powerful

Posted by April 4th 2018

Honda is more than just that 20-year-old Civic your neighbour drives with a loud muffler every morning. They make a variety of things as long as they have an engine inside, from motorbikes to leaf blowers and yes – lawn mowers. Most people recognise Honda...


Victa lawn mowers: Cut grass with an Aussie icon

Posted by April 4th 2018

Victa Mowers are as fair-dinkum, true-blue and dinky-di as any other Australian staple. From Vegemite to the meat pie, Holden cars and Milton mangoes, Victa is “Aussie as anything”. Victa revolutionised the lawn mower into how we know it today – a “pushcart” style that...


Masport BBQs Review

Posted by April 4th 2018

You may know the company best for its lawn mowers and other outdoor equipment, but Masport also produces an extensive range of barbecues for you to enjoy after the hard work is done. Whether you’re looking for a standout backyard BBQ or a compact BBQ...


Everdure BBQs Review

Posted by April 4th 2018

Everdure offers a number of products from heaters to kitchens and BBQs. Its BBQ range covers the full spectrum, producing portable BBQs as well as built-in outdoor kitchens. We review all the specs and features of each model to provide you with an insight of...


Jumbuck BBQs Review

Posted by April 4th 2018

Jumbuck covers outdoor heating products, BBQ accessories and BBQs themselves, intending to bring barbecuing back to basics. Coming in a number of shapes and sizes, the Jumbuck BBQ range aims to fit right into any backyard, balcony or outdoor area. Jumbuck divides its BBQs by...


BeefEater BBQs Review

Posted by April 4th 2018

BeefEater has an extensive range of barbecues for all the meat lovers, from its Signature models to its portable BUGG barbecues. It aims to provide functional yet stylish designs along with durability. Let’s explore all that BeefEater has to offer by diving into the specs...


Weber BBQs Review

Posted by April 4th 2018

The Weber brand is renowned for its extensive range of BBQs, from compact to in-built models. When looking for the right BBQ for you, there are many aspects to consider. Currently, Weber produces three ranges – the Weber Q, Weber Charcoal and Weber Premium Gas...


Matador BBQs Review

Posted by April 4th 2018

Matador is a well-regarded brand among Australian consumers for its BBQs and outdoor kitchens. With BBQs being an essential part of an Aussie lifestyle, Matador aims to provide both quality features and designer looks. Ranging from two to six burners, Matador packs a number of...


Barbeques Galore Beefmaster Review

Posted by April 4th 2018

Barbeques Galore promises everything to get your barbecue on, no matter what kind of grill you go for. The company’s own label barbecues keep things simple – but do they hit the spot? Find out with this Canstar Blue review of Beefmaster barbecues. The Barbeques Galore...


Gasmate Barbecues Review

Posted by April 4th 2018

A major Australian-grown brand of barbecues, Gasmate covers not just your traditional ‘barbie’ but all kinds of grills for all kinds of cooking in the great outdoors. Gasmate covers barbecues, but also a number of other camping and outdoors needs, including outdoor heating. The Gasmate barbecue...


Is a Toro mower the bull you need for your lawn?

Posted by April 4th 2018

Whether you live on a small suburban block close to the city, or on acreage in a regional area, Toro likely has a lawn mower for you. Based in the US, Toro has been around for more than 100 years, including about 90 years in...


Review of Earth Choice cleaning products

Posted by April 4th 2018

A brand from Nature’s Organics, Earth Choice has taken off with a wide range of eco-friendly and affordable home cleaning products, found in major supermarkets and local retailers. The full product range uses plant and mineral based ingredients and is accredited as cruelty free by...


Review of Windex cleaning products

Posted by April 4th 2018

An SC Johnson brand, Windex was first established back in 1933 and claims to leave a perfect streak-free shine. From an eco-angle, Windex bottles are made from 50% post-consumer recycled material and are fully recyclable. Windex’s mantra is ‘Don’t stand for dirty’, so let’s see...


Review of White King cleaning products

Posted by April 4th 2018

Established in the 1950s, White King is Australian owned and made. It’s a brand owned by the Pental Company, which aims to deliver quality and value in all of its products. White King is known as Australia’s iconic household cleaning brand that first began as...


