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Don’t Use Your Oven’s Self-Cleaning Feature. Here’s Why.

According to appliance repair pro Scott the Fix-It Guy, you need to think twice before firing up your oven's self-cleaning cycle.

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1 Minute Fix for Oven Door That Doesn’t Close All the Way

Our appliance repair expert shares one of his favorite fixes. It's quick, easy and requires no tools!


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How To Replace an Electric Stove Burner

If your electric stove burners aren't working, you can fix or replace the heating element in 15 minutes!


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How To Fix a Gas Stove Burner

Gas stove burner not lighting? Fix it in 20 seconds or less using a paper clip.


How To Replace the Heating Element in an Electric Oven

Electric oven heating element replacement is a surprisingly simply DIY fix. Here's everything you need to know.

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How to Clean Stainless Steel with Olive Oil

You'll need a clean microfiber cloth, a fresh bottle of olive oil and some elbow grease!


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Best Electric Stoves for 2022

The best electric stoves in 2022 are packed with features for families, foodies and freezer-to-oven heater-uppers. These are our top...

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What Is a Convection Oven? Are They Better Than Conventional Ovens?

You used to find convection ovens only in professional kitchens, but now they're gaining popularity as a home appliance. So......


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Best Gas Stoves of 2022

Whether you're an accomplished chef or a newcomer to the kitchensphere, cook up a storm with this curated collection of...



This Is Why You Should Never Place a Hot Lid Facedown on Your Glass Top Stove

Be careful in the kitchen! This simple move can have shattering consequences.

45 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

Your kitchen will never function better if you avoid these common mistakes.


Best Kitchen and Home Deals to Shop on Amazon Prime Day

You can still save big on kitchen and home goods you've always wanted (and some you didn't even know you...


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Induction Stoves: How They Work and Why To Make the Switch

Before you take the leap from a gas or electric cooktop to an induction stove, read our guide for the...


8 Best Induction Stoves for 2022

Here's what you need to know to choose the best induction stove for your kitchen.


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8 Best Oven Cleaners

Remove baked-on greasy messes without a ton of scrubbing or scraping. These top oven cleaners outshine the competition.

14 Expenses New Homeowners Waste Money On

It's easy for new homeowners to spend money on things they shouldn't. Make sure you steer clear of these unnecessary...


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15 Things Home Inspectors Wish You Knew

These things home inspectors wish you knew can help sellers prepare for a home sale and make buyers aware of...


The 14 Worst Products Consumer Reports Has Ever Tested and What to Buy Instead

According to the nation's leading consumer watchdog, you should avoid these underwhelming home items. But don’t worry—we've got some great...


Firewood Buying Tips

Whether you’re looking for wood to burn in a fireplace, wood stove or backyard fire pit, here’s what to keep...


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12 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Home Appliances

Are your appliances and devices on the fritz frequently, or do they need to be replaced sooner than expected? Spoiler...


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How to Clean Your Oven with Baking Soda and Vinegar

This magic formula will leave your oven sparkling clean, with minimal scrubbing required.


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How to Properly Clean an Outdoor Pizza Oven

It only takes a few simple steps to clean an outdoor pizza oven, an easy task when you have the...


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Best Outdoor Pizza Oven Tips and Techniques

There's a learning curve when you begin to use an outdoor pizza oven. But, you'll get the hang of it...

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The Best Outdoor Pizza Ovens

If your family and friends love pizza and you love entertaining them in the backyard, check out our picks for...


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11 Best Pizza Oven Tools and Accessories

Make the most of your outdoor pizza oven with the right pizza oven accessories and tools for cooking, serving and...


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What to Know About Outdoor Pizza Ovens

Fun and easy to use, an outdoor pizza oven can be a great addition to your backyard cooking area. Here's...


13 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Stove Top

Want to keep your stove top running for as long as possible? Avoid making these very common, very damaging mistakes.


10 Grills, Stoves and Griddles for Every Camper

Camp grills, stoves and griddles to take on all kinds of camping trips.


How to Clean a Stove Top

In addition to being unsightly, a dirty gas stove can also be a safety hazard. Here's how to clean a...