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Buying Guides & Inspiration

Check out our destination for how-to's, trends and inspiration. From how to choose the perfect Duvet Inner, to our Coffee Machine guide, we have you covered. Keep up to date with seasonal trends, top tips, and decorating advice with our carefully curated edits.

Manchester Buying Guides

With many fabrics, fills, colors and patterns available, how do you pick one that suits your sleep preferences and personal style? Here you'll find all you need to know about choosing the right bedding essentials for you.


Should You Wash New Sheets?

Let's uncover the truth and ensure the best sleep experience possible.

How to Fold a Fitted Sheet

Folding a fitted sheet can be a challenging task, but with the right technique, it can be mastered.

Best Sheets for Hot Sleepers

In this buying guide, we’ll cover the benefits of sheets for hot sleepers and the best ones for you.

Sheets Buying Guide

The right set of sheets can make a huge difference to how your bed feels and to your quality of sleep. Discover our range to suit every need!

Protecting your Mattress

Extend the life of your mattress by using a protector, topper or underlay. These bedding essentials work to keep your mattress clean, & protect it from moisture.

Pillows Buying Guide

Are you a side, back or tummy sleeper? Find the perfect pillow to suit your sleeping style. Discover our range of fills and shapes that will aid your sleep and stop those restless nights.

Picking the Best Towels

Add comfort and colour to your bathroom with the perfect towel set. Learn about what makes our towels absorbent, and find the best for you this season. 


How to Wash a Duvet Inner

The average person sleeps for 8 hours a day, which equates to one-third of their life. This is a lot of time, so knowing how to care for your bedding is essential.

Duvet Cover Buying Guide

There are so many different options to choose from, depending on what you’re after. Duvet covers serve both a practical, and aesthetic purpose.

Picking the best Duvet Inner

Our range explained. Find the duvet fill that's best for you. From trans-seasonal layering, to winter specific. Add warmth, or stay cool with our wide range.

Curtains and Blinds Buying Guide

Whether you're moving into a new home or looking to revamp your existing space explore the things to consider when choosing curtains or blinds.

How To Install Roller Blinds

Using the right tools, you'll be able to elevate your space and enjoy the benefits of roller blinds in no time.

Best Curtains For Winter

As the chilly season sets in, it’s essential to prepare your home for the colder temperatures.

How To Get Mould Off Curtains

This blog will walk you through the easiest and most effective way to clean mould off your curtains.

Kitchen Buying Guides

Memories are made in the Kitchen! We have compiled all you need to know in order to create the perfect cooking space in your home. From choosing the perfect coffee machine, to how to look after your cookware & frypans. Discover our wide range of appliances and cookware.


Coffee Machine Buying Guide

We know that a great morning coffee makes all the difference to your day! Find the best coffee machine for you, with our guide. Break down the different types of machines, the amount of effort required and compare our range.

Air Fryer Buying Guide

This trend is here to stay! Don't miss out on easy cooking and guaranteed flavour with our wide range of Air Fryers. From your classic air fryer, to dual basket style or an air oven-style, Briscoes has you covered.

Slow Cooker Buying Guide

A lifesaver in the Kitchen for busy homes! Yummy meals practically make themselves. Simply throw together you ingredients, place in you rcooker on low and watch a delicious meal unfold! Explore our wide range.

How to Season Your Cast Iron

Sure, a cast iron pan is great on its own. But, the way to unlock its true powers is by seasoning it. We’ve spoken to frypan pros to compile a guide with everything you need to know about seasoning cast iron.

How to Clean Your Frypan Like a Pro

This guide will go over popular cleaning techniques for common types of fry pans and other cookware. Whether you’re working with a forged aluminium, induction, stainless steel, or even a cast iron pan, we’ve got you covered with helpful how-tos.

Dining Guides

Dinner tables are more than just a place to share a meal! Discover all the things that make a successful dinner party, take care of your dinnerware, and ensure your space is a favourite among friends and family!


Cutlery Buying Guide

Explore the world of cutlery, helping you choose the right set to elevate your dining experiences.

How to Clean Silver Cutlery

Dive deep and ensure your silverware sparkles brilliantly for years to come.

10 Dinner Party Essentials

We'll walk you through ten essential elements that can elevate your soirée from ordinary to extraordinary.

Home & Electrical Buying Guides

Discover all your at home essentials. Find the perfect heater for every room, and the smartest in-home connection. Here is your guide to innovative and efficient heating for the winter ahead. 


Indoor Climate Control

Creating the ideal indoor climate in your home is more than just a matter of comfort; it's about your well-being.

Fans Buying Guide

When the sweltering heat of summer becomes too much to bear, fans come to the rescue. We've created this buying guide, designed to help you.

Tips For Choosing the Right Vacuum

Maintaining a clean and healthy home environment is a top priority for many of us, so a powerful vacuum cleaner is crucial.

BBQ Guide

Confused about where to start when it comes to choosing a barbeque? If you're unsure where to begin and you're starting to feela bit charred by all the choices, let us show you what we've got!

