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When do I Change the Water Filter?
When do I Change the Water Filter? What affects water filter life?
Read Appliance Reviews
Read consumer appliance reviews
Crock-Pot Triple Dipper Food Warmer Review
Crock-Pot Triple Dipper Food Warmer Review; Triple Dipper home rating
Appliance Cord Safety
Ensure Appliance Cords are Safe to Use
Nesco Professional Food Grinder FG-400 Review
Nesco Professional Food Grinder FG-400 Review; review of Nesco Professional Electric Food Grinder with 380 watts of power
Best Appliances, Cooking Equipment from About.com Readers' Choice Awards 2011
These appliances and cooking equipment brands were voted the best by readers in the 2011 About.com Readers' Choice Awards
Smart Meter - Definition and Use
What a smart meter is and why they are in use; understanding smart electricity meters
Write a Review on Your Appliances
Write a review on your appliances
There are several types of steamers designed for home use including steam cleaners, steam irons, steam carpet cleaners and steam generators, just to name a few. Some are designed for cleaning with steam, others simply use steam in delivering their main function.
It can be confusing shopping for a steam appliance as the term is fairly general in meaning, but this list should clear it up for you and provide a better understanding of what each type of steamer is commonly used for.
Cleaning is the main function of a few types of steaming appliances but what to clean will vary with each machine depending on design and accessories. I've also included some cleaning tools that although may not actually generate steam, usually have water heaters and are often referred to as steam cleaners.
There's nothing like steam for loosening dirt and grime, making it a very handy cleaning tool when it comes to reducing effort and cutting down on cleaning time. It should be noted that in order to produce steam, heated water must reach a temperature of ----. In other words, cleaning machines with water heaters may or may not achieve a sanitizing steam. You should confirm this feature before buying.
6 Things You Must Do if You Have a Smart Meter
6 Things you must do if you want to save money on a smart meter; on TOU rates and a smart meter? Ways to save money and reduce your smart meter bills
10 Ways to Save Money on Appliances
Whether you're replacing a large appliance, buying an appliance gift for someone on your list, or buying the essentials and setting up a home for the first time, there are ways to save on appliances. Learn how to be a frugal shopper and save money buying appliances. And every dollar saved can be used for other essentials or help the family...
Write a Review - Review Your Appliances
Help others and write a review on your appliances
AeroGarden - The Dirt-Free Indoor Growing Garden
A look at the popular AeroGarden indoor gardens, their most popular AeroGarden Classic and their Extra Elite AeroGarden models
T-fal Actifry Low-Fat Multi Cooker and Healthy Fryer Review
T-fal Actifry Low-Fat Multi Cooker and Fryer review; ActiFry review; Actifry Cooker review, fryer review
Appliance care - When to Scrap it
Appliance care - When to Scrap it; Should you keep using a worn, tired or hazardous appliance?
Nesco The Original Roaster Oven 18 qt Review
Review of Nesco The Original Roaster Oven with an 18 qt capacity and porcelain cookwell
Nesco American Harvest FD-61 Snackmaster® Encore Dehydrator & Jerky Maker Review
Review of Nesco American Harvest FD-61 Snackmaster® Encore Food Dehydrator and Jerky Gun Kit
Babycakes Donut Maker Model Review
Review of Babycakes Donut Nonstick Maker Model DN-6 for making 6 mini cake donuts
Chef's Choice Premium Electric Food Slicer Model 615 Review
Review of Chef's Choice Premium Electric Food Slicer Model 615 with Serrated Blade for home use.
Appliance Buying Tips
Tips to help you chose the best appliances and housewares for your home.
Hamilton Beach StepSavor Skillet/Griddle 38500 Review
Review of Hamilton Beach StepSavor Skillet/Griddle 2-in-1 Appliance Model 38500
Make Product Safety a Priority
About product safety and the importance of using safe and certified appliances
Best or Worst Appliance Gift You've Received
What the best or worst appliance gift you've been given?
How to Buy Appliances Online - Video
Learn how to buy appliances online and shop more conveniently
Caring for Your Appliances and Other Home Housewares
Tips on how to care for housewares and appliances
What To Do If You Think Your Appliance Has Been Recalled
What to do if you think your product or appliance has been recalled
Tips on How to Use Appliances Safely
Tips on using appliances safely; appliance safety tips
Char-Broil the Big Easy Oil-Less Turkey Fryer
Review of the Big Easy Outdoor Turkey Fryer
Salter Glass Digital Nutritional Scale Model 1406 Review
Salter Glass Digital Nutritional Scale Model 1406SVEF; Salter 1406 Scale review
Popcorn Makers - How to Choose a Popcorn Popper or Maker
Choosing a popcorn maker to make this delightful anytime snack food. Finding the right popcorn maker.
