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7 Wood Burner Stove Stocking-Filler Gift Ideas

Here are some gift ideas for someone who owns a cozy wood burner. These stocking-fillers make great presents.


Review: Vitamix FoodCycler

This article will be an honest review of the Vitamix FoodCycler that looks at what you can put in the appliance and how well it functions.


What Do Refrigerator Water Filters Filter Out?

Are you trying to figure out exactly what do refrigerators water filters filter out? If so, you can find out more right here.


How to Get Ink Out of Your Dryer

Are you looking to get ink out of your dryer? Here are some quick fixes on how you can do just that without too much trouble. Find out more here.


Review of the Paris Rhone Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier

I was searching for an inexpensive but well-designed humidifier capable of preventing the air of a small to a medium-sized room from becoming dry. The Paris Rhone PE-AH017 appeared to be a good choice.


Is It Worth Replacing Washing Machine Bearings?

Are you debating whether you think it is worth replacing the washing machine bearings or just getting a new washing machine entirely? Find out more here.


Review of the Elechomes Ultrasonic Humidifier

I was searching for a humidifier that would keep my house comfortable without requiring much effort to set up and operate. Elechomes' SH8830 Cool and Warm Mist humidifier appeared to be the best option.


5 Home Assistant Beginner Mistakes to Avoid!

Home Assistant is a great tool for automating your home—if you use it right. Read this Home Assistant beginner's guide to learn more.


Review of the Kyvol Air Purifier

I was searching for an inexpensive air purifier that would work effectively and quietly in a small to large-sized room. The Kyvol Vigoair P5 appeared to be a good match.


Should You Repair or Replace Your Old Appliance?

Age, purchase price, and average lifespan are some of the factors to consider when determining whether to repair or replace an old appliance.


What Low Gas Boiler Pressure Means and What You Can Do About It

What does it mean when your gas boiler tells you the pressure is too low? And how do you fix it?


How to Change the Oil on a Pressure Washer

One of the best ways you can take care of your machines is with regular oil changes to keep the engine running smooth, and this guide will break down the tools you'll need and the steps to follow to do it yourself.


Review of the iTouchless 2.5 Gallon Sensor-Activated Garbage Can

I was searching for a small, attractive trashcan with a lid that could be opened without being physically touched. The best option appeared to be the 2.5-gallon MT02SS-1 garbage can from iTouchless.


Review of the Novostella Wi-Fi 20w Floodlight

With a professional-grade build quality and an ability to receive commands from up to 75 feet away, the 20W Novostella RGBCW is a good option for those in the market for versatile flooodlights.


How to Clean the Drain Pump Filter on Your Front-Loading Washing Machine

The drain pump filter is an oft-neglected but simple maintenance task for your front-loading washing machine. This article will show you how to locate the access panel, remove and clean your filter, and replace the plug in your drain hose.


How to Fix a Roomba's Bin Full Light That Won't Turn Off

If your Roomba's bin full light won't turn off—even after you've emptied the bin and cleaned the filter—this guide will help you locate (and clean) the likely source of the problem: the bin sensor.


What You Need to Know Before Buying a Dishwasher From Costco's Website

Costco often has great prices for appliances, but the process of getting a dishwasher is complicated because delivery and installation are separate. This can cause problems if the delivery and installation aren't scheduled for the same day.


How to Fix the Roomba Error 8 Trouble Code

Here is how to fix the pesky Roomba Error 8 trouble code that you may be getting on model 960 and other units.


How to Remove Rust From a Dryer in Three Simple Steps

This article will show you how to refinish the surface of your rusty dryer with epoxy spray paint made for appliances.


Review of the Kyvol Vigoair HD3 Cool Mist Humidifier

I was searching for an inexpensive humidifier that could keep my kitchen comfortable without requiring a lot of effort to set up and operate. Kyvol’s Vigoair HD3 appeared to be a good option.


How to Keep Your Whole House Humidifier From Running Continuously

Does your whole house humidifier run even when your furnace is not? It's not supposed to. If it does, you are wasting water, energy, and money. Chances are it's wired wrong. Wire it correctly yourself and save the cost of an HVAC bill.


Bissell Proheat Essential Review

This article talks about the pros and cons of the Bissell Proheat Essential. First we will look at the upright cleaning ability and move on to discussing the added upholstery tool.


The 3 Best Stainless Steel Slow Cookers

Slow cookers are an easy and great way to make healthy and tasty food. I've been using them for many years and seen how technology has enhanced them in modern times. This article lists the 3 best stainless steel slow cookers, followed by my reasoning and experiences of each product.


Review of the Kyvol Cybovac S31 Robotic Vacuum

I was searching for a reasonably priced, self-emptying robotic vacuum equipped with an effective navigational system. Kyvol's Cybovac S31 appeared to be the best choice.


Why Does My Pellet Stove Keep Shutting Off?

Why do pellet stoves randomly shut off? Learn why this happens, and what to do about it.


Do I Need to Cover My Air Conditioner During Winter?

