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    Warm up to winter

    From heating your home to staying healthy, find out how you can save costs and stay comfortable this winter.

Heating your home

Keeping healthy

  • How to buy the best cough, cold and flu treatments

    Some remedies work better than others, depending on your symptoms and their ingredients.
  • What you need to know about flu shots

    Getting a flu shot may help ensure you're not one of the many thousands of people laid low by influenza this year.
  • Throat lozenges

    Do throat lozenges really relieve sore throats and cold symptoms, or is it just marketing spin?
  • Tissue reviews

    Our lab tests will tell you which tissue is the most effective through softness, absorption, puncture and wet tear strength.
  • Vitamin D deficiency

    If there are so few symptoms of a vitamin D deficiency, how can we know if we’re getting enough?
  • Zinc acetate shortens the common cold

    Tuesday 12 July | Study finds zinc lozenges can help stop sniffles sooner, reducing the duration of the common cold by almost three days.
  • How to get rid of mould

    How to clean mould yourself, and when you should call the pros.

Winter comfort

  • How to buy the best electric blanket

    If you're in need of a cosy night's sleep an electric blanket might be just what you need.
  • Clothes dryer reviews

    See which dryers are high flyers – we test top models from Bosch, Electrolux, Fisher & Paykel, LG, Simpson, Miele and more.
  • Find the best TV streaming service

    What you need to know about plans, data, internet speeds and how to access platforms like Netflix and Stan.
  • How to buy the best hot water system

    Don't wait until your old tank burns out – plan your next purchase now.
  • Do you need a dehumidifier?

    If you've got damp air in your house, a dehumidifier could be the answer. Here's how to find the best for your home and budget.
  • How to find the best clothes dryer

    Are you a budding dryer buyer? We show you how to choose the right one for your needs.
  • How to buy the best TV

    Whether you want Netflix's latest streaming shows, the footy in HD sports or even a movie blockbuster on a 4K Blu-ray, here's how to find the right TV for you.

Food & kitchen

Winter travel

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