CHOICE - Laundry and cleaning and trusted reviews, tests and investigations of laundry appliances and cleaning products for your home from CHOICE Australia. Copyright 2014, 24 Nov 2014 20:22:35 GMTHouseholdStick vacuum cleaner reviews

These stick vacuums are handy around the home, and most separate into a handheld vac as well.

Laundry and cleaningTue, 21 Oct 2014 11:37:00 GMT
Bissell Vac & Steam review

We put this combined vacuum and steam mop through its paces on a hard floor, to see if it will save you time and money.

Laundry and cleaningFri, 26 Sep 2014 05:00:00 GMT
Clothes dryer reviews

Find out which are the best-performing clothes dryers, among models from Simpson, Fisher & Paykel, Electrolux, Whirlpool and Haier.

Laundry and cleaningThu, 14 Aug 2014 08:33:00 GMT
Vacuum cleaner reviews

Our tests reveal which newly tested vacuums – including models from Dyson, Electrolux and Vax – are best at picking up dirt and pet hair.

Laundry and cleaningWed, 09 Jul 2014 16:20:00 GMT
Washer dryer reviews

A washer and dryer machine is the ultimate laundry convenience — we've put some to the test.

Laundry and cleaningThu, 03 Jul 2014 17:20:00 GMT
Laundry detergent reviews

CHOICE compares the top-selling laundry powders and liquid detergents for both top- and front loaders - 57 in all - to find the best at removing stains.

Laundry and cleaningMon, 19 May 2014 17:08:00 GMT
Robot vacuum cleaner reviews

Compare robotic vacuum cleaners from top brands including iRobot, LG, Samsung and Hoover to find the best one for you.

Laundry and cleaningMon, 17 Mar 2014 17:37:00 GMT
Sabco RoboSweep first look

If you’d love a robot vacuum that’ll clean up for you but don’t want to fork out the big bucks then you may want to consider the Sabco RoboSweep.

Laundry and cleaningWed, 12 Feb 2014 09:50:00 GMT
Garment steamer reviews

The latest garment steamers are put through their paces, including models from Conair, Kambrook, Jiffy and Homemaker.

Laundry and cleaningWed, 05 Feb 2014 10:23:00 GMT
Steam station reviews

Steam stations generate a lot of steam so you can effortlessly iron out the wrinkles in your clothes.

Laundry and cleaningWed, 05 Feb 2014 09:30:00 GMT
Steam mop reviews

Test results for 25 steam mops, including 12 newly tested models, priced from $49 to $349.

Laundry and cleaningThu, 16 Jan 2014 16:52:00 GMT
Mosquito repellents review

We test 15 mozzie repellents to determine their effectiveness and whether or not they meet their claims. The recommended products provide the best protection against mozzie bites.

Laundry and cleaningWed, 06 Nov 2013 11:30:00 GMT
Bathroom cleaners

We test more than 20 bathroom cleaners that claim to remove soap scum, and compare them to four popular bleach-based cleaners and two green options, as well as the alternative bicarb and vinegar method.

Laundry and cleaningFri, 16 Aug 2013 14:32:00 GMT
Sticky lint rollers Lint Rollers.aspx

Two CHOICE staffers and pet owners test the Schticky, Sticky Buddy and other silicone rollers.

Laundry and cleaningTue, 02 Jul 2013 15:33:00 GMT
Vileda Virobi Robot Mop first look

A robot sweeper for $50 that keeps your floor clean while you sit back and relax - sound too good to be true?

Laundry and cleaningFri, 14 Jun 2013 12:22:00 GMT
Aldi Lumina Signature DV6288 vacuum cleaner - first look

We take an early look at Aldi's latest barrel vacuum cleaner.

Laundry and cleaningMon, 03 Jun 2013 14:25:00 GMT
Caring for clothes, shoes and accessories

Australian households spend thousands of dollars a year on clothing, shoes and accessories. So how should you take care of your investments?

Laundry and cleaningTue, 06 Nov 2012 12:12:00 GMT
Getting rid of mould

Reducing moisture, not expensive mould removal products, is the key to preventing household mould.

Laundry and cleaningMon, 06 Aug 2012 10:05:00 GMT
ALDI steam iron first look

We've got in early to take a sneak peek at the latest ALDI iron, the Lumina Signature, available from 12th July.

Laundry and cleaningWed, 25 Jul 2012 13:56:00 GMT
Absurd whitegoods features

Often the special functions on your washing machine and dryer are just marketing hype.

Laundry and cleaningWed, 13 Jun 2012 15:16:00 GMT
Asko Drying Cabinet first look

Many items in today’s wash are not suitable for tumble dryers. This is where the Asko Drying Cabinet DC7573 comes in.

Laundry and cleaningTue, 17 Jan 2012 10:09:00 GMT
Country of origin

CHOICE lists country of origin on whitegoods and appliances and other non-food products due to our members' wishes.

Laundry and cleaningWed, 11 Jan 2012 14:46:00 GMT
Expensive vacuum cleaner reviews

CHOICE reveals which expensive vacuum cleaners earn their keep, and whether it's necessary to spend up to $1000 on a model.

Laundry and cleaningThu, 24 Nov 2011 16:48:00 GMT
Philips PerfectCare Iron first look

This no-fuss iron comes out ahead of most of the conventional irons tested by CHOICE, but it has an expensive price tag.

Laundry and cleaningMon, 10 Oct 2011 14:56:00 GMT
OMO Pods first look

CHOICE finds out whether these water soluble pods are any different to a standard liquid detergent.

Laundry and cleaningThu, 06 Oct 2011 16:19:00 GMT
Laundry powders vs liquids review

We compare laundry detergent concentrates to find out which perform better, give the best value for money and are better for our environment.

Laundry and cleaningFri, 15 Jul 2011 10:54:00 GMT
Low-cost vacuum cleaner reviews

Our test reveals some good, affordable choices and one model in particular that would hold its own against vacuums costing twice as much.

Laundry and cleaningThu, 14 Jul 2011 10:11:00 GMT
Dyson DC35 MultiFloor Stick Vac First Look

Dyson's latest stick vac is a top performer, but it has a price tag to match.

Laundry and cleaningTue, 01 Mar 2011 14:36:00 GMT
Black & Decker Dustbuster Flexi first look

The Dustbuster Flexi easily and effectively tackles spot vacuuming tasks.

Laundry and cleaningTue, 16 Nov 2010 16:11:00 GMT
Samsung Navibot robot first look

Easy to use and clever at navigating around rooms, the NaviBot is still no replacement for a traditional vacuum cleaner.

Laundry and cleaningFri, 29 Oct 2010 17:33:00 GMT
What you need to know about washing machines

Martha Psiroukis reveals the surprising truth about efficiency ratings, temperature, detergent amounts and fabric softener.

Laundry and cleaningFri, 08 Oct 2010 15:40:00 GMT
Microfibre cloth reviews

Microfibre cloths minimise the need for chemical cleaners, so they're good for the environment and the hip pocket.

Laundry and cleaningFri, 11 Dec 2009 14:04:00 GMT
Carpet spot cleaner reviews

We put the carpet spot cleaners to the test on two different types of cream-coloured carpet: nylon cut pile and wool sisal.

Laundry and cleaningTue, 25 Sep 2007 10:18:00 GMT
Carpet cleaning options guide

While you're more likely to wait until your carpets are covered in muddy paw prints before hiring a carpet cleaner, having your carpets cleaned at least once a year should prolong their life.

Laundry and cleaningTue, 10 Apr 2007 10:24:00 GMT