Panasonic NN SN778 Microwave Oven Review

The Panasonic Inverter  countertop microwave oven, model NN-SN778, comes packed with high power output.  A lot of power for a home microwave in a small package. In this review, we explore the Inverter’s many features and detail our experiences with this oven. We paid approximately $150 for ours several years ago, and it has performed … Continue reading Panasonic NN SN778 Microwave Oven Review

Front Loader Washing Machine Pros and Cons

In a front loader washing machine, you get nearly all the conveniences of taking your laundry to a Laundromat.  But you get them in your own laundry room!  How cool is that? You’ll benefit from significant water and energy savings, and in many cases, more effective cleaning.  You can wash all but the biggest washable bedding … Continue reading Front Loader Washing Machine Pros and Cons

Tankless Water Heater Disadvantages, Cons, Issues

There are many tankless water heater disadvantages to think about before plunging in.  So, use caution before buying tankless.  We discuss most of these issues below. Tankless Water Heater Disadvantages High Startup Costs These so-called instant hot water, on demand units indeed offer “fast and endless” hot water.  Plus, they save you on your fuel bill. But … Continue reading Tankless Water Heater Disadvantages, Cons, Issues

Chef’s Choice 677 2 Electric Kettle Review

We avidly drink green tea.  Well over fifteen years now.  So we often keep electric kettles like the   Chef’s Choice Cordless Electric Kettle 677 2 (6772)   on the kitchen counter for quick and efficient heating of the water. The stainless steel finish is attractive and modern looking, and resists tea stains as well. The … Continue reading Chef’s Choice 677 2 Electric Kettle Review

Cooktop Cleaning Creme Review

We’ve used Cooktop Cleaning Creme for several years now. We find it to work as well as the other glass top range polishes we’ve tested.  Cooktop brand cleans the hardened, baked on grime. This builds up above the burners on our flat top Whirlpool electric stove. Cook Top Brand is an effective, low-fume, non abrasive thick liquid cleaner. It … Continue reading Cooktop Cleaning Creme Review

Weiman Glass Cook Top Cleaner & Polish Review

We’ve used  Weiman Glass Cook Top Heavy Duty Cleaner & Polish for several years, and have found it to be fairly decent at cleaning the glass stove top of Amana and Whirlpool flat surface electric stoves. Weiman Glass Cook Top Cleaner Introduction Weiman is an effective but non abrasive liquid cleaner designed to clean glass / ceramic … Continue reading Weiman Glass Cook Top Cleaner & Polish Review

How to Defrost Freezer with Heat Gun Quickly

We’ve found that a   heat gun  significantly speeds up   how quickly   a   freezer defrosts, whether it be frost free or manual defrost. Have rented a few apartments equipped with manual-defrost freezers. Indeed at this very moment, I have a manual-defrost Frigidaire upright freezer in the basement that requires semi-annual defrosting (two or three times per year) … Continue reading How to Defrost Freezer with Heat Gun Quickly

Repair Electric Kettle Lid, Hamilton Beach 40891

  We love our Hamilton Beach 40891 cordless kettle.  But by necessity, we learned a bit about kettle repair, when the lid for that kettle came apart after several years of use.  We fixed it, and so here, we share how to repair electric kettle lid on our 40891 Hamilton Beach teapot. So, we determined … Continue reading Repair Electric Kettle Lid, Hamilton Beach 40891

Hamilton Beach Electric Kettle 40891 Review

We’ve enjoyed hot instant coffee and tea for more than a score now. So these cordless yet electric tea pots and kettles have therefore, been useful appliances in our kitchens and coffee counters over the years.  Here, we review the Hamilton Beach electric kettle, model 40891 cordless stainless steel version. One electric kettle we’ve used … Continue reading Hamilton Beach Electric Kettle 40891 Review

How to Clean Stainless Steel Percolators

We’ve brewed several tens of pots of coffee in our Farberware Stainless Steel Percolator.  We’ve found that without routine cleaning, this silver appliance becomes stained brown.  Then, that ugliness is hard to remove if allowed to build up.  So, wanting to preserve that silver, new look as long as possible, we looked for procedures and … Continue reading How to Clean Stainless Steel Percolators