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  • Best Portable Ice Maker

    Under the scorching heat of the sun comes our craving for a fruit shake, frappe, or simply cold water. It’s easy to buy those refreshments outside but what if you’re tired to go outside or there aren’t stores nearby? The quick solution is to make ice at home. You can make ice manually but it will take some time. The real quick way of getting ice is through a portable ice maker. By simply putting water in it, you can get tiny pieces of ice in a short span of time. Is it possible? Yes, it is! Humans are indeed incredible inventors. At present, there are numerous kinds of portable ice makers in the market. In this post, we’ll give you more ideas about portable ice maker and the best product to purchase for an efficient ice making activity and save time.

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  • The Best Automatic Garden Hose Reels (available in the UK)

    After researching around 20 products and testing 10 in our yards, we made a list of the best automatic garden hose reels on the market. During our testing, we compared their efficacy, capacity, and size. After weeks of research, we believe that the Suncast RSW125D Aquawinder is the best automatic garden hose reel you can buy right now. It’s reliable, beautifully designed, and it has a great capacity. The GARDENA Wall-Mounted Hose Box came at a close second due to its convenience and reliability. Check out the comparison table and reviews below and find the best automatic garden hose reel for yourself.

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  • The Best Patio Heater (available in the UK)

    We tested a massive 21 patio heaters to bring you these reviews, with all our testing team and a variety of their family and friends trialling them at garden parties, BBQs, weddings and anniversaries. We’ve ranked the products based on their style, the type of fuel used, the level of safety they provide and their overall efficiency in heating an outdoor area, and have produced in depth reviews on our top 6. We found the AmazonBasics Havana Bronze Commercial to be the best patio heater available in the market right now, although we’d also recommend the Sundate Electric Patio Heater as a very close second. Check out our more detailed reviews of our top 6 below.

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  • The Best concrete walk maker molds (in the cApItAl)

    We took a week interviewing 10 different landscape specialists on the features of a proper paving mould. They all seemed to agree on specific points. We then used this information to find the 8 best paving moulds available on the market. The Kenley 17x17 inch path maker mould was our top permomer. It comes in a decent size and has irregular shapes that create a beautiful pathway. It is also simple to use. But we didn’t stop there. We also came across 7 more models that were made from high quality material, were simple to use, simple to clean and were a good size. The WOVTE walk maker concrete stepping stone mould for example is the largest in our list. Continue reading to find out more!

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  • The 9 Best Lawn Fertilizers

    We spend endless hours on researching and reading reviews to find the best Lawn Fertilizer. We later recruited seven professionals to help us better understand. After testing more than 30 fertilizers, we concluded that EverGreen Complete 4-in-1 Lawn Care Bag is the best lawn fertilizer in the market. EverGreen showed better results compared to all the other fertilizers, therefore, it’s our first pick. However, we also found a few more fertilizers which were a stand of during our tests. You can check them out below.

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  • The 7 Best Canopies

    We spoke to 5 Canopy Providers in the UK, visited the locations where they had set up their canopies, and checked them for size, frame, material, ruggedness, ease of set up and price. Consequently, we were able to identify the 7 best canopies in the UK market. Of the 7, the All Seasons Gazebos Premium Pop Up Canopy Tent is undoubtedly the best. It is a heavy duty and easy-to-set-up product which has adjustable legs, and since it is waterproof, this canopy can hold its ground even in harsh weather conditions. However, if you are looking for a more affordable option, the Kookaburra Water Resistant Sun Sail Shade deserves your attention. While it is not waterproof, the Kookaburra is the cheapest option on our list and is a cinch to set up. 

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  • The 8 Best snake repellents

    We put together a team of testers who have the strongest fear of snakes and rodents to test out 25 different types of snake repellent, and narrowed this sample down to our top 8 . We tried out both electronic (solar and battery powered) as well as granular (made up of natural oils and chemicals in some cases) repellents, and compared their effectiveness, durability, the area they covered, eco-friendliness and cost-effectiveness to establish our favourite 8. We found the Isotronic Solar Powered Snake Repellent to be the our favourite of the bunch. It covers an area of 700 meters square and is solar powered, which means you don’t have to change the batteries, and it can operate 24/7. You can find our comparison table for different snake repellents below and the in depth reviews of all 8 products a bit further down.

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  • The 7 Best Bed Bug Sprays

    After spending 32 hours on research, studying 28 products and reading hundreds of online reviews - and taking into account features such as active ingredients, efficacy, odour, and application - we picked 7 best bed bug sprays anyone could use. These products are safe to use even when pets and kids are around. Of the 7, the Protector C Bed Bug Killer by Agropharm is certainly the best. It has all the great features to look for: highly effective, residual protection, and safe for your kids and pets.See table below for quick comparison and read all product reviews to select the best bed bug spray you need.

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  • The 6 Best Inflatable Hot Tubs

    After considering 30 models but testing only 15, we were able to select the 6 best hot tubs for you in the UK Market. We selected only those products which were easy to use and portable, can accommodate a minimum of 4 people, and are durable. Among the 6 products that we chose, the Lay-Z-Spa Monaco is undoubtedly the best. It can accommodate up to 8 people, contains an insulated protection cover, allows you to set its temperature up to 40 degrees via a control panel, and has a built-in massage system as well.Read on to check the comparison table. The detailed reviews of all 7 products follow the table.

