Pelonis Electric Radiator Heater, 7 Fin, Oil-Filled, #HO-0260 Review

This Pelonis™ Electric Radiator Heater, 7 Fin, Oil-Filled, #HO-0260 works well for heating a whole room, with its low-profile, thin and tall design, fits into corners, between furniture pieces, under most windows, and functions well as a bathroom heater if appropriate ground fault outlet protection is provided.  It blasts most of its heat upwards, to reduce dangers of … Continue reading Pelonis Electric Radiator Heater, 7 Fin, Oil-Filled, #HO-0260 Review



Chef Choice Cordless Glass Electric Water Tea Kettle Teapot 679 0001 Review

We’ve been avid mint tea drinkers for nearly two decades, and so, have often kept cordless kettles like the   Chef Choice Kettle Teapot Model #679    on the kitchen counter for quick and efficient water heating. The 679 glass kettle is not actually cordless.  A cord does exist, attached to the stand base, that plugs into a fifteen amp outlet, that supplies power to the heating … Continue reading Chef Choice Cordless Glass Electric Water Tea Kettle Teapot 679 0001 Review



How to Clean Electric Kettle with Baking Soda

We’ve heated gallons upon gallons of hard and soft water for tea and hot cocoa making, with our  Hamilton Beach electric kettle.  In this post, we show how to clean electric kettle with baking soda.  We’ve cleaned ours successfully many times.  We also discuss how to keep the electric kettle clean in the first place. We’ve found that … Continue reading How to Clean Electric Kettle with Baking Soda



Chef’s Choice® International 1.5-Quart Cordless Electric Glass Kettle 680 Review

We’ve been avid mint tea drinkers for nearly two decades, and so, have often kept electric kettles like the   Chef’s Choice Cordless Electric Glass Kettle Model #680    on the kitchen counter for quick and efficient water heating. The 680 glass kettle is not really cordless.  There is in fact, a cord that plugs into a fifteen amp outlet attached to the accompanying … Continue reading Chef’s Choice® International 1.5-Quart Cordless Electric Glass Kettle 680 Review



Electric Baseboard Heating Pros and Cons

By now, most of us have heard the horror stories of high electricity bills and insufficient heating capabilities of electric baseboard heaters. However, on the contrary, they offer an economical alternative to smelly oil and kerosene, potentially dangerous heating, in a properly prepared environment.  In fact, we’ve utilized electric baseboard heaters in our home for twelve … Continue reading Electric Baseboard Heating Pros and Cons



Pelonis™ Electric Radiator Heater HO-0250H Review

We bought the Pelonis™ Oil Filled Electric Radiator Heater, model HO-0250H to warm the living room in our ground level apartment.  Affordable at $37.99 on sale at Walmart, this electric heater, performs on par with most other 1500 watt radiators we’ve tested. This portable heater provides a slowly-rising, silent, gentle warming, can be easily rolled around on its plastic … Continue reading Pelonis™ Electric Radiator Heater HO-0250H Review



Extension Cord Safety Tips, Help, Advice

Today’s electric extension cords give fast and easy ways of getting power around the home, garage, basement, and outdoors.  They allow you to run leaf blowers, weed whackers, and lawn mowers outdoors.  Plus, they connect  lamps, radios, and televisions inside.  But while these cords give instant power anywhere needed, extension cord safety should never be … Continue reading Extension Cord Safety Tips, Help, Advice



How to Clean a Cordless Electric Kettle

We’ve heated gallons upon many gallons of both hard and soft water for tea and hot cocoa making, with our Hamilton Beach cordless electric kettle. We’ve found that without routine cleaning, this stainless steel kettle, and others like it, can become stained brown, especially if you brew the tea directly in it after the water boils.  That unsightliness … Continue reading How to Clean a Cordless Electric Kettle



Farberware Cordless Electric Kettle 104556 Review

We’ve been voracious mint tea drinkers for well over twenty years.  Thus, we’ve  purchased several water heating vessels like the Farberware model 104556 cordless electric Kettle for quick and efficient heating of the water. The modest price reminded us of those low-priced, used appliances you find at flea markets.  But the cost of this brand new Farberware kettle  is about the same.  … Continue reading Farberware Cordless Electric Kettle 104556 Review



How to Choose the Safest Electric Space Heaters

So many homes, garages, basements, and trailers these days incorporate electric portable space heaters, to provide temporary spot warmth during particularly cold nights, or when the grandkids come to stay in that frigid guest bedroom. The typical electric space heater is convenient, in that it requires no installation (unlike gas heaters) and usually no special … Continue reading How to Choose the Safest Electric Space Heaters