Posts Tagged '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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Overhaul Your Laundry with a Samsung WF8750LSW1 Front Load Washer

Overhaul Your Laundry with a Samsung WF8750LSW1 Front Load Washer

One of the most popular yearly resolutions people make at the start of January is the pledge to curb their spending and save more money. Often, this is easier said than done though, especially with the strong temptation of Boxing Day and end of year sales. To help keep this resolution, we’ve got an idea that makes use of those end of year bargains, and has far-reaching money-saving benefits, as well as making life easier.

Certain appliances, like white goods, are ...

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How To Make The Most Of A Small Laundry Room

How To Make The Most Of A Small Laundry Room

The laundry room can sadly be the most disliked area in the house. This is unfortunate because it’s also where you’re likely to spend a lot of time!

All the more reason to re-organise and spruce up your laundry room to make the most of the space and to ensure that doing the laundry is as pleasant as possible.

Here are our tips for a space-efficient laundry makeover:

  1. Save space with a washer and dry combo. If you prefer a separate ...
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How To Run Your Washing Machine On The Cheap

How To Run Your Washing Machine On The Cheap

Looking to cut down your household bills? Your first stop should be a quick check of your largest home appliances.

Often, older models can consume much more power than they need to, hence your big bills! One of the worst offenders is the washing machine, the great workhorse of the home. Take a moment to consider how long you’ve had your current washing machine – if it’s been more than ten years, it’s likely not as energy- and water-efficient as it ...

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Clothes Dryers: to Vent or Not to Vent

Clothes Dryers: to Vent or Not to Vent

Buying a clothes dryer might be one of the trickiest purchases these days: there are so many brands and models competing for your attention. So we thought we’d clear the path a little bit by giving you a quick rundown of some of the major differences you would encounter amongst different tumble dryers.

First things first: most dryers currently on the market have a wet weight capacity range from 4kg to 8kg, making it easier to pick one that suits the ...

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