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  • The 7 Best Temporary (Portable) garages

    Portable garages, a more versatile and cheaper alternative to regular garages, are a popular option nowadays but, luckily for you, we’ve researched and tested over 20 different types in order to compile a list of the top five on the market today. Factoring in costs, dimensions, durability and ease of use, we found that the heavy duty House of Tents premium carport is arguably your best investment, lasting several years and giving maximum protection to your vehicle, though it does depend on what you’re after, so check out our top 5 in the comparison table below, as well as our more detailed reviews of each one further down.  

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  • The Best Folding Wagons

    Having spent over 100 hours testing more that 70 different folding wagons, we can say that the best folding wagon is the LIFE CARVER garden cart foldable pull wagon. It features a compact design with a sturdy steel frame. The material is heavy duty and this wagon is simple to fold and store away. We also found 9 more models that performed well in terms of simplicity of folding, large loading area and sturdy frame. The Mac Sports collapsible folding outdoor utility wagon for example had the largest loading area of 90.1x 51.3x57.2cm. Read on to learn more!

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  • The 9 Best Zero Gravity Chairs

    We interviewed 5 orthopedic surgeons, spoke to 10 users of zero gravity chairs, and read innumerable online reviews to prepare an initial list of 20 zero gravity chairs. Afterward, we compared these chairs for their weight limit, foldability, easy of carrying/storage, locking mechanism, and whether or not they provided an integrated backrest. Consequently, whether we had started with 20, our final list contains 9 best zero gravity chairs for everybody, among which the Homcom Luxury Reclining is the best indoor and the 2 x Sun Lounger Textoline is the best outdoor zero gravity chair. We chose Homcom Luxury reclining because it offers a unique amalgam of massage and zero gravity chair.  As for the 2x Sun Lounger Textoline, it comes with a detachable head pillow, folds away for easy storage, and comes with a 2-year warranty. Also, since it weighs just over 12kgs, this chair is easy to carry.

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Garden & Outdoors Reviews

At Onlyreviews readers can find the best information on the best products available in the market. Our reviewers handpick the most easily obtainable products and compare the best features of each. That is how we develop our buying guides and reviews.

In the garden and outdoors section, a total of well over a month of careful reviewing has allowed us to provide readers with some cool options for enhancing the look of their home garden. From garden furniture to the best plant cages and supports, Onlyreviews is the best partner to take you on a shopping quest.

There is plenty more to see at Onlyreviews. For the best-looking pavement, consider our review on the best concrete walk maker molds. If you live in warm climate and want to keep your garden snake free, the 8 best snake repellents review will teach you how to achieve that.

Turn your backyard into the best place for fun and relaxation. Onlyreviews provides you with the 6 best inflatable hot tubs review. If you don’t yet have a garage, check out our review and buying guide on the 7 best temporary and portable garages. Chill out the best way you know how after checking our review on the 9 best zero gravity chairs.

Garden Furniture

There are plenty of garden furniture and Onlyreviews will help you to pick the best for your garden. If you are a fan of rattan furniture, our review of the 10 best garden furniture will tell you everything you need to know.

To provide you with the best information and buying guide, our reviewers visited 20 garden furniture manufacturers and interviewed them on the best features to look for. The reviewers soon found out that UV treatment will help the furniture withstand the glare from the sun. Other factors used as criteria in the review include the right size and color as well as cushions that complement the furniture seats.

Garden Sculptures

Onlyreviews will help you turn your garden into a work of art by showing you the best garden sculptures out there. Our team spent 100 hours carefully handpicking the top 10 best sculptures that they could find.

Our reviews will show you exactly how and where to place the best garden sculptures and to create a focal point by turning attention to specific zones in the garden. Only at Onlyreviews.

Garden Chairs

The best garden chairs are able to remain outdoors and withstand varying weather conditions. Onlyreviews spent more than 72 hours interviewing outdoor furniture manufacturers on the best qualities of good garden chairs.

In our review, we explain the features, material construction as well as the best place to put the garden chairs. The review also takes into account the different types of material construction suitable for different types of weather.

Garden chairs made from rattan may not be the best in extremely warm temperatures and aluminum is not heavy enough to withstand strong winds. At only reviews our buying guides and reviews show you exactly what to look for.

Plant Cages & supports

A garden is not a garden without the plants and here at Onlyreviews we will help you find the best cages and supports for your garden plants. Our reviewers took 40 models and spend over 50 hours testing them for sturdiness, functionality and effectiveness.

Over the course of the review, some models performed better than others and it is these top best performers that we have listed in our top 10 best plant cages and supports review. Note that it is always best to have the right information before making a purchase. Our review will help you pick a product based on the requirements of the type of plant.

Outdoor Clocks

We spent more than 50 hours analyzing and testing over 30 outdoor clocks to provide you with the top 10 best review. Our reviewers were keen on the best features in the different models such as construction material, accuracy and the best aesthetic features of the clocks.

In our review, you will also learn how to pick the best position to place the outdoors clock as well as how to check whether it will withstand harsh weather elements. Find the best outdoors clock to complement the look of your garden at Onlyreviews.