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The Champion 8,500-Watt Dual-Fuel Generator Is a Heavy Unit But It Dominated in Our Tests
Portable generators have incredible utility and bring power to places that are otherwise off-grid. I’ve tested severa...
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Dyson V15 Detect Review: Is This Cordless Stick Vacuum Worth It?
With four dogs, one cat, and a continual stream of family members going in and out, my house requires frequent vacuum...
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The Dremel 4300: A Comprehensive Review of This High Performance Rotary Tool
Rotary tools are go-to picks for engraving, sanding, and cutting projects. These compact little powerhouses accept in...
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The Roborock Q Revo Vacuum and Mop Saves Me Hours Every Week
Robot vacuums promise to make cleaning the floor easier, but after testing several, I’ve found that not all live up t...
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The Google Nest Learning Thermostat Provided Energy-Saving Automation In Our Tests
The Google Nest Learning thermostat was one of the first smart-home thermostats on the market, having launched its fi...
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We Tested The As Seen on TV TubShroom: Is It A Drain Saver or Gimmick?
Clogged drains are a universal nuisance, but the inconvenience reaches a whole new level when you find yourself ankle...
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Stains Were No Match for The Bissell ProHeat 2X Lift-Off Pet Carpet Cleaner During Our Tests
Pets enhance our lives in many ways—long walks with our dogs, cuddling with our cats—but furry family members can uni...
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Get a Leg Up: A Review of the HB Tower Folding Step Stool
Step stools are practical solutions for reaching overhead without having to stand on a rickety chair or other unsafe ...
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Hart Tools: Is Walmart’s New Tool Line a Game Changer?
Walmart has always sold a variety of household tools, but its launch of Hart Tools in 2019 officially put it in compe...
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Our Hands-On Review of The Craftsman Performance 6,000-Watt Generator
When it comes to midrange power, 6,000-watt portable generators are right in the sweet spot. They have enough power t...
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Is the Jolie Shower Head Worth the Investment? Check Out Our Review!
I live outside the city: not quite in the country with rolling acres, but definitely in a rural enough location to ha...
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The $20 Car Tool Every Driver Needs This Winter
Driving a vehicle with icy windows and snow on the hood and roof is dangerous, and safe drivers will want to clear th...
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The Champion 7500-Watt Dual-Fuel Generator Is Almost Perfect, See Our Tested Review
Portable generators provide a reliable power source for countless occasions, from remote off-grid worksites to home s...
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Reviews Aren’t Everything—Sneaky Ways to Research Products Before You Buy
Raise your hand if you approach online shopping by searching for the item you want, then filter by “4 Stars & Up....
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Kidde Water Leak and Freeze Detector Review: Cool Device, or Is It All Wet?
While we know that water is essential to life, it’s also an incredibly destructive force. Leaking pipes can rot cabin...
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Snow-Covered Gravel Has Met Its Match With the Troy-Bilt Storm Tracker 2890
Freezing temps and potentially icy surfaces can make snow-blowing a driveway a challenging task–even if the driveway ...
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We Were On the Hunt for The Best Window Insulation During Cold Spells, Did the 3M Insulation Kit Perform?
Drafty windows are the worst. There are few things that can ruin a cozy movie night or enjoyable game like sitting in...
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We Wanted To Melt Ice Safely, So We Tested Natural Rapport Pet-Safe Ice Melt.
Ice melt is a tricky product to test and review. Some of the most potent formulas are also the harshest and most corr...
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Keep Your Roof Clear of Snow With the Avalanche! Roof Rake Combo
Looking for a reliable snow roof rake that offers a combination of value and performance? I tested nine different roo...
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In the Breeze: An In-Depth Lasko Wind Curve Fan Tested Review
Fans are great for regulating a room’s temperature, improving air circulation, and providing subtle white noise for a...
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Plug In and Power Up: A Tested Review of the DeWalt Charging Station
In a world where cordless tool power is taking over, the DeWalt DCB104 charging station offers a substantial benefit ...
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Shark HydroVac Review: Is This Vac/Mop as Good as a Bissell CrossWave?
I value a clean house, but as a working parent with three active kids, cleaning our floors at the end of a long day c...
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My Hands-On Test of the Craftsman 3,000-Watt Inverter Generator: Is it as Efficient and Quiet as it Claims?
When it comes to portable power solutions, quiet inverter generators are tough to beat. Even though inverter generato...
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The Best Gingerbread House Kits to Create a Festive Holiday Centerpiece
Building a gingerbread house is a delightful holiday activity for all ages; that is, unless the gingerbread pieces fa...
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Warmth on Demand, a Tested Review of the Handy Heater
Wouldn’t it be great to add warmth to a room without cranking up the HVAC thermostat for the entire house? Enter the ...
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Give Shoveling an Electric Boost With the Greenworks 80V Electric Snow Shovel
Electric snow shovels are a relatively new product, and they are a serious game changer for anyone who needs help man...
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The Best Appliances—Large and Small—Tested in 2023
Home may be where the heart is, but your heart may not be feeling it if it’s too hot to get comfortable or your fridg...
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The 14 Best Home Essentials Products We Tested in 2023
We monitored weather, tested tap water, installed smart locks, and almost set a safe on fire. Why? So you don’t have ...
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Ember Mug Review: A Mug That Keeps Your Coffee Hot for Hours
If you’re like many Americans, you enjoy at least one cup of coffee every day, with hot coffee preparations still rei...
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11 Outdoor Living Products That We Tested and Loved in 2023
When the weather permits—and even when it occasionally doesn't—we like to get outside, and we bet you do, too. That's...
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DuroMax XP12000EH Generator Review: Power at an Affordable Price
I’ve been in the emergency power world for the past few years, somewhat obsessing over it. While most of my journeys ...
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The 12 Best Lawn & Garden Products of 2023, According to Our Tests
Yardwork, gardening, washing cars, and watching birds: There’s just as much to get done outside the house as inside. ...
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The Best Power Tools & DIY Products Tested in 2023
From 143 to 12: That’s how far we whittled our lineup of the best tested power tools and DIY products to make this en...
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Testing the HeyAbby Grow Box: Is It Worth It for 1 Plant?
Most hydroponic growing systems feature multiple pod stations to grow several plants simultaneously. However, for gro...
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Taming Pet Hair with the Dyson V11 Animal: A Tested Review
Dealing with persistent pet hair can challenge even the most fastidious housekeeper. Pet hair sticks like a magnet to...
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The Truth About Scotchgard Fabric Protector: A Hands-On Review
Fabric protectors are designed to protect textiles of all types from spills, stains, and other potential damage. Thes...
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The Best Garage Storage Systems to Organize Your Tools and Gear
A garage can be an invaluable space for everything from tools and cleaning equipment to leisure and hobby gear, but w...
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The Best Rechargeable Battery Chargers for Your Various Needs
A good rechargeable battery charger has one purpose: to make sure you always have juiced-up batteries ready to power ...
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KitchenAid Full-Size Dish Rack Review: Sturdy, Spacious, and Durable
Many of us rely on a dish rack to dry all of our dishes or perhaps a select few that won’t fare well in the dishwashe...
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This is One of the Best Vacuums I've Ever Tested, and I've Tested Over 20
In most households, there are four areas that require constant attention: laundry, dishes, counters, and floors. Whil...
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Point, Shoot, and Take Temps in Seconds With the ThermoWorks IR Gun S
An infrared thermometer is a handy tool to have in an indoor or outdoor kitchen for measuring the temperature of cook...
