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

Costco often has great prices for appliances, but the process for 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.

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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.

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How to Release a Stuck Washing Machine Door

This article will help you troubleshoot why your washing machine door may be stuck and potentially help you fix it without needing to pay for a professional.

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How to Remove Rust From a Dryer in Three Simple Steps

Refinish the surface of your rusty dryer with epoxy spray paint made for appliances.

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Review of the Kyvol 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.

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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.

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6 Gift Ideas for Wood Burner Owners 2021

Wood-burning stove accessories make great gifts for someone who owns a cozy wood burner. Here are some ideas for presents that will be treasured.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Why Does My Pellet Stove Keep Shutting Off?

If you are wondering why your pellet stove keeps shutting off, then you should be able to get some ideas from this account. Find out more right here.

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Do I Need to Cover My Air Conditioner During Winter?

Air conditions is a life saver during the summer. But what do you do with it during the winter? Do you cover your unit? Leave it uncovered? What is the best way to ensure your A/C unit survives the winter.

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How to Fix a Leaky Bissel Shampooer

Do you have water leaking from your Bissell Ready Clean Powerbrush Plus or another similar shampooer? This article will walk you through the steps on fixing it.

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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.

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Shark Navigator Vacuum Review

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

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What to Do When You Don't Have a Bathtub

The house that I bought a few years ago didn't come with a bathtub. After searching for a while, I found an easy solution. This article will show how I use this convenient product to enjoy luxurious baths in my home despite not having a conventional tub.

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

The Partu Air Purifiers freshen & clean small, medium or large sized rooms in a flash. Arrives with night lights, auto pollution detection, triple fan speeds, and a powerful HEPA activated carbon filter that kills any indoor allergen or virus.

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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. Includes tempered glass lid, mini mitts, measuring cup, and a rice paddle.

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The Audew Air Fryer: A Review

Air fryers are very popular right now, and the choice of brands, sizes, power, and accessories can be enough to make you throw up your hands and walk away. Enter the Audew 12-liter, 1700-watt air fryer. I've got one and love it. I think you will too.

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How the New 5.5L Elechomes Warm & Cool Mist Humidifier Challenges Winter Colds

Review of updated Elechomes Warm & Cool Mist Humidifier. Best winter humidifier with 3 levels for misting/heating, a massive 5.5L tank, child lock options, and sleep mode that turns off LED screen.

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Review of the Slaouwo Space Heater

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.

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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.

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Halogen Oven: A Review

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.

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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.

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Honeywell Air Touch Air Purifier: A Review of Usage in Indian Cities

This is a review of the Honeywell Air Touch HAC35M1101G based on my personal experience using it in Bangalore.

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Elechomes Air Purifier Review: The Best Bedroom Filtration System

The Elechomes Air Purifier filters dust, pet allergens, pollen, and cigarette smoke, and replaces it with fresh, clean air. Excellent for pet owners, smokers, and those with asthma or allergies.

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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.

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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. Contains large 6L tank, has warm/cool mist settings, and includes sleep mode.

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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.

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

Weather your running an electric or gas water heater you should consider this water heater essential.

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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 3 blinking lights on your furnace. There are a few ways to check and fix this problem.

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How I Stopped That Moldy Smell in My Washer for Good

No matter how I cleaned my front-loading washer, the mildew smell kept coming back. Then I found a quick, easy way to solve the problem for good.

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

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

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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 up one and run it through some tests. My choice, the Clean Robot, is sometimes referred to as the Sweep Robot.

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Oster Convection Oven Review

Counter-top convection oven information and 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.

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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.

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Benefits of a Dehumidifier in Your Home

There are many benefits of a dehumidifier for your home. Health, mold, dust mites, wood, surfaces, and electronics can all be negatively effected by too much moisture in the air. Learn how a dehumidifier can preserve health and home.

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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.

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Your Air Conditioning Contactor and How to Replace It

The contactor is a fairly simple part of your air conditioner and is really quite easy to repair or replace if it's your problem. Learn how a contactor works, how to check it, and repair or replace it if needed.

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How to Replace an Air-Conditioning System's Condensate Pump

This article acts as a guide to help homeowners test and replace an air-conditioning system's condensate pump.

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2 Easy Ways to Seal Your Leaky Ductwork (With Pictures)

Learn 2 simple, effective, and cheap ways to seal your own leaking ductwork that will hold up over time and help get the air to where it's supposed to be in your home.

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Review of Madoats Mini Portable Air Conditioner

In this review, I explain why the Madoats Mini Portable Air Conditioner is the best personal cooling fan and humidifier for the summer.

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Everything You Need to Know About a Furnace Pressure Switch

This article provides details on everything you want to know about your furnace's pressure switch. See how it works and determine if it's your problem as well as why it's there and how to find the correct replacement.

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How to Make Your Air Conditioner or Heat Pump More Efficient

Get the most out of your A/C this summer. Understand what air conditioning services you should consider and why, whether you perform it yourself or are considering professional service.

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Making a Homemade Air Conditioner

Instead of spending a lot of money on a new air conditioner, learn how to make one yourself! It's simple and easy to make.

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How to Find Out If Your Furnace and Air Conditioner Are Under Warranty

The serial number of your furnace and air conditioner is the key to answering if your HVAC equipment is still under warranty. Your HVAC warranty should have started from the date of installation.

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The Best Slide-In Electric Range With Downdraft

This article will provide a review of both of the slide-in electric range with downdraft options on the market, with an added review of an alternative electric cooktop with downdraft after listening to you, my readers.

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Top 3 Wall-Mounted Range Hoods: Reviews & Comparisons

In this article, I compare and review the most popular low-to-medium-budget range hoods from trustworthy brands with excellent customer support. Check it out now.

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6 Garbage Disposal Myths

Many usage myths regarding garbage disposals can be debunked with factual evidence. In this article, find out if you're doing more damage than good.

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A Beginner's Guide to the Best Handheld Power Sanders

There are so many different kinds of handheld sanders. Which is best for the job you have in mind?