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46 Different Types of Appliances for Your Home (Mega Guide)

Much of the technological breakthroughs on appliances followed after the invention of the light bulb by Thomas Edison in 1879. A couple of years later, the brand Singer introduced the home electric sewing machine. This was followed by the lightweight electric iron as well as the “Thor,” the first electric-powered washing machine in 1901. The …

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How to clean your washing machine

Unfortunately, just because our washing machines clean our clothes, they don’t stay clean. Our washing machines can grow bacteria, mildew, and musty smells which eventually make their way to our clothing. Just like your clothes, your washing machine needs to be cleaned often. Keep reading for a step-by-step guide on how to deep clean your …

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How often should you clean your dishwasher?

It might sound unnecessary to deep clean a machine that’s function is to clean. After all, your dishwasher cleans your dishes, so it must be clean right? In a perfect world maybe, but in reality, our dishwashers can get even dirtier than the dishes we put in them. This can not only create cloudy and …

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How often should you clean your washing machine?

Just because our washing machines work hard to clean our laundry doesn’t mean that they stay clean. Soiled laundry can cause bacteria to accumulate in our washing machines, as well as mildew from constant humidity, and soap residue buildup from laundry detergent. Having a dirty washing machine can have the same effect on your clothes. …

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Broken Microwave – Repair or Replace?

The microwave oven is probably one of the most convenient kitchen appliances you own.  While some people see them as only useful for defrosting frozen meat, there are other people who can cook an entire Thanksgiving meal in their microwave.  That means that if your microwave just broke, the decision on when to replace it …

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What Should You Put Under Your Coffee Maker?

Coffee maker stations and areas can get messy. Ours does and we use K-cups.  There’s spilled water.  Grounds fall out of tipped K-cups.  If you use ground coffee beans (and/or grind it yourself), your coffee area can get very messy. Moreover, recently, we put our coffee maker in our dining room by creating a small …

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Where Should You Put a Coffee Maker? Kitchen? Dining Room? Other?

We moved our coffee maker from the kitchen to the dining room… and we love it! For years we had our Keurig coffee maker in the corner of the kitchen next to the sink under upper kitchen cabinets.  It worked fine there but the entire coffee station took up quite a bit of space.  The …

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17 Things to Know Before Buying the Keurig K-Elite Coffee Maker

On a sunny Monday night, my wife, two sons and I went off in search of a new single-serve coffee maker. I’m very knowledgeable about single serve coffee makers having bought and tested 12 of them over the years. My wife and I like single-serve K-cup coffee makers because we wake up at different times …

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17 of the Best Online Antique Stores (Complete List)

Antique pieces can be difficult to find. Often, you have to peruse the flea market or go to specialty stores just to hunt for authentic antique items. And in some cases, antique stores and sellers can be difficult to find, too. That’s why online shopping is a godsend. Shopping for antiques online can bring you …

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37 of the Best Online Appliance Stores

Online stores have the upper hand when it comes to customer convenience. You get to scout the best deals, compare features and pricing options among different retailers and all these with just a few clicks. That’s why consumers are turning to online stores even for major purchases such as household appliances. In 2016, consumers reportedly …

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About My Danby Countertop Dishwasher – This is What You Need to Know

Related: Dishwasher Dimensions (Buying Guide) | Dishwasher History | The Right Type of Dishwasher | Types of Dishwashers | Dishwashers Under $500 I’ve owned this Danby countertop dishwasher for over a year and I can honesty say it was a GREAT purchase. Danby has two countertop dishwashers. Mine’s the newer, silver-coloured one with an LCD …

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52 Different Types of Electronics You Can Buy for Your Home

Technology is a fantastic thing, and it makes our lives easier and better. It improves quickly and allows us to automate our houses. The products on the market that can help advance your home are unbelievable. I remember when being able to program my coffee maker to have my coffee ready when I woke up …

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7 Different Types of Fondue Makers

There is nothing better than sitting down to a warm fondue pot filled with molten, bubbly cheese. Whether you are making meat fondue, fruit fondue, or vegetable fondue the ending result will be guaranteed delicious. If you are interested in a fondue set or fondue pot to start your tasty meal, chances are you have …

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5 Different Types of Irons (Clothes Ironing for Getting out Wrinkles)

For most of us, it’s a dreaded chore.  We take clean clothes out of the laundry only to find them wrinkled.  If you’re like me, you’ll try every stopgap solution to avoid pressing them. Throwing them in for an extra spin in the dryer.  Turning the shower to its hottest setting and hanging the clothes …

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