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This GE 50-Pint Dehumidifier Dried My Basement and Empties Itself
Hot, humid summers and cool, damp winters are part of life here in Georgia. The plentiful moisture can impact health ...
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This Earthquake Wood Chipper Offers Unbeatable Power, Tested and Reviewed
Wood chippers convert bulky yard waste into a form that makes excellent mulch, composts readily, or is easily bagged ...
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The Best Handheld Pool Vacuums for Sparkling-Clean Water
No matter how well they’re covered, pools and spas are bound to collect dirt and debris—and few tools are as useful a...
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Cyber Monday Fire Pit Deals Include Over $100 Off Including Tested & Approved Picks
Black Friday is over but Cyber Monday 2023 has arrived! The shopping event marks the start of the holiday shopping se...
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Editor Tested Solar Generators Are Up to $1500 Off With These Cyber Monday Deals
Solar generators are a sustainable way to power your appliances, electronic devices, and more. They offer peace of mi...
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Say Goodbye to Indoor Pests with this Hot Cyber Monday Deal! Editor Tested & Approved
It's Cyber Monday 2023, and that means deals on practically everything for the home! Some hot deals include 51% off t...
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Last Hours of Cyber Monday: Shop DeWalt Power Tools at Up to $180 Off
Cyber Monday is finally here, and we spotted numerous bargains our favorite DeWalt power tools, hand tools, and acces...
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Our Favorite Air Purifiers are On Sale for Cyber Monday! Editor Tested & Approved
 It's Cyber Monday 2023, which means great deals on household appliances, tech, tools, and more! With the winter weat...
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Shop The Early Solo Stove Cyber Monday Sale and Save $75 On Our Favorite Pick!
Solo Stoves have gained a loyal following for their nearly smokeless performance and excellent heat output. Along wit...
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Timeless Holiday Decor in a Lot Less Time: A Balsam Hill Flip Tree Review
Decorating for the holidays is no small chore. Outside, lights sparkle on greenery and trees and familiar holiday mot...
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The Best Bidet Toilet Seats for Any Bathroom or Budget
A new wave of bidet toilet seat design is making these devices more popular than ever. While this type of intimate cl...
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I Was Team Real Christmas Tree Until I Tested Home Depot's Viral Tree
Testing an artificial tree was a reach for me—I’m a total live-tree devotee. I’m a sucker for the smell. After a few ...
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We Tested the North Spore Mushroom Kit To See if We Could Grow Mushrooms At Home
At-home mushroom growing kits typically include a substrate—such as a log, sawdust, or a block of wood and compost—th...
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Can The PowerSmith Ash Vacuum Tackle The Messiest Fireplaces?
It's tough to beat the radiant warmth and ambience of a real wood fire, but it can be tedious to clean up the inevita...
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One Tool to Do It All: Truly Garden Hori Hori Knife Review
Gardeners who find themselves spending an inordinate amount of time chasing down the right tool for a variety of jobs...
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Bissell SpinWave Review: The Best of the 15 Floor Scrubbers We Tested
My house is full of hard floors—hardwoods in the main living areas, luxury vinyl plank in the basement, and ceramic t...
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The Best Battery-Powered Riding Lawn Mowers Tested in 2023
If you’re willing to spend a premium price for a battery-powered electric riding mower, you should expect quality in ...
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Reviewing the Chilipad Sleep System: Great When Hot, Otherwise Not?
The Chilipad Cube Sleep System is engineered to circulate either heated or cooled water through tubes embedded in a m...
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Tested: Is the Ego 765 Leaf Blower Really the World’s Most Powerful?
The Ego Power+ 765 cubic feet per minute (CFM) 56-volt (V) leaf blower has been out for a couple of years now, and I ...
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The Best Cheap Fire Pits To Upgrade Your Outdoor Space
If you have an empty space on an existing patio or are designing a new outdoor area to spend time with family, friend...
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Is Husqvarna a Good Brand?
Shoppers on the hunt for lawn and garden equipment have no doubt encountered a variety of Husqvarna products and migh...
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Review: Can the SentrySafe Home Safe Withstand a Bonfire?
Home safes provide a secure shelter for valuable possessions such as jewelry, important documents, and electronic dev...
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Blackstone Takes a Great Griddle and Makes It Even Better
When it comes to flat-top grills, few carry the reputation of those made by Blackstone. The company’s griddles are we...
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Review: The Shark Rocket Pet Vacuum’s Cord Didn’t Trip Up Our Tests
You’ve heard it before and may have even said it before: “I’ll never buy a corded vacuum again. ” But not so fast! I ...
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If the DeWalt 20V Chainsaw Doesn’t Work for Every Task, Is It Worth It?
If you’re in the market for a small battery-powered chainsaw, there are lots of good options and a few not-so-good on...
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This Fiskars Reel Mower Cuts Better Than the Competition
Push reel lawn mowers have been around for a long time and still retain a loyal following for many good reasons. Thes...
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Dupray Neat Steam Cleaner Review: Eliminate Dirt and Grime With Superheated Steam
Steam cleaners dislodge dirt and sanitize, using only water. Some models work as mops or handheld units, while others...
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Nailing It: An In-Depth Review of the DeWalt Cordless Framing Nailer
A cordless framing nailer offers the advantage of unrestricted movement and gives users the ability to work in tight ...
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The Greenworks 40V Pole Saw Cuts High Branches With No Ladder Required
If you’ve ever considered climbing a ladder to remove a branch with a chainsaw, then you might need a pole saw. Chain...
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It's Not Just for Pet Stains: A Bissell ProHeat 2X Revolution Pet Pro Review
The Bissell ProHeat 2X Revolution Pet Pro has garnered thousands of rave reviews from its users for the past few year...
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Dual-Fuel Dynamo: A Westinghouse WGen9500DF Generator Review
It’s unwise to leave power needs up to chance—especially during an emergency situation or while enjoying off-grid adv...
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Drilling in Tight Spaces: A Makita Right-Angle Drill Review
If you’re not yet acquainted with the remarkable versatility of a right-angle drill—the top tool for drilling in tigh...
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Solo Stove Tower Patio Heater Review: Expectation vs. Performance
Outdoor patio heaters extend the usefulness of decks, patios, and other outdoor living spaces into the cool and crisp...
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Wen Drywall Sander: It Performed with Power and Versatility in Our Tests
Drywall sanding can be unpleasant work. It takes a long time, and the fine dust it creates manages to coat everything...
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The Hisense Wi-Fi Dehumidifier Created a More Comfortable Home in Our Tests
Like so many other people, I've fallen headlong into the smart-home movement. I like the devices I purchase to tell m...
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Branch Ergonomic Chair Review: Is it Worth the Investment?
I, like many others, sit at my computer for 8 to 12 hours a day, depending on the day. While I have a standard comput...
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Does The Schumacher Portable Power Station Do More Than Jump a Dead Battery?
When there’s a car on the side of the road with a dead battery or a flat tire, all we can focus on is a solution. We ...
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This Mechanics Tool Set Delivers the Quality You Expect From the DeWalt Name
Given the reputation DeWalt has for making quality tools, it’s not surprising that its socket set topped our list of ...
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The Traeger Timberline XL Can Make Anyone a Grilling Pro
My husband and I love to host. Ours is the house everyone loves to come to for barbecue in the summer, and we wouldn’...
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Worx Pegasus Folding Work Table Review: How Good Is This Sawhorse With Wings?
The sawhorse is one of the simplest and oldest tools carpenters, boatwrights, woodworkers, painters, and a host of ot...
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Destroy Sensitive Documents Quickly and Confidently: An Aurora Paper Shredder Review
Paper shredders offer significant benefits in safeguarding sensitive information—criminals can exploit discarded pers...
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Precision Meets Portability: An In-Depth Review of the DeWalt 10-Inch Table Saw
The popularity of table saws stems from their unparalleled ability to cut through materials with accuracy and ease, s...
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Can the Husqvarna Zero-Turn Mower Cut a Bumpy Lawn at Top Speed?
If you measure your lawn in acres rather than square feet, then a zero-turn riding mower might be right for you. Unli...
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How Well Do Robotic Lawn Mowers Work? This Worx Landroid Review Answers That Question
Most homes have a lawn that needs mowing, but many homeowners dislike mowing. The good news is that a robot can take ...
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For a Clean-Cut Lawn With Electric Convenience, Take a Look at This Ryobi Lawn Mower
Competition in the cordless products category gets tougher each year as consumers become more accustomed to untetheri...
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For Under $30, This LED Lantern Lights the Way
Whether camping in the woods, dealing with an unexpected power outage, or facing some other dimly lit situation, it’s...
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Building a Shed Looks Easy—Here's What We Learned When Building a ShelterLogic Shed
Tired of all that clutter in your garage? Maybe it’s time to give your yard tools their own space. When it comes to s...
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Adaptability: The Best Thing About the EcoFlow Delta 2 Max Solar Generator
When the power goes out, we have options. Prior generations weren't just inconvenienced; they also had to deal with t...
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The Best Electric Mops Tested in 2023
Electric mops take the backbreaking work out of washing the floor, but there's no one-size-fits-all solution when it ...
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The Best Over-the-Sill Air Conditioners of 2023
Over-the-sill air conditioners have some huge benefits. These units have upside-down, U-shaped designs that saddle th...
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Does Craftsman’s New Electric Riding Lawn Mower Outperform My Gas Lawn Tractor?
Buying a new riding lawn mower has always come with a certain amount of homework. Before settling on a specific model...
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See What Happened When I Used the Kushlan Cement Mixer to Pour a Shed Foundation
Whether it’s replacing a mailbox post, repairing the sidewalk, or building a new shed, the time eventually comes when...
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The Versatile Gorilla Ladder May Be The Only Ladder You Ever Need
Gorilla's multi-position ladder, the GLMPXA-22, combines stability, safety, and convenience into one impressive packa...
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Testing the FCMP Outdoor Dual-Chamber Composter: Does It Live Up to the Hype?
Composting is an excellent way to reduce the amount of food waste in landfills and put it to good use in the garden i...
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Vego Garden Raised Beds Proved Worth the Investment in Our Tests
Raised bed gardens are more popular than ever, but for years I thought it was just a fad that would eventually dwindl...
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Jackery’s Largest Solar Generator May Be Your Next Emergency Essential
As the maker of the world’s first outdoor portable power station, Jackery recently introduced its most flexible and h...
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Yep, It’s Still One of the Best: A Weber Kettle Grill Review
While the basic design of the Weber kettle grill may not have changed that much in the more than 70 years since its d...
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Is DeWalt a Good Brand?
DeWalt is widely regarded as a top-tier brand in the tool industry due to its exceptional quality, durability, and pe...
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This Frigidaire Gallery Refrigerator Has Cool Features, but Is It Worth the Cost?
When splurging on new appliances, I tend to take a practical approach and look for features that are really useful. M...
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Save $260 on Our Favorite Cordless Pool Cleaner This Labor Day
Pool time means playtime, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t still work to be done. To keep a sunny disposition and de...
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The Wagner Paint Sprayer Provides the Best Bang for the Buck in Our Latest Test
When it comes to quickly painting large surfaces, such as walls, or getting a professional-looking finish on contoure...
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Another Weber Grill That's Well Worth It: A Spirit II E-310 Review
One of the best-known names in outdoor cooking appliances, Weber is well regarded for its lineup of charcoal, gas, an...
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Master the Art of Tile Cutting With the DeWalt Tile Saw: A Hands-On Review
The DeWalt D24000S 10-inch wet tile saw is a game changer for tile-setting projects. With a robust 1. 5-horsepower (h...
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The Cuisinart Barista Bar Works With K-Cups, Nespresso Pods, and Ground Coffee for All Your Coffee-Making Desires
The Cuisinart Barista Bar is an ambitious machine that aims to eliminate the need to choose between traditional coffe...
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Hands-On Review: Unveiling the DeWalt PowerStack Advantage in High-Performance Batteries
Get ready to supercharge your power tools with DeWalt's latest offering: PowerStack batteries. As an avid constructio...
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Is It a Bad Idea to Pay Almost $400 for a Water Test Kit? I Don’t Think So.
Safe drinking water is one of the cornerstones of a healthy home that should not be taken for granted. Municipal wate...
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Bug Battle? My Experience Testing the DynaTrap Insect Trap
When it comes to battling mosquitoes and other flying insects, finding an effective and reliable solution can be a da...
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Power Up Your Mowing Game: Greenworks Redefines the Battery Lawn Mower
The meteoric rise of battery-powered tools and lawn mowers signals a paradigm shift. A growing departure from traditi...
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The Ultimate Carhartt Vest: Tested and Approved for DIYers and Outdoor Enthusiasts
Durable outdoor vests have always been go-to choices for DIYers and professionals working in demanding environments. ...
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AeroGarden Harvest Review: See My Growing Results!
I’ve always had a negative opinion about hydroponic gardening. To me, hydroponically grown produce tasted bland and r...
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Take Your Backyard Barbecuing to the Next Level With the Kamado Joe Series II
The Kamado Joe may be one of the best ways to elevate your backyard barbecuing to the next level, but is it worth its...
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Solo Stove Mesa XL Tabletop Fire Pit Review: A Perfect Tabletop Fire Pit for a Quick Fire
While Solo Stove is best known for its large smokeless fire pits, its line of tabletop fire pits is up and coming. Th...
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I Paid a Little More for This Brita Water Filter Pitcher, and It Was Worth It
Clean drinking water is essential for life, but sometimes tap water needs a little help. Whether it’s because of a we...
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Why the Fezibo Standing Desk Is Now My Favorite Office Essential
As someone who spends hours a day in front of a computer, I know all too well the pains of a sedentary lifestyle. Tha...
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Hisense Air Conditioner Review: Stay Cool With High Tech and Low Temps
When it comes to keeping smaller rooms cool, there are a lot of air-conditioning options on the market, from mini-spl...
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Why I Prefer the TruArt Stage 1 Pyrography Pen Over the Walnut Hollow Versa-Tool
Getting started with pyrography—the art of decorating wood or other surfaces with heated tools or a fine flame—can be...
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Take Back Your Yard From Biting Insects With This Popular Bug Zapper
If the citronella candles and essential oils aren’t doing enough to drive away mosquitoes from your nocturnal backyar...
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Bissell Little Green Review: Can This Portable Carpet Cleaner Really Handle Anything?
Our house has wood floors in the main living areas and kitchen, but there’s carpet everywhere else. As outdoor lovers...
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Does This Popular Frigidaire Dehumidifier Tackle Humidity With Ease? We Tested It to Find Out!
Upstate New York is no stranger to humid summer weather. As of late, our summers are hotter and more humid than in ye...
