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How Often Should You Clean Your Refrigerator Coils

Did you know that refrigerator coils cool and condense the refrigerant? If they become dirty and dusty, they can’t release heat effectively. And that makes the compressor work harder. They aren’t enclosed in a casing so can quickly get a build-up of debris. Making your energy costs higher and causing your fridge to age more quickly. So how often should…

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What Setting Should My Fridge Be On

Keeping foods in the fridge at the right temperature is the best way to avoid food-related illnesses. As well as basic storage tips there are maintenance guidelines you can follow to ensure that your food is properly chilled. Cleaning your hands, surfaces, and produce will reduce the risks of your getting sick. So, what setting should my fridge be on?…

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Induction vs Gas Hob Running Costs

The price we pay for our energy is becoming more important in our everyday lives. In the kitchen particularly, we want our appliances to be quick and cheap to run. Choosing from gas, electric, or induction cooking needs a little research to ensure you’ve got the right oven for you and your budget. See induction vs gas running costs here……

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Cooktop vs Rangetop.
How Bad Is The Gap?

There are many benefits of a great kitchen design. And a full remodel can make your kitchen function efficiently, as well as enhancing the appearance of your home. Choosing your new oven can be overwhelming as there are so many options. This guide will help you determine cooktop vs rangetop. How bad is the gap? See the difference between a…

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Pros and Cons of Double Wall Oven

If you’re planning a new kitchen, you’ll want a new oven! There are so many ovens to choose from that you may feel slightly overwhelmed. This simple guide will advise you on the pros & cons of double wall ovens so that you can establish if they’re the one for you. The Benefits Double ovens offer double the cooking capacity…

Built in Oven vs Freestanding Oven

Looking for a new oven? The choice is vast. And can seem endless. The best way to go about making an informed decision about your purchase is to do a little research. After considering the kitchen space you have, the style of cooking you enjoy, and your budget you can begin. Look at built in ovens vs freestanding ovens here……

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Why It’s Important to Keep Your Fridge Gasket Mould-Free

Keeping your refrigerator mould-free will stop you from becoming ill! By properly maintaining your appliance and setting it at the right temperature you’ll be preventing food waste, and saving a great deal of money. Dirt and spillages can affect the fridge temperature by stopping the cold air from circulating. And mould and bacteria can put you at risk. The inside…

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Fan Assisted or Conventional Oven?

Need a new oven? Convection or conventional? There are so many to choose from that it can be quite overwhelming. You need to start with the basics and discover all the facts so that you choose the right one for you. So, what is the difference between a fan assisted oven and a conventional oven? Read on… A Brief Convection…

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How to Protect Your Cutlery from Rusting in the Dishwasher

Dishwasher safe is often engraved onto the base of plates and glasses, but cutlery is another matter! Most knives and forks actually have high resistance to corrosion and can happily be placed in your appliance. All you need to do is take a little extra care before and after loading. See how to keep silverware from rusting in the dishwasher…

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How Does a Siphon Break Work?

In order to understand what does a siphon break do on a washing machine you need to know what a syphon is! The syphon is the u-shaped upside-down tube that makes the water flow upwards inside your appliance without a pump. In theory, the atmospheric pressure pushes the water up, and gravity pulls the water down.Syphons are used in automatic…

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