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Appliance Technology: Refrigerator Alarms
One of the great things about the latest refrigerator models is that they offer a lot of convenient features for the average consumer. From Slide-N-Go shelving to independent temperature controls, refrigerators
are getting more convenient and more efficient at the same time.
The Pros and Cons of Stainless Steel Appliances
For a while now, stainless steel appliances have been distinguishing high-end kitchens from standard kitchens in homes across America. For homeowners seeking the best design and highest quality in refrigerators, ovens, ranges, and even microwaves, there is no substitute for stainless steel. It can transform an ordinary kitchen into a restaurant-style work of art and make the everyday cook feel like a five-star chef.
What is a Smart Fridge?
Kids who grew up watching the Jestsons probably never imagined that one day the world would really be full of fantastic new gadgets and appliances. Our tablets can control our home security systems. Our smart phones can unlock our car doors. Our televisions can surf the internet. And we have robots that can vacuum our carpets for us.
Perhaps even more amazing is the introduction of a new line of smart appliances. Thanks to the wonders of technology, smart refrigerators are doing some pretty amazing things in kitchens all over the world.
What is WindTunnel Technology?
If you have never really considered how your vacuum cleaner works, you are probably not alone. Plenty of people clean their floors without giving much thought to the science behind how a vacuum is able to lift things like dirt, debris and even your toddler's Cheerios from carpets and floors. As long as it picks up the big stuff, you're satisfied, right? And as long as the machine isn't throwing visible plumes of dirt and dust into the air, you're probably content with the way it works.
Frigidaire's Vibration Control System
washing machine. With a little common sense and the help of modern technology like Frigidaire's balance control system, you can ensure your washing machine stays balanced during every load.
How Does Microwave Wattage Affect Cooking
How many times have you read the cooking instructions on a container of sweet and sour chicken and wondered whether that little disclaimer about directions being intended for 1100-watt microwaves
The simple truth is, watts do matter when it comes to cooking with microwave ovens, because the higher the wattage, the more quickly the oven cooks food. So if you follow the minimum cooking time listed on your sweet and sour chicken package, but cook it in an 800-watt microwave, you might not be cooking your food completely. And that can be a problem.
The Difference Between Cold Air and Warm Air Humidifiers
There are a couple of differences between cold air and warm air humidifiers. If you are having trouble deciding which kind to buy, this article will offer you a few pointers. If you are purchasing a humidifier for health reasons, you should ask for a physician's recommendation.
How to Get Grass Stains Out of Your Kid's Clothes
Whether it's from a soccer game or an action-packed day at recess, kids and grass stains are pretty much inevitable. The question is, how do you get grass stains out of your child's clothing? First, it's good to understand the science of a grass stain.
How to Save Money with a New Freezer
If you have seen even one episode of Extreme Couponing on TLC, you know that all extreme couponers need two things to store their stash: lots of shelf space and plenty of room in the freezer. Some couponers even have multiple freezers to store their frozen food stash. Freezing food is a great way to keep that grocery bill under control. And even though you might not have any intention of becoming the next star of Extreme Couponing, you can still save money in the long run with the purchase of a new chest freezer or upright freezer.
Hoover MaxExtract77 Multi-Pro Steam Cleaner
The Hoover MaxExtract77 Multi-Surface Pro
steam cleaner is a versatile steam cleaner that can be used on carpets, upholstery, and hard-surface flooring such as tile, linoleum and sealed hardwood. As steam cleaners go, it is relatively simple to use, but it still has many useful options and features that make it powerful, convenient and effective.
Bottom-Freezer vs. Top-Freezer Refrigerators: Which Are Better?
Bottom-freezer refrigerators are all the rage these days. Appliance manufacturers began developing them when researchers discovered that we access the fresh-food compartment more frequently than the freezer compartment of our refrigerators. But are they really better than traditional top freezers?
PowerFoam™ Technology: Getting Your Clothes Cleaner
Samsung washers use the exclusive PowerFoam™ technology. The powerful, yet gentle, foam is ideal for getting even large loads and bulky items remarkably clean.
Upgrade Your Barbecue to a Char-Broil® Grill This Summer
Ready to take your barbecuing production up a notch? Trust hhgregg to take you there. With the Char-Broil® 48,000 BTU Stainless Steel Gas Grill, you'll enjoy 688 square inches of total cooking space – which may tempt you to take all your cooking needs to the backyard this summer.
50-Decibel Dishwashers vs. 56 Decibels: How Just a Few Points Less Can Make a Big Difference
When purchasing a dishwasher, consider the number of decibels, or dBAs, of a dishwasher. Even one decibel can make a significant difference.
Save Time and Energy with a Whirlpool Double Oven
Baking a spicy casserole and a chocolate cake in the same oven just doesn't work – expect your cake to taste like the casserole. That's why Whirlpool created its double oven.
Why Dyson Is Different
The developers of Dyson vacuums are known for literally thinking outside the box.
Instead of a square-shaped vacuum, they developed one that meanders on a ball, which you can easily push in any direction you like. Dyson's Ball™ technology places the motor and its components inside a protective, glass-reinforced polypropylene ball. The motor is the heaviest part of the vacuum, so placing it on the ground lowers the machine's center of gravity.
For years, induction cooking has been used in the States and internationally, both domestically and professionally, but recent technology advancements have made it more accessible than ever.
Full Steam Ahead: The Benefit of Steam Washers & Dryers
Steam is a powerful force that has been harnessed to perform a variety of tasks ranging from running powerful locomotives and giant turbines in large-scale power plants to cooking vegetables and smoothing the wrinkles out of clothing. Since steam is no stranger to washrooms, it seems logical that it should be harnessed to clean and dry clothing with greater efficiency than traditional soak-and-agitate washing machines. Thanks to modern innovations, steam washers and dryers are becoming increasingly popular because of their efficacy and energy savings, which is an important factor as we all try to go green.