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This Wet/Dry Vac Has the One Feature You Didn't Know You Needed
Wet/dry vacs are the underappreciated heroes of any well-stocked workshop. They can handle messes like sawdust and di...
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Practical Appliance or Passing Fad? Cuisinart Air-Fryer Toaster Oven Review
It seems as if there is an air fryer to suit every type of kitchen and every type of home cook these days. As air fry...
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This Hose End Sprayer Promises No Mixes or Messes So We Put it to the Test!
As an avid gardener, I'm always looking for tools that simplify my lawn-care routine without compromising effectivene...
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Kiato Handheld Steam Cleaner Review: Can an Unknown Brand Beat a Bissell?
Steam cleaners heat water past the boiling point to create steam and release it through a nozzle to clean and refresh...
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Klein Tools Tradesman Pro Electrician’s Tool Belt Review: Electrifying or a Short Circuit?
While small electrical jobs rarely require more than a tool or two, big jobs are different. Whether it's wiring an en...
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Midea U-Shaped Air Conditioner Review: Can This Unique AC Keep a Room Cool Yet Quiet?
The biggest drawbacks of window air conditioners are their noise level, rather unsafe installation, and the fact that...
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Whynter Air Conditioner Review: Does This Portable AC Cool Effectively?
Our home isn’t equipped with central air conditioning, since we have oil and a wood stove that serve as our heat sour...
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PopUp Garden Review: Perfect for Gardeners with Limited Outdoor Space
As someone who has dealt with lower-back issues for more than a decade, doing traditional gardening is nearly physica...
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I Tested a Popular Above-Ground Robotic Pool Cleaner: Is It Worth the Price?
Since 1983, Maytronics has been a leader in the pool industry, focusing on robotic pool cleaners and other accessorie...
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The 11 Best Fire Pits Tested in 2023
Whether camping, tailgating, or hosting backyard bonfires, a fire pit is the critical centerpiece. Originally just a ...
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Breeo vs. Solo Stove: An Honest Breeo Fire Pit Review by a Solo Stove Fan
It seems that every new deck and patio upgrade includes a fire pit, and savvy buyers are going smokeless. I’ve tested...
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Nature’s Serenade: My Experience With the Smart Solar Bird Bath Fountain
For 3 weeks, I put seven of the best solar bird bath fountains to the test, and while there were many good ones, one ...
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Better than O-Cedar? This Maneuverable Spin Mop Gave All My Floors a Streak-Free Clean
Hate or love it, mopping is a chore that many people have to complete every week. While there are many types of mops ...
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This Battery Chainsaw Beat a Dozen Competitors During Testing
There are plenty of sound reasons to own a good chainsaw, and it needn’t be bulky, heavy, or difficult to operate. Ba...
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Does Your Fire Pit Need a Battery-Powered Fan? We Tested a BioLite FirePit+ to Find Out!
Relaxing by the campfire is a great way to unwind, until smoke drifts your way. It is possible to build a less smoky ...
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So, How Good Is a Harbor Freight Air Compressor? We Tested It!
Whether you’re a DIY enthusiast, a professional mechanic, or just someone who wants to keep their car tires inflated,...
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Does The Gardyn Hydroponic System Live Up to Its Promise to Grow Plants Without Soil?
Imagine being able to pick produce from a 1,500-square-foot garden, but all in just 2 square feet without leaving you...
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Is an Electric Pressure Washer Powerful? I Tested a Ryobi Pressure Washer to Find out!
Nothing beats a good pressure washer for blasting dirt and mud from sidewalks, driveways, and dirty cars. I've used s...
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I Tested the KitchenAid FreeFlex Dishwasher: Does the Handy Third Rack Justify Its Price?
I knew the time was coming to replace our 16-year-old dishwasher, and as I began my research into the best dishwasher...
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These String Lights Claim to Prevent Bug Bites: See What Happened When I Tested Them
Nothing disrupts a relaxing evening outside like mosquitoes. Just like clockwork, when the sun goes down, the bugs co...
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Autonomous ErgoChair 2 Review: Is this Ergonomic Office Chair Worth It?
Those who spend hours a day sitting at a desk know the importance of a comfortable and supportive office chair. Poor ...
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What’s So Great About a Gooseneck Faucet? I Tested the Moen Arbor Kitchen Faucet to Find Out
Sometimes a leak precipitates the change; other times it's simply a matter of style. No matter the reason, it’s likel...
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Lots of Light for a Low Price? Find Out How the Slonik Headlamp Hard Hat Light Fared in Our Tough Tests
Great hard hat lights are quite difficult to come by. They’re either too dim, slip off, or simply can’t hold up to th...
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Ratchet Up Your Home Garage a Few Notches With This Milwaukee Socket Set
Milwaukee has a reputation for making some of the best-quality tools in the business, so it comes as little surprise ...
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I Made a Smart Bird Feeder for Under $100—and Can See Who Visited on Camera
Those of us who feed the birds share one common goal: getting a closer look! From binoculars and window-mounted bird ...
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Work Hard, Play Harder: An Honest Review of Carhartt Cargo Pants
With their relaxed fit and multiple pockets, cargo-style pants are a must-have for DIYers and pros working in rugged ...
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We Tested the Makita XML03 Lawn Mower: Is This Battery Powered Mower Enough for Your Yard?
Maintaining a regular mowing schedule is vital to achieving lush and healthy turfgrass. However, a battery-powered la...
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Can You Really Save Time and Water With a Hose Timer? I Tested One to Find Out!
As a homeowner and avid gardener, I am always looking for ways to save time and ensure my plants and lawn receive ade...
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Dolphin Premier Robotic Pool Cleaner: Does it Do the Dirty Work for You?
Very few homeowners have a perfectly situated inground pool that’s open to both air and sunshine yet protected from t...
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Brightech Ambience Pro Solar String Lights Lit Up My Life
Outdoor lighting is one of the best enhancements for any home exterior, whether for patios and decks or walkways and ...
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Taming a Garden Hose: My Experience With the Liberty Garden Hose Reel
If you're a gardener or just someone who loves spending time outside, you know how important garden hoses are. They'r...
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Goodbye, Scratched Arms: I Tested & Reviewed These Popular Gardening Sleeves
Get ready to turn your gardening game up a notch! While gardening is a fantastic way to connect with nature and grow ...
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Is There Anything The Stihl Cordless Garden Shear Can’t Trim? I Tested It to Find Out.
Regardless of personal style, most of us appreciate the look of a well-tended landscape. A big part of that look is k...
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This Stihl Battery Trimmer Weighs Less and Works Harder Than Your String Trimmer
Battery-powered lawn and garden tools have come a long way over the past couple of decades. Engineers worked on the p...
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I Tried Brooklinen's Best-Selling Sheets for 2 Weeks—Here's My Honest Take
Brooklinen has risen to the top of the affordable luxury bedding industry—a long way from its Kickstarter roots in 20...
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Is the DeWalt Self-Propelled Electric Lawn Mower as Impressive as Its Power Tools? I Tested It to Find Out
When did DeWalt start making lawn mowers? As manufacturers pour resources into building the best battery-powered lawn...
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Can a Budget-Friendly Compact Circular Saw Get the DIY Job Done? I Put One to the Test
DIYers looking for manageability in a circular saw may want to consider buying a compact circular saw for several rea...
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I Tested the Dyson V12 Detect Slim Cordless Vacuum: Is It Worth the Price?
