Why is my Air Conditioner Leaking Water?

water leaking from an air conditioner

Summertime is here, which means air conditioners (ACs) are running full blast to keep us cool. But what happens when your AC starts leaking water? Don’t worry; you’re not alone. An AC leaking water is a common problem.  If you’ve been noticing water leaking from your air conditioner, it’s probably just a sign that something … Read more

What Is The Best Water for a Humidifier?

water flowing from the faucet

Humidifiers are a great way to fight dry air and support respiratory health, especially during dry winter months. But if you’re using the wrong kind of water in your humidifier, you could actually be doing more harm than good. So, what is the best water for humidifiers? Distilled water is the only type of water … Read more

What Is a Dehumidifier Used For? Benefits For Your Home

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Dehumidifiers are one of those important appliances that I recommend every homeowner have in their arsenal, regardless of the climate. This is because a dehumidifier has far more uses than many people realize. So, what is a dehumidifier used for? The obvious answer is to pull moisture out of the air. This makes dehumidifiers useful … Read more

Dehumidifier Vs Air Purifier – What’s The Difference?

dehumidifier vs air purifier

The main difference between an air purifier vs dehumidifier is that a purifier uses a filter to capture and reduce pathogens, while a dehumidifier reduces moisture to decrease pathogen activity.  You can use both devices to provide cleaner air for your home. If you suffer from allergies, especially to mold, either one can be helpful. … Read more

The Best Air Purifier for Smoke – 2022’s Top 7 Models

an air purifier in the living room

We all know about the harmful effects cigarette smoke can have on the body. But do you know that breathing in smoke can be just as harmful? Whether you’re dealing with smoky air from wildfires, a recent home fire, a woodburning stove, or cigarette smoke, the faster you purify your air, the better. And the … Read more

X-Sense XS01-WT Wi-Fi Smoke Detector Review

X-Sense XS01-WT Wi-Fi Smoke Detector and its accessories on the table

X-Sense XS01-WT Wi-Fi Smoke Detector Overview The XS01-WT Wi-Fi smoke detector is one of five smoke-only detectors available from X-Sense and one of two that are Wi-Fi connectable. The XS01-WR is the original model of the XS01 line. It has all the same features as the XS01-WT minus Wi-Fi connectivity. It is also interconnectable with … Read more

Yeedi Vac Robot Vacuum Review – Hands On Test

Yeedi Vac device, box, and accessories on the floor

Yeedi Vac Robot Vacuum Overview The Yeedi Vac is the stripped-down version of the Yeedi Vac Max, but it has the same vacuuming specs and works with the same smartphone app. Both models are also Yeedi Vac Station compatible for hands-free, automatic emptying of the robot’s dustbin for up to 30 days.  The difference is … Read more

What Size Dehumidifier Do You Need?

hOmeLabs dehumidifiers on the floor

Getting a dehumidifier that is too large or powerful for your space can mean a lot of wasted money upfront and high electricity costs. But getting one that is too small will leave you suffering in hot, humid conditions. Unfortunately, figuring out what size dehumidifier you need for your room or home is anything but … Read more

Induction Cooktop Problems: Causes and Solutions

man checking for induction cooktop problems

Induction cooking is a simple and efficient process. But when something goes wrong with your induction cooktop, all the simplicity you love about it suddenly goes out the window. And, as it turns out, these intelligent machines are more complicated than they look. In this article, we’ll look at some common induction cooktop problems like … Read more

Okaysou Aqua Q6 Humidifier Review – A Hands On Test

Okaysou Aqua Q6 humidifier and its packaging, manual, remote, and filter on a table

Okaysou Aqua Q6 Humidifier Overview We’ve reviewed many Okaysou products through the years. Their Cayman 608 Air Purifier remains one of my favorite personal purifiers of all time. And their AirMax 10L Pro is one of the better large-room purifiers out there. In addition to purifiers and humidifiers, this company also has a new air … Read more

Okaysou Cayman 608 Air Purifier Review – A Hands On Test

complete inclusions of the Okaysaou Cayman 608 Air Purifier

Okaysou Cayman 608 Air Purifier Overview The Cayman 608 Air Purifier is one of seven air purifiers sold by Okaysou and their best option for large space personal use. At the heart of this purifier is the H13 True HEPA filter that filters out allergens like mold and dander and smaller particles like smoke and … Read more

The Best UV Air Purifier of 2022 – Our Top 9 Picks

the best UV air purifier EnviroKlenz Mobile UV Model in the living room

Having clean air in your home is important. It reduces the transmission of bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens and eliminates that “stuffy” feeling common in many homes. One fantastic way to immediately improve your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ) is with a UV air purifier. UV air purifiers suck in the air within your home, … Read more

The 6 Best Small Dehumidifiers – Top Mini Models For Small Spaces

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Keeping your home free of mold and mildew is crucial if you want to avoid the adverse health effects they can cause. In some situations, a large dehumidifier is your best defense against these moisture-loving intruders. But often, a personal dehumidifier is a better bet. These pint-sized units work to control humidity in small spaces … Read more

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 carpet sensor … Read more

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

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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

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