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10 things to consider before buying your next smartphone

Smartphone has invaded every living moment of our lives. Be it personal or professional usages, the need of a smartphone is just like the need of anything essential. However, with the given endless options of smartphones, it is really cumbersome to make the best decision. The following guide is here […]

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Righteous move to remove ‘fair’ from lovely

Righteous move to remove ‘fair’ from lovely

Beauty is beyond color, caste, and creed. And the recent fallout by the several consumer bodies for promoting the notion of ‘fairness is determinant of beauty and success’ has been vehemently ridiculed. Facing such immense protests and reactions from various platforms, now FMCG major Unilever has decided to drop the […]

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सामान खरीदने से पहले तुलनात्मक जांच करना जरुरी

भारत में विदेशी कंपनियों के आने का एक सीधा-साधा फायदा अब उपभोक्ताओं को यह हुआ है कि कुछ भी खरीदने के लिए एक वस्तु के बहुत सारे विकल्प उनको बाजार में मिल जाते हैं। एक ही सामान को बेचने के लिए बाजार में कितने ब्रांड हैं इसका पूरा पता लगाना […]

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Stay Cool with the Best Inverter AC

Check noise level, capacity, star-rating, and after-sales to buy an inverter AC this summer You don’t go to buy an air conditioner every day. Therefore, when the need hit you badly, know that choosing an inverter air conditioner over other conventional AC may seem to be a smart decision. But […]

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Is Microwave Cooking Safe?

Is Microwave Cooking Safe?

Microwaves seem like an awesome invention when you get back home after a long day at work and don’t have to cook (frozen foods) or sweat over the stove. But is cooking in the microwave safe? What’s the best way to cook in a microwave? Let’s try to find out. […]

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Benefits of Ceiling Fans: How they Add Joy to Your Life

Benefits of Ceiling Fans: How they Add Joy to Your Life

If you live in a country like India where summers last for most of the year while winters are barely there for a handful of months, then ceiling fans are likely an essential part of your home. The best thing about ceiling fans is that they stay in the background, […]

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Surprising Facts About Ceiling Fans That No One Told You

Surprising Facts About Ceiling Fans That No One Told You

Ceiling fans are a key part of most Indian households. If you often wonder why they are so important to us and how they evolved over the years then read on. Here we have mentioned a few surprising facts about ceiling fans that no one told you about.The InventionThe ceiling […]

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Frost-Free Refrigerators vs.Direct Cool Refrigerators

Frost-Free Refrigerators vs.Direct Cool Refrigerators

The decision to buy a refrigerator is a big one in India because it’s an expensive home appliance for most people. If you are also planning to buy a refrigerator anytime soon or upgrade the existing one, you should know that there are two key types of refrigerators, frost-free and […]

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Best Way to Use a Frost-Free Refrigerator

Best Way to Use a Frost-Free Refrigerator

Frost free refrigerators have saved a lot of time, trouble, and effort for people who previously owned a direct cool refrigerator. If you own a frost-free refrigerator and feel awesome about it, then you should learn how to use it properly to ensure that it lasts longer and offers more […]

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7 Simple Ways to Use Your Television Efficiently

7 Simple Ways to Use Your Television Efficiently

How to use or view your TV efficiently? Here are important tips to ensure that you save money on electricity bills and also enhance your TV viewing experience. Turn the TV off when no one is watching itMost of us are guilty of letting the TV run in the background […]

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How to Choose Your TV Channels Wisely

How to Choose Your TV Channels Wisely

Selecting channels for cable TV based on a consumer’s preference was limited in the last few years. A consumer was bound to buy channels in packs and pay for even the channels that he or she didn’t want. Now, the tables have turned in favor of the consumer as TRAI […]

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How to Buy the Best Inverter

If frequent power outages in your area have also forced you to consider buying an inverter and you are wondering how to buy the best inverter, then you should read the following guide on things to remember before you buy an inverter. It will help you to avoid the dark […]

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Difference Between Solar Inverter and Normal Inverter

When you plan to buy an inverter for your home or commercial space, the first question that pops into your mind is what is the difference between solar inverter and normal inverter. This question doesn’t have a single answer as everything from the operations to inverter battery varies in both […]

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Top Washing Machine Features in Demand Right Now