The Dyson brand is known for its sleek and powerful devices, and the V12 is no exception. The V12 Detect Slim cordles...
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We Tested a Popular Digital Tape Measure: See How Accurate It Is
As technological advances sweep through the construction and remodeling industries, a few old standards are giving wa...
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This Air Fryer Deserves Space on Your Countertop
Drawn by the ability to cook indulgent snacks and meals with less oil, many home cooks are intrigued by the cooking p...
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I Tried the Dyson Purifier Humidify+Cool PH04: Is This Machine Worth Its Hefty Price?
Starting as a floor-care brand in 1991, Dyson made a name for itself with its patented cyclone air technology. Since ...
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This Heavy-Duty Cutting Mat is Worth Every Penny for DIY Projects
Self-healing cutting mats protect table surfaces without dulling cutting blades. The Dahle Vantage 10693 Self-Healing...
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Could the Solo Stove Bonfire Get Any Better? It Can With This New Accessory
Solo Stove started selling wood-burning camp stoves back in 2011, and it soon made the leap into smokeless fire pits....
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Ocoopa H01 PD Pro: Is It Worth It? We Tested it to Find Out!
Being outdoors in frigid weather can be much more comfortable with a rechargeable hand warmer, and few companies are ...
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No Sunlight, No Problem: This Grow Light Keeps My Plants Alive in Any Room of the House
Insufficient light is one of the worst stressors for indoor plants. Poor plant lighting can cause stems to stretch or...
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See What Happened when I Used Espoma Organic Indoor Plant Fertilizer on My Houseplants for a Month
The most important difference between strong, healthy houseplants and weak, sickly ones is the care they receive. All...
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Rubbermaid Reveal Microfiber Spray Mop Review: Should You Buy It?
Getting vinyl floors clean can be a challenge, but the Rubbermaid Reveal Microfiber Spray Mop proves it doesn’t have ...
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Klein ET310 Circuit Breaker Finder Review: Does it Work?
Any circuit-breaker finder worth its salt should be able to accurately match the circuit breakers on an electrical pa...
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LED Concepts BBQ Grill Light Review: Does it Work Well Enough to Grill at Night?
While there are a variety of aftermarket grill lights designed to illuminate a grill's cooking surface, few offer the...
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Iwiss Crimping Tool Review: Does it Work?
When it comes to making secure electrical connections on stranded wire, there’s no tool more valuable than a ratcheti...
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DeWalt Rotary Hammer Drill Review: Is It Worth It? We Tested it to Find Out!
Standard drill drivers can handle most hole-drilling tasks in wood, but they don’t do so well when used to drill hole...
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Levoit Air Purifier Review: How Does This Budget-Friendly Air Purifier Perform in Tests?
Breathing fresh air in the home shouldn’t cost a fortune, yet some of the most popular air purifiers on the market to...
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Is This Stanley Tool Set Able to Meet Your Home’s Maintenance Needs?
The Stanley 65-Piece Homeowner’s Tool Kit has that just-right lineup of tools for handling an assortment of odd jobs ...
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The 10 Best Air Purifiers for Fresh Air, Tested
As consumers become more aware of the airborne pollutants that lurk in their homes, the demand for quality air purifi...
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Dyson Air Purifier Review: We Tested This Popular Air Purifier to See if It's Worth the Money
Offensive odors, fumes, dust, and pollen are common pollutants in many homes, but we don't have to accept dirty air. ...
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Shark Air Purifier Review: Is This the Best Air Purifier on the Market? We Tested it to Find out!
Heightened awareness of allergens and toxins in the air we breathe has boosted the popularity of air purifiers for ho...
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Weeding Without Chemicals: Red Dragon Mini Weed Torch Tested & Reviewed
One of my favorite weed-control tools that lawn care articles often ignore is fire. Both mature weeds and weed seeds ...
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Craftsman 102-Piece Mixed Tool Set Review: Is it Worth It?
A dependable set of hand tools—including those for cutting, driving, gripping, and measuring—is essential for perform...
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Ego Power+ 21-Inch Self-Propelled Lawn Mower Review: Is It Worth It?
Self-propelled lawn mowers can be a smart, labor-saving choice for those who maintain small to medium-size lawns. A s...
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We Tested the 36-Volt Makita Cordless Circular Saw: Did It Make the Cut?
Circular saws are among the last handheld power tools to go cordless, likely because they require immense power to su...
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DaringSnail MD090P Emergency Radio Review: Is it Worth It?
When the power goes out, staying informed is a matter of safety. Most of us carry a cell phone wherever we go, but wi...
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Kreg Pocket Hole Jig 320 Review: Does it Work?
Pocket hole jigs make wood joinery faster and easier than traditional methods. Cabinetmakers pioneered the use of the...
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eTork EC3250 Digital Torque Wrench Review: Is it Worth It?
With enough experience, most DIYers can learn to torque nuts and bolts appropriately without the risk of snapping the...
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Bissell PowerFresh Steam Mop Review: Is It Worth the Hype?
The Bissell PowerFresh Scrubbing & Sanitizing steam mop has a simple design that’s intuitive to use, works on mul...
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We Tested the Generac GB2000 Power Station: Is it Worth It?
Grid instability and erratic weather patterns leave many wondering how they will power their appliances and digital d...
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RSI Maze Two-Stage Compost Tumbler: Is it Worth It?
In hands-on testing of five of the best compost tumblers on the market, the RSI Maze 65-Gallon Compost Tumbler topped...
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Is DeWalt’s Cordless 20V MAX the Best Compact Router?
DeWalt has long been a top contender in the power tool industry, producing high-quality tools for pros and DIYers, so...
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Is a Briggs & Stratton Standby Generator a Worthwhile Investment?
As the risk of power outages and rolling blackouts increases, due in part to an aging electrical grid and an increase...
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Ego Snow Blower Review: Does the SNT2405 Deliver?
Ego Power+ has entered the electric snow blower market with a model designed to tackle big storms. In a side-by-side ...
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The Best Home Essentials Products Tested in 2022
Home is where the heart is—and where your stuff is! We spent nearly 300 hours testing the 129 products that make up e...
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The Best Outdoor Living Products Tested in 2022
Just as having the right tools for the job matters, we strongly believe that investing in the right gear enhances you...
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Everyone Uses Airbnb. But Should They?
Since getting its start in the late 2000s, Airbnb has quickly become a go-to for many travelers looking for a place t...
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A DIY-Friendly Approach to Welding?We Tested the YesWelder MIG-205DS to See if It's Is Worth It
Unless you’re an experienced metalworker, welding is usually a little bit intimidating. High voltages, bright flashes...
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Breathe a Little Easier With the hOmeLabs x Popular Science Air Purifier
Everyone’s heard of Popular Science. The esteemed and iconic brand—owned by Recurrent Ventures—recently partnered wit...
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We Tested the Beko Dishwasher: Is It Worth it?
Beko started out in 1955 and has since grown to be one of the leading brands in Europe. Beko USA is a subsidiary of B...
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We Tested the Popular Lava Soap for DIYers to Find Out if it Lives Up to It's Hype
When you’re a gardener and avid DIYer, having dirty hands on occasion is to be expected. However, I dislike using har...
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Is a Lomi Composter the Easiest Way to Turn Food Scraps Into Soil? We Tested It to Find Out
As our culture wrestles with complex issues such as waste disposal, pollution, and sustainability, business-minded in...
