Archive for 'Laundry'

6 Things to Think About When Buying a new Washing Machine

6 Things to Think About When Buying a new Washing Machine

So you’ve decided you need a new washing machine but you’re unsure as to how to select the right one for your particular needs. Here we’ll provide a list of 6 key things you should think about when finding the right machine for your family.

1. Noise level during operation

This is important for any household whether you’re in your own stand-alone house, town house or apartment, it’s always crucial to have a machine that operates quietly. Especially if you’re wanting to ...

Continue Reading →
0

5 Kids Stains and How to Treat Them

5 Kids Stains and How to Treat Them

Having kids certainly is a blessing, but mothers know how much work it can be to clean up after them. After a while it seems like you’re not only their mum but also their cook, cleaner, and personal laundromat. It can be tricky business getting rid of stains in the first attempt, so we researched the best mum-tested methods to eliminate typical kid stains from all kinds of fabric.

Ketchup/Tomato/BBQ Sauce

Take off all the excess sauce with a spoon, be careful ...

Continue Reading →
0

How to save Energy in the Laundry Room

How to save Energy in the Laundry Room

A normal household uses a lot of water and energy just to wash clothes – even more if a dryer is used. With current rising energy costs, it makes sense to try and reduce costs wherever possible. A simple starting point is the laundry room which can be optimised to not only save you time but also money:

Washing your Clothes

It’s a common misconception that all laundry item needs to be washed in water that is as hot as possible. ...

Continue Reading →
0

5 Common Stains and how to Treat Them

5 Common Stains and how to Treat Them

It’s quite impressive really how common stains always know exactly when and where to land on a crisp white shirt. Just dropping off the kids to school before heading out for a meeting? Better make sure they don’t have leftover jam from their breakfast on their fingers. Having a bacon and egg roll for breakfast? You’ll be sure for the BBQ sauce to land on your work dress right down the front for all the world to see.

Successfully getting rid ...

Continue Reading →
0

Organize your Laundry with these Handy Tips

Organize your Laundry with these Handy Tips

Let’s face it – nobody *loves* doing the laundry. In fact, we’d probably be super happy to have someone doing it for us. But unless we win the lottery that will stay a lifelong dream. The Betta team looked at how to make this rather mundane task just a little bit more fun and we came up with the following handy tips to keep your laundry organised. An organised laundry room that operates on a system will save you heaps ...

Continue Reading →
1

Smart Laundry Tips

Smart Laundry Tips

Show the laundry who’s boss with some clever tips and workarounds.

  1. To Dry Clean Or Not To Dry Clean?

Not everything that has the words ‘Dry Clean’ on it needs to be taken to a professional dry cleaner. If a garment tag simply states ‘Dry Clean’, that means it is the recommended method, but you can get away with hand washing the item or putting it into the washing machine on a hand wash or delicate setting. However, if you see ‘Dry ...

Continue Reading →
2

Do I Need a Larger Washing Machine?

Do I Need a Larger Washing Machine?

If you’ve been umming and aahing about getting a larger washing machine (larger being 8kg or more), a good idea is to weigh up the pros and cons to help you figure out what will be best for your household and lifestyle.

Panasonic 8.5kg Top Load Washer

Panasonic 8.5kg Top Load Washer

Pros of a larger washing machine

  • Get more done in less time: With a larger washing machine, ...
Continue Reading →
1

Things You Didn’t Know You Could Put In The Washing Machine

Things You Didn’t Know You Could Put In The Washing Machine

We all know the rules of what can and can’t go into the washing machine. But, as the saying goes, rules were meant to be broken! Read on to find out how you can save yourself the hassles of going to the dry cleaner by carefully washing some of the trickier items yourself.

Stuffed Animals

The kids will probably hate the idea of their favourite soft toys being given a few spins in the washing machine but because these guys are a ...

Continue Reading →
0

A Hi-Tech Washer That’s Easy On The Water Bill

A Hi-Tech Washer That’s Easy On The Water Bill

Sometimes when we hear the words “hi-tech” in relation to an appliance we immediately think “not user friendly”.

Back in the day when manufacturers first began experimenting with new, fandangled features and functions, they naturally turned out rather clunky.

Now, after a few decades of finessing applied science, white goods manufacturers have got hi-tech down pat.

Take this Beko 7kg front load washing machine. It’s got Smart Technology written all over it – and all the better for it.

The stand out feature ...

Continue Reading →
0

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 ...

Continue Reading →
0
Page 1 of 2 12