Review of Harpic cleaning products

Posted by April 4th 2018

A cleaning brand owned by Reckitt Benckiser, Harpic is recognised in almost 50 countries across the globe. It offers a full range of liquid toilet bowl cleaners, toilet bowl blocks and cistern blocks, as well as wipes. Canstar Blue runs you through the product line...


Review of Dettol cleaning products

Posted by April 4th 2018

Dettol is a well-known brand for germ protection and was established over 80 years ago. Dettol was first spotted in UK hospitals, with a mission to prevent the spread of germs and now also offers a variety of products for everyday families. Let’s see how...


Review of Ajax cleaning products

Posted by April 4th 2018

Ajax is a cleaning brand owned by the Colgate-Palmolive company. It offers a full line of bathroom and kitchen cleaners, as well as multipurpose sprays and wipes. Let’s look into the range to see if Ajax has a cleaning product for your next buy. Ajax bathroom...


Review of Domestos cleaning products

Posted by April 4th 2018

Established in 1929, Domestos is a cleaning brand owned by Unilever, with a mission to help everyone have a clean and safe toilet. Its household cleaning range contains bleach and claims to be a hospital grade disinfectant. Let’s look into Domestos to see how it...


Review of Mr Muscle cleaning products

Posted by April 4th 2018

Mr Muscle is a cleaning brand owned by the SC Johnson Company and aims to do whatever it takes to make tough cleaning as easy as possible. It produces several cleaning products from multipurpose sprays to drain cleaners. From an environmental perspective, Mr Muscle states that...


Review of Jif cleaning products

Posted by April 4th 2018

Now owned by Unliver, Jif was launched in 1969 and has become one of the most recognisable cleaning brands in the world. It is sold under various names across the globe, including Cif and Vim, depending in which country you purchase it in, but most...


Review of Finish dishwashing detergents

Posted by April 4th 2018

Finish is a leading brand of dishwashing detergents. It was established in the U.S. in 1953 and came to our Australian shores just over a decade later. Finish has had a few industry firsts throughout its lifetime, including the first biological powder and first dual...


Review of Easy-Off cleaning products

Posted by April 4th 2018

Easy-Off Bam is a brand under Reckitt Benckiser, a global leader in health, hygiene and home products. Easy-Off Bam products range from cleaning sprays to mould and lime scale removers. Let’s look into its range to see what it offers for your cleaning needs. Easy-Off Bathroom...


Review of OzKleen cleaning products

Posted by April 4th 2018

Ozkleen is proudly Australian, manufacturing all its products in Queensland since the company was founded in 1995. OzKleen aims to create products that help people save time and effort, while also trying to keep them eco-friendly, free from chlorine, ammonia and phosphates. Let’s look into the...


Review of Pine O Cleen cleaning products

Posted by April 4th 2018

A leading name for hygiene cleaners in Australia, Pine O Cleen started up in Melbourne in the 1930s. The brand now belongs to Reckitt Benckiser, a global manufacturer of household and healthcare products aiming to bring innovation and quality to consumers. Let’s look into the...


Review of Orange Power cleaning products

Posted by April 4th 2018

Orange Power is Australian made and owned, and endorsed by Planet Ark Environmental Foundation, an Australian not-for-profit organisation. It began its journey after discovering a use for orange oil from discarded peels in cleaning products. It’s aimed to offer products with orange oil for a...


Review of Palmolive dishwashing detergents

Posted by April 4th 2018

Palmolive is a soap company that has been around since 1898 and is now a brand under the Colgate-Palmolive Company. While it may be best known for its body cleaning products, Palmolive also produces cleaning products for your dishes. Colgate-Palmolive claims to be committed to providing...


Review of Morning Fresh dishwashing detergents

Posted by April 4th 2018

Morning Fresh has been cleaning Aussie dishes since 1980. It aims to produce products that have you spend less time scrubbing and more time doing things you love. The Morning Fresh product range includes both dishwashing and dishwasher detergents. For the eco-friendly of us, all Morning...


