BRAV is giving away a brand new washing machine to one lucky reader!


I love an innovative business. I love people who look at something and say I can do this better.

These two young guys with extensive experience maintaining, fixing and working with washing machines decided with their wealth of knowledge they could do it better. 

They knew what works, what breaks, and how much these really cost.  I think its fabulous these guys took the initiative and are taking on the big brands. 

All their dreaming, planning and hard work the BRAV GreenTech 7kg  is here.

I've been using this money saving, front loader washing machine for over 8 months now and it gets a big two big thumbs up from me!

I like is design, it is modern and sleek and looks very high tech, but was very easy and clear to understand and use. 


10 Reasons Why I Love the BRAV GreenTech Washing Machine:

  1. It's price, try finding another front loader for less than $500.
  2. It's 100% Australian owned!
  3. It has a 4 Star Water Rating and even out performs other manufacturers such as Bosch by 1 litre per wash.
  4. There's a gentle wash cycle and has the required heat to ensure a hygienic clean for your baby's clothes, even cotton nappies.
  5. The Start Delay Function can ease power demand by using the delay function and washing your clothes during off-peak electricity demand times.
  6. The 1200RPM Spin cycle will have your clothes dry faster!  BRAV GreenTech comes with 1200RPM spin mode to aid drying by removing more water than some front loading washing machines.
  7. BRAV GreenTech comes with a 15min Quick Wash that will save you time, water and electricity!
  8. Save money, with the BRAV washing machine using the same motor as Samsung, LG, Electrolux and Simpson Washing Machines, you'll get the same product for a lot less!
  9. With a 2 year warranty and 3 year warranty on major parts, BRAV ensures the GreenTech keeps on running and helping the environment.
  10. They are a locally owned and operated business, who really do care about their customers.


Win a brand new BRAV GreenTech 7kg Front Loader Washing Machine valued at $460!

Thanks to BRAV we will be giving one of our readers a chance to win one of these fine washing machines delivered to your door!

(Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth ONLY)

To enter all you need to do is tell us in the comments below

What is your best laundry tip?

 Winner will be chosen and notified on Monday 2nd November at 9.00pm and notified by email address given in entry.


Terms and Conditions: Australian Residents only. This is a Game of Skill not a game of chance. Entries not answering the question will be deemed invalid, The winner will be chosen by originality and creative merit, by a non involved party. Judges decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Competition closes 02/11/15 at 8.45 AEST. Winners will be drawn 02/11/15 9.00pm AEST and notified on this post by the 05 /11/15. We will contact the winner via email. Winner will have 7days to respond or we will redraw. We will try our best to contact the winner but cannot be responsible should the winner not receive the notification within the time frame.

Prizes are not transferable, changeable or redeemable for cash. Prizes will be sent out by BRAV and neither they or Mums Take Five will be held responsible in the event that they are stolen, lost or damaged in transit.

Delivery ONLY to Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth

 BRAV  Washing Machine Review and Giveaway


Interested in the Brav GreenTech?

You can buy on online now and have it delivered to your door!

