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Cordless phone glossary

If you're buying a cordless phone, it can't hurt to know what it does. We've compiled a glossary of the most important cordless phone terms and features.

Buying a cordless phone

Cordless phones are almost an essential household item. While earlier technology suffered from call quality issues, cordless phones now provide more than adequate sound quality at a decent range.

Air conditioners glossary

What is a condenser? How do thermostats work? What does an inverter do? We'll answer all of these air conditioning questions for you.

Air conditioners FAQ

When you're looking at buying an air conditioner, lots of little questions pop up. We've answered a few of the main puzzles with buying an air conditioner here.

Air conditioners shopping checklist

If you're buying an air conditioner there are some important factors that should dictate the size and type of unit that you purchase. Here are the considerations that are most important to think about when buying an air conditioner.

Buying an air conditioner

There are so many different types of air conditioners on the market that finding the right one can be confusing. Models range in size, features and price so it's important to know the basic facts and take a few measurements at home before you run out...

Buying guide: Cordless phones

Cordless phones are almost an essential household item. While earlier technology suffered from call quality issues, cordless phones now provide more than adequate sound quality at a decent range.

Buying guide: Electric blankets

If you like to keep warm in bed and you find piling on the extra blankets or using a hot water bottle doesn't keep the winter chill away, you might want to consider buying an electric blanket.

Freezers buying guide

Most refrigerators come equipped with their own freezers. While suitable for storing small-to-medium sized foodstuffs, they usually fail to meet the requirements of an average family household. Instead of being overly selective with the food you keep...

Handheld blenders buying guide

If you've lived your life so far without the aid of a handheld blender, you may not know what you've been missing out on. These handy household devices are capable of performing a number of chopping, blending, grinding, and emulsifying food preparati...

Pressure cookers buying guide

For many of us, our first recollection of a pressure cooker is of a scary pot that rattled, clanged and spluttered on our grandmother's stove. Some of us recall pressure cooker disasters where the lid was lifted too early, and the dinner was sprayed ...

Rangehoods buying guide

Home cooking can be a sticky business – especially when it comes to frying. Every time you cook with oil, fat mixes with steam in the air and covers your walls, ceiling and cupboards in layers of grease. In addition to causing unsightly stains and st...

Fridges

This guide explains how to choose the best fridge for your home.

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I rate the printer as a 5 out of 5 stars as it has been able to fit seamlessly into my busy and mobile lifestyle.

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