The Best UV Air Purifier of 2021 – Our Top 8 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 Best HVAC UV Lights – Keep Your Air Clean

glowing HVAC UV lights

Most homeowners might think that an HVAC filter is the only way to improve the indoor air quality of their homes. However, Ultraviolet (UV) light within your HVAC system can kill a significant portion of germs, bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens.  If you’re looking for an HVAC UV light for your home, it is vital … 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 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

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

Brigii M1 3-in-1 Mini Vacuum Review

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Brigii M1 3-in-1 Mini Vacuum Overview The M1 is the third handheld vacuum cleaner released by Brigii. Compared to the first iteration, the Y120Pro, the M1 has greater suction power, weighs about a third as much, and has a much sleeker look. Compared to industry-leading handheld vacuums like Black+Decker and Bissel, this vac has less … 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

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

Greenworks DD24L00 24V Drill/Driver Review

Greenworks DD24L00 24V Drill/Driver Review

Compact, Lightweight Drill for Tackling Household Projects and More The Greenworks DD24L00 24V Drill/Driver is an impressively powerful tool in a much less bulky package than your average drill. Are you a homeowner looking for a compact drill to keep around for those inevitable remodeling projects? Greenworks’ compact size combined with the small 1.5Ah batteries … Read more

Dreame T30 Cordless Vacuum Cleaner Review

dreame t30 review

High end suction power & superior battery life When we get offered these cheaper vacuum cleaners, I am often dubious about the claims they make. But after trying out the Dreametech T30 most of my doubts were quickly extinguished. The 190 air watts of suction power (only 40 less than the Dyson V15) is not … 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

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