Dreame D9 Robotic Vacuum and Mop Review

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Cleaning Power Boasting 3,000Pa of sucking power and mopping functionality, the Dreame D9 has some serious cleaning power. Let’s take a deeper dive into this robotic vacuum cleaner. Vacuum Functionality When it comes to robot vacuums, 3,000Pa of suction power is a lot. When you compare it to the flagship offerings of Roborock and iRobot … Read more

The 10 Best Propane Heater Models – Our Top Reviews

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Need a way to heat up your shop or outdoor workspace? Or maybe you’re looking for an affordable and safe way to stay warm while camping or even while working in your drafty office. Propane heaters are an excellent alternative to electric heaters when portability is a priority. They are especially nice to have on … Read more

The Best Infrared Heater – Reviews and Buyer’s Guide

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Although infrared heating is becoming more popular these days, it is nothing new – it has been around for a long time. Recent improvements in this technology are increasing efficiency outputs 90 – 100%. No wonder more people are using them to heat their homes. The heat it emits provides the same feeling of warmth … Read more

The 6 Best Electric Wall Heaters – Reviews and Buying Guide

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Drafty kitchen? Miserably cold bedroom? In most homes, the central heating system fails to keep all rooms at a comfortable temperature. Using a single-room heater can be a great alternative and much more cost-effective than cranking up the thermostat. According to Energy.gov, though, space heaters cause over 25,000 residential fires each year. That’s where electric wall … Read more

The Most Realistic Electric Fireplace – The Top 10 Models

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Electric fireplaces are great, but some have more realistic visual and audio effects than others. To help you make an informed buying decision, we’ve compiled the most realistic electric fireplace that you can get in the market today. A handy buyer’s guide is available too! From the ultra-realistic and high-tech Magikflame to the thermostat-adjustable Duraflame … Read more

Roborock S6 MaxV Robotic Vacuum Review

Roborock S6 MaxV Review

Roboborock’s Flagship Model – The Biggest and The Best The S6 MaxV is Roborock’s premium offering in the robotic vacuum range, it offers advanced technology features that other brands offer for twice the price. The cleaning power rivals even the premium brands, and the in built obstacle avoidance system works surprisingly well. If you have … Read more

Roborock H6 Stick Vacuum Review

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A Cost Effective Stick Vacuum That Competes With The Best Roborock have done it again by coming up with a stick vacuum that is light weight, has great cleaning power and a long battery life. The H6 rivals the more expensive Dyson V10 in cleaning power, has a superior runtime and is of the highest … Read more

Roborock S5 Max Robotic Vacuum Review

Roborock S5 Max Review

Packed Full Of Features and Still Getting Better The Roborock S5 Max’s cleaning ability is easily as good, and in a lot of cases better than the more well-known brands. The hybrid vac/mop functionality has not compromised its cleaning ability and only offers more value from an already well-priced product. And the continued support from … Read more

Abbio Cookware Review


All Clad Quality for Half the price I was recently contacted by Abbio to try out their pots and pans. I must say I was a little skeptical at first. After all, I often find when reviewing cookware, the best cookware is often the most expensive. But, I decided to give it a try and … Read more

12 Laundry Detergent Alternatives

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What brand of laundry detergent do you use? Most folks have a brand they prefer, either for its effectiveness or its scent. Nowadays, there are plenty of laundry detergent options to choose from at the store, with big names like Tide, Bounce, Gain, Cheer, and more remaining popular picks. But what if none of those … Read more

How Does a Dehumidifier Work

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Regardless of the season, a damp basement or crawl space can really degrade the livability of your home. Luckily, there’s an appliance that has been designed to effectively and efficiently resolve this problem – the dehumidifier. Dehumidifiers are a purpose-built home appliance that are able to eliminate ambient moisture within a space, thus preventing undesirable … Read more

The Best Dehumidifiers for Basements

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A moisture-filled basement is no way to live – it’s as simple as that. But depending on your home’s structure and your geographic region, relieving your home of trapped humidity may be easier said than done. Some folks believe that a standard air conditioning unit or a built-in HVAC system can alleviate these problems on … Read more

California Design Den Sheets Review

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California Design Den began in India over a decade ago and currently design their sheets and run the company from California. They recently contacted me asking to review their sheets and write about it on Essential Home and Garden. So they sent us a sample of their 400 thread count sheets to write an honest … Read more

Dibea V008 Pro Cordless Vacuum Review

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The V008 Pro is the latest offering from Dibea to enter into the crowded cordless vacuum market. Featuring a new design floor tool and a powerful motor, is this model worth your money? Or should you keep saving and buy one of the more expensive brands available. We have thoroughly tested this cordless vac and … Read more

The 5 Best Garage Fans – Stay Cool With Your Tools

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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 from, and it’s tempting to just grab … Read more

Minsu NV-01 Robot Vacuum Cleaner Review

Minsu NV01 Review

The robotic vacuum cleaner is all the rage right now, and Minsu have just released their version of this popular product. But is this new addition to the market any good? Should you spend your cash on it? Will it save you time? Well I recently tested this latest offering from Minsu and I have … Read more

Cooker King Non-Stick Cookware Set Review

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Cheap cookware is everywhere these days, department stores are full of brands you have never heard of using all sorts of big words to sell cookware that looks to be great value. However most of these cookware sets are poorly made from inferior materials. This is where Cooker King breaks the mold – I recently … Read more

The Best Non-Toxic Shower Curtain Options – PVC Free

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Part of living a healthy lifestyle is removing toxicity from your environment. From the food you eat to the air you breathe, everything has an effect on your overall health so it’s important to be as safe and clean as possible. There are some obvious hazards in your home – natural gas coming from the … Read more

The Best Towel Warmer Choices For Your Bathroom

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One of the best upgrades you can add to your bathroom is a towel warmer. There is nothing quite like getting out of the shower on a cold winter’s day and grabbing a luxurious, warm towel. That’s why you have decided it’s time to install towel warmers in your bathroom – but which should you … Read more

Dibea D18 Cordless Vacuum Review

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When someone mentions stick vacuums, most of us immediately think of one brand in our mind – Dyson. And this has been with good reason, up until now. There are numerous brands releasing their own version of these handy cordless vacuum cleaners and some of them can are actually quite powerful, and even better, cost-effective. … Read more