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Reasons to choose built-in kitchen appliances

Built-in appliances are versatile and smoothly integrate with your kitchen decor.  With little or no gaps for dirt and dust to be trapped in, they are simple to clean as well.

In-built models are a flexible addition to your kitchen as they can be installed at different levels – for instance at eye-level, in-column or beneath worktops.  This in turn can make food preparation considerably easier, and free up floor space in the process.

If you do not have enough room for freestanding appliances and you want make use of a compact kitchen space then, integrated appliances are perfect. Here are a few other reasons why we think they are a great choice: Continue reading Reasons to choose built-in kitchen appliances

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Four unusual things to clean in your dishwasher!

A recent report found that only 41.9% of UK households have a dishwasher in their home – compared to 69% and 63% in Germany and France. What do they know that we don’t? Well, perhaps it’s that you can use a dishwasher for more than just washing dishes! Here are some great examples from Euronics:
Continue reading Four unusual things to clean in your dishwasher!

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A guide to energy ratings on appliances

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The EU energy labels can be commonly seen on home appliances these days.  They are found on a wide selection of white goods and other products too. These labels are designed to help the customer see the energy efficiency of a model compared to other similar models.  But what do the energy labels really tell us about an item?

Most new appliances only come with A+++ (most efficient), A++, A+ and A (least efficient). Older models however will run from A+++ to D, so it is good to be aware of this difference. The efficiency is measured through how many kWh the machine uses annually. Depending on the appliance, the label will also include other information. On a washing machine for a example, you can find out the water consumption, capacity and spin drying efficiency. Continue reading A guide to energy ratings on appliances

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3 months FREE Finish when you buy ANY Beko dishwasher

Banner-Promo-Finish-PromotionDid you know that you could save time and make life easier by using an efficient, modern dishwasher, instead of washing by hand?

Beko dishwashers are an essential addition to every kitchen, helping save time and providing a more hygienic alternative to washing by hand.

To get the very best out of your dishwasher you need an advanced detergent and Finish Quantum is recommended by Beko for an amazing shine and clean. That’s why if you purchase any Beko dishwasher between 1st February and 14th March 2016 you can claim a 3 months supply of Finish Quantum absolutely free.

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How does a self-cleaning oven work?

It sounds like something from Back to the Future – self-lacing boots, hover boards and self-cleaning ovens may all be in the public domain but only the latter is a reliable, affordable gadget! You won’t have to tirelessly scrub your oven, or use harsh cleaning chemicals, thanks to Neff’s pyrolytic self-cleaning programme.

So how does it work?

High temperatures and a lack of oxygen break down grime and grease into ash, allowing you to simply wipe it away. Our self-cleaning ovens are equipped with a Pyrolytic self-cleaning feature. At the touch of a button, its internal temperature reaches up to 500°C.

The system locks the door throughout the self-cleaning process, and cool down afterwards, so all grease, stains, marks, and burns are turned to dust in a safe and hygienic way. It’s as simple as that.

This invaluable feature will cut your cleaning time dramatically – select the programme, then once it’s done, allow the oven to cool before you wipe it down. Allowing the cavity to cool is really important!

Take a look at one of our Neff Self-cleaning ovens for yourself, or visit us in store to find out more.

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Drop your energy bills without turning down the heating!

The Scottish winter seems to have got a second wind (excuse the pun) and most of us will start to feel the pinch as we have our heating on more than we expected this year. We’re all too conscious of how much it costs to stay warm, so we’ve come up with two unexpected ways you can save money elsewhere and still stay toasty! Continue reading Drop your energy bills without turning down the heating!

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Are you Making these Laundry Mistakes?

Doing the laundry isn’t as simple as grabbing an armful of dirty clothes, pouring in a random amount of detergent and pressing go.  But to make your life easier, Euronics have created a list of the most common mistakes people make when doing the laundry, and we’ve chosen our favourites. By fixing them, you could save time and money. Continue reading Are you Making these Laundry Mistakes?

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Are you sticking to your New Year’s Resolutions?

599.jpgEvery January, most of us go through the same thing. We make our New Years’ resolutions, with the best intentions – only to drop them a few weeks later. Well, it’s fast approaching the end of January and we’re here to help you reboot your healthy eating resolution!

After over-indulging at the holidays, we all want to get back to taking better care of ourselves, whether that means losing weight or getting our 5 fruit and veg a day. The key to keeping resolutions is to introduce them gradually into your life, in a way that’s realistic and sustainable – and that won’t make you want to give up entirely if you’ve slipped.

One simple way to start is to discover fun and delicious ways to increase your fruit and veg intake. Once you start experimenting with different combinations and flavours, you may find it hard to stop – and you’ll soon be meeting your 5 a day with no problem!

One fantastic way to boost your nutrition  is with smoothies. Mixing fruit and yoghurt together offers limitless possibilities, and as a bonus, the sweetness and creamy texture satisfy your sweettooth too! Check out our selection of mixers and blenders, such as the ever popular Smeg Retro Blender or the Bosch Food Prcessor, to find the right appliance for you.

If smoothies aren’t your thing, why not make some tasty fresh juice with one of our Bosch juicers?  Or even some delicious soup to your own design with the super clever Morphy Richards Soup Maker?

Remember not to get discouraged, and to make small changes that you can maintain. Before you know it, you’ll be eating healthier, with no loss of flavour or fun!