Appliances Archive

Elderly couple’s household appliances still work after 50 years

An elderly couple are selling their household appliances that are all over 50 years old – and still functioning. Sydney and Rachel Saunders are 83 and 81 respectively and live in Exeter, Devon. They bought all their appliances when furnishing their house after getting

Built to last: 1950s appliances are off to a new home

The washing machine has a slight leak but all the other appliances are in working order, which is some feat considering they are more than half a century old. Sydney and Rachel Saunders, 83 and 81, have finally decided to have a clear-out but

Exeter couple finally ditch 1950s appliances

An elderly couple are getting rid of household appliances they bought more than 50 years ago. Sydney Saunders, 83, and wife Rachel, 81, from Exeter, have a tumble dryer, water boiler, cooker and washing machine, all in recent working order. They bought some of

Fire experts call on Oswestry residents to register electrical appliances

Householders across the region are being strongly urged to register electrical appliances by fire safety experts. Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service says people who register new and old appliances with the relevant manufacturer will greatly reduce the risk of a fire in their home.

Awair Glow review: This air monitor smartens your “dumb” appliances

Environmental monitoring is no longer a particularly novel smart-home trick. The ability to track indoor “vitals” like temperature, humidity, and air quality drives several standalone devices and is increasingly built into home security cameras like the LG Smart Security Wireless Camera. The problem is that

These solar powered appliances give a ‘modern boost’ to rural areas

With the advent of modern technology and affordable Internet, home appliances such as televisions, fridges, oven and others have introduced next generation of conveniences in our lives. In fact, it is unimaginable for us to live without our ‘smart’ gadgets and appliances for a

Are Ikea Appliances a Good Deal?

Visit an Ikea on any given weekend, and you’ll see people lingering in the kitchen department, dreaming of transforming their own kitchen into a sleek and stylish space—without spending a fortune. Ikea sells everything you might need to make that dream come true, including

What comes first – appliances or the kitchen design?

When it comes to designing your dream kitchen, design and functionality work hand-in-hand. So what comes first – the design or your appliances? Experts weigh in on the best way to kick-start your new kitchen. No longer poky, disconnected and hidden away, today’s kitchen

Sears cuts century-old ties with Whirlpool and will stop selling its appliances

Sears cuts century-old ties with Whirlpool  11:58 AM ET Tue, 24 Oct 2017 | 00:53 Sears Holdings is cutting its century-old ties with Whirlpool and will no longer sell the company’s products, which include Maytag, KitchenAid and Jenn-Air subsidiaries, according to an internal Sears memo sent to stores

When is the best time to buy appliances?

Major home appliances are often expensive, but they can be more affordable at certain times of the year — especially around holidays. Before you buy a dishwasher, refrigerator, range, washer or dryer, check if one of these sale seasons is coming up. If you can wait to