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

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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

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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?

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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

360 Cookware Review – Our Hands On Test

360 Cookware

Exceptional Cookware that Is Healthier for You and the Planet 360 Cookware doesn’t just make pots and pans. They deliver a brand new cooking experience. These high-performance utensils allow you to cook without added oil or water—or not! Confused? I was too. But trust me, it is worth getting to know this cookware. I had … Read more

Uno Casa Cast Iron Skillet Set Review

Uno Casa Cookware

Classic Cast Iron Cookware Built to Last While Costing Less Uno Casa’s cast iron skillet set is made for true cast iron lovers. This set won’t cost you anywhere near what those products made by other small companies do. But, given how durable and functional they are, you would never guess they carry such a … Read more

Roborock H7 Cordless Vacuum Review

Roborock H7 Cordless Vacuum

A Multifunctional Vac that Combines Power With an Impressive Battery Life The Roborock H7 is the newest addition to Roborock’s current lineup of cordless stick vacuums.  Unlike its H6 predecessor, the H7 has more suction power (160AW to be more precise) to lift even the tiniest debris and dirt. Plus, the pre-bundled attachments can now … Read more

Can you install a gun safe in a garage?

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Unfortunately, not everyone has enough space to keep a gun safe inside their homes. And, while garages are not ideal for these, taking precautionary steps and considerations are a must with those left with no other option.  Yes, you can install a gun safe in a garage, but it really should be a last resort. … Read more

The Quietest Portable Air Conditioners That Actually Work

best quiet portable air conditioner

According to energy.gov, 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 … Read more

Roborock Auto-Empty Dock Review

roborock auto empty dock review

Roborock Auto Empty Dock Overview The way the auto empty dock operates is actually quite simple. It uses a vacuum, to suck out the debris from the dustbin through the main brush opening – which is quite unique when it comes to auto empty docks. After the S7 has finished a cleaning session, it goes … Read more

The Best Bed Bug Steamer – Yes They Do Work!

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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 … Read more

Yeedi Vac Station Robotic Vacuum Review

Yeedi Vac Station Robotic Vacuum

Hands-Free Robot Vac that Mops, Vacuums, and Empties its Own Dustbin. The Yeedi Vac Station Robotic Vacuum combines the intelligent cleaning power of the Yeedi Vac Max with the convenience of a self-emptying dustbin. This smart system gives you clean floors without lifting a finger–or dumping a dustbin–for up to 30 days at a time. … Read more

What Size Tiles Should You Use In a Small Bathroom?

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Choosing tiles for bathrooms can be tricky since they require special grouting arrangements to prevent accidental slips and falls. And since they are most likely one of the smallest areas in your home, you’ll need to consider how to maximize the space or have the illusion of a bigger one.  Fortunately, you can rectify these … Read more

How To Use a Dehumidifier Effectively – a simple guide for optimal usage

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Keeping the humidity levels optimal is not always the top priority for most homeowners. But it’s not something you’d want to skip or put at the bottom of your maintenance list. When you let humidity fluctuate, it can cause damage for both your home and health and, in worst-case scenarios, both simultaneously. Luckily, you don’t … Read more