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0 # kelly R 2015-10-12 11:21
I'd love a new washing machine!!
My tip would be dont leave wet clothes sitting in the machine for too long
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+1 # Christine 2015-10-12 13:25
Separate colours! No one wants their whites turning pink.
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0 # Tania 2015-10-12 14:24
wash your colour and whites separately
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0 # Michelle 2015-10-12 14:37
With three kids aged eleven and under The laundry's a nightmare, is it any wonder? There's uniforms, pj's, undies and jeans In hues of blacks, greys, orange and greens! When one round is over, another begins
My washing machine gets dizzy, oh how she spins!
It's a never-ending cycle, worse in winter of course
Without a dryer, they need to dry on the horse. So my best laundry tip is to seperate colours, and have a bucket for soaking To try and combat Mount Washmore, and I'm not even joking!
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0 # Amy 2015-10-12 21:14
Sounds like a great machine. My tip would be to use a wash bag for those hand wash items and throw them in the machine on a gentle cycle.
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0 # Stacey 2015-10-13 00:47
With 4 kids under 6 and a mechanic for a husband washing here is 2-3 loads a day without fail.
My tip would be to cold wash as much as possible to save energy.
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0 # Sharon jones 2015-10-13 01:19
my tip is from a washing machine mechanic....nev er ever use fabric ruins your washing machine...
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0 # Mary Cole 2015-10-13 09:26
When finished washing leave the washing machine door open so it dries out inside, instead of rusting.
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0 # Nicole Kent 2015-10-13 09:27
Do a load of washing every morning - before work or school drop off. This keeps you on top of the mountain that can build up over those long weeks.
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0 # Kay Darby 2015-10-13 10:16
my tip would be dont leave the door open and always check the inside when you close for kids and the cat
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0 # Di 2015-10-13 15:50
Remove lint from the washing as you hang it out, while it's still wet, with a lint brush. It comes off so much easier than if left on until the clothing/linen is dry.
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0 # DIANA O 2015-10-13 15:53
Generic brand all purpose cleaner (spray and wipe) as a pre-wash stain remover works equally as well, if not better than the expensive products marketed specifically for 'pre wash'. As soon as you spill something on yourself, spray it, or if left until washing day, spray and let sit for 5 - 10 minutes before putting in the wash. Lightly rub if required. Works a treat, and I thank Nan with every load for her helpful tip.
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0 # Ern 2015-10-13 16:45
Use less washing powder than stated on the pack, it washes just as well and the savings do add up.
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0 # Ros McFarlane 2015-10-13 19:51
Don't over fill your machine, to many clothes in the machine, definitely doesn't wash well. Also spray soiled or marked clothes before washing.
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0 # Veronica 2015-10-13 21:04
I love pouring a few drops of eauculyptis in my wash
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0 # Alison 2015-10-14 20:53
With a very large family its if you do not put it in the laundry it will not be washed. I got sick of clothing all over the house. It's yet to work here but I live in hope
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0 # Jessica Maloney 2015-10-16 13:55
Don't let your teenager dye their hair purple, or you'll be washing white bed sheets and school uniforms every day!
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0 # Kirsten Hayes 2015-10-17 08:52
I put white vinegar in my washing at the rinse cycle, this takes out the laundry powder/liquid residue from your clothes leaving them gentle on your skin it also keeps your machine clean!!!
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0 # Caroline Raj 2015-10-19 21:12
I am excel at being really bad at washing so I need all the help I can get. Clothes shrink, change colour mysteriously! I'm not sure why I didn't get the domestic goddess gene....But with kids and a lot of washing I need a great machine that doesn't keep breaking down and this one looks absolutely fantastic! I have the delay and faster spring cycle. Hopefully one day I'll learn the simple trick to good washing - is this a mother secret or just an awesome washing machine?
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0 # Sonya N. 2015-10-21 15:39
Get the hubby to do it so you don't have to!
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0 # Chrystal 2015-10-23 01:54
would love to win this washer! Tips would be.. Use white vinegar as a fabric softener ( cheap and good for your washing machine!), pin socks together to prevent that dreaded pile of odd socks and if possible catch some of your rinsing water to water your garden/plants. I never need to water any of my plants with anything other than what I catch in the watering can from my loads of washing
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0 # Rhiannon Massey 2015-10-25 14:15
Would absolutely love this green machine! I need a good hot function to aid in one of our severe dust allergies!

My tip is to always use laundry bags as it preserves any delicate clothing you may be washing.
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0 # Scott Fuhrmann 2015-10-25 14:23
What a fantastic machine! I love the green initiative and the fact that this product is Australian owned.
My tip is to eliminate chemicals as much as possible. Using vinegar and bi-carb soda is a great one, especially for towels! But there are so many variations of home made detergents out there that are perfect for you and the environment! It's also cost effective for anyone on a budget.
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0 # Kelly Arndt 2015-10-25 17:23
For whites and brights, pre-soak in hot water in which you've dissolved 5 325mg Aspirin tablets(It really works!)and add 240ml of White Vinegar to the rinse cycle.
For darks that you want to keep black, rather than grey, add a couple of cups of brewed coffee or tea to the rinse cycle.
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0 # Denise Marsh 2015-10-25 19:01
A laundry tip that has saved me a few times is using chalk or cornstarch to remove grease stains from clothing. It works every time. Just rub it into the stain and leave for about half an hour and then wash like normal. So simple and cheap!
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0 # Sarah 2015-10-26 14:38
Wow - what a fantastic prize. Love pretty much every point you raised in the list above :)

