CHOICE - Laundry and cleaning http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning.aspxIndependent and trusted reviews, tests and investigations of laundry appliances and cleaning products for your home from CHOICE Australia. Copyright 2014 www.choice.com.auen-au http://www.choice.com.au/img/logo_choice.gif www.choice.com.au http://www.choice.com.auFri, 31 Oct 2014 23:56:31 GMTHouseholdStick vacuum cleaner reviews http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/vacuum-cleaners/stick-vacuum-cleaners-review-and-compare.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningTue, 21 Oct 2014 11:37:00 GMT
Bissell Vac & Steam review http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/floors-and-surfaces/bissell-vac-and-steam-review.aspx

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.

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Laundry and cleaningFri, 26 Sep 2014 05:00:00 GMT
Clothes dryer reviews http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/washing-and-drying/clothes-dryers-review-and-compare.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningThu, 14 Aug 2014 08:33:00 GMT
Vacuum cleaner reviews http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/vacuum-cleaners/mid-priced-vacuum-cleaners-review-and-compare.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningWed, 09 Jul 2014 16:20:00 GMT
Washer dryer reviews http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/washing-and-drying/washer-dryer-review.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningThu, 03 Jul 2014 17:20:00 GMT
Laundry detergent reviews http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/washing-and-drying/laundry-powders-review-and-compare-2012.aspx

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.

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Laundry and cleaningMon, 19 May 2014 17:08:00 GMT
Robot vacuum cleaner reviews http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/vacuum-cleaners/Robot-vacuum-reviews.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningMon, 17 Mar 2014 17:37:00 GMT
Sabco RoboSweep first look http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/floors-and-surfaces/sabco-robosweep-first-look.aspx

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.

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Laundry and cleaningWed, 12 Feb 2014 09:50:00 GMT
Garment steamer reviews http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/ironing/garment-steamers-review-and-compare.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningWed, 05 Feb 2014 10:23:00 GMT
Steam station reviews http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/ironing/steam-stations-review-and-compare.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningWed, 05 Feb 2014 09:30:00 GMT
Steam mop reviews http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/floors-and-surfaces/steam-mops-review-and-compare.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningThu, 16 Jan 2014 16:52:00 GMT
Mosquito repellents review http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/pest-control/mosquito-repellents-review.aspx

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.

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Laundry and cleaningWed, 06 Nov 2013 11:30:00 GMT
Bathroom cleaners http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/floors-and-surfaces/bathroom-cleaners.aspx

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.

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Laundry and cleaningFri, 16 Aug 2013 14:32:00 GMT
Sticky lint rollers http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/floors-and-surfaces/Sticky Lint Rollers.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningTue, 02 Jul 2013 15:33:00 GMT
Vileda Virobi Robot Mop first look http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/vacuum-cleaners/vileda-virobi-robot-mop.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningFri, 14 Jun 2013 12:22:00 GMT
Aldi Lumina Signature DV6288 vacuum cleaner - first look http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/vacuum-cleaners/Aldi-Lumina-Signature-DV-6288-vacuum-cleaner.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningMon, 03 Jun 2013 14:25:00 GMT
Caring for clothes, shoes and accessories http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/washing-and-drying/looking-after-clothes-shoes-and-accessories.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningTue, 06 Nov 2012 12:12:00 GMT
Getting rid of mould http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/floors-and-surfaces/getting-rid-of-mould.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningMon, 06 Aug 2012 10:05:00 GMT
ALDI steam iron first look http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/ironing/aldi-steam-iron-first-look.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningWed, 25 Jul 2012 13:56:00 GMT
Absurd whitegoods features http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/washing-and-drying/washing-machine-features.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningWed, 13 Jun 2012 15:16:00 GMT
Asko Drying Cabinet first look http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/washing-and-drying/asko-drying-cabinet-first-look.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningTue, 17 Jan 2012 10:09:00 GMT
Country of origin http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/washing-and-drying/country-of-origin-manufactured-products.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningWed, 11 Jan 2012 14:46:00 GMT
Expensive vacuum cleaner reviews http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/vacuum-cleaners/expensive-vacuum-cleaners-review-and-compare.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningThu, 24 Nov 2011 16:48:00 GMT
Philips PerfectCare Iron first look http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/ironing/philips-perfectcare-iron-review.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningMon, 10 Oct 2011 14:56:00 GMT
OMO Pods first look http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/washing-and-drying/omo-pods-first-look.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningThu, 06 Oct 2011 16:19:00 GMT
Laundry powders vs liquids review http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/washing-and-drying/laundry-powders-review-and-compare.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningFri, 15 Jul 2011 10:54:00 GMT
Low-cost vacuum cleaner reviews http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/vacuum-cleaners/cheap-vacuum-cleaners-review-and-compare.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningThu, 14 Jul 2011 10:11:00 GMT
Dyson DC35 MultiFloor Stick Vac First Look http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/vacuum-cleaners/dyson-dc35-multifloor-stick-vac.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningTue, 01 Mar 2011 14:36:00 GMT
Black & Decker Dustbuster Flexi first look http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/vacuum-cleaners/black-and-decker-dustbuster-flexi-review.aspx

The Dustbuster Flexi easily and effectively tackles spot vacuuming tasks.

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Laundry and cleaningTue, 16 Nov 2010 16:11:00 GMT
Samsung Navibot robot first look http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/vacuum-cleaners/samsung-navibot-robot-vacuum-cleaner.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningFri, 29 Oct 2010 17:33:00 GMT
What you need to know about washing machines http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/washing-and-drying/video-washing-machines.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningFri, 08 Oct 2010 15:40:00 GMT
Microfibre cloth reviews http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/floors-and-surfaces/microfibre-cloths-review-and-compare.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningFri, 11 Dec 2009 14:04:00 GMT
Carpet spot cleaner reviews http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/floors-and-surfaces/carpet-spot-cleaners-review-and-compare.aspx

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

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Laundry and cleaningTue, 25 Sep 2007 10:18:00 GMT
Carpet cleaning options guide http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/household/laundry-and-cleaning/floors-and-surfaces/carpet-cleaning.aspx

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.

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