We all want value for our money, so when looking for items to buy, there's a tendency to go for the more affordable option. While this works out most of the time, it isn't always the case, especially when buying high-ticket items for the home.
Any wise shopper will tell you that price may be a factor when deciding which model of aircon to buy, or which TV will last you longer, but it is not the only factor. Those who know will also look at durability, efficiency, versatility, and a brand's after-sales service. The five products below rank high in all these aspects. Consider them when you want high-quality home appliances and fixtures:
Dyson Purecool Purifying Fan Did you know that air pollution indoors can be up to 5x worse than outdoors? Pollutants can get trapped inside and circulation of airflow can become compromised, causing health problems like asthma to you and your family members.
The new Dyson Purecool is a fan that also purifies and automatically removes gases and 99.95% of microscopic allergens and pollutants as small as .01 microns in the air. Its dense HEPA filter captures ultrafine particles, allergens and gases so you and your family can breathe cleaner air. It draws in air from all angles and passes it through the filter before projecting it into the annual loop to deliver cool, purified air. And so you know it's working, a mobile phone app allows you to monitor air quality.
The Dyson Purecool is available at Dyson at The Podium Mall, Ortigas, Pasig, and other Dyson branches.
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Cuisinart Griddler Still using numerous fryers and pans for your cooking needs? This awesome multifunctional grill has five separate cooking options, and can handle everything from pancakes to sausages, steaks, hamburgers, and paninis. It has dual temperature controls that ensure everything is perfectly cooked every time, and it features a floating cover and a set of reversible plates that snap in and out. With something so versatile, it's so much easier now to prepare healthy food, and whip up on-the-go meals, too!
Samsung Twin Cooling Refrigerator This refrigerator uses the world’s first Twin Cooling System, or two separate evaporators to keep the interiors cool without mixing odors from the freezer. This allows stored items to retain their original flavor. The technology also helps retain up to 70% humidity that helps keep food fresh for up to 2 times longer.
It offers ultimate flexible storage with its 5 conversion modes, allowing you to customize it depending on your needs: Regular mode keeps both fridge and freezer running; Energy-saving mode turns the freezer off and keeps only the fridge running; Vacation mode switches the fridge off when the freezer is all you need; Fridge max mode converts your freezer into a fridge when you need more storage; and Mini-fridge mode turns your freezer into a fridge when you need less storage.
Available at appliance stores nationwide. Learn more at samsung.com/ph.
Solatube Daylighting System While not technically an appliance, the Solatube daylighting system is also an important, high-performing product you need for your home. Solatube is a superior tubular device that harnesses solar power to deliver natural daylight into your home. It is energy-efficient, and replacing existing halogen lights with Solatube will provide savings of at least 60% in your electrical consumption, while also making your home more eco-friendly. A Solatube can last you anywhere from 15 to 20 years, and a warranty of 10 years is given by the manufacturer.
O Home O-Range 360 The O-Range 360 is an exhaust-integrated gas range designed for easy and healthy cooking. It has a built-in cooker hood that absorbs the harmful smoke produced by cooking, eliminating up to 99% of pollutants, thus making the air clean and odorless.
O-Range 360 also has two gas burners with a higher British Thermal Unit (BTU), which generates high heat for faster cooking without sacrificing the taste or its nutritional value. Cooking time is shortened substantially, and what this means for the family is nutritious and delicious food that is not overcooked.