My laundry tip is to use normal dishwashing detergent as a pre-wash stain remover if you ever get cooking oil splatter on your clothes and use cheap shampoo for delicates like lingerie and pantihose (handwashing them while you're in the shower for bonus points!).
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0 # Lisa 2015-10-28 11:45
I think my husband has the best laundry tip: offer to do the laundry a few times early on in the relationship - mix colours and whites; put wools, delicates, old socks and everything else in together on the toughest, hottest cycle; and leave the wet washing in the machine overnight. Then when you hang it out, never shake the creases out and always put pegs in the most inappropriate places so they leave marks. When it's dry, scrunch it all into tight balls in the washing basket and then leave that in the living room for about a week. And then - taa daa - you are never allowed to do the washing again! He is a smart guy.
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0 # Deb K 2015-10-28 23:40
Laundry tip: Put a load of washing on at night so it's ready to hang out in the morning!
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0 # Mick G 2015-10-31 11:09
Always make sure you drain excess water from the base of the machine after each use
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0 # Jennifer B. 2015-10-31 13:55
Set up three baskets for whites, coloureds and darks and teach the children to sort dirty washing into each.

Then have a clean clothes basket for each to fold into...

You may do the washing but you are not charwoman in this day and age!
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0 # Erin 2015-10-31 14:49
Could really use this washing machine as ours has just gone rouge! My tip is to use a tennis ball in the dryer. It prevents the clothing/sheets from getting all tangled up together so that they dry faster.

Also to set up a 'tip jar' next to the washing machine so that all the change found in clothes starts to build up into a lovely treasure fund :)
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0 # Jennifer G 2015-11-01 13:01
Could really use a new washing machine as I've had to resort to hand washing as ours suddenly stopped working!

My tip is all about prolonging your clothes life. Keep the colour in your clothing brighter by adding a pinch of salt to the load! And keep your whites whiter by using lemon juice and sunshine!
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0 # Michelle 2015-11-01 18:24
Rub dishwashing liquid on greasy, oily stains and then throw the clothes in the washing machine.
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0 # Maria Stringer 2015-11-01 19:26
Pour a large glass of chilled white and watch the kids argue over whose turn it is to do the washing!
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0 # Lisa Whelan 2015-11-02 08:45
My tip would be to use an AMAZING energy saving machine and you can't go past the Brav GreenTech. My machine broke two months ago and we are still saving up for a new machine, this would mean the world to our family!
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0 # Ross S 2015-11-02 11:14
Investing in merino underwear that naturally fights body odour will allow you to wear all your clothes longer between washes. This will decrease your overall wash size, energy use and time required.
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0 # Nia Costello 2015-11-02 12:49
My tip is hurt the dirt - make clothes clean, Love the world,
Was in a machine that's GREEN...
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0 # Leanne Stansbury 2015-11-02 13:15
Put a dry towel in with your load in the dryer. Reduces moisture in the dryer and everything dries faster!
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0 # Alexandra 2015-11-02 16:51
Great giveaway!
Tip: Don't expect the washing to be done efficiently if you ask hubby to do it... Mine sets up the clothes horse, puts the clean, wet washing in the basket, then proceeds to tip said basket upside down over clothes horse and spread it around a little, then walks away. Needless to say the clothes don't dry evenly OR quickly!
More serious tip: Utilise the sunshine and it's natural stain fighting properties :)
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0 # Natalie Stoute 2015-11-02 19:07
After buying new towels, soak them in cold water for at least a day. Wash as normal and guess what? No annoying fluff!! If there is any residual fluff (it's only happened to me once with cheap towels), pop them in the dryer and they should be fluff free forever!
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0 # Rebekah Ballingall 2015-11-02 20:43
My best tip would be get a machine with a delay function so that when you get up in the morning its done
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0 # MUM 2015-11-04 21:58
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0 # Toolman Tim 2015-12-19 17:08
Do not use your washing machine for cats or small children
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0 # Tammy 2016-07-15 13:22
Would be awesome to win this machine! My tip would be to make sure the door gets left open after washes so the machine doesn't mould and also do a darks, lights and colours wash so your clothing doesnt get ruined :)
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0 # garry wagener 2016-08-20 11:19
Ive been researching for a washing machine for a couple of weeks and found ticks all the local s
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0 # Mariam Agumah 2020-04-18 13:06
Good quality washing machine, we bought it since 2015 and still functioning well. I love it and wish you manufacture 10 kg
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