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How to get Back Your ‘me Time’ in the Evenings

How to get Back Your ‘me Time’ in the Evenings

It’s winter and when it’s cold, wet or windy outside all we want to do after work is get back into our cozy homes and relax. But hold on, before that can happen we need to get dinner sorted either for ourselves or our family. Then comes the washing up…*shudder*…OK so we may not have a way for you to get out of cooking dinner or washing up, but there are things you can do to streamline the whole process and claim back that important ‘me time’ everyone needs at the end of the day. So what are they?

Plan your meals and experiment with food preparation once a week

Food prep should not be limited to fitness fanatics. It does take planning and practice and sure, will take up some hours but trust us, it’s worth it. By doing a bulk food shop and a little bit of food prep on a Saturday or Sunday (or whatever day of the week you have the time), your daily dinner prep time will be dramatically reduced.

Use appliances that have inbuilt cleaning technology

It makes a huge difference to your clean up routine if you’re using appliances that have inbuilt cleaning technology. For example Beko developed the first nano technology used in domestic ovens. This nano coating technology used in the glass door of their built in ovens provides dirt resistance and means you don’t spend anywhere as much time cleaning it after use.

When using an oven, go for one that cooks evenly

This may not seem like an important factor but stay with us! You would think all ovens are created equal….this is not so. Some ovens have the technology that enables them to cook evenly throughout yet others may not work as effectively, especially if you have two different types of dishes cooking at the same time. Beko has a new technology in their ovens called Steamaid. By using steam to assist in the cooking process you are assured that your dish stays succulent, and is cooked evenly throughout. Gone are the days of wasting time where you had to continually check on the dish and play around with the temperature to get the desired result.

Get a really good dishwasher

There are a lot of dishwashers in the market and you’re bound to find one that suits your particular needs. Ultimately a dishwasher is used to save us time. We want our dishes cleaned well, no spots on our glassware, no stains on our porcelain and of course, we want our dishware to last. Beko dishwashers use an innovative technology they call Steamgloss.

Beko Dishwasher

By using steam within the cleaning process, dishes are washed perfectly every time. Steam also aids in retaining dishware brightness making glassware shinier by 30% and porcelain shinier by 43%. All you have to do is stack, set and forget…well maybe don’t forget, you’ll need to un-stack it later!

So, what does this mean for you? It means:

  • No rewashing items that didn’t get cleaned properly by the dishwasher first time round.
  • Your dishware stays brighter for longer meaning you won’t have to replace it as often.


All of these adjustments will contribute tremendously to giving you back the ‘me time’ you deserve.

Feel free to contact us if you need help deciding on the best kitchen appliances that’ll save you time – we know a thing or two about electricals.