Choosing a microwave

Choosing a microwave

Since their initial launch in the late 1960s microwaves have become ubiquitous. I remember seeing one for the first time in the late 1980s in my Grannie’s house as she couldn’t believe it had cooked something in two minutes as my Granda stood grinning ear to ear. Before that, cooking your food with instead of nuking it with radiation was the only way to cook. Today I doubt many people don’t’ have a microwave, due to their convenience. If you’ve got an old microwave sitting in your corner and want to upgrade, you don‘t have to lump for the cheapest model out. In this blog, we’ll look at some of the features available to help you find the right oven for you.

Read More

Choosing an electric blanket

Choosing an electric blanket

Everyone has had the experience of going into a bed that is far too cold and feeling like you have actually jumped into an ice bucket. This feeling can be consigned to history with the purchase of an electric blanket. In this blog we’ll look at the main types and what to expect when looking to buy one.

Read More

Choosing a coffee machine

Choosing a coffee machine

People love coffee. In the UK we drink around 55 million cups a day and with every cup needing 42 beans that is a lot of beans that have to be grown and harvested. Instant coffee used to be the main way coffee was consumed in the UK, but ground coffee or roasted beans have enjoyed a surge in sales in recent years. With this in mind, we’re going to look at coffee machines and what you should be looking for when buying one. Read More