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42% of the UK’s Most Popular Vacuum Cleaners to be Banned by EU Regulation in 3 Days

29 August 2014 - Thomas

Vacuum cleaner banned from September 2014

Many popular vacuum cleaners will soon disappear as new EU regulations will no longer allow manufacturers to produce or import models with a power consumption of more than 1,600 watts after September 1, 2014. Consumers have been urged to buy more powerful models before they sell out.

While a common sales tactic has been to focus on a vacuum cleaner’s wattage, it is a poor indicator of s…

Instantly Calculate Running Costs of Home Appliances

19 August 2014 - Thomas

Kagoo running cost calculator

The sharp rise of energy prices in the UK has been mentioned a lot in the press and household electricals are a major consumer of electricity. It can be surprising just how much electricity your oven, washing machine and large screen TV can use and how this impacts on your electricity bills.

Most people assume that a large part of their electricity cost is a result of a few appliances using a large amount of electricity, but it is usually difficult and time-consuming to identify thes…