Review of Fairy dishwashing detergents

Posted by April 4th 2018

Fairy has been filling sinks with its cleaning products since 1898. Fairy is a brand that aims to put family first and strives to create products that allow for a quick and easy experience so that families can continue to enjoy their time together. Its...


Review of ecostore dishwashing detergents

Posted by April 4th 2018

Ecostore began its journey in 1993 in New Zealand. It was founded with the aim to develop products under a ‘health first philosophy’ and with a commitment to making products that work just as well as other brands. Being environmentally friendly is said to be one...


Review of Woolworths cleaning products

Posted by April 4th 2018

Woolworths has two lines for everyday household products, including the Woolworths Select range and its Homebrand range. Woolworths aims to give great value for money with its products and while they are certainly cheaper than most brand names, are they living up to cleaning expectations?...


Review of Coles cleaning products

Posted by April 4th 2018

As one of the leading supermarket chains in Australia, Coles stocks most big name brands, but also has its own private label range of cleaning products. Prices may be cheap, but is the quality there? Canstar Blue takes a look at Coles cleaning products. Coles Dishwashing...


Review of ALDI cleaning products

Posted by April 4th 2018

ALDI first opened in Australia in 2001 and has become a favourite for many Aussies across the country. With a mission to provide high quality products at low prices, the discount supermarket chain says it aims to use suppliers that meet Australian quality assurance standards,...


Review of Coles laundry powder and liquid

Posted by April 4th 2018

Looking for a laundry detergent that delivers on value for your money? Check out our guide to Coles laundry detergent and liquid. The Coles laundry powder and liquid range aims to deliver value and quality for Aussie families. Its full range is suitable for all machine...


Review of Cold Power laundry detergents

Posted by April 4th 2018

Aiming to deliver outstanding cold water results, Cold Power is one of the most recognised laundry detergent brands in Australia. But how does it really stack up? Canstar Blue reviews Cold Power laundry powders and liquids. Cold Power formula is said to be specifically developed for...


Review of Surf laundry powder and liquid

Posted by April 4th 2018

Are you after a fresh and floral scent for your next wash? Surf through our guide to see the range of fragrances that the brand offers. The surf laundry product range focuses on different types of scents to create lasting freshness. A focus on scent has...


Review of Radiant laundry detergents

Posted by April 4th 2018

Want your clothes to stay ‘Radiant’? Check out our guide to the laundry detergent brand that focuses on keeping clothes as vibrant as possible. Does it live up to the hype? Radiant laundry detergents are said to be designed with Colour Guard technology that aims to...


Review of Biozet Attack laundry powder and liquid

Posted by April 4th 2018

If dirty, stained clothes and fabrics make you angry, you might be drawn to the somewhat aggressively-named ‘Biozet Attack’ laundry detergent. But does this range of laundry powders and liquids live up to its name? Canstar Blue reviews Biozet Attack laundry detergents. While Biozet Attack doesn’t...


Review of OMO laundry powder and liquid

Posted by April 4th 2018

Where dirt is considered to be good, OMO aims to provide stain-busting laundry detergents for those messy stains. Find out everything you could want to know about OMO laundry powders and liquids in this Canstar Blue review. OMO seems to be a generally trusted laundry detergent...


Review of Fab laundry powder and liquid

Posted by April 4th 2018

Want your clothes to smell Fab? Check out our guide to the laundry brand that focuses on fresh fragrance for your fabric. Find out more at Canstar Blue. The Fab laundry product range is based on different types of scents to leave clothes smelling bright and...


Review of ALDI laundry powder and liquid

Posted by March 21st 2018

ALDI continues to rise high in popularity among consumers thanks to its record of providing good-value products without compromising on quality. But with so many different players in the laundry detergent game, what makes this outside competitor so successful? Find out with Canstar Blue’s review...


Review of Earth Choice laundry detergent

Posted by March 21st 2018

“Environmentally friendly” is a label often stereotyped as a thing for tree-huggers who really don’t mind a bit of dirt – not quite the image you might associate with effective home cleaning products. Earth Choice takes that stereotype and dissolves it, just like it does...