It’s April already, and we still seem like we’re stuck back in March 2020? *insert that single-tear-while-smiling emoji here* But if we’re going to still be at home for most of the time, you’d need some home appliances to help make things easier for you. So check out these 10 Must-Have Home Appliance Products To Make Things Easier At Home!
There’s something about eating fried foods such as fries, nuggets and fried chickens that make them irresistible. Among the reasons has to do with the high-fat content, melt-in-your-mouth flavour and crispy texture. As you know, fried foods often get a bad rep due to the excessive use of oil.
This brings us to a healthier alternative of using an air fryer instead of the typical deep-frying method. And here’s one worth considering from Russell Taylors. The AF-24 air fryer boasts a large 3.8L capacity that allows you to fry, grill or even roast foods from fries to burger and steak conveniently. It utilises a 360° rapid hot-air circulation technology, which helps to cook the food evenly. And best of all, you only require to use little-to-no oil. Operating the air fryer is straightforward, thanks to its integrated timer where you can pre-set the cooking time for up to 30 minutes. The easy-to-use dual knob control is highly adjustable, allowing you to set the right temperature for your food every time.
Make your kitchen chores easier with the help of a hand blender. It’s portable, easy to use and above all, it’s versatile. Take the Giselle KEA0115 Hand Blender Set, for example. It has everything you need to make your blending work a breeze. This includes a comfortable grip with an adjustable speed for different uses such as blending fruit juices and whisking the likes of eggs and butter. The latter even comes with a detachable whisk just for the specific task. If that’s not enough, they include a chopper bowl where you can use it to say, shred carrots or crush chilli peppers.
While there’s nothing wrong with using a frying pan to toast or grill bread or sandwiches, wouldn’t it be great if a specific kitchen appliance helps to streamline the process? If you frequently have sandwiches at home, you might want to check out the affordably-priced Philux PL-811 sandwich maker. It’s easy to use and saves more time since the sandwich maker allows you to make two slices of sandwiches at once. It has a built-in thermal fuse to avoid overheating while the non-stick coating plates makes after-use cleaning a lot easier. Other than making sandwiches, you can use it to grill eggs and ham as well.
Yet another quality kitchen appliance from Russell Taylors, this electric pressure cooker is versatile enough for different types of cooking methods. Not only can you use it to cook rice but also others like porridge, stew, soup and even baking a cake. It even comes with multiple cooking functions, allowing you to cook your specific meal with just a few touches of buttons.
Cleaning the floor has never been easier with the Dibea F20 Max cordless vacuum cleaner. Powered by a 400W digital motor, it has a high suction power of up to 25,000Pa. This makes removing different kinds of impurities found on various surfaces such as tile floors and carpets all the more efficient. The vacuum cleaner has three different cleaning modes including Eco, Standard and Max for your specific cleaning time. It also comes with a detachable dust bin, which can be filled with up to 500ml of debris. To empty the dust bin, simply spring it off with a single push while facing it downward to release the debris minus all the mess and hassle.
Given our country’s unpredictable weather pattern that can be unbearably hot at times, getting an air-conditioning unit would be a wise investment. Besides, the prices for air conditioners are competitive these days, offering customers more choices that fit their respective budgets.
Haier happens to be one of them, where you can get it for as low as RM755.00 per unit. Using a cost-efficient R32 refrigerant, the Haier air-cond has a turbo cool feature that optimises the cool temperature faster while it has a strong airflow up to 20 metres. It also made durable for long-lasting uses, thanks to its unique anti-corrosion painting coated on the evaporator. For peace of mind, their air-cond comes with both 3-year general and 5-year compressor warranties.
While air coolers are no match for air-conditioning units, they are generally portable and easy to operate. For the former, that means you can move them from one room to another. The Midea MAC-215F has a set of castor wheels to make the moving-around easier. Highlights include an adjustable 3-speed fan, complete with an ionizer to help purify the air. It comes with a remote control as well, allowing you to adjust the likes of speed and timer conveniently.
At times like this (read: COVID-19), most of us spend a lot of time working from home. That means we should be aware of our indoor air quality too since it can impact our health, especially with all the dust, mould and various airborne allergens. That’s where an air purifier comes in, which does its job by purifying the indoor air.
The Philips Series 1000 AC1215 has plenty of essential features worth mentioning here, namely its capability of removing up to 99.97% particles. It also has a unique auto-purification mode that can detect PM2.5 levels and purify polluted indoor air effectively. There’s a colour ring on the dashboard as well, offering you a better look at how good or bad your indoor air quality is. Upon bedtime, the Philips air purifier has a night-sensing mode that either dims or switches off the lights to prevent distraction while the low noise means you and your loved one(s) can sleep soundly.
Save more time while ironing with the Philips GC1424/40. With a non-stick soleplate coating on the bottom, that means you can iron your clothes effortlessly no matter the types of fabrics. It has an ergonomic handle that makes holding the steam iron all the more comfortable. You don’t have to use a separate water spray upon ironing creases since it has a built-in spray function that emits a fine mist. And in case you have to deal with stubborn crease on your clothes, the Philips iron’s steam output can boost up to 60g/min to help remove the crease efficiently.
Ideal for busy individuals, the Philips Beardtrimmer Series 1000 BT1214/15 minimises your shaving time in the bathroom and even saves you a lot of money. The latter is especially true since you don’t have to frequently replace the blades commonly associated with a manual razor. It’s both lightweight and portable while you can use it wirelessly for up to 60 minutes. When comes to charging, simply plug in the USB cable using say, a laptop or a PC.
Trimming beard and stubble is just as easy, thanks to the adjustable beard combs. Not to mention the durable stainless steel blades means you don’t have to worry about dealing with dullness upon using the beard trimmer. Finally, the blades have rounded tips to ensure they do not irritate or even scratch your facial skin upon close contact.