Though we’re still getting blessed by oodles of Auckland sunshine, the temperature’s certainly dwindling and come the evenings, no doubt many of you are already cranking up the heat pump or chucking a few logs on the wood burner. It won’t be too long until the days start getting longer again, but, as usual, The Boundary is here to help with some suggestions to make those wintry nights more welcoming.
Briscoes has plenty of toasty offerings, most notably the Goldair convector heater reduced from $100 to just 50 bucks. There’s also a super range of Goldair fitted electric blankets and chair throws, and we recommend investing in some fleecy sheets too! Sign up online with Briscoes for a chance to win a $500 voucher.
Over at Kmart you’ll find a heaps more well-priced fan, radiant, convection and oil heaters, and there’s a really useful guide on the website advising on what heaters are best for what spaces, as well as their power ratings and energy efficiency. Kmart stock a fine range of electric blankets and incredible value high warmth quilts (king-size are just $60). Check out the new kitchen appliances that are sure to help create some warming winter treats, not to mention a wide range of discount cosy puffer jackets for as little as 30 bucks and dressings gowns for just 20.
It might not give off any heat per se, but it’s amazing what a cosy atmosphere the right lighting can create in your home. Lighting Plus have up to 40 percent off across much of their range, including their homely Earth Lighting collection as well as their energy saving bulbs. They also have a useful online tool to help you choose the right illumination for various spaces around your house.
A clean house is a cosy house and the ever-reliable Godfreys has got some outstanding offers on their massive range of vacuum cleaners, some less than half-price! Stand-out deals include $200 off the Hoover Tornado Bagless cleaner, now just $149; $125 off the uber convenient Hoover 18V Cordless Stickvac, now just $124; and $130 off the super powerful Bissell Cleanview Bagless, now only $149. And if you’re pushed for time, remember that Godfreys offer free delivery on all orders over $100.
And finally, whether you’re looking for cosy clothing to wear around town, or whether you’re planning on braving our big backyard this winter, Kathmandu caters to your every need. Log on and sign up to become a member of their Summit Club (or do so in store) and enjoy up to 40 percent off their cold weather gear including down jackets, fleece, merino and rain wear. There’s an all-new colourful range of winter clothing in that’s well worth checking out, and purchase something from their Styper snow range and you’re in with a chance of bagging a lift pass.