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    Microwave reviews

    3 Oct 2014 | How do models with grills compare to conventional microwaves?

  • Dishwasher detergent

    Dishwashing detergent boxes

    8 Sep 2014 | Dishwasher detergent can cost you over $1000 over the life of your dishwasher - make the right choice

  • Freestanding oven reviews

    a stainless steel dual fuel range in a modern kitchen

    5 Sep 2014 | We review seven 90cm wide freestanding electric ovens with gas cooktops, priced between $2000 and $4000.

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Laundry and cleaning

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    Stick vacuum cleaner reviews

    21 Oct 2014 | We test 32 stick vacuums, ranging in price between $59 and $599.

  • Washing machine reviews

    Washing machine door

    30 Sep 2014 | We’ve tested more than 60 washing machines, including models from Bosch, Electrolux, Fisher & Paykel, LG, Miele, Samsung, Simpson and Westinghouse.

  • Bissell Vac & Steam review


    26 Sep 2014 | Vacuum and steam mop at the same time - what? That's got to save a sudsy bucketload of time, right? We find out.

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  • Pool Fences

    Pool fences review and compare

    16 Sep 2014 | Are pool fences safe enough to keep up with changing regulations?

  • Cordless drill reviews

    Cordless drill with nails and tape measure

    2 Jun 2014 | We’ve tested 12 cordless drills priced from $78 to $249, including models from AEG, Bosch, Ryobi and Makita.

  • Pet insurance reviews


    4 Apr 2014 | We review pet insurance and compare 17 pet insurers in Australia to reveal the best.

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Power and energy

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    Your utility rights

    7 Feb 2014 | As utility bills continue to rise, it’s more important than ever to know your rights about disconnection.

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    Water efficiency label

    27 Dec 2013 | Save water and money by choosing water-efficient products.

  • CFL and LED lamps review

    CFL light bulb

    28 Nov 2013 | We've tested 11 LED light bulbs (lamps) and three compact fluorescents, including models from Philips, Sylvania, Verbatim and Crompton.

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Heating and cooling

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    Gas heater buying guide

    5 Aug 2014 | Flued or unflued? Convection or radiant-convection? We explain which gas heater will make your home its toastiest.

  • Electric heater buying guide

    Three pairs of hands being heated over an electric heater

    29 Jul 2014 | Radiant, oil-filled or convection - which type of electric heater is right for your home?

  • Dehumidifier reviews

    Water condensing on blue glass surface

    8 Jul 2014 | Wet weather dampening your home (and your spirits)? A dehumidifier may be the answer.

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Living and bedroom

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    Electric blanket reviews

    16 Jun 2014 | We tested 18 electric blankets in the CHOICE labs, including models from Breville, Kambrook, Sunbeam and more.

  • Sewing machines review


    24 Sep 2013 | A sewing machine can cost anywhere between $100 to a few thousand dollars. So the big question is, how much should you spend to get good performance?

  • Interior paint reviews


    7 Sep 2011 | Our independent test shows several good performers, including three low-odour paints.

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