R-600a vs. R-134a: Which Is The Better Refrigerant?

R-600a vs. R-134a

If the compressor is the heart of the refrigerator, then its refrigerant gas (AKA Freon) is its blood. These gases facilitate the heat transfer process that fridges use to create a cold environment for our food. In the Philippine refrigerator market, there are two kinds of refrigerants in use: R-600a and R-134a. While these two … Read more

Can A Stove And A Refrigerator Be On The Same Circuit?

refrigerator and stove same circuit

A stove and a refrigerator are two appliances that are most likely lumped together in the kitchen. However, as we’ve written before, a fridge and a stove should not be placed near each other for safety and efficiency reasons. Apart from that, having these two appliances near each other will inevitably lead to them sharing … Read more

What Is The Wattage Of A Washing Machine (Philippines)

washing machine wattage

With their big and bulky size, you may surmise that washing machines are expensive to operate. However, did you know that a washing machine typically has a lower wattage compare to refrigerators and air conditioners. How much so? Using data that I’ve collated and analyzed, the average wattage of washing machines across all types (Front … Read more

Can You Manually Fill Your Fully Automatic Washing Machine With Water?

manually fill washing machine with water

To put it bluntly, the water pressure in some areas of the Philippines is weak and even non-existent at some points. This poses a big issue for fully automatic washing machine owners as a fully auto needs constant water pressure to progress through the wash cycle automatically. When the water pressure does not permit, you … Read more

3 Inverter Refrigerator Myths – DEBUNKED! (Philippines)

inverter refrigerator myths

Whenever a new technology comes around, there is bound to be some confusion about its purpose. Whether because of bad marketing or a lack of thorough explanation, the intended audience misses the intended message. One such new technology is the Inverter refrigerator. They have been trending for a while now – and for good reasons. … Read more

Can You Plug A Washing Machine Into An Extension Cord?

extension cord for washing machine

While you can plug most small appliances in to an extension cord with no issues, you should thing twice before do so for a washing machine. Using an extension cord for semi-automatic washing machines and spin dryers are generally safe as they do not draw much power. However, the same cannot be said for power-hungry … Read more