10 Microwave Do’s And Don’ts Everyone Should Know

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Microwaving food is one of life’s simple pleasures: chuck in some cold food and in two minutes you have yourself a hot, tasty meal. It’s magic, really. In saying this, