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Wood Burning Fireplaces - Information

Wood Burning Fireplaces - Information

Wood burning fireplaces have long been the type of fireplace most commonly selected. The aroma of wood flaming and the crackle of a fire are so romantic and cosy.......[Read More]
What Are the Dangers of Microwave Cooking with Plastic Bags?

What Are the Dangers of Microwave Cooking with Plastic Bags?

You've probably heard it before: don't microwave in plastic. There are melting concerns, obviously, but are there also health risks? Turns out, most of the plastics -- including bags -- you find in your kitchen are perfectly safe. Just be sure to use the right products.......[Read More]
How to Replace an Electric Dryer Belt

How to Replace an Electric Dryer Belt

Because the dryer belt is exposed to extreme heat inside the dryer cabinet, it will occasionally crack and wear out, requiring that it be replaced. Changing the belt should take less than an hour. The interior of the electric dryer is easily accessible after you remove a few parts. Replace the belt ......[Read More]
How to Clean a TR6 Steam Cleaner

How to Clean a TR6 Steam Cleaner

The TR6 steam cleaner can develop buildup and lime deposits over time. The boiler on the steam cleaner should be cleaned out once every eight to twelve months. Clean the unit more often if it appears dirty or if excessive lime deposits are visible.......[Read More]
Great Kitchen Gadgets For Everyone

Great Kitchen Gadgets For Everyone

A great chef is nothing without a great set of kitchen tools. Great kitchen gadgets help to create great food. There is a broad range of gadgets to assist you in the kitchen. Many make the everyday chore of making meals easier and more exciting.......[Read More]
What to Look for When Buying a Dishwasher

What to Look for When Buying a Dishwasher

A dishwasher seems like a simple purchase, but the model you choose affects how well the machine cleans, how long it lasts and the noise it generates while running. Like most appliances, dishwashers come in a variety of prices and feature options. Once you establish your budget for your new dishwash......[Read More]
How to Adjust a Manual Thermostat

How to Adjust a Manual Thermostat

Manual thermostats are still installed because they can be easily set and read by those who can't see, or who have limited vision. Digital thermostats are referred to as digital because they have an LCD (liquid crystal display) screen. Some manual thermostats even have enlarged, raised numbers that ......[Read More]
How to Install an Ice Maker Filter

How to Install an Ice Maker Filter

Installing an ice maker filter on the back of your refrigerator can make ice and water from the dispenser taste cleaner, while eliminating odors and removing any hint of chlorine from your local water treatment plant. Most home improvement centers and hardware stores sell kits that allow you to tap ......[Read More]
DeLonghi EC152 Instructions

DeLonghi EC152 Instructions

The DeLonghi EC152 is a coffeemaker that can also be used to make espresso and other specialty drinks. Sold on the Internet and in many culinary and department stores, the coffeemaker includes a steam dial, cappuccino nozzle, steam nozzle, coffee tamper and indicator lights. The coffee maker is fair......[Read More]
How to Convert 3 Prong Dryer Outlet to a 4 Prong

How to Convert 3 Prong Dryer Outlet to a 4 Prong

Moving new appliances into an older home or apartment can lead the owner to having to convert a three-prong outlet to a four-prong outlet. When upgrading your outlet for an electric dyer, you will need to be sure the outlet matches the type of plug on your dyer, as they can vary with each manufactur......[Read More]
How to Install a Washer & Dryer Three-Prong Cord

How to Install a Washer & Dryer Three-Prong Cord

Moving into an older apartment or home can raise the issue of how to connect a newer model four-wire washer-dryer combo to an older style three-prong outlet. Simply changing out the power cord to the combo unit with the addition of a grounding strap will allow you to safely operate your unit. The gr......[Read More]
Fire Prevention - Where It Matters Most

Fire Prevention - Where It Matters Most

With thousands of lives lost due to fire incidents caused by electrical problems all across the country. It pays to be aware of how you can prevent this disaster from hitting home.......[Read More]
Best Ceiling Speakers - Features to Look For

Best Ceiling Speakers - Features to Look For

The best ceiling speakers are compact, powerful, and feature a wide coverage angle. They come in modern unobtrusive designs, are easy to install, are protected from moisture, and meet safety standards. In this article, we discuss each of these features in more detail.......[Read More]
10 Steps to Increase Your HVAC Business "Profit Ability"

10 Steps to Increase Your HVAC Business "Profit Ability"

The following 10 Steps are HVAC (Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning) business practices and strategies that if implemented in whole or part will have a huge impact on your HVAC Business "profit ability". The ultimate goal is to get all 10 Steps implemented, but substantial success ......[Read More]
How to Disassemble a Maytag Washing Machine

How to Disassemble a Maytag Washing Machine

Occasionally, you may need to open up a Maytag washing machine to perform routine maintenance or replace broken or faulty parts. The Maytag washer can be disassembled in about 30 minutes, provided that you have access to the interior of the appliance. All Maytag washers are very similar in mechanica......[Read More]
Uses for Switchplates

Uses for Switchplates

Switchplates are available in a variety of styles and options.Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty ImagesSwitchplates are a necessary piece of hardware for electricians, builders, remodelers and homeowners. Often manufactured of durable plastic, a switchplate is designed for a practical.........[Read More]
Why Vertical Radiators Can Be The Best For Your Home

Why Vertical Radiators Can Be The Best For Your Home

Even though it might have negative financial implications, it is necessary to heat your house or apartment especially during cold weather. You can also do it during other seasons if you like to keep warm indoors. The convenient way to do this is by having vertical radiators that unlike traditional o......[Read More]
Toshiba HD-A2 - Will the Toshiba HD-A2 Bring an End to the HD DVD vs Blu-Ray War

Toshiba HD-A2 - Will the Toshiba HD-A2 Bring an End to the HD DVD vs Blu-Ray War

The HD DVD vs Blu-ray war is continuing to heat up.Will the recent price drop of the Toshiba HD-A2 make an impact on the war?The Toshiba offers a high quality video along with an immersive audio experience.......[Read More]
Caution Is Essential When Using a Space Heater

Caution Is Essential When Using a Space Heater

In lieu of a viable heating and cooling system, many people turn to space heaters in the wintertime. This article discusses the potential hazards associated with the use of space heaters, and some pointers on space heater safety.......[Read More]
How to Remove a Jenn-Air Spark Module

How to Remove a Jenn-Air Spark Module

If you go to turn on the burners on your Jenn-Air range and they don't light up, you may have a bad or malfunctioning spark module. Turning the dial on the Jenn-Air range to "Ignite" completes a circuit inside the range and sends a spark out to ignite the burner. You can remove a Jenn-Air spark modu......[Read More]