Sunday, May 16

Old School VS New School: Electric Or Non-Electric Everyday Items?


We’re living in a digital age where electronics are taking over from the manually operated tools that once reigned supreme. Our cars are becoming automated, our toothbrushes are electric and we read our books on screens instead of paper. Read below to see the advantages of modern-day electronic devices stacked up against the advantages of their non-electronic counterparts.

Read on to see the pros and cons of some everyday electric and non-electric household items.


Electric Razors VS Blade Razors

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Gillette Fusion ProGlide (Non-Electric)

  • The more affordable option
  • Offers the cleanest shave
  • Easily replaced blades
  • No cleaning required

Russell Hobbs Wet & Dry Shaver (Electric)

  • Long lasting and durable
  • Easy-to-use
  • Can be used with or without shaving gel
  • Comes with trimmer to style your beard



Rechargeable Hot Water Bottle VS Original Hot Water Bottle

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Elektra Rechargeable Hot Water Bottle (Electric)

  • Convenient and easy-to-use
  • No regular cleaning required
  • Detachable cord for cordless use
  • Long-lasting heat for up to 5 hours


Original Dis-Chem Hot Water Bottle (Non-Electric)

  • The more affordable option
  • Heats up in only 3 minutes
  • Travel-friendly



Classic Travel Mug VS Stainless Steel Travel Mug With Charger 


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Leisure Quip Travel Mug (Non-Electric)

  • The more affordable option
  • Bigger capacity (450ml)
  • Fits most vehicle cup holders


Esquire Stainless Steel Travel Mug With Charger  (Electric)

  • Easy-to-use
  • Charged using cars standard cigarette port
  • Keeps liquids warmer for longer
  • Made from durable, quality stainless steel



E-Readers VS Paperback Books

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Kindle Paperwhite (Electric)

  • High-resolution display
  • Internet access
  • Access to thousands of titles at any time
  • Customisable text
  • Adjustable lights


Paperback Books (Non-Electric)

  • The more affordable option
  • Better to collect
  • Various editions and prints available
  • Different sizes and styles available


Electric Blanket VS Contour Duvet 

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 Pure Pleasure Single Electric Blanket (Electric)

  • 3 separate heat settings
  • Easy on/off functionality
  • Economical 60 watt lightbulb
  • Dual use as a blanket/mattress protector


Romatex Single Contour Duvet (Non-Electric)

  • Easier to clean
  • 100% cotton 200 thread count
  • Long-lasting, durable materials


Electric Can Opener VS Manual Can Opener 

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Russell Hobbs Electric Can Opener (Electric)

  • Opens cans quickly and easily
  • Detachable blades for easy cleaning
  • Magnetic top holds can in place


Trudeau 2-In-1 Can Opener  (Non-electric)

  • More affordable option
  • Convenient and easy to use
  • Easy to clean


Pestle & Mortar VS Electric Spice Grinder

mortar and pestle electric spice grinder


LK’S Pestle & Mortar 

  • Quality ceramic
  • Easy to use and clean
  • The more affordable option


Breville Spice Grinder

  • Grinds spices quickly and easily
  • Also grinds coffee
  • Stainless steel blades



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