Before You Buy That Appliance

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Television Buying Guide

How to buy a television Home comfort | Appliance wattage advisor | Television buying guide What to consider before you buy a television Purpose Televisions may be categorized by the size of their screen, and the display technology they were built with. These factors.

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LED Bulb Buying Guide

How to buy an LED Bulb Lighting | Appliance wattage advisor | LED bulb buying guide What to consider before you buy an LED bulb Purpose These sort of bulbs are composed of a number of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) all enclosed together to produce a bright white light. See our article on Energy Efficient Light Bulbs for

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Standing Fan Buying Guide

How to buy a standing fan Home comfort | Appliance wattage advisor | Standing fan buying guide What to consider before you buy a standing fan Purpose Standing fans are popular for their portability. Unlike ceiling fans, standing fans can be moved around easily.

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Water Dispenser Buying Guide

How to buy a water dispenser Kitchen & dining | Appliance wattage advisor | Water dispenser buying guide What to consider before you buy a water dispenser While the fridge is used to keep food items cool, the electric water dispenser is used to keep water cool and or hot. The two components responsible for these op

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Deep Fryer Buying Guide

How to buy a deep fryer Kitchen & dining | Appliance wattage advisor | Deep fryer buying guide What to consider before you buy a deep fryer Purpose Deep fryers are used to fry food at high temperatures to give them a crispy texture. They come in two major types:

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Electric Kettle Buying Guide

How to buy an electric kettle Kitchen & dining | Appliance wattage advisor | Electric kettle buying guide What to consider before you buy an electric kettle Purpose Electric kettles are available in different capacities, ranging from 1 litre to over 5 litres. Naturally, the weight or amount of water to be heated wi

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Hot plate Buying Guide

How to buy a hotplate Kitchen & dining | Appliance wattage advisor | Hotplate buying guide What to consider before you buy a hot plate Purpose Hotplates are used in place of cookers. They use electrical energy to heat up metal plates. It is from these plates that food is cooked. Hotplates are available in different

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Blender Buying Guide

What to consider before you buy a blender. The type of blender you buy should depend on the purpose you want the blender to serve.

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Inverter Buying Guide

The first thing you need to understand is how to size an inverter. OurĀ Inverter buying guide will teach you that and all you need to know before you buy and inverter.

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Generator Buying Guide

To select the genset most suitable for your needs, it is important to list the appliances you need to be powered by the generator, and determine their total energy consumption, which sums up the wattage and the usage of these appliances.

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Water Heater Buying Guide

The average use of hot water in a household is around 45 gallons per day, to lower the electricity usage you can lower your hot water use.

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Air Conditioner Buying Guide

What you should consider before you buy an air conditioner. How big is the room you need an air conditioner (AC) for? In the air conditioner buying guide, this is the most vital question.

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Ceiling Fan Buying Guide

In the ceiling fan buying guide, we look at what to consider before you buy a ceiling fan. The length of the blades is a good way to determine the wattage and effectiveness of the fan.

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Washing Machine Buying Guide

Washing machine buying guide: Older top loader washing machines generally use more water and energy, this is why more modern and energy efficient designs are front loaders.

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Iron Buying Guide

To save energy you can avoid ironing most clothes if you hang them or fold them right after they have been dried in a drying machine.

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Coffee Maker Buying Guide

Coffee makers are energy efficient, you can save some energy by brewing a larger amount of coffee and storing it in a vacuum flask or Thermos, instead of making single cups throughout the day.

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