If you are shopping around for a new oven, you've likely noticed all of the models that now use convection fans rather than just a regular radiant heating element. Some fancier models have both option in one unit, but if you need to go the budget route and can get only one type or the other, think carefully. Both convection and conventional cooking have their benefits, but you have to decide if those benefits outweigh any disadvantages.
- Your clothes dryer provides an invaluable service that greatly increases the ease of taking care of your household laundry. Not convinced? A dryer breakdown can quickly show you that you've been taking this appliance for granted as you perform the time-consuming task of hanging your clothing on a clothesline. While a licensed appliance repair contractor can quickly have your dryer up and running again, the best strategy is always to treat the dryer in a manner that will help it last as long as possible.
- While you might think having a clothes dryer that gets hot is a good thing, it really isn't. Not only is it a fire hazard, it can also damage some delicate clothing and cause circuits or breakers to blow. In addition, your utility bill will be higher anytime the unit produces excess heat. Here are a few things you can check when your dryer is getting too hot. Once you find the problem, you can buy the replacement repair parts online, from the local hardware store, or from the appliance store.
- If you have a lot of people in your home and your kitchen isn't large enough to store a week or more's worth of food, then you want to get creative when it comes to making more space for your food so you don't find yourself needing to go to the store every other day, or over run with food falling out of the freezer and off of the counters. Learn about some good ways to create more food space in your home by reading this article.