Buying a washing machine is one of the key decisions for a household because if you make a wrong decision, changing it can cost you a lot more than money. So, it is advised that you do thorough research on what washing machine features you need most and make the […]

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Things to Keep in Mind Before Buying your TV

There are several things that you need to keep in mind while buying your TV. These days one is spoilt with choice whether it is brand, size or technology. However, there are still two important factors that one needs to keep in mind before thinking of buying a TV.Assembled TVsThese […]

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Streaming Devices to make your TV smart

If you don’t want to splurge on a smart TV, there are more affordable ways to get internet services on your current television. These include streaming boxes, which are a wide range of plug-in devices that allow you to transform your standard TV into a smart TV at a fraction […]

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Utensil Bar Soap vs. Utensil Liquid Washers: Which One Should You Go For?

Utensil-cleaning products are formulations in powder, bar, paste or liquid form, containing a cleansing agent like synthetic detergent, soap, SLS, etc., along with powdered, mildly abrasive materials (optional in case of liquid). These are used primarily for cleaning of utensils and crockery, and secondarily for kitchen shelf and basin or […]

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How to Wash Clothes | Laundry Tips that Anyone Can Try

Washing clothes seem like a huge chore for some people, and some people haven’t found the right way to do it. If you are also curious to know how to wash clothes, then the following laundry tips will help you out. You will also get answers to questions like how […]

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Smart TV Converter | Convert TV to Smart TV

People who own a normal television set with none of the features offered by smart TV often wish that they had a smart TV, but in most cases, they can’t afford the added expense. If you are among such people and you are hoping to convert TV into Smart TV, […]

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Smart TV Buying Guide: What is a Smart TV? | Smart TV Features

A Smart TV is an internet-connected television that offers a range of online features, such as on-demand content from apps like BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub and All 4. It has access to streaming video services like Amazon Prime and Netflix, and the ability to connect to other wireless devices like […]

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Buying Guide: Laptop Features, Types of Laptops and more

 Things to keep top of mind when buying a LaptopTo start off, you want to figure out what you will be using it for. Will you use it for personal or professional purpose? Or will you use it for gaming? Everyone wants the best performance, sure, but what about price? […]

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Buying Guide: Smartphones – features and Operating Systems

Mobile or smartphone industry is highly competitive and the consumers are really confused with such a massive range of brands and models available. We have compiled a Buying Guide that lists all the important features of a Smartphone and Smartphone Operating Systems, thus making it simpler for you to understand […]

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Buying Guide for Coffee Makers ( Coffee Machines)

How do you like your coffee? Hopefully you know the answer to this important question. If one cup is enough to jumpstart your day, choose a oneor twocup drip model or a single-serve machine. Need more? Choose a larger automatic drip or one of

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Do you know the ingredients in your shampoo?

In most households the shampoo is a basic necessity and one doesn’t normally give much thought as to what its ingredients are. However, it is now an established fact that most of the shampoos in the market are loaded with chemicals that have adverse

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What is the inverter technology in air conditioners?

The inverter technology (or DC inverter) is the latest evolution of technology concerning the electromotor of compressors. An inverter is used to control the speed of the compressor motor, so as to continuously regulate the temperature. The DC inverter units have a variable-frequency drive

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Introducing ISEER Rating – Indian Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has introduced a new star-rating methodology called Indian Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (ISEER) for air conditioners. This methodology factors in variance in higher temperatures in India and rates air conditioners accordingly. Consumers can now purchase air conditioners with

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of an Inverter AC

Advantages of Inverter ACAbout 30 per cent to 50 per cent cheaper to run as it consumes less power compared to a conventional ACNo voltage fluctuation caused by compressorMaintains constant room temperature Efficient cooling and heatingCan be run on solar panelsApart from savings in monthly electricity bill, there is huge […]

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How to Install an AC: Principles of AC Installation

Consider installation costs and requirements when you’re shopping around. Here are some things to remember:

Most traders offer supply and install packages, and some installation only. Installation must be done by a company’s licensed air conditioner installer, due to the refrigerant gas

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Microwave Oven Buying Guide

Microwave ovens are all about convenience. Whether you want to warm leftovers, make soup, tea or coffee, make instant snacks like popcorn, or cook some kebabs or paneer tikka, no other appliance makes it as easy as a microwave. It fits into our rushed lives like a glove, doesn’t it? […]

