House and Components

A house is much more than just a collection of rooms. Here’s everything that goes into making your house a home.

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    The 5 Best Biscuit Joiners, Tested and Reviewed by a Professional Woodworker

    Ready to "take the plunge" and buy a biscuit joiner? We put five leading brands to the test to find which is the best overall.

    We Tested the Bissell CrossWave HydroSteam Plus Vacuum on a Variety of Pet Messes

    The Bissell CrossWave HydroSteam Plus allows you to vacuum, clean and steam your floors, eliminating messes with just one machine.

    The Whirlpool 2-in-1 Removable Agitator Is a Top-Load Washer with a Twist

    Whirlpool packs the features of the future into this 2-in-1 removable agitator washer.

    The Buffy Cloud Comforter Is the Most Awarded on the Internet—Here’s Why

    Is the viral Buffy Cloud Comforter really as good as people say?

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    7 Effortless Ways to Freshen Linens Without Chemicals

    The best ways to freshen linens, chemical-free.

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    4 Tips for Caulking Your Bathtub

    If a lumpy caulk job bugs you, check out these tips to help anyone learn to run a smooth bead...

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    The Yummly Smart Thermometer Elevated My Confidence with Cooking Meat

    Take the guesswork out of cooking and get the results you want with the Yummly smart thermometer.

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    10 Simple Kitchen Cabinet Repairs

    Quick and easy ways to make your cabinets look and work like new again!

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    Should You Buy New Windows? A Complete Guide

    How do you decide whether to repair or replace your old windows? Learn your options to buy replacement windows, relative...

    Solo Stove Pi Prime Review: Is it An Affordable Home Pizza Oven? (We Tried It)

    Ready for a new pizza oven? We tested the just-launched Solo Stove Pi Prime and detail how it performs.

    Lasko Tower Fan: Best Smart Choice for Your Smart Home (We Tried It!)

    A new smart fan that can be controlled through Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant or an app? The Lasko fan tower...

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    Garage Door Won’t Close All the Way? Here’s How to Fix It

    How to adjust your garage door's travel setting.

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    What to Know About Installing a Washable Wallpaper Backsplash

    Installing a tough vinyl wall covering is easier than paper.

    Sunday Citizen Comforter Review: We Tried the All-in-One Bedding with a Hotel Feel

    Our bedding got a serious upgrade, thanks to the Sunday Citizen comforter.

    Swiffer WetJet vs. Swiffer PowerMop: Does Old or New Win the Floor-Cleaning Game?

    Cleaning powerhouse Swiffer has added a new handy helper, the PowerMop, to its arsenal. But is it really...

    Molecule Sheets Review: Experience Ultimate Comfort and Coolness

    Molecule Sheets keep you comfortable and dry all night with their amazing temperature-regulating silky smooth fabric.

    Windmill Air Conditioner Review: Plus, Our Thoughts on the New Filters

    Ready to stop sweating? We might have just the solution.

    Why the Blueair Air Purifier Is the Best: Our Honest Review!

    The newest lightweight and compact air purifier stands up against smoke, pet hair and odor!

    Organize Your Space with Customizable NewAge Products Garage Cabinets – We Tried It!

    You’ll be weeping (OK, probably not actually weeping) over how much you love these...

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    7 Signs It’s Time to Repaint Your Walls

    Repainting your interior walls can breathe new life into your home and transform the ambiance of your living space.

    Possini Wall Light: Mid-Century Modern Outdoor Lighting (We Tried It!)

    You know it’s time to ditch your crusty, spider-web infested outdoor wall light, right?

    A Solar Oven is a Novel Way to Cook Using the Sun

    Solar ovens are not just for emergencies and power outages. They are the perfect camping companion, a necessity on the...

    The Blueland Cleaning Kit Review: Made My House Sparkle and Reduces Plastic Waste

    You mean we can reduce our plastic consumption while still having a clean house? We're so in.

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    Airthings Wave: Best Radon Detectors for Your Home According to Professionals

    Put your health first and keep tabs on your home's radon levels!

    I Tried Boll & Branch Sheets, and They’re the 100% Cotton Bedding of My Dreams

    In this Boll & Branch sheets review, I do the investigative dirty work on this famed bedding to see if...

    5 Best Shower Filters for Healthy Skin and Hair, Personally Tested by Our Editor

    The best shower filter can improve your skin, hair and nails by upgrading your home’s water quality. Go...

    This Clever Wall Outlet Shelf Makes a Convenient Home for Charging Gadgets

    Clear your countertop of clutter with this wall outlet shelf, aka the best Amazon find you'll see today.

    See What’s Really in Your Tap or Well with the Varify Water Test Kit

    Is your water safe? Testing your water at home is as easy as dunking a test strip.

    Evercool Cooling Comforter Review: Enhancing Your Sleep Experience with Rest

    Sleep hot? Chill out with a cooling comforter like this silky option from Rest.