Tuesday - Nov 21, 2017

Appliances

Appliances

A good kettle makes good tea

A good kettle makes good tea

Kettles are an essential tool in every home, and particularly in households where tea is regularly consumed. But, there is no need to buy the most expensive one, in order to boil water and pour it on your favourite tea. But, there still are some things to consider before buying a lovely kettle for your


EU hoover ban: suck it up!

EU hoover ban: suck it up!

The EU’s ban on high-powered vacuum cleaners won’t take us back to a dusty age. I hate housework. There, I’ve said it. It’s dull. It’s tedious. And I can think of a million other things that are far more exciting. But as almost all aspects of life, it’s a box that needs to be ticked


‘Wash up’ your life

‘Wash up’ your life

Washing machines are one of those household appliances you don’t give a single thought until they break down and you need a new one. The latter happened to me last week and if you belong to that exclusive cycle of people who leave their washing to the very last minute a broken washing machine can

Our pick of the best household irons

Our pick of the best household irons

Ironing… Love it or hate it, it has to be done. Actually, I don’t think anyone actually loves ironing but there are some people out there who find tackling a huge pile of ironing to be deeply therapeutic and whichever side of the fence you stand on, a smooth, lightweight tool will help you get the


Cookers: which to buy?

Cookers: which to buy?

Cookers are one of the most difficult choices to make when comes the time to buy one: how are you supposed to choose between freestanding cooker, integrated ones, induction cooktop, gas ones, electric ones? All the choices you are faced with will make your head spin and bemused, you’ll wander in the alleys of your