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Cool Tech From IFA 2016

washing-machine-home-appliances

The IFA Trade Show was held in Berlin this year, and as usual, this annual exhibition of global innovations in home appliances did not disappoint. Among some of the most impressive inventions to be displayed this year was the latest range of domestic washers and dryers. As some of the most used appliances in our… Keep Reading

Upcoming Trends In The Global Lighting Market

LED and incandescent bulbs

Market research experts Technavio recently released a report on what they predict to be the four upcoming trends in the lighting market. Their main findings reported an increase in the entire lighting market for both domestic and commercial thanks to our ever growing urban landscape, as well as some interesting findings that might interest homeowners…. Keep Reading

Electrical Product Recalls – Are You At Risk?

Electrical Product Recalls

An increase in the rate of electrical product recalls this previous year has highlighted the serious need for consumers to stay on top of potential dangers in their home. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released results from the 2015 – 2016 report which show some serious concerns for the quality of electrical… Keep Reading

Why Adequate Underfloor Ventilation is A Must in Your Home

Mould from no underfloor ventilation

For a homeowner, the only areas of their house where they consider adequate ventilation to be a concern is with their roof and windows. However, the area under our homes is just as at risk for moisture build up, causing a range of structural and other issues. While many homes are built with underfloor ventilation… Keep Reading

Google Home and Smart Homes of the Future

Google Home Automation

With ‘smart homes’ being a hot topic in 2016, it makes sense that Google would throw its hat into the ring for the next must-have home automation device. Google Home is the company’s response to the now widely popular Amazon Echo, a wireless speaker which allows you to control certain functions at home with simple… Keep Reading