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Ionmax ION632 Dehumidifier Reviewed on CHOICE

Our very own dehumidifier, the Ionmax ION632, was reviewed in CHOICE’s latest dehumidifier review. The report tested 15 dehumidifiers for performance, energy efficiency, and ease of use and cleaning. We won’t (and can’t) reveal the results to you, but we can assure you that our dehumidifier performed very well. About Choice CHOICE...

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Juicing Kale

If you don’t already know, kale is currently the vegetable to juice. This ‘king’ of vegetables is extremely nutritional and very high in fiber, helping to create the bulk you need to fill you up and keep you feeling fuller for longer. Rich in nutrients, vitamins and minerals, kale is a dieter’s...

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5 tips for going sober this Dry July

Today marks the start of Dry July, a month without alcohol to raise funds for cancer patients and their families and carers. Dry July encourages people to give up alcohol for the month of July, and it creates a great opportunity for those involved to change their relationship with alcohol. We know that alcohol...

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Desiccant Dehumidifiers FAQs

We get a lot of common questions about desiccant dehumidifiers, and we’re here to answer them all! Our Ionmax desiccant dehumidifiers – the Ionmax ION612 and ION632 – are some of our best sellers, and with good reason, too! They’ve been the top choices in Choice Consumer’s Dehumidifier Review for two years in a...

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Dehumidifier vs Humidity Meter: Which is more accurate?

A question we often get from customers who are using our dehumidifier is “Why isn’t it working?” or “Why hasn’t it stopped running?”. More often than not, they have a humidity meter in their hand that’s reading at a relative humidity (RH) level that indicates that the dehumidifier should have either stopped...

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What happens when you drink alcohol on an empty stomach

How bad is it to drink alcohol on an empty stomach? When we drink alcohol, it gets absorbed by the bloodstream through the stomach and intestines. If there’s no food in the stomach, the alcohol will travel straight into the bloodstream. It doesn’t take long for this to happen either;...

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What are Negative Ions?

You have probably heard about the health benefits of having an ioniser or ionic air purifier – but do you know what that really means? To understand what they do, we have to know what negative ions are and what they do. Ionisers are devices that disperse charged ions that...

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Indoor Air Quality Infographic

Poor air quality can cause negative effects towards your health such as allergies, respiratory illnesses, and skin problems. Considering that we spend more than 90% of our time indoors, it’s important that indoor air is clean and pollutant-free to protect our health and wellbeing. Our Indoor Air Quality Infographic below provides...

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Diabetic Recipes – Juice Recipes (Part 2)

Juice can be good for diabetes, but care needs to be taken when you’re drinking juice. Storebought juice usually contain added sugar, so diabetics must go for raw, living juice for the most health benefits. If you have diabetes, it’s important to know the amount of juice you are consuming...

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How To Kill Mould Permanently

Mould is a big problem during winter in Australia and also during heavy rainfall and floods.  Winter rainfall and darkness contribute to the growth of mould indoors, and it’s a huge health risk at home to yourself and your family. Therefore, it’s very important to know how to kill mould...

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How to get rid of cigarette smoke odour indoors

The smell of cigarette smoke is difficult to remove indoors because it can stick to surfaces and furniture. However, it’s not impossible. We’ll share with you how to remove the smell of cigarette smoke from your home and leave it smelling clean (and healthy!) again. Smoke particles are extremely small, and...

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Dehumidifier Reviews on Ionmax ION612 and ION632 by CHOICE

Last year, the Ionmax Ion632 desiccant dehumidifier was given an excellent review by CHOICE magazine’s dehumidifier review. This year, CHOICE has tested both the Ion632 and Ionmax Ion612 dehumidifier in their 2014 dehumidifiers review, and both our Ionmax dehumidifiers have been recommended again. Read the dehumidifier review on the Choice website here In the new...

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Desiccant Dehumidifier 101: What are Zeolites?

If you’ve been shopping around for a desiccant dehumidifier, you would’ve come across the term “zeolite” quite often. Our top Ionmax desiccant dehumidifiers – the ION612 and ION632 – both use zeolite as the desiccant material to remove excess moisture from the air. Due to an increasing amount of queries from...

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Dehumidifier 101: A Buying Guide

Do you need a dehumidifier? Find out by reading our guide on buying a dehumidifier. Do you need a dehumidifier? Start by taking a look around your home. The most noticeable symptoms of excessive humidity may include: wet stains on your walls and ceilings, rotting and weakened wood (evident by wood...