Air conditioners are a lifesaver during the summer, but what do you do with them during the winter? What is the best way to ensure your AC unit survives the winter?


How to Fix a Leaky Bissel Shampooer (With Video)

Is water leaking from your Bissell Ready Clean Powerbrush Plus or another similar shampooer? Learn how to quickly fix the problem.


Review of the Okaysou Medical-Grade Air Purifier

I was searching for a reasonably priced air purifier capable of handling a very large room. Okaysou’s AirMax8L appeared to be the best option.


Vacuum Review: Shark Navigator Pet With Self-Cleaning Brushroll

This article will share my thoughts on the Shark Navigator Pet with Self-Cleaning Brushroll vacuum.


How to Take a Bath Without a Tub: Portable Bathtubs

This article will show you how to use a portable bathtub to enjoy luxurious baths in your home despite not having a conventional tub.


Partu Air Purifiers Review: How to Get Fresh Clean Air With 3x the Power

Partu Air Purifiers freshen and clean small, medium, or large-sized rooms in a flash. This article details their many features and reviews them.


Elechomes 9-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker: The Best Multi-Use Kitchen Appliance

The Elechomes electric pressure cooker can pressure cook, steam, sauté, and slow-cook poultry, eggs, rice, soup, chili, cake, beans, and even yogurt to perfection. It includes a tempered glass lid, mini mitts, a measuring cup, and a rice paddle.


Review: 5.5L Elechomes Warm & Cool Mist Humidifier SH8820

This is a review of the updated Elechomes Warm & Cool Mist Humidifier. This is the best winter humidifier with three levels for misting/heating, a massive 5.5L tank, child lock options, and a sleep mode that turns off the LED screen.


Review of the Slaouwo Space Heater (500/1000w)

I was searching for a space heater that was economical to run but could quickly warm a small room. Slaouwo’s offering appeared to be a good option.


Review of the Levoit Personal Air Purifier

I was searching for a quality air purifier that could quietly clean the air of a medium-sized room. The cost of replacement filters was an important consideration. Levoit’s LV-H126 appeared to be a good choice.


Halogen Oven Review: Pros, Cons and Cooking Tips

This halogen oven review includes information about the advantages and disadvantages of cooking with the oven as well as some quick and easy meal ideas.


Running an Airbrush With a Pancake Compressor

I discuss the ins and outs of running an airbrush from a pancake compressor. Both advantages and disadvantages will be covered.


Elechomes Air Purifier Review: The Best Bedroom Filtration System

The Elechomes Air Purifier filters dust, pet allergens, pollen, and cigarette smoke and replaces them with fresh, clean air. It's excellent for pet owners, smokers, and those with asthma or allergies.


The Best Lead-Free Slow Cookers and Crock Pots for the Kitchen

A short list of the best lead-free crock pots and slow cookers made for the home kitchen.


Product Review: Elechomes Ultrasonic Cool & Warm Mist Humidifier

The Elechomes Ultrasonic Cool/Warm Mist Humidifier eliminates dry air, allergens, and airborne bacteria in any room. It contains a large 6L tank, has warm/cool mist settings, and includes sleep mode.


Review of the Air Choice 43-Inch Bladeless Fan

I was searching for an attractive bladeless fan that would keep me cool on a hot summer day. Air Choice’s BLF-YH05 appeared to be a good choice.


How to Install a Water Heater Jacket and Why It's Essential

Whether you're running an electric or gas water heater, you should consider this water heater essential.


Fixing a Pressure Sensor Switch in a Furnace

This article will explain how to troubleshoot your furnace when the heat stops working and you see three blinking lights on your furnace. There are a few ways to check and fix this problem.


Do You Really Need to Change the Water Filter in Your Refrigerator?

The next time your "Change Filter" light illuminates on your refrigerator, consider waiting for a few more cycles and saving yourself a large chunk of change.


Review of the Clean Robot

Lately, I have noticed a large number of low-priced miniature robotic vacuums available for sale. I decided to pick one up and run it through some tests. This is my review for my selection, the Clean Robot, sometimes referred to as the Sweep Robot.


Oster Convection Oven Review

This article offers counter-top convection oven information and a review for inquisitive shoppers. Learn the differences between convection, toaster, and range ovens. Then find out why Oster is the best convection oven on the market.


How Often Should I Change My Furnace's Air Filter?

There is "To be or not to be." There is "Wherefore art thou Romeo." Then there is "How often should I replace my furnace's air filter?" While I'm not sure where Romeo is or if one should be or not, I can help with the answer to the latter.


Benefits of a Dehumidifier in Your Home

Health, mold, dust mites, wood, surfaces, and electronics can all be negatively affected by too much moisture in the air. Learn how a dehumidifier can preserve health and home.


Review of Artifit N9 Mini Portable Fan (No Batteries Required)

The colorful Artifit N9 Mini Portable Fan is rechargeable, small, and doesn't require batteries to work. It can run for hours and it's the quickest way to cool off no matter where you are.