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How to Beat the Heat in the Kitchen this Summer

It’s hot outside and that heat is creeping into the kitchen to make cooking miserable. Learn “How to Beat the Heat in the Kitchen this Summer” with...

Should you Upgrade your Bathroom with a Smart Toilet?

Have you thought about taking your bathroom into the future with a smart toilet? Don't get so carried away that you flush away any disadvantage. Le...

Professional Kitchen Appliances for Home Sweet Home

If you're like many people, you're spending more time in the kitchen. And thanks to TV shows featuring professional chefs and cooking competitions,...

Convection Oven vs Conventional Oven—What's the Difference?

Are you in the market for a new oven? Are you wondering about a convection oven vs conventional oven? Don't be swayed by manufacturer hype! Check o...

Replacing an Electric Stove Heating Element

Has an electric stove heating element on your cooktop or in the oven stopped working? The fix might be easier than you think! To find how to buy a ...

CES 2022 Reveals Smart Kitchen Appliances and More for the Home

CES 2022, held January 5–7, rolled out an amazing array of smart kitchen appliances. There were also non-smart but still cool appliances for the ho...

How to Choose a Water Heater that's Best for You

Is your hot water heater leaking, rusting, spitting out dirty water, or clanking like it is possessed? Don't wait for it to completely fail. Instea...

How to Buy a Stove

Do you need a new stove? What about an oven, a range, or a cooktop? The terminology can be tricky, but the buying process can be even trickier. Kat...

How to Buy a Washing Machine

Is your washer more than 10 years old? Are you thinking of buying the latest in HE technology or are you still on the fence? Kathy's blog "How to B...

What are the Different Power Cord Types?

Are you ready to buy a new appliance? If it's an electric range, electric dryer, or dishwasher, you'll probably have to buy a power cord to go wit...

Why UL and ETL Electrical Certifications are Important

And what does it mean if what I buy is not certified? Electricity, when controlled, is a marvelous thing. In fact, modern civilization requires it...

How Can I Save Water to Keep the Water Bills Down?

Summertime is fun time, but paying those high utility bills is not. Don't land in hot water! Learn how to save water to cut down your steep water b...