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Types of water heaters and geysers

There are several type of water heaters and geysers available. Hence it is pertinent to know what suits your requirements.
Storage Tank Water Heaters
Cold water is heated and stored in a tank, ready to use anytime. It consists of a steel storage

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Refrigerator Buying Guide

Refrigerator is not a luxury in India, in fact it is a necessity and with the current situation, it is a saving grace for all. However, having a good frost free refrigerator can still be a confusing task. We are here to do away with all the confusion and help […]

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Types of Refrigerators

How to choose the Best Refrigerator
Refrigerator buying is a serious purchase where one should put a lot of thought in it. A refrigerator is not only an integral part of our lives and kitchen but it is one purchase which stays with us

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Refrigerator Storage – How to keep Food Safe in Refrigerator

Refrigerator food safety is an issue of great concern especially if one stores food for longer duration. Among a few important things to remember when it comes to refrigerator storage, one should know how to prevent spoilage and bacteria growth in the food. The goal of keeping food safe is

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Important Refrigerator Features

Are you thinking of a buying a new fridge? Before investing on a refrigerator, consider important refrigerator features since buying a good fridge is an investment where you do not want to go wrong. Selecting the right and best refrigerator is not a child’s

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Water Heater Buying Guide

If you are planning to buy a new water heater or geyser, you may very well end up being puzzled by the types of water heaters and geysers, models and sizes available. What you eventually choose will depend mainly on the purpose of the

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Cable TV Digitization

Cable TV Digitization Dark-and-Grey Patches Ahead
On the one hand, viewers are being told that cable TV digitization means real power to them – that they will now be able to choose and pay for only those channels that they want rather than having

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Operating Cost of Air Filters

Electricity consumption is not the only running cost of an air filter. The real expense is the cost of replaceable filters. The bigger air-purifier filter costs about Rs 8,000 and has to be changed every 7 months or so; filter of a smaller one

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Types of Home Air Purifier

A good-quality air purifier will do a great job of cleaning the air in your home. The most helpful purifiers will do this automatically when they sense a dip in air quality. But there are plenty of home air purifiers that are not powerful

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Home Air Purifier – Important Terms to know

Point to consider

Of primary concern are the other aspects of air cleaners including hazardous gaseous byproducts, noise level, frequency of filter replacement, and electrical consumption. Ozone production is typical of air-ionizing purifiers. Although a high concentration of ozone is dangerous, most air

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Know Your Quality Marks

Life is busy and for a hurried consumer, it is getting increasingly difficult to choose between the right and the wrong, between a genuine product and a fake one. With the entire world changing, courtesy COVID-19, buying genuine and certified products has gained importance. But how can you be sure […]

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FAQs on Solar Photovoltaic System

Consumer VOICE experts present you the most comprehensive solar rooftop system buying guide that tells about the solar panel price, cost of installation of solar panels on rooftop, metering, maintenance, link to the suppliers and contractors and much more.

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Solar Rooftop System Buying Guide

Consumer VOICE experts present you the most comprehensive solar rooftop system buying guide that tells about the solar panel price, cost of installation of solar panels on rooftop, metering, maintenance, link to the suppliers and contractors and much more.
Where to start from

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Energy Saving Devices

How to Select Energy Efficient Appliances
Today we are flooded with a variety of choices when we go to the market to buy electronic or electrical products. The number of choices available in the market confuses us instead of enabling us to take a

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Is your Kitchen HACCP safe?

The monsoon is here and so is a flurry of water and food-borne diseases.Food safety in the kitchen-place can be simple enough if we keep track of what foods should be eaten immediately, which need to be thoroughly cooked and which may be avoided during

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Air Conditioner Buying Guide

Consumer VOICE experts have made things easier for you by compiling a checklist to refer that will help you to choose the best AC for your household. 
The Indian market is flooded with various brands of air conditioners (ACs), with their several aggressively priced

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Necessity of energy efficiency star labeling in India

The Energy Efficiency Standard & Labeling (S & L) program has been successfully implemented in many countries and has brought significant impacts in terms of availability of higher quality energy efficient products in the market places resulting in energy as well as money savings

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