Small Appliances

Small appliances provide everyday creature comforts. Routine maintenance will keep yours working properly.

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    5 Best Window Fans

    Beat the heat with one of these great window fans!

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    Fact or Fiction: Why Can’t You Put Metal in the Microwave?

    Can you really set your microwave on fire? It depends. (And no, you shouldn't try this at home to test...

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    Here’s What An Air Fryer Really Does to Your Food

    Air fryer recipes are sweeping the nation, but what is an air fryer and how does it work? Here's the...

    15 Things You Should Think Twice About Donating

    Donating unwanted items to a local thrift store is a fantastic way to reclaim space in your home, donate to...

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    8 Best Portable Washing Machines

    If you lack space or live a nomadic lifestyle, a portable washing machine may be the right mini appliance for...

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    13 Things Rich People Never Waste Their Money On

    Wealthy people can buy anything and everything they want, right? While that might be true, it doesn't mean the rich...

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    Space Heater Safety Tips

    Space heaters can boost home warmth, but they can cause fires if you aren't careful. Here are 10 space heater...

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    The Best Space Heater for Every Room

    We reviewed top research on space heaters as well as ratings and reviews. Use this guide to find the best...

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    8 Best Mini-Fridges for Small Spaces

    Need a compact way to keep food and drinks cold? A mini-fridge is a pint-size solution for dorms, apartments, home...

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    Ceiling Fan Buying Guide

    Keep a cool head with these tips for selecting and buying ceiling fans.

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    9 Best Outdoor Patio Fans

    An outdoor patio fan will help cool down your space, making it more comfortable for lounging on hot summer days.

    13 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Vacuum Cleaner

    Don't suck the life out of your vacuum cleaner. Follow this advice to help it last longer and run better.

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    Which Direction Should My Ceiling Fan Spin?

    Help your home stay cool in summer or warm in winter just by flipping a switch.

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    8 Styles of Ceiling Fans to Beat the Heat

    Considering a ceiling fan to help with your summer cooling? Check out your options before making your selection with help...

    This Crazy Fan Will Keep Your House Cool All Summer Long

    It will cost you a fraction of what your air conditioner is costing you!

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    How to Clean a Car Air Filter

    Extend the life of your engine air filter and increase your gas mileage by cleaning your air filter with a...

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    How to Clean Car Carpet

    Learn how to clean car carpet and eliminate old stains and smells for good.

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    5 Best Car Vacuum Cleaners

    Do you know what to look for in a car vacuum cleaner? Here's our shortlist of the best car vacuum...

    45 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

    Your kitchen will never function better if you avoid these common mistakes.

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    How to Clean Cloth Car Seats

    Cleaning cloth car seats is easy — it just takes a little elbow grease and attention to detail with the...

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    5 Best Vacuums for Laminate Floors

    Cleaning a hard surface like laminate is far different than extracting dirt from carpet fibers. These five vacuum cleaners can...

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    What to Know About Space Heaters

    Interested in a space heater for your home, but find the options overwhelming? Here are four basic types of space...

    The Pros and Cons of Constantly Running Your HVAC Fan

    These are the pros and cons of continuously running your HVAC.

    15 Secrets of People Who Always Have a Clean Kitchen

    You know the type—their floors are always gleaming and they're never embarrassed to show you the inside of their microwave....

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    Deal of the Week: Dyson Cyclone V10 Motorhead Cord-Free Stick Vacuum

    One of the most dependable vacuums on the market is $100 off. Check out this deal ASAP!

    How to Choose the Right Robot Vacuum

    There's a lot to love about robot vacuums, the compact, computerized vacuum cleaners that clean floors without any effort on...

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    This Vacuuming Mistake Is Preventing Your Home From Getting Clean

    With a little know-how you can improve the performance of your vacuum.

    What to Know About Robot Vacuums

    Take a look at what to consider before buying a robot vacuum.

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    Our Test Kitchen Found the Very Best Coffee Maker

    You use your coffee maker every morning, but is it really the best one on the market? Find out what...

    9 Microwave Problems You’ll Regret Ignoring

    Unless you want to damage your microwave beyond repair or start a fire in your home, trust us on this—and...