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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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 pros and cons of this latest cooking technology.

7 Best Induction Stoves for 2021

Shopping for a new stove? Here are the best induction ranges and cooktops on the market.


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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 15 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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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 Tips and Techniques Using an Outdoor Pizza Oven

There's a learning curve when you begin to use an outdoor pizza oven. Get the hang of it ASAP with...


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Best Outdoor Pizza Ovens For 2021

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...


45 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

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


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...


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How to Clean a Glass Stove Top

Even the smallest splatter can stick out like an eyesore on a glass stove top. We'll walk you through how...


New Kitchen Venting: How to Install a Kitchen Fan Vent

Use rigid duct with insulated duct sleeve for an oven exhaust fan.


9 Things to Know Before You Self-Clean Your Oven

This is exactly how to get rid of spills, gunk, and general mess inside your oven.


Is It Safe to Store Pans in Your Oven Drawer?

Here's what you should (and shouldn't) keep in that storage spot underneath your oven.


Slow Cooker, Pressure Cooker, Dutch Oven or Instant Pot—Which One’s Best for You?

To help you find the right kitchen gadget for your family, we're looking at the pros and cons of four...


Best-Reviewed Ovens on Amazon

Are you ready for a new oven? Amazon reviewers say these are the best of the best.


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How to Steam Clean Your Oven

Clean your dirty oven, the safe way!

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Is Your Oven Working Properly? Here’s How to Find Out.

To make sure your oven is ready for everything you'll throw at it (or in it), remember three things: Calibrate...


Here’s How To Properly Clean your Electric Stove

While you can set the burners on your electric stove to high to try and burn off any food debris...


Gas Stove Burner Repair Tips

Try these solutions before calling for service help


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How to Clean Oven Door Glass

Go where oven cleaner can't reach


Electric Stove Burner Repair Tips

Electric stove burner repair tips: Simple fixes solve most problems


How to Repair a Gas Range or an Electric Range

Solve these common stove problems: the gas burner won't light, the oven won't heat and the electric burner won't heat.