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Sara Seitz

Brigii M1 3-in-1 Mini Vacuum Review

Brigii M1 3-in-1 Mini Vacuum Overview The M1 is the third handheld vacuum cleaner released by Brigii. Compared to the first iteration, the Y120Pro, the M1 has greater suction power, weighs about a third as much, and has a much sleeker look. Compared to industry-leading handheld vacuums like Black+Decker and Bissel, this vac has less

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Lawn Care

13 Lawn Care Gifts Ideas – For Dad And Lawncare Enthusiasts

Whether it’s Father’s Day, Christmas, or a birthday, lawn care gifts are always appreciated by those with yards to take care of. We’ve reviewed hundreds of yard care products through the years and know exactly which ones make the best gifts. Like, a robotic lawn mower that takes all the effort out of keeping your

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Garden Pests
Emily Cordo

Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Mosquitoes – 10 Methods That Work

Few things are more annoying than a persistent mosquito, but it’s easy to forget they are also dangerous. Humans are vulnerable to several potentially fatal mosquito-borne diseases, including malaria, Zika, West Nile, Chikungunya, and dengue fever. A severe allergic reaction, “Skeeter Syndrome,” can also be life-threatening. Popular synthetic chemical sprays like Deet can deter mosquitoes.

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How to Clean Stainless Steel Pans – 13 Ways That Work

Stainless steel pans are the preferred cookware of many professional chefs due to the material’s unparalleled durability. But that doesn’t mean you can’t easily blemish or burn a stainless steel pain. Even some of the pros are guilty of this. Luckily, if you burn food onto a stainless steel pan or scorch the bottom, there

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Heating and Cooling

The Quietest Portable Air Conditioners That Actually Work

According to, Americans spend $29 billion each year just to keep their houses cool. One way to easily reduce AC expenditures each summer is by cooling only the room you are using rather than your entire house. Portable air conditioners are a great solution to maximizing your comfort while minimizing your cooling costs. The

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The Best Bed Bug Steamer – Yes They Do Work!

No sentence can make your skin crawl quite as easily as, “You have bed bugs.” Except maybe, “You still have bed bugs.” As a former rental property inspector, I have seen my fair share of bed bug infestations. I’ve also had the opportunity to test out a number of steamers in the fight against these

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Gardening Tools

The Best Battery Powered Weed Eater – Cordless String Trimmers

As we’ve said before, Cordless Battery-Powered Tools are the way of the future. Not only does modern battery technology now rival traditional gas-powered motors, but they’re superior in many other ways. But some models of cordless weed eaters are also far inferior to their gas powered counterparts. That’s why choosing the right brand and model

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Appliances & Products

The 5 Best Quiet Fans For Bedrooms – Near Silent Fans

It seems that the temperature is getting hotter every year, and keeping cool is getting harder and harder. Yep fans are great, but that buzzing/whirring sound that they make? Not so great. Choosing a quiet fan is hard to do sometimes, as you can’t always turn them on at the store before you spend your

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Appliances & Products

The 5 Best Garage Fans – Stay Cool With Your Tools

Winter will be gone before you know it, and your currently cold garage will be baking. Garages are notorious for trapping in heat, and a great fan is essential for keeping cool. However, getting the right fan can be a frustrating task with so many fans to choose, and it’s tempting to just grab the

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Heating and Cooling

The Best Bladeless Fans – Expert Reviews and Picks

I’ve got a secret….even the best bladeless fans aren’t magic, in-fact they actually do have blades (although they are well hidden!) That said, there are many advantages of having a ‘Bladeless’ Fan over a conventional one; Less energy usage, low noise, safety, ease of maintenance and aesthetic beauty to name a few. These Fans have

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