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Diabetic Recipes – Juice Recipes

In support of World Diabetes Day today, we share with you some diabetic recipes that incorporate all the best vegetables that help to lower blood sugar and improve health.   Diabetics are recommended to consume at least three to five servings of non-starchy vegetables daily. Non-starchy vegetables have a low glycemic...

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Benefits of drying clothes indoors with a dehumidifier

If you’re facing difficulties getting your clothes to dry in wet or cold weather, you don’t own a clothes dryer, or you simply don’t have the space – fret not! You can easily dry laundry indoors with dehumidifiers Australia shops feature. Desiccant dehumidifers work great in removing moisture from the air, and they...

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Desiccant Dehumidifiers

A dehumidifier can help to solve problems associated with damp indoor air, such as mould, dust mites, and condensation that can stain or ruin paintwork and woodwork. Dehumidifiers reduce the level of humidity in the air. They do this generally by removing moisture from the air and condensing it to collect it in...

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How to Choose a Dehumidifier for Your Home [Infographic]

Dehumidifiers are appliances used to lower the humidity within a living space or area. Domestic dehumidifiers can be found easily online or in appliance stores, but when faced with so many brands, models and different technologies, you're often left wondering how to choose a dehumidifier to buy.  Ionmax sells a...

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Juice Bar or Juicer – Which is Better?

It's not hard to see why fruit juice bars are still growing strong with very affordable, quick and much healthier alternatives to most other drinks. Australians seem to be increasingly aware of these healthier options and, in most cases, taking full advantage of them. A quick stroll past a juice...

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Hay Fever Sufferers – Purify Your Air!

The benefits of ionizing air purifiers have been tested and proven time and time again. In the height of Hay Fever season, we need to start looking at the spaces we inhabit and how they affect our health. Different areas of Australia suffer from Hay Fever at varying levels, proving...

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10 Foods that Lower Cholesterol

It’s easy to eat your way to an alarmingly high cholesterol level. The reverse is true, too — changing what you eat can lower your cholesterol and improve the fats floating through your bloodstream.  In particular, you can lower your “bad” cholesterol (LDL cholesterol)—the harmful cholesterol-carrying particle that contributes to...

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3 Easy Ways to Beat Spring Allergies

At last, spring has arrived! It's time to open the windows, pack away the winter gear, and enjoy the cool, fresh air. Sadly, many of us also greet the spring season with a stuffy nose and watery eyes. If you've been struggling with spring allergies, here are some tips on how...

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Types of Juicers and Their Differences

Buying a juicer can be confusing. Different types of juicers can have different functions, quality, advantages and disadvantages. A cheap juicer may be easy to use and great for beginners, but a cold press juicer will produce better quality juice and save you money in the long term. We discuss three of...

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Spring Allergies – Top 5 Spring Survival Tips

Spring has arrived in Australia, and while it’s one of our favourite seasons of the year (who doesn’t love to see the flowers blooming?), for many of us it’s also the worst as our asthma symptoms and allergies pick up 🙁 If you are one of the latter, we share some of...

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Juicing for medical conditions

Getting the right nutrients is something we should all strive for all of the time, but it becomes even more important when you are suffering from a medical condition. Juicing makes it easy for people to get all the health benefits of fruits and vegetables and can be especially beneficial...

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The Best Slow Juicer Yet

The best slow juicer ever to hit the market has arrived in Australia. With stunning features, new juicing technology, higher juice extraction and smart automatic functions, the LifeSpring Juicer is the best cold press juicer in the market today, with new juicing technology and automatic reverse feature that is unique...

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How to get rid of mould after flood or heavy rain

The recent wet weather in Australia, combined with humidity and high temperatures, have created a breeding ground for mould. In this article, we discuss how to get rid of mould caused by flood or heavy rainfall in your home. A flood can be one of the most damaging and devastating things to...

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10 cleaning mistakes we make at home

Spring is here and it’s time to do some thorough spring cleaning. Before you dive in and devote an entire weekend to tackling the grime and clutter, do take a look at some of the most common cleaning mistakes we make that affect our home cleanliness and health. 1. Not making cleaning a habit...

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Common Household Cleaners Linked to Indoor Air Pollution

A recent study in Canada suggests that a half-hour kitchen clean-up using common household cleaners, wipes and sprays dramatically boosts harmful indoor air pollution. Canadian environmental advocacy group, Environmental Defence, tested the air in 14 Ontario homes the day before the kitchen cleaning, then again for a two-hour period during and after...

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Condensation, Humidity and Mould…… Is your Home at Risk.

Well it seems that winter is definitely upon us. It’s the season of extra hot showers, warm cosy blankets and my personal favourite, hot chocolates. Yet, the constant onslaught of rain and humidity also creates the perfect season for moisture to invade our homes, turning our places of comfort into...

