BUYER’S GUIDE: Espresso Machines

There’s coffee, and then there’s espresso. Those who aren’t connoisseurs sometimes lump them together (we’ve been guilty of that ourselves in our Buyer’s Guide to Coffee Makers), but for those particular about their favorite caffeinated beverage, the two don’t even compare. Table of … [Read more...]

Buyer’s Guide: Kitchen Mixers

While it’s entirely possible to make most of the things you’d want to cook or bake without a mixer, why bother? With a mixer, you can save time on many of your current favorite go-to recipes and probably find yourself trying out all new foods you wouldn’t have thought to make before. And unless … [Read more...]

Buyer’s Guide: Juicers

Orange juice may have been a mainstay in many households growing up, but in recent years the popularity of juicing has introduced a much wider variety of healthy and tasty juice types into the homes of the health conscious. Many consumers can now get a hold of fresh juices from local juice bars or … [Read more...]

BUYER’S GUIDE: Grills & Smokers

The backyard BBQ is one of the standard settings for great summer moments. The combination of good weather, great friends, and tasty food is hard to beat. If you want to successfully pull off that last part, finding the right grill can make all the difference. While a summer BBQ is nothing if not … [Read more...]

Buyer’s Guide: Countertop Dishwashers

A countertop dishwasher, also referred to as a compact dishwasher, is small dishwasher that sits on top of a counter or any other flat surface. It has a lot of the same capabilities as a full size dishwasher but is much more compact, portable, and uses less energy. Generally these units use a quick … [Read more...]

BUYER’S GUIDE: Power Inverters

A power inverter converts 12 volt DC power to standard household 110-120 volt AC power, which allows you to run AC electrical equipment off your car or marine battery for mobile applications, emergencies or simple convenience. Choosing the Right Inverter Size Power inverters come in many … [Read more...]

BUYER’S GUIDE: Washers & Dryers

Laundry is an essential part of everyday life and having the right washer and dryer can make a huge difference. There are a lot of options in the market so we’re here to help simplify it for you. Whether you’re just starting your research or are ready to make a purchase, below we provide everything … [Read more...]

Beverage Refrigerator Buyer’s Guide

Beverage refrigerators can add convenience and ease to your life. They are functional, useful, and highly stylized. It adds luxury to everyday living and impresses your guests during a party. We’ve put together all the information you’ll need including uses for a beverage refrigerator, things to … [Read more...]

Refrigerator Buyer’s Guide

Overview There seems to be an unlimited amount of options available to you when choosing which refrigerator is right for you. Long gone are the days of thinking of a refrigerator as an inefficient boring white box in the corner of your kitchen. While available space is generally the number one … [Read more...]

BUYER’S GUIDE: Portable Ice Makers

If you’re looking for a new way to have refreshing ice whenever and wherever you need it, we suggest investing in a portable ice maker. Not sure if portable is the way to go? Or not sure which unit is right for you? Not to worry, here’s everything you’ve ever wanted to know about these alternative … [Read more...]

Got Water? The Complete Water Cooler Buyer’s Guide

What is a Water Cooler & Why Would You Need One? We all know it’s true - we read about it in the news, feel the consequences when we don’t have enough, and reap the benefits when we’re fully hydrated - water is essential for our bodies to function. Apart from needing water to survive, maintaining … [Read more...]

How to Avoid the Laundromat & Still Have Clean Clothes

Do you live in an apartment or house that does not come equipped with washer/dryer hookups? Do you find yourself piling up your dirty clothes until you finally don’t have anything to wear but some old holey t-shirt from junior high and your swim suit bottoms? This outfit predicament is usually the … [Read more...]

5 Things to Consider When Buying a Dehumidifier

A dehumidifier is a powerful tool that can make your living and working space much healthier. Whether you’re dealing with damp winter weather or sweltering summer humidity, dehumidifiers can keep you comfortable and protect your possessions from mold and mildew. If you’re thinking about buying a … [Read more...]

BUYER’S GUIDE: Tankless Water Heaters

What is a Tankless Water Heater? Tankless Water Heaters, often referred to as Instantaneous or Demand Water Heaters, provide hot water only as it is needed. Traditional storage water heaters produce standby energy losses that cost you money. We do not leave our homes heated while vacationing. We … [Read more...]

How to Select the Right Size Tankless Water Heater

Tankless water heaters are rated by the maximum temperature rise possible at a given flow rate. Therefore, to size a demand water heater, you need to determine the flow rate and the temperature rise you'll need for its application (whole house or a remote application, such as just a bathroom) in … [Read more...]

How to Choose an Air Purifier

Air pollution and environmental irritants are two common dangers that people face on a daily basis. Unfortunately, if you suffer from allergies or asthma, diminished air quality may severely hinder your health and overall quality of life. To help you manage your symptoms, as well as help prevent … [Read more...]