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Ocoompa 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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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 Best Air Purifiers Tested in 2023
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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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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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 Tried 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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Is a Purple Seat Cushion Worth the Money?
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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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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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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I Tested the Feature-Rich Google Nest Protect. See How It Performed and If It’s Worth the High 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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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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The Bamboozle Compost Bin Is Attractive But Is It Practical?
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 Bokashi Bin Claims to Make Compost in 2 Weeks: How Did It Do?
For serious indoor composting, the SCD Probiotics Bokashi Bin is a 5-gallon indoor composting container made of recyc...
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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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Add Fun (and Valuable Floor Space) to Your Child's Bedroom With This Loft Bed
One of the realizations we came to when our kids began attending school from home was that my son didn’t have enough ...
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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 Smart Thermostats of 2022
Smart thermostats, which connect with home automation systems, go beyond their programmable predecessors to offer a w...
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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 Best Ice Scrapers of 2022
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 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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