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Baby Humidifier

We’ve previously talked about the top reasons to have a humidifier at home, but what about for our baby? We always get calls on whether our humidifiers are safe for babies. Well, not only are they safe, they’re also very beneficial! Today, we’ll talk about how a humidifier can benefit your...

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New aroma diffuser and air purifier joins the Ionmax range

We’re proud to announce that we have a new ultrasonic aroma diffuser and air purifier in the Ionmax range! The Ionmax Breeze ION420 Air Purifier and the Ionmax Serene ION138 Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser combine the best aspects of our previous products, with what customers have told us they wanted in terms of functionality and design,...

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How to Clean your Juicer

“How do I clean my slow juicer?” is a question our customer service team always gets from time to time, and it’s a very good question especially if you use your LifeSpring slow juicer all the time. For frequent users, gunk may begin to build up on the wall of the juicer, which...

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5 Ways to Beat Autumn Allergies

When we think of seasonal allergies, most of us immediately think of the pollen explosion in the spring time.  But allergy symptoms such as an itchy throat, read eyes, sniffles and sneezing can happen in autumn as well. When the leaves start falling off trees and the air starts to cool, they...

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Benefits of a Far Infrared Heater

It’s winter time and sometimes the cold can become unbearable. Fortunately, you can now enjoy warm and cozy nights with the efficient far infrared heater. Most of us own a regular heater. Unfortunately, we tend to experience a problem or two when using regular heaters. First, they cost us a fortune on...

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Juicer Pulp Recipes & Ideas

If you juice at home, try to find ways to reuse the pulp from your juice – the planet and your wallet will thank you. We share with you some of our ideas and recipes for re-using your juicer pulp. Why re-use juicer pulp? Juicing is great because our bodies...

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Reduce indoor humidity without a dehumidifier

It’s that time of the year again. Your hands get clammy and the smell of mildew is in the air. It’s bad enough that it’s uncomfortably warmer, but now you’ll have to worry about damp spots and mould too! So how can you reduce indoor humidity quickly without needing to...

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Unique Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

This Valentine's Day, forget the usual dinner, flowers, wine or chocolates - they're soooo predictable! Instead, surprise your loved one with a gift that is unconventional yet super special AND shows him or her that you care! A personal breathalyser to keep them safe AlcoSense Personal Breathalysersfrom $219 To keep...

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Top 7 Reasons to Invest in a Humidifier for your Home

Winter has a way of making everyday life that much harder. We’re deep into that part of the year where the weather appears to be on a downward spiral; everyone either is, or is avoiding becoming ill. Some of us can’t even remember the last time our nose wasn’t blocked...

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What to consider when buying a humidifier

A humidifier helps to relieve the drying effects of cold air, ease symptoms of flu and other respiratory illnesses, and provide a more comfortable indoor living environment. There are many types of humidifiers on the market, so how do you choose? Before you buy a humidifier, it helps to understand how it works, which...

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Thoughtful Gift Ideas to Impress Your Boss

Thoughtful Gift Ideas? If your boss has a birthday soon, it may become a stressful period for you. Shopping for your boss can be a hard task. As expected, you want to look for something that he/she is into and will make him/her appreciate having you there. It doesn’t have...

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ABC News | June 2018

Victoria Police officers faked more than 250,000 roadside breath tests An internal audit has revealed that Victoria Police officers faked more than 250,000 roadside breath tests. The phony tests were an apparent attempt by officers to meet quotas. The police are already paying the price, with the state's Transport Accident...

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Business Business Business | September 2017

HOW TO VALIDATE YOUR BUSINESS AND HOW VALIDATION LEADS TO SUCCESSPosted by Irwandy Tan | Business Growth, Learn Magazine, Sales | When Andatech first started in 2003, I started with one product to sell. I knew that I needed to understand the public, whether they would buy this product and...

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Art of Scent Essential Oils – Newly Launched

We are very excited to announce the launch of a new product range – the Art of Scent essential oils. The Art of Scent essential oils can be used topically or aromatically to provide a variety of sensory as well as other wellness experiences and benefits. Mr. Irwandy Tan, director of...

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Win a Juicer!

Always wanted to try juicing but never found the right one? Or are you just tired of your old, used juicer and looking to upgrade? Here’s your opportunity to win a LifeSpring Juicer for yourself! We’ve partnered with Foxtel’s LifeStyle Food channel to give away 1 LifeSpring Slow Juicer for the winner...

