Viomi V3 Max Robotic Vacuum Review

packaging inclusions of the Viomi V3

Viomi V3 Max Robotic Vacuum Overview The Viomi V3 Max is one of three robotic vacuums the company sells. It uses LIDAR navigation and a long list of sensors for precise movement and better coverage without bouncing off your walls. And should you ever have a rug or carpet flooring, the V3 Max’s a carpet … Read more

Misen Dutch Oven Review

Misen Dutch’s pot, lid and grill on an electric stove

Misen Dutch Oven Overview The 7qt dutch oven from Misen is one of many cookware options now available from the company. This is their only dutch oven option, which is a shame because we would love to see the same quality and price in various sizes so we can collect them all. This dutch oven … Read more

The Dangers of Water and Electricity – How To Avoid The Risks

checking water from tap

Water and electricity are deeply integrated into our everyday routine. However, when they are mixed together, they can lead to consequences. In one blink of an eye, water and electricity can cause injury, fire, and even death.  So, it’s pertinent to understand the dangers of water and electricity and what you can do to prevent … Read more

Misen Knives Review – Our Hands On Test

Misen Knives

Misen Knives Product Overview Misen started with a single chef’s knife after an impressive Kickstarter campaign in 2015. Now the brand sells a steak knife set and six different kitchen knives, including: Chef’s knife Paring knife Utility knife Santoku knife Short chef’s knife Serrated knife Misen knives promise the same excellent quality and functionality as … Read more

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

a mosquito on a fine mesh screen

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. … Read more

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 … Read more

MAGICCOS FP406 14 Cup Food Processor Review

MAGICCOS FP406 14 Cup Food Processor

MAGICCOS FP406 14 Cup Food Processor Overview The Magiccos FP406 14 Cup Food Processor is the newest iteration of the company’s multi-generation food processor line. This powerful machine features the same high-capacity bowl as previous options, but it now has a simplified control knob, sleeker look, and more functional accessories. In addition to the base … Read more

Buydeem DT6404-Slice Toaster Review

Buydeem 4-Slice Toaster

Buydeem 4-Slice Toaster Overview The Buydeem 4-Slice toaster is an extra-wide take on the company’s 2-slice masterpiece. This wider version comes with all the same great features and the same awesome look, but with doubled everything, making it the perfect toaster for families. This flashy appliance has all the same great functions you would expect … Read more

Is Your Dehumidifier Leaking Refrigerant? How to Detect and Fix It

dehumidifier leaking refrigerant freon

Compressor or refrigerant dehumidifiers use a basic refrigeration system to capture moisture from the air and store it in a water tank/drain it from a hose in order to dehumidify the local environment. This process requires the use of a refrigerant gas such as freon, and if this refrigerant gas is leaking from your dehumidifier … Read more

FoodSaver VS7850 Vacuum Sealer Hands-On Review

FoodSaver vs7850

FoodSaver vS7850 Overview  The Foodsaver vs7850 shares the same goal as other vacuum sealers in the market — to extend the shelf life of perishable food. And, the vs7850 met that goal with flying colors. There is nothing special about the design of the vs7850. Its sports the familiar low-profile, rectangular shape which most residential-use … Read more

Why Is My Dehumidifier Leaking Water? And How To Fix It

woman fixing a leaking dehumidifier

A lot is going on inside your humidifier. When all is working well, these parts work together to create a safer, more comfortable environment inside your home. But when they stop working and start leaking, you end up with a puzzle that can be very difficult to solve. There are a dozen reasons why a … Read more

Lava Rock vs Fire Glass – Which Is Better For a Fire Pit?

lava rock vs fire glass

Lava rock vs fire glass is not just a battle of aesthetics. There are other factors that come into play when choosing between these two popular fire media for an outdoor firepit.  Both are good conductors of heat, but fire glass can generally produce and retain warmth more efficiently. However, lava rock prices are typically … Read more

Roidmi Eve Plus Robotic Vacuum Hands-On Test

roidmi eve plus

The Roidmi Eve Plus combines hyper-intelligent mapping capabilities with user-friendly features like an auto-empty dust bin for an improved robotic vacuum experience. The most exceptional feature of this vacuum is its navigational abilities. LIDAR and multiple sensors work together to create accurate maps of every level of your house. Working off these maps, Eve efficiently … Read more

The 9 Best Mosquito Repellents for Dogs – Pet Safe Bug Spray

dog getting sprayed with the best mosquito repellent for dogs

Mosquitos are annoying, but for your dog, they can be deadly. Heartworm, which used to be a problem only in warm, southern states, has now spread to every state in the country, except for Alaska. Without treatment, which can be very costly and take months to complete, dogs infected by this mosquito-borne illness will die. … Read more

Are Mosquitoes Attracted to Light?

mosquito sucking blood

Mosquitoes are probably one of the most annoying guests you’ll ever have at outdoor parties, camping trips, or even in your own home. They suck your blood and leave you with distressingly itchy blisters or, worse, sick. Which begs the question: who invited these suckers anyway?  While most people would say it’s your light that’s … Read more

360 Cookware Slow Cooker Review – Hands On Test

360 Cookware Slow Cooker

Versatile Slow Cooker with Many Unique Talents The 360 Cookware Slow Cooker combines function with ease of use to give you more cooking options while taking up less space in your cupboards.  At the heart of this smart cooking system is a heating base with four adjustable heat settings. This base is compatible with most … Read more