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    ASKO washers approved by Sensitive Choice®

    Industry leader ASKO’s innovative and sustainable washing machine range has been approved by the National Asthma Council Australia’s Sensitive Choice®program – the only laundry appliance brand in Australia to have been given accreditation. This means ASKO’s smart Scandinavian-designed products not only offer a combination of everyday functionalism, environmental concern and clean, pleasant lines but can now be confidently chosen as the right laundry appliance for people with asthma and allergies.

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    Gas vs induction cooktops: the pros and cons

    »Do I buy a gas or induction cooktop?«

    »There are a lot of options available when it comes to comparing cooktops, but your decision should ultimately come down to your lifestyle, functionality and design. Are you an everyday family cook, an amateur chef, or like to keep things simple? Once you can answer these questions, the process becomes a lot easier.«

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    Add Value to Your Home with a More Modern Kitchen

    The kitchen is the heart of the home, and families tend to gather there more often than in any other room. Improvements you make to your kitchen will add to the quality of life for those who use it each day, but you may not know where to start or what improvements to make.

    ASKO recently contributed to an article for loan comparison site RateCity, focussing on ways to renovate your kitchen for maximum value with the money you could save by switching lenders. Here we share some of the advice we offered.

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    Houses Awards 2016

    Now in its sixth year, the Houses Awards celebrate the best in Australian residential design. The 2016 winners provide a unique insight into the zeitgeist of contemporary architecture. The awards fall into ten categories, with the overall winner named Australian Home of the Year.

    Chosen by a panel of Australia’s leading architects and designers, The 2016 jury was comprised of Karen Alcock, MA Architects (Vic); Adrian Iredale, Iredale Pedersen Hook (WA); Virginia Kerridge, Virginia Kerridge Architect (NSW); Charles Wright, Charles Wright Architects (Qld) and Katelin Butler, Editor, Houses magazine.

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    ASKO sponsors the prestigious Houses Awards 2016

    In July 2016, ASKO sponsored the prestigious Houses Awards for Houses Under 200 Square Metre renovations.

    Presented by Houses magazine, the Houses Awards is an annual program celebrating Australia’s best residential projects. Excellence is rewarded in nine categories, with the best house receiving the premier award of Australian House of the Year.

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    Applico appointed as exclusive New Zealand distributor of Asko

    ASKO, the only household appliance brand to be voted in the top 25 brands in Architecture and Design's Australia’s Most Trusted Brand Survey 2015, is pleased to announce it has given the distribution of ASKO in New Zealand to Applico Ltd.

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    ASKO Awarded a Top 100 Most Trusted Brand

    Architecture and Design's Australia’s Most Trusted Brand Survey 2015 ran in November and the public voted based on attributes such as quality, service, design and reliability.

    ASKO was voted 23rd Most Trusted Brand, the only household appliance brand to be voted in the top 25.

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