Bags & Luggage Guide

As the borders begin to open, and international travel is back on the cards, it's time to refresh your trolley cases before your next big adventure. Use our tips and tricks to help get organised this travel season!

Curtains & Blinds Guide

Are you struggling to choose from the many different types, lengths and styles of curtains & blinds? You will know what look you are going for in the room you are decorating, so check out all the different options here!

Electric Blanket Buying Guide

Getting into a warm bed on a cold night is one of lifes luxuries! We've compiled a list of useful tips to help your electric blanket last and ensure you are using it safely. Check out our wide range of types and sizes.

Heater Buying Guide

With a wide range of heaters to choose from, it is important to know few things that will help you find the perfect one for your space. Our guide shows you how to compare our range.

Best Vacuum For Pet Hair

Pet hair seems to find its way into every nook and cranny of our homes, find out how to effectively combat this issue.

Mop Vacuum Guide

Explore an innovative cleaning solution that combines the power of a vacuum cleaner and the efficiency of a mop.

Robot Vacuums

The tool that has revolutionised the way we clean our homes, find out more about these intelligent devices.

Vacuuming Checklist

Explore the health benefits and best vacuums to use, plus discover our tips and tricks for each room.

Inspiration Lives Here

Keep up to-date with seasonal trends, colourways and must-haves with our range of carefully curated edits. We make it easy to get the looks you love with our lookbooks, and top styling-tips.


Air Fryer Eats Challenge

Introducing Briscoes' Air Fryer Eats, our latest series featuring iconic Kiwi foodies and The Briscoes Lady, creating classic Kiwi cuisine with Air Fryers! 

Stay tuned for more episodes and recipes!

Storage Solutions

As the new season begins it is a perfect time to reevaluate and refresh your space. We have put together our top tips to minimise your items and effectively store them with modern practices and techniques!

Cleaning Hot Tips

With spring in bloom, it's a great time to get onto that spring cleaning. We've put together 4 top tips on ensuring a great and effective cleaning experience. With recommended products and advice we believe you can get the job done!

Furnishing Tips During Spring

Spring has fast approached! Now is a great time to add some new furnishings to your rooms to add some spice and freshness to your space. We have put together 4 tips for furnishing your space with our range available to shop below.

Bedroom Linen: Trans-Seasonal Layering

As the nights get a little chillier, but the days remain warmer, it can be a little tricky to know how to dress your bed between seasons. Briscoes have some handy tips to make trans-seasonal dressing of your bed a breeze.

10 Ways To Make Your Home Warmer This Winter

Feeling like you are sitting in your house freezing cold with no ideas of how to improve your warmth in your home? Here are Briscoes' top tips to help you stay warm inside your home for every cold moment! 

Slow Cooker Recipes

As we head into the colder days, the Slow Cooker comes out to make all the easy and warm soups, stews and curries. We have recommended 3 of our favourite Slow Cooked recipes to ensure you have nice warm meals for the colder Winter days. 

Back To Uni

As the flatting season quickly approaches, get prepared to burst your budget on all things bedding, decor and kitchen appliances for a fresh start in your new home. Make your pinterest board into a reality with our helpful tips!

A Guide for First Home Buyers

Moving into your first home is an exciting milestone! Goodbye are the days of Landlords and not being able to put nails into the walls. Knowing how to decorate whilst still being on a budget - can be hard. Check out our guide to help you get started.

The Sleep Shop

Tailor your bedding to your sleep-style and create the perfect combination of bedding essentials. From trans-seasonal layering, and the perfect duvet cover to curtains, lighting and scented pillows. All of these are ingredients to form the perfect sleep.

Responsible Edit

Bring earth day into everyday with Briscoes. Loving the planet from each room in your house. Consider eco-friendly alternatives that are great for your home and great for the earth. Let us introduce you to our wide range of brands and products.

Air Fryer Summer Recipe's

Check out our top 3 Summer Air Fryer Recipes that are sure to make you a hit at your next family dinner! Air Fryers offer a shortcut in time but maintain the flavour for all your favourite meals. Let's get frying together!

Spring Refresh

With Springs quick arrival, and circumstances having us indoors, it is the perfect time to hit refresh on the home. With subtle rearranging, and adding pops of colour and new scents, you'll have your home feeling like new again! Check out our tips to get you started.

Winter Bedding

Come home to comfort with our super cosy range of winter warmers, featuring luxury blends & soft textures to keep you snug in the coldest months. Unpack our range and smart heating technologies to keep you warm all season.

Winter Heating

As the days get cold and the nights get even colder, Briscoes has you covered for 24 hours of the day to ensure you stay toastie and warm during this cold Winter season. Come home to a warm home and bed every day!

Winter Air Fryer Recipes

If the last thing you feel like doing is cooking after a long day at work, be sure to check out all the Air Fryer options to guarantee a quick and easy dinner. If you are tight on time or just want to make a snack, you can easily chuck your food in, set the timer and leave.