The Best Way to Clean Your Stove
Cleaning your stove regularly is not only safer and healthier for you and your family, but it
also makes your stove run more efficiently and keep more accurate temperatures. To get the
best performance out of your stove or cooktop, wipe down all burners and external surfaces
every day, and clean the oven and cooking surfaces at least every month, more often if you
use your stove frequently.
Here are step-by-step instructions for cleaning your stove monthly, by type of oven and cooktop.
Load Your Dishwasher This Way, Not That Way
It can be tempting to jam all your dishes into the dishwasher to fit in as many as possible, but that doesn’t make the best use of your dishwasher. When you load the dishwasher more carefully, your dishes will get cleaner and your dishwasher will run more efficiently and use less energy and water. These seven common loading errors are cost you efficiency and bigger water bills.
Laundry Pods vs. Strips
Similar to cleaning solutions, laundry detergents are continuously evolving for ease of use. Gone are the days when lifting a heavy container of liquid or powder is needed to accompany a load of dirty clothes. Today, pre-measured pods and even strips of dry detergent require nothing more than a simple toss in the dryer when you’re ready to wash. But which type of detergent is the best fit for you—pods or strips? Let’s compare.
How Long Should Each of Your Appliances Last?
How long will your appliances last? We’ve gathered the research to see what the average age is of each appliance. Click through to read the article, and see how many years you have left – on average – on each of your appliances.
Can we guess the color of your childhood kitchen appliances?
Right now, your appliances are probably white, black or stainless, but appliances were more colorful in years of old. The evolution of color choices for appliances, especially kitchen appliances, reflects the changing lifestyles of each generation. Continue reading to see if we captured the color of your childhood kitchen appliances based on the decade.