UL - Underwriters Laboratories
Learn more about product safety, testing and certification
What's a Polarized Plug?
What is a polarized plug and why should appliances have such a plug?
The Benefits of Changing Appliance Filters Regularly
Why you should change your appliance filters regularly
Tips to Extend the Life of Your Appliances
What you can do to extend the life of your appliances. Simple care tips to make your appliances last longer.
Party Appliances - Great Hosting Appliances
Appliances you don't want to hold a party without
Soyabella™ Soymilk Maker & Coffee Grinder Model SB-130 Review
Review of Tribest's Soyabella Automatic Soymilk Maker that can be used to make soy, rice and nut milks, and for grinding coffee beans and grains.
Options for Donating or Disposing of Unwanted Appliances
Options for disposing of unwanted appliances
Buffet Servingware - Convenient Food Servers for Your Buffet
Convenient food servers for your buffet table.
Should You Buy an Extended Service Contract?
Learn about service contracts, the benefits and constraints
Cooking Equipment at About
Tips and resources from Jessica Harlan, About's Guide to Cooking Equipment
Pink Ribbon Housewares - Helping to Find a Cure for Breast Cancer
Appliances and housewares that fund breast cancer research. Pink Ribbon products, housewares and appliances.
Product Manuals for Appliances from Kitchen Manuals Online
Online source for small appliance product manuals
What are Pink Ribbon Products?
What are pink ribbon products and housewares?
How to Handle Appliance Problems
What should you do when problems or hazards develop with your counter appliances. How you should handle appliance problems.
Soyabella™ Soymilk Maker by Tribest
Tribest's Soyabella Soymilk Maker is an elegant way to make fresh healthy soya, rice, almond or cashew milk right on your kitchen counter.
Housewares for Large Gatherings
Housewares that take the stress out of hosting family reunions, large gatherings and parties.
Tips for Making Rice Milk With Tribest's Soyabella™
Tips for making rice milk with the Tribest Soyabella™ Soymilk Maker.
Travel Appliances - Top Housewares to Take on Vacation
Top travel appliances and must-have products to take on vacation with you.
Appliance Buying Tips
A listing of before you buy tips and information on housewares and appliances. Appliance buying tips. Buying tips for home appliances.
Sanyo Stainless Digital Convection Toaster Oven SK-VF7S
A great way to break into convection cooking. Profile of the Sanyo Stainless Digital Convection Toaster Oven Model SK-VF7S and it's cooking and baking features.
Rival Novelty Snow Cone Maker Model IS150
A look at Rival's Novelty Snow Cone Maker - a great treat builder for the family.
Baby Boomers - Downsizing & Appliance Strategy
How Baby Boomers can prepare for downsizing and appliance replacement.
Picks of Appliances to Enhance Your Family Night
Jazz up your family night with fun appliances to make your own in-house snacks.
Take Time to Register Your New Kitchen Investment
Only a few minutes to register can save you time and money later.
Black & Decker SKG105 Electric Skillet
A consumer review of the Black & Decker SKG105 Electric Skillet.
5 Time Saving Features We Often Overlook
Are your appliances working to save you time?
Black & Decker® LidsOff™ Original Automatic Jar Opener Model JW200
A profile of the Black & Decker LidsOff Automatic Jar Opener and the benefits of this appliance for those with arthritic or problem hands.
Black & Decker® Gizmo™ Cordless Can Opener
A profile of the Black & Decker Gizmo Cordless Can Opener.
Nesco Deli Food Slicer With Tilt Stand
Practical and convenient Deli Food Slicer by Nesco®, with a unique tilt stand and a quality precision engineered German Solingen® blade, for perfect custom deli slicing right at home.
Last Minute Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas Dinner
Some last minute Holiday dinner tips to help relieve the stress from your Christmas dinner preparations.
FryDaddy® Electric Deep Fryer by Presto
A compact deep fryer, yet the FryDaddy is sufficient for a small family.
Kitchen Bloopers - I Knew Better Kitchen Bloopers
I Knew Better Kitchen Bloopers; messes that could be avoided; share your kitchen bloopers - things that have happened that you knew not to do. Kitchen messes that could have been avoided. How you turned your kitchen into a disaster in the blink of an eye.