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The Best Step Stools to Give You a Boost, Tested
Step stools are handy for almost any task that involves reaching up high, from accessing the top cabinet in the kitch...
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Is the Purple Seat Cushion Worth the Money? We Tested it to Find Out
Sitting for hours on an uncomfortable chair is quite literally a pain in the rear. For those who work long days at a ...
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United Van Lines Is an Outstanding Moving Company—If You Can Get Past This One Hurdle
The biggest, most insurmountable hurdle of a move is the move itself. Many people who have decided to move have a mom...
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There’s Nothing You Can’t Learn on Udemy—But There’s a Catch
These days, there is a class for just about anything online. Whether seeking a software tutorial or instructions on s...
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The Best Lightweight Vacuum Cleaners for Seniors of 2023
Many typical vacuum cleaner models are heavy, which can make them challenging for seniors to maneuver. However, plent...
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The Best Heated Socks of 2023
Outdoor activities in cold weather pose challenges for both safety and comfort. That’s why it’s imperative to wear op...
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Reviewing the 7 Best ATV Snow Plow Blades of 2023
While many of us often think of ATVs strictly as outdoor recreational vehicles, for those with larger properties, the...
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Spectating My Kid’s Soccer Games Will Never Be the Same Thanks to This Space-Age Lounge Chair
While there’s nothing wrong with a traditional beach chair or those foldable chairs you see lining the field at Sunda...
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The Best Fertilizers for Indoor Plants Tested in 2023
Plants get nearly all the sustenance they need from water and sunlight, but since houseplants live in containers, the...
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I Tried the simplehuman Trash Can: Does the Functionality of the Justify Its High Price?
When looking for a trash can, some might believe that any old receptacle will do. But a trash can is something you’ll...
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Mr. Heater Buddy Has Kept Me Warm Indoors and Out—and It's Half-Off Right Now
When Old Man Winter comes knocking, having a portable heater for indoor and outdoor spaces is just the ticket for sta...
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The Best Portable Table Saws Tested and Reviewed in 2023
Table saws are a baseline necessity in many homes and professional workshops. Portable models are the go-to tool for ...
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Feit Electric String Lights Review: Do They Work?
String lights are a traditional part of outdoor holiday decorating, but their appeal extends beyond a holiday season....
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Toro UltraPlus Leaf Vacuum Review: Does it Work?
Most of the year it’s not difficult to maintain a neat yard, but fall leaf season presents a challenge. Even those wh...
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This is the Best Electric Blanket for Winter We Tested—Here’s Why
When the temperatures drop and you just can’t seem to get warm, a blanket that does more than contain your body heat ...
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The Feature-Rich Bosch GLL3-330GC Laser Level Comes With a Hefty Price Tag. Is It Worth It?
During almost any renovation, repair, or building project, a laser level can be one of the most important tools a DIY...
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Is EGO Power+ Leaf Blower Powerful Enough for Fall Cleanup?
I recently tried out a series of leaf blowers on a test plot I created in my backyard. The course included a concrete...
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Is the Agri-Fab 44-Inch Lawn Sweeper Worth the Cost? I Put It to the Test, and Here’s What I Learned
Anyone who appreciates a well-groomed lawn may want to consider adding a lawn sweeper to their stable of equipment. T...
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I Set Up an Obstacle Course for the Gorilla Carts GOR4PS Garden Dump Cart: Here's How It Performed
When you have a job to do around the yard or garden, chances are you’ll need a wheelbarrow or some kind of garden car...
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Does the Aterod Expandable Garden Hose Live Up to Its Reputation? Find Out What Happened in Our Hands-On Testing
For decades, gardeners and horticultural hobbyists have dragged around heavy hoses, fighting their inevitable kinks a...
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We Tested the Feature-Rich Google Nest Protect to See If It's Worth the Price
Few folks will argue about the importance of having high-quality, reliable smoke detectors in their home. The sole pu...
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I Tested the Raptor Gutter Guard: Is it Worth the Cost?
There probably aren’t too many folks who would choose to spend a beautiful autumn afternoon cleaning gutters. The nas...
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The 13 Best Artificial Christmas Trees of 2023, Editor Tested & Approved
With so many artificial Christmas trees on the market, choosing one can be an overwhelming task—so we decided to put ...
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The Best Christmas Light Projectors to Brighten Up Your Holiday, Tested
It doesn’t quite feel like Christmas until the lights twinkle on the neighborhood houses. However, the hours it takes...
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This Husqvarna Axe Handles Well But Is It Worth It?
With origins in 1600s Sweden, Husqvarna has a long history of quality products. While they’re no longer known for rif...
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For Us, This Estwing Hammer Is a Solid Hit. Find Out Why We Like It and if It’s the Hammer for You.
I spent many years leaning on my tools to make a living. No, I don’t mean leaning against a shovel or workbench while...
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The Makita Angle Grinder is Durable, But Does it Perform?
For a long time, angle grinders—tools typically used for cutting, sharpening, cleaning, and polishing metal—were used...
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The OLIGHT Tactical Flashlight Is Worth Every Penny—Find Out Why
Tactical flashlights—intended to offer the same powerful light intensity as flashlights used by the military—are typi...
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Compost for under $50: The Bamboozle Indoor Compost Bin is a Steal!
The Bamboozle Food Composter is an indoor compost bin that doesn’t create compost per se, but holds kitchen scraps un...
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This Amazon Patio Heater is Less Expensive—But Does It Work?
Outdoor living areas may be most associated with summer afternoon barbecues and lazy nights stargazing in the backyar...
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Are These Highly-Rated LED Lights Worth the Money?
Philips is a major player in the lighting industry worldwide. Offering everything from conventional lamps and tubes t...
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Is the Purple Pillow Really as Comfortable as Everyone Says?
When it’s time to hit the hay, a perfect pillow can make all the difference. A pillow can help prevent head and neck ...
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I Slept on This Unusual Bed-in-a-Box Mattress for Months: Here’s What Happened
Nothing’s more essential to having a good day than a good night’s sleep, and a good night’s sleep all starts with the...
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Bar Keepers Friend: This All-Purpose Cleaner Is the Secret to a Spotless Home
What was I thinking? When I replaced my brown porcelain kitchen sink with a white version, I had no idea that everyth...
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The Best Electric Fireplace Heaters for Added Warmth in Your Home, Tested
Gas and wood-burning fireplaces require a vent or a full chimney, making retrofitting one into an existing home costl...
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The 7 Best Fabric Protectors of 2023, Tested and Reviewed
High-quality furnishings can cost a pretty penny, so protecting your investment from everyday accidents is wise. Fabr...
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The 12 Top Smokeless Fire Pits of 2024, Tested and Reviewed
An outdoor fire pit creates an inviting campfire vibe that extends enjoying a backyard space well into the evening. B...
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I Tested an Affordable Melnor Sprinkler—Did it Water My Lawn Efficiently?
On a hot summer day, lawn sprinklers are a common sight, dispersing water for grass to stay healthy and for children ...
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I Tried a Cordless Tire Inflator―Did It Work?
Whether it’s inflating a flat tire, bumping up the pressure on a mountain bike, or inflating a pool float, having a p...
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The Best Energy-Efficient Space Heaters Tested in 2023
Space heaters offer a convenient and cost-effective way to improve home and office comfort. Personal and large versio...
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The Best Concrete Crack Fillers for DIY Repairs, Tested
Though incredibly stable and durable, concrete is not indestructible, and that’s where concrete crack fillers can mak...
