5 Tips for Choosing the Best Grill for Your Outdoor Kitchen

With the growing popularity of outdoor entertaining spaces, outdoor grills are becoming hot ticket items for outdoor kitchens. The options available for outdoor grilling seem to be limited only by your imagination and budget. From high-end, expensive models that boast all of the bells and … [Read more...]

11 Cooking Hacks You Should Know (But Probably Don’t)

I think it's a safe assumption that we can always use a bit of help in the kitchen, especially myself, but that's another story. No matter if you're a professional chef, been cooking for years or just trying to figure out a couple of easy meals to cook for your family, we can all benefit from … [Read more...]

6 Tips for Doing Laundry in an RV

No matter whether you live the “RV Life” or are taking a summer road trip around the country with your family, at some point, you're going to need to clean your clothes. Wearing the same clothes day after day will get pretty old, no matter how much you feel like roughing it. Luckily, there are … [Read more...]

9 Obvious Signs You Need a New Refrigerator

Your refrigerator is one of those household appliances you usually don’t have much trouble with. The lifespan of a quality fridge can last for many years, which is why it's hard to tell when you need to call a repair technician and when you need to start looking into buying a new fridge. However, … [Read more...]

6 Signs You Need a New Washing Machine

Most of us aren’t experienced repair technicians, especially when it comes to various laundry-related appliances. As such, the odds are great that most of us won’t know when our washing machine needs to be repaired, or simply needs to be replaced completely. Learn how to spot six warning signs of … [Read more...]

9 Things You Should NEVER Do To Your Dryer

People often take their clothes dryers for granted, until something goes terribly wrong with it. Even though this common household appliance is used daily or several times a week, most people never give it a second thought until they have to. For example, wet laundry might be tossed into the … [Read more...]

8 Fascinating Ways to Clean Your Microwave

Cleaning your microwave is one of those tedious tasks that nobody likes to do. But, you have to do it on a regular basis to help maintain the unit and ensure that your food tastes as it should. Whether you're using a countertop or built-in unit, here are eight different ways to thoroughly clean … [Read more...]

8 Lifehacks To Help You Defrost Your Freezer

Your freezer is a necessary appliance and probably one of the most useful. It keeps food fresh and can safely store items for future use. Frost on the walls inside of your freezer reduces its efficiency and increases your energy bill. Many newer freezer models have a self-defrosting feature, but … [Read more...]

10 Surprising Ways to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances

Stainless steel is perhaps best known for its capacity to resist rust and corrosion, making it a popular choice in bathrooms and kitchens. However, if you own stainless steel appliances, then you probably know that they are hardly ever stainless. This is especially true if you have little ones … [Read more...]

5 Questions You May Have About Countertop Dishwashers

Simply put a countertop dishwasher, which may sometimes be referred to as a portable dishwasher, is a smaller dishwasher designed to sit right on top of your counter-tops, or any other flat surface. Generally these compact units use a quick connect adapter to connect to a standard sink faucet … [Read more...]

10 Benefits of Electric Fireplaces

One of the dreams of many homeowners is to have a cozy little living room with comfortable couches and a beautiful fireplace to enjoy a cool winter evening. Although this dream works in theory, the reality is that fireplaces often take a lot of work and money, even when you buy a home with one … [Read more...]

10 Apps to Help You Organize Your Fridge & Pantry

Almost everyone is on a budget these days and saving money at the grocery store is one of the best ways to cut down on spending. With all of the time, money, and effort spent shopping for perishable food items, ensuring that they don’t go to waste is important. Chances are you don’t have a lot of … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Save Money Building a Tiny House

Just because it’s a tiny house doesn’t mean building one won’t come with a considerable price tag. While they’re definitely a lot more affordable than their more sizable compatriots, tiny houses are still homes and building them is never cheap. However, if you know what you’re doing, it’s not … [Read more...]

5 Scary Facts About Your Indoor Air

It is estimated that most people spend about 90% of their time indoors. This includes time spent at work, school, and of course, at home. Because of the amount of time we spend inside, the quality of the air we breathe should be a major concern for all of us. In fact, indoor air pollution is … [Read more...]

The 9 Most-Widely Believed Myths About Tiny Homes

There are a number of ways you can measure the growth in popularity of tiny houses. Tracking the number of owners would be one way, but this would only tell half the story. Tiny houses have caught the imagination of many who currently live in traditional homes, yet they’re still an important part of … [Read more...]

5 Most Popular Types of Air Purifiers

In order to create the best possible environment in your home, it's wise to have an air purifier working toward your benefit. Modern air purifiers do a great job of eliminating all kinds of issues from the atmosphere in your home. The result is not just an internal environment that feels fresher and … [Read more...]

8 Must-Try Holiday Cocktail Recipes

Regardless of what kind of holiday party you throw this winter--whether it's a large work shindig complete with decorations and present exchanges, or a private and more intimate gathering for your friends and family--it's important to set the right mood for the season. Get help with these eight … [Read more...]

Top 13 Gifts for the Coffee Drinker in Your Life

Choosing the perfect gift for the coffee lovers in your life can be a challenge. After all, you don’t want to get them something they already have or don’t really want. As the holidays draw nearer, the last thing you want to be is stressed out and empty-handed. Below are 13 gift ideas that are … [Read more...]

10 Appliances That Make Holiday Entertaining Easier

The holidays are a time for friends and family to come together, often over delicious home-cooked food or refreshing drinks. If these gatherings tend to happen at your home, then you probably find yourself torn between spending quality time and making sure everything is prepped for the event. To … [Read more...]

Holiday Gifts Ideas for Everyone In Your Life

It’s official, the holidays are upon us! We’ve made Thanksgiving leftovers out of Thanksgiving leftovers, and your next door neighbor probably has their lights up already. It’s time to start crossing names off your gift list, whether it’s your spouse who loves craft beer or your mother-in-law who’s … [Read more...]