How to Properly Measure for New Appliances

There is nothing more frustrating than falling in love with a fantastic appliance only to find it won’t fit in your home. This is why it is crucial to measure your available space before you head out to the store. Every home is unique, and you may not have the space for that large refrigerator, [...]

How to Properly Measure for New Appliances

Everyday Items That Should Stay Out of Your Washing Machine

Most of us have been washing clothes and other items for years. So, while you may consider yourself a washing warrior, you may be surprised that some everyday items should stay out of your washing machine. Flammable Stains Unless you want to create a firework show worthy of the Fourth of July celebrations, you need [...]

Everyday Items That Should Stay Out of Your Washing Machine

Common Stovetop Issues and How You Can Resolve Them

Whether you have a built-in cooktop or a range, the stovetop is a vitally important appliance in the kitchen. Without a properly functioning stovetop, you’re likely to struggle to make anything from grilled cheese to a gourmet feast. Fortunately, many stovetop issues can be easily resolved with a little care. So, here we’ll explore some [...]

Common Stovetop Issues and How You Can Resolve Them

How to Clean the Dirtiest Parts of Your Range

Most of us want our kitchens to be germ free and clean, but even the most diligent of housekeeper will find that their kitchen can easily develop into an icky place. One appliance where this can be particularly problematic is the hardworking range. This major appliance sees a great deal of use and the most [...]

How to Clean the Dirtiest Parts of Your Range

Simple Ways to Improve Your Refrigerator Energy Efficiency

As the seasons change, many homeowners look for ways to save energy and reduce utility bills without sacrificing comfort. As the kitchen is one of the rooms in the home that uses the most energy, improving the energy efficiency of your refrigerator and freezer can provide some immediate energy savings. So, here we’ll explore some [...]

Simple Ways to Improve Your Refrigerator Energy Efficiency

What Does Energy Star Certification Mean?

If you’re shopping for new appliances, you’re likely to have come across the term “Energy Star Certified.” Unfortunately, many consumers are unsure what this actually means and how it can impact your household. The Energy Star Basics In simple terms, the Energy Star certification is a mark of energy efficiency. The mark can be earned [...]

What Does Energy Star Certification Mean?

Simple Steps for Defrosting Your Chest Freezer

A chest freezer can be a valuable tool in any home. While you may love filling it with convenient meals, bulk bargains, and great deals, if it develops a thick layer of ice crystals, or you’ve forgotten how long something has been lingering at the bottom, it is likely to be time to defrost your [...]

Simple Steps for Defrosting Your Chest Freezer

Tests and Fixes to Determine if Your Oven is Cooking Evenly

When you diligently follow a recipe and cooking instructions, preheat the oven and still have parts of your dish undercooked, it can be very frustrating. This is not a reflection of you as a chef, but an indicator that your oven may not be evenly distributing heat. Fortunately, there are some tests to determine if [...]

Tests and Fixes to Determine if Your Oven is Cooking Evenly