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The Best LED Lanterns Tested in 2023
Being left in the dark during a power outage, after a severe weather event, or while on an outdoor adventure can lead...
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The Best Dual Coffee Makers Tested in 2023
Dual coffee makers, also known as two-in-one or two-way coffee makers, typically produce full carafes of coffee along...
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The Best Cordless Framing Nailers Tested in 2023
Driving a nail with a single hammer stroke is almost a skill of the past—but with today's power nailers, it's no long...
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The Best Wood Routers for Beginners of 2023
A wood router is an indispensable tool both in the workshop and on the job site. The tools are powerful yet easy to m...
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The Best Small Window Air Conditioners Tested in 2023
Those who live in older homes without the comfort and convenience of central air conditioning understand just how har...
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The Best Hydroponic Systems for Growing Veggies Indoors Year-Round
Hydroponics—the practice of growing plants in water rather than soil—is popular because it offers a way to produce a ...
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The Best Ceramic Heaters To Add Warmth to Your Living Space
As efficient as many modern HVAC systems are, some can leave additional rooms, bedrooms, and other areas of a house u...
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The Best Cordless Glue Guns of 2023
Cordless hot glue guns provide a quick and convenient way to create adhesive bonds between surfaces such as paper, wo...
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The Best Handheld Steam Cleaners Tested in 2023
A vacuum, mop, or broom works just fine for daily cleaning and upkeep, but handheld steam cleaners are more effective...
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Testing the 7 Best Vacuum Mop Combos for Spotless Floors
Cleaning floors is more than just sweeping or vacuuming. Experts recommend sweeping and mopping at least once a week ...
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The Best Air Purifiers for Pets of 2023
According to a recent industry survey, 67 percent of American households—85 million families—have a pet. Unfortunatel...
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The Best Floor Scrubbers for Hard-To-Clean Messes, Tested
When a mop and bucket won’t cut it, consider a floor scrubber to get floors back to gleaming clean. The best floor sc...
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The Best Lightweight Vacuums for Low-Effort Spotless Floors, Tested
A vacuum is a necessary household tool for cleaning hard floors and carpets, but many are heavy and difficult to mane...
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The Best Tested Nonstick Sprays to Keep Snow Blowers Running Smoothly
Snowblowers make life much easier when a big storm hits. They save you time and energy while lessening the sore muscl...
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The 9 Best Air Purifiers for Wildfire Smoke of 2023
Wildfire smoke consists of harmful gases and fine particles from burning plants and other materials. These extremely ...
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The Best Smart Switches for Your Smart Home
Smart light switches are a way of configuring a home's lighting to respond to verbal commands, program light timers, ...
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The Best Home Thermostats for Efficient Heating and Cooling, Tested
Home thermostats have come a long way from those early models with manual temperature dials that may or may not accur...
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The Best Infrared Thermometers for All Your Cooking Needs, Tested
Using an infrared thermometer can help anyone take accurate temperature readings and ultimately cook better food. Inf...
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The Best Roof Rakes to Keep Your Home Safe from Heavy Snow, Tested
Wet snow can weigh as much as 21 pounds per square foot, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),...
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The Best Shoe Glues of 2023
Shoes, like many common clothing items, can range widely in price, durability, and purpose, but when you find a pair ...
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The Best Smart Thermostats
Smart thermostats, which connect with home automation systems, go beyond their programmable predecessors to offer a w...
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The Best Voltage Testers for Your Tool Kit, According to Experts
Those undertaking electrical projects around the home need certain tool box essentials at the ready, including a volt...
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The Best Projection Alarm Clocks for Bedrooms
When you’re in bed, you might find it necessary to roll over, sit up, or crane your neck to view the time displayed o...
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The Best Fire Logs for Long-Lasting Ambience, Tested
When outdoor temperatures drop and sweaters come out of storage, there’s nothing quite like the crackle of a real fir...
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The Best Hard Hat Lights Tested in 2023
Working with limited lighting isn’t safe, and sometimes holding a flashlight isn’t a viable option. A high-quality ha...
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The Best Indoor Gardens for Flowers and Herbs, Tested
Indoor gardens are fun additions to virtually any space, and they’re especially well suited to those who love cooking...
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The 7 Best Air-Fryer Toaster Ovens of 2024, Tested and Reviewed
Air-frying has taken the cooking world by storm, and for good reason. Air fryers use high-intensity hot air to produc...
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The Best Ash Vacuums Tested in 2023
A crackling fire adds coziness and ambience, but the resulting ash cleanup is unpleasant. Traditional hearth cleaning...
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The 9 Best Solar Flood Lights of 2023, According to Testing
It’s well known that a bright light deters would-be thieves and ne’er-do-wells, but home dwellers either had to have ...
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The Best Window Insulation Kits to Keep Your Home More Comfortable, Tested
Window insulation kits offer an affordable way to cut the cost of your energy bill and make a home less drafty. For t...
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Testing the 7 Best Portable Carpet Cleaners for Spills and Stains
Vacuums might work well for removing dust and debris from rugs and carpets, but they won’t help with spills or stains...
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9 Best Bread Boxes of 2023
While bread cannot be preserved indefinitely, a bread box is an effective method for extending shelf life and quality...
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The Best Spin Mops Tested in 2023
Beyond traditional mops, spin mops are designed to take the “ick” factor out of wet mopping, eliminating the chore of...
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The Best Fireproof Document Bags to Keep Valuable Papers Safe, Tested
Documents such as medical records, banking statements, and bills can be stored in the cloud or on digital thumb drive...
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The Best Dish Soap Dispensers for Any Kitchen Sink
A high-quality dish soap dispenser can make it easier to wash dishes and keep the kitchen sink area looking tidy. Whe...
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Testing the Best Propane Heaters for Warming Up Your Space
Propane heaters are an incredibly effective way to quickly heat a medium to large living space using liquid propane (...
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The Best Vacuums for Hardwood Floors of 2023
Your hardwood floors are an investment in your property, and it’s important to take care of them. Using the proper cl...
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The Best Heated Toilet Seats for the Bathroom
Heated toilet seats look like standard toilet seats but include a heating element that warms the seat to the desired ...
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We Tested the Best Laser Measures for DIYers and Pros
Laser distance measures use a laser and an optical sensor to determine the distance between two surfaces to find the ...
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The 8 Best Boot Dryers of 2023
If there’s one thing most DIYers, craftspeople, homeowners, and really anyone can agree on, it’s that walking around ...
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The Best Gas Fire Pits, Tested and Reviewed
Whether it takes you back to camp, the beach, or other summertime memories, there’s something special about gathering...
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Sweeping Success: The Best Vacuums for Tile Floors Tested in 2024
Tile floors are low maintenance, durable, and customizable. However, they can easily show dust and dirt, so finding t...
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The 10 Best Home Weather Stations of 2024, Tested and Reviewed
Home weather stations are highly convenient, tipping you off to temperature, rainfall, and other aspects of the eleme...
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The Best Window Films for Privacy and More, Tested
Window films are a budget-friendly, versatile alternative to curtains and blinds. Some provide a degree of privacy wh...
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The Best Meat Thermometers for All Your Cooking Needs, Tested
Cooking is both an art and a science, and even if you don’t consider yourself on par with a Michelin-star chef, you c...
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The Best Ice Melts for Slip-Free Hardscaping, Tested
When the weather turns chilly, most people pull out the heavy coats, rugged boots, and, of course, ice melts—the firs...
