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Cooking Showdown: Gas vs Electric – Which Should You Choose?

Your kitchen is something that you’ll be using practically daily for a long time, so investing in the right appliances is important. Of the appliances in a kitchen, your oven and stove are likely to experience the most use and will play a sizable role in your overall cooking experience ...
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5 Best Towel Warmers to Keep You Toasty in the Bathroom

Whether you’re taking a steaming hot shower or nice bubble bath, few things are more relaxing than letting the heat take all your troubles away. Unfortunately, a good thing doesn’t last forever, and you’ll have to get out of paradise at some point and face dreaded cold bathroom floor. Fear ...
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6 Causes of Low Air Flow From Your Ducts

Coming home to a perfectly cool home in summer and a toasty home in winter after braving the harsh outdoor conditions is one of the best feelings there is. Unfortunately, your HVAC doesn’t always let you come home and relax – especially if you have rooms that seem like they’re ...
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Electric Space Heater Cost Calculator

“How much does it cost to heat my room?” is a super-complicated question to answer. Heating a room depends on a plethora of variables - how many windows you have, how well the room is insulated, the temperature outside…. The list goes on! It’s near impossible to accurately determine. However, ...
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How To Calculate The Air Conditioner Size For Your House

So it's time to either install air conditioning in your house for the first time, or to replace your old run down unit. But what size do you need? Well I'm not going to lie and tell you the answer is easy like so many other sites will. In fact, ...
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The 5 Best Garage Heaters For Winter – We Compare The Top Models

Your garage is often the last place you think about when it comes to heating in winter. Well, that is until you need to go out there to do some chore that the wife is nagging you about! And then you realize that your garage is cold - why didn't ...
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Types Of Firewood – A Simple Guide To Burning The Right Fuel

Whether you’re buying or burning, knowing a few things about the different types of firewood can maximize efficiency and save you trouble when it comes to your wood stove, fireplace, or fire pit. Not all firewood gives the same results so understanding the characteristics of different types is key to ...
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Pellet Stoves Vs Propane Heaters – Which Is Right For You?

The next line up in our series of articles comparing heating types is pellet stoves vs propane. These two heating types are a bit more difficult to compare because they are actually quite different. They do however, each have their pros and cons. Propane heaters will suit some of you, ...
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Compare The Best Portable Quiet Air Conditioners

Do you need to keep the room cool, but can’t bear the noise of your air-con unit? Maybe you’re constantly battling between the right temperature and a room that you can actually sleep in? Air-con is a necessary evil for many of us, but who wants to share the room ...
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Battery Backup For Pellet Stoves – 3 Ways To Keep The Heat On

Pellet stoves are one of the best space heaters available: they are efficient, cheap to run and they provide that comforting radiant heat. But they do have one downside: when the power goes out your pellet stove stops operating. For this reason, you will want to seriously consider installing battery backup ...
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pellet stove vs wood stove

Pellet Stove Vs Wood Stove – Which Should You Choose?

There is nothing quite like the radiant heat of a wood or pellet stove, the immediate feeling of warmth you get when sitting close to the heater is one of the most comforting things I have experienced. But when it comes to making the choice between a pellet stove or ...
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best bathroom heaters

The Best Bathroom Heaters – Don’t Go Cold This Winter!

Is your bathroom colder than the rest of your house? Perhaps the tiled floor sends shivers through you if you need the loo in the middle of the night? Sounds familiar? You need a bathroom heater. There’s nothing worse than shivering while waiting for the water to warm up - ...
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How To Replace a Lamp Cord Switch Quickly and Easily

When your lamp stops working, the first thing to try is replacing the light bulb. If the lamp still does not work despite the new bulb, then it is likely you have a faulty lamp switch. If your lamp has an inline cord switch then you are in luck, because ...
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best quiet space heaters

Best Quiet Space Heaters

If you own a chilly home office or you need to bring some much needed warmth into a bedroom or communal area, you’ll want something that can provide heat without a low-pitched hum that’s guaranteed to drive you to distraction. Electric heaters can be super-expensive to run and the level ...
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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 ...
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Honeywell HY-280 Quiet Set Tower Fan Review

Price: Perfect for: Smaller rooms where a floor standing fan is preferred. Honeywell HY-280 Key Specifications Fan Type: Tower fan Noise Level on Highest Setting: 55 dB Noise Level on Lowest Setting: 38 dB Max Airflow: 350 CFM I remember the first tower fan I owned, I never used it when ...
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Choosing The Best Pellet Stove – The Ultimate Guide

Pellet stoves are efficient, environmentally friendly, cheap to run and safe. However this cost effective heating source is often overlooked by consumers when shopping for a new heater. Why is that? We put it down to the simple fact that most people do not know what a pellet stove is, ...
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The Ultimate Aerogarden Review and Guide

Because you have made it to this article I am guessing you are here for one (or more) of three reasons: You seem to kill any plant you touch You have no space to have a garden outdoors You don't have the time to look after a garden Go back ...
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The 5 Best Quiet Fans – Get A Good (and peaceful) Nights Sleep

It is a well known fact that average temperatures are going up, and this means that those stinking hot days are coming thicker and faster than ever before. So now, more than ever it is important to have a good fan to help keep you comfortable when the mercury soars! ...
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