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Mobileye review

Mobileye, dubbed the “third eye on the road” provides drivers with life-saving alerts as it continually scans the road ahead for potential dangers and can detect vehicles, lanes, pedestrians and cyclists. Earlier this year, we ran a Facebook competition looking for the most distracted driver in Australia. The winner of...

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Mobileye on Channel Ten News

Channel Ten News recently did a news story on the Mobileye as a new driver safety technology. The Channel Ten news team got to see the Mobileye in action during the demo given by Michael Hirsh (from Mobileye) at our headquarters in Vermont. Mobileye, dubbed as the “third eye on the road”...

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Driver distraction responsible for more car crashes than alcohol

A major study on driver distraction conducted by the Monash University Accident Research Centre and Monash Injury Research Institute have come up with data that should push Australians to rethink their time behind the wheel: driver distraction causes more car crashes than alcohol or drugs. The study analysed 340 serious casualty...

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University of NSW (UNSW) Partners with Mobileye on Driver Behaviour Study

The UNSW Transport and Road Safety Group (TARS) is partnering with Mobileye to study Australian driving behaviours. Road safety organisations in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia are also participating in the study, with around 400 vehicles around Australia to be fitted with the Mobileye units to form “Australia’s first large-scale...

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Message of the Week: Distractions Lead to Disaster

“Distractions lead to disaster” – this is the new campaign by the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) targeting distracted road users. Launched on 27 February 2013, it focuses on educating not only drivers but all road users, including pedestrians who listen to music or text while walking. The campaign could not...

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Mobileye at the Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo

Andatech will be at the Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo in Sydney this April to showcase the Mobileye C2-270 Advanced Driver Awareness System. The expo will be running from Thursday 11 April to Saturday 13 April 2013 at the Sydney Exhibition Centre on Darling Harbour, and is Australia’s most comprehensive exhibition focusing on the latest...

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Driver Fatigue Kills More Than Drink Driving

Driver safety is important but few of us acknowledge driver fatigue as a risk to safety. But what is more worrying is that drivers refuse to acknowledge that fatigue poses a great threat to safety, as recent research has found. Fatigue is one of the biggest killers on our roads and just as dangerous...

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Infographic of the Week: World Diabetes Day

Diabetes is Australia’s fastest growing chronic disease and the sixth leading cause of death in Australia today, but a majority of cases of type 2 diabetes can be prevented just by leading a healthy lifestyle. In support of World Diabetes Day today, we share with you this infographic on diabetes, its...

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Infographic of the Week: The Danger of Being a Pedestrian

We focus a lot on driver safety, but we seldom think about pedestrian safety even though pedestrians are just as prone to accidents as drivers and vehicle passengers. This infographic highlights some dangers that pedestrians face and how to stay safe.   Pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely than occupants of a passenger vehicle...

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Infographic of the Week: Are Cars Getting Safer?

Car safety is crucial, especially for new-car shoppers. Fortunately, today’s modern cars offer more occupant protection and car safety technologies such as the Mobileye than older car models. This infographic looks at car crash statistics from 1990 to 2009 to help answer the question “are cars getting safer?”.   Perhaps a large...

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Interview with Michael Hirsh from Mobileye

Two weeks ago we had a visit from Michael Hirsh from Mobileye, the man with the vision to expand Mobileye’s reach to further parts of the world. Let’s just say, we’re glad he had that vision as Mobileye is one of the most exciting products to hit Andatech. Michael is...

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Emperor 1510 Workstation Review

*Note that this product has been discontinued   Last week I was fortunate enough to get to test out the awesome new Emperor 1510 Workstation and its features. I was really impressed just looking at it, so to have had the opportunity to actually work in it was mind-blowing. With its signature Emperor...

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Infographic of the Week: Fruits, Vegetables and Pesticides

We eat fruits and vegetables regularly to maintain a healthy diet, but we might also be unknowingly ingesting pesticides from them. A single apple, for example, may contain up to 97.8% of pesticides even after being rinsed and peeled! And your favourite sweet fruit, strawberries, may contain up to 13...

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Mobileye Retro-fit Collision Avoidance System Announced For Australia

Australian motorists will soon be able to fit their cars with the Mobileye C2-270 – an advanced collision warning system – regardless of what vehicle they drive. Andatech will be the sole retail after market distributor for Mobileye in Australia. The units will become available in June 2012.   Dutch company Mobileye has developed...

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Twas the Night before…

I could have used my breathalyser to analyse my blood alcohol content. Would you believe that working for a breathalyser company, which stocks Australia’s largest range of hand held, personal, industrial and wall mounted breathalyzers (American, random?) I might have taken my fuel cell breathalyser with me when out for...

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