Archive for 'Cooling & Heating'

Warming Up & Cooling Down

Warming Up & Cooling Down

Installing an air conditioner isn’t just about making sure you’re covered for the hot summer months. Australia may be the sunburnt country, but we still get chilly in winter. To combat this, we’ve got the skinny on controlling the climate in the home with a reverse cycle unit. This makes for a warm or cool home, without an outrageous power bill rolling in at the end of the season!

Choose Reverse-Cycle

Choosing a reverse cycle air-conditioner over a cooling-only model is ...

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Smart Ways to Shop

Smart Ways to Shop

by Adrian Mitchell

Online Reviews

When it comes to large purchases, whether it’s an appliance or a piece of furniture, it’s always good to do your research.  Whatever the item you’re after, there are usually plenty of reviews online, where previous purchasers report on their own shopping experiences and their time with the product.

One of the most important parts of looking at reviews online, but not quite the easiest, is working out whose reviews to trust. Most reviewers are regular people ...

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What kind of air conditioner is best for you?

What kind of air conditioner is best for you?

There’s no real right or wrong time to add an air conditioner to the home. Depending on where you live around Australia, sweltering hot days have a tendency to pop up even out of the summer months, so it’s nice to be prepared. But buying one can be a little daunting – there are so many models and types, where to start? In this article, we break down the basic features of different types to help you decide what’s best ...

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Spotlight on: The Beko Range

Spotlight on: The Beko Range

At Betta, we’re big fans of the Beko range of appliances.  Made for Aussie homes, they cover everything from the kitchen to the laundry. Across our stores, we sell a whole range of their products, including cooktops and ovens, fridges, air-conditioners and clothes dryers.

Beko have been around since the 1950s, but have only come to Australia in the last 9 years.  However, since launching, plenty of our customers have fallen in love with Beko too.  We think their appliances ...

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Beating the Summer Heat

Beating the Summer Heat

For all the fun that an Aussie summer brings with it, we all know it has one unpleasant side: homes tend to heat up like ovens, making it hard to relax in the day and harder to sleep at night. Of course you’ll want to cool your home down, and we’ve got some ideas to help you do it.

The key part of beating the summer heat in your home is always going to be an air conditioner. It’s important to ...

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Don’t Get Blown Over By Air Conditioners

Don’t Get Blown Over By Air Conditioners

While it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the different terminology used for air conditioners, it’s important to have a grasp of it if you’re thinking of purchasing a unit: one simple word can mean a big difference in design and function! In this post we take a look at the main types of air conditioners – window/wall style, evaporative, split system and portable.

The clichéd image of the boxy A/C unit that pops into your head when ...

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Keep Warm This Winter With Our Range Of Electric Blankets

Keep Warm This Winter With Our Range Of Electric Blankets

So you read our blog post on how to warm up your home this winter, followed our advice and purchased a heater, but are still a little way off your winter happy spot. If the idea of a hot water bottle doesn’t sit quite well with you, then you just might find happiness snuggling up under an electric blanket.

Did you know the first electric blanket was invented in 1912 by an American physician? Nowadays, electric blankets come ...

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Warm Up Faster This Winter With Our Energy-Saving Tips

Warm Up Faster This Winter With Our Energy-Saving Tips

The winter chill is at our doorsteps and that means cosy nights snuggled up beside the heater sipping hot chocolate. Unfortunately, it’s not until a few months later when spring has finally sprung that you’ll receive your energy bill and realise a good 30% of it is from heating your home all these long, cold winter nights.

The good news is that heating doesn’t have to be expensive. With a column heater like the Dimplex Eco Column Heater, you could ...

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