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The 11 Best Snow Sleds for Outdoor Play
After a few inches of snow falls, a day of sledding is a great way to enjoy some family fun. All that’s needed is a r...
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The 9 Best Rain Shower Heads for a Spa-Like Bathroom, Tested
Oversize shower heads—also referred to as rain shower heads—offer a feeling of standing in a gentle rain. They are de...
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Keep Your Green Thumb Going This Winter With a Garden Tower
There’s something therapeutic about watching food flourish in the comfort of your home.
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The 7 Best Digital Calipers of 2023, Tested and Reviewed
Calipers have been around for centuries, standing the test of time as one of the most effective and accurate measurin...
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The Best Backpack Leaf Blowers Tested in 2023
With a backpack leaf blower, yard cleanup is a snap. Leaf blowers make quick work of removing fallen leaves, grass cl...
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The Best Leaf Mulchers Tested in 2023
Few sights are as lovely as the red and gold hues of falling leaves, but having to rake and bag them—often multiple t...
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The Best Electric Pressure Washers Tested in 2023
An electric pressure washer is an excellent piece of equipment because it produces dramatic cleaning results. It can ...
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10 Electric Leaf Blowers Work Great Without Gas
Leaf blowers make it a breeze to clean up fallen foliage and other small debris, eliminating the back-straining work ...
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The 10 Best Battery-Powered Leaf Blowers for Making Yard Work Easier
While the striking colors of turning leaves may look nice, after the leaves drop, they make a mess in your yard. Inst...
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The Best High-Pressure Shower Heads to Upgrade Your Bathroom, Tested
High-pressure shower heads reliably deliver one of the main elements of a pleasant shower experience: a steady, invig...
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The 6 Best Magnetic Screen Doors Tested for Keeping Bugs Out
Warm weather means lots of comings and goings to and from the yard, deck, and patio. But when bugs barge in with you,...
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The Best Power Tool Sets for Your Needs and Budget, Tested
When you find yourself in need of some new power tools, consider buying an entire corded or cordless tool combo kit t...
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We Tested The Best Under-Cabinet Lighting to Illuminate a Kitchen
Talk about a bright idea! Bright light fixtures installed directly underneath the kitchen cabinets illuminate the cou...
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The Best Ironing Boards for Your Laundry Room
Whether you love to press clothes or not, an ironing board makes the chore much easier. Ironing directly onto a table...
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The Best Electric Screwdrivers Tested in 2023
For DIY projects that call for a lot of manual screwdriving in places too tight for a trusty drill, an electric screw...
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Our Hands-On Review of the 8 Best LED Light Strips
LED light strips are long circuit boards with surface-mount device light-emitting diodes (SMD LEDs) that bring illumi...
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The Best Portable Air Conditioners Tested in 2023
True to their name, portable air conditioning units are, well, portable—especially when compared to virtually all oth...
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The Best Mechanic Tool Sets Tested in 2023
A basic tool kit with the DIY essentials—a hammer, screwdriver, and measuring tape—can see you through any number of ...
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The Best Scroll Saws for the Workshop, Tested
If you need to make precise cuts for projects like jewelry boxes, wood signs, or birdhouses, a scroll saw is probably...
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We Tested The Best Dish-Drying Racks for Quicker Kitchen Cleanup
A dish-drying rack streamlines kitchen cleanup, offering a place for clean dishes and utensils to air-dry—no more sog...
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The Best Glue Guns Tested in 2023
A versatile glue gun comes in handy for creating everything from kid-friendly crafts and seasonal decorative items to...
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Here Are The Best Rotary Tools We Tested for Drilling, Sanding, Cutting, and More
No workbench is complete without at least one rotary tool. These amazing devices are capable of drilling, sanding, cu...
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Testing the Best Patio Heaters for Your Outdoor Space
Investing in a patio heater is a great way to extend the entertaining outdoor season any time of year. We recently te...
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The Best Table Saws Tested in 2023
Table saws top the wish lists of both DIYers and seasoned woodworkers. After researching more than 25 popular models,...
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The Best Miter Saws of 2023, Tested and Reviewed
Today's miter saws are a significant improvement over the manual miter boxes of the 1960s, having evolved into powerf...
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The Best Outdoor String Lights Tested in 2023
Outdoor string lights can brighten a backyard or a patio space and make warm nights more relaxing and festive. These ...
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The Best Wood Fillers for DIY Fixes to Wooden Surfaces, Tested
Cracks, divots, holes, or rot can crop up on wooden surfaces due to ordinary wear and tear and accidents, or during D...
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The Best Garage Heaters For Workshop Comfort, Tested
For DIYers and hobbyists, a garage can often be project central. It can be the place to store tools and to work on a ...
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The Best Ice Scrapers to Keep You on the Road This Winter
Removing frost and ice from a windshield or driveway is a straightforward task. Just grab an ice scraper and get to w...
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The Best Loppers Tested in 2023
Handheld pruning shears are great for nipping off narrow stems and branches up to ½ inch in diameter, but for pruning...
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These 6 Best Tool Bags Offer More Organization Than Any Tool Box
There comes a point when collecting a complete DIY set of tools starts causing storage issues. A tool box might do th...
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The Best Robot Vacuums Tested in 2023
The advent of robot vacuums heralded a new era of more convenient carpet and hard floor cleaning. Robot vacuums have ...
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The Best Toilet Bowl Cleaners, Throne Tested and Approved
Upholding basic sanitary practices to ensure the health of your home calls for regular toilet bowl cleaning. While th...
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The Best Lawn Sprinklers Tested in 2023
One of the keys to a healthy lawn and garden is having a reliable sprinkler that effectively waters all the various s...
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The Best Multi-Tools Tested and Reviewed in 2023
A twist on the tried-and-true Swiss Army knife, the aptly named multi-tool offers a number of DIY-friendly functions ...
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The Best Fire Starters Tested in 2023
Fire starters make it easy for anyone to start a roaring fire. Rather than having to wrestle with damp wood or crumpl...
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The Best Multimeters Tested in 2023
From testing batteries to determining the amount of voltage in an electrical circuit, the multimeter is a standard di...
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The Best Flashlights: Tested for Camping, Power Outages, and More
Flashlights have come a long way since they were first introduced in 1898. Battery-operated and portable, these handh...
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The Best Electric Blankets to Keep You Warm and Cozy, Tested
If you’re looking for a source of supplemental heat, be it for bedtime, watching movies, or snuggling up and reading ...
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The Best Caulking Guns Tested in 2023
Caulking guns are designed for one thing: to deliver a continuous bead of caulk in order to seal joints between two s...
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7 Best Outdoor Motion Sensor Lights Tested in 2023
Outdoor illumination keeps the home visible at night and helps deter crime, but leaving lights on all night is a cost...
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The Best Paint Sprayers Tested in 2023
Want to speed up your paint job? Equip yourself with a paint sprayer! We field-tested some of the most capable, popul...
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General Contractor-Approved: The Best Stud Finders of 2023, Tested
If you’ve ever had to install shelving or hang picture frames, you’ve more than likely had to find out where the stud...
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The Best Christmas Lights to Brighten the Holiday Season, Tested
Decorating with colorful lights is a fun, festive part of the holiday season, both indoors and outside the home. For ...
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We Tested 2023’s Best Gutter Guards—These Are Our Favorites
Cleaning the gutters along the roof of a house is a messy chore, but it’s vital to keep this stormwater drainage syst...
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