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Jo Plumridge

Jo Plumridge

Jo Plumridge is a freelance writer and photographer with almost 25 years of experience writing for a variety of magazines, websites and books. She writes extensively on home and tech products, along with covering photography, interior design and all things sleep-related. Outside of work, Jo fosters cats alongside her husband for a local rescue, giving her plenty of practice in dealing with tricky subjects.

Recent articles by Jo Plumridge

Humidifiers vs air purifiers - teaser. Air purifier standing against a white wall with a houseplant to the left of it
Humidifiers vs Air Purifiers

Is a humidifier or an air purifier the right choice for improving the air quality in your home? We ask an expert

The most expensive states for car insurance - teaser. A pair of glasses, pen, car keys and calculator lie on top of a few page contract
The Most Expensive US States for Car Insurance

Car insurance rates can vary dramatically from state to state. Is yours one of the most expensive? We’ll find out in this guide

Types of hearing aids - teaser. An audiologist holds up a hearing aid
Types of Hearing Aids: How to Choose the Right One for You
Hearing Aids

With so many types of hearing aid available, which is best suited to your specific requirements? We investigate the options to help you

The worst drivers in America - teaser. Close up of driver's hands as they raise a first and honk their car horn angrily
Worst Drivers in America

We find out: where do the worst drivers in America live – and is your state or city on the list?

Which gender pays more for car insurance - teaser. Close up of hand pointing to photo of a car in the insurance documents spread across a table
Which Gender Pays More for Car Insurance?

Do men or women pay more for car insurance? The answer isn’t as straightforward as you might think

Can humidifiers help with allergies - teaser. A humidifier in the foreground with a woman holding a tablet while lying on a sofa in the background
Can Humidifiers Help with Allergies?

Sufferer of allergies? Then you’ll be keen to try anything that could relieve your symptoms. Could a humidifier help? We find out

How to descale a Breville coffee machine - teaser. A bottle of descaling solution and a coffee machine water tank with scale deposits
How to Descale a Breville Coffee Machine
Coffee Makers

Love your coffee? Then you’ll want to make sure your Breville Espresso coffee maker is kept clean and free of limescale. Here’s how

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How to Clean a Cuisinart Coffee Maker
Coffee Makers

A clean coffee machine will deliver better-tasting coffee, so it’s worth taking the time to give your Cuisinart some TLC

How to Clean Ninja Coffee Makers: Tops Tips
Coffee Makers

Dedicated coffee addict? Then you’ll want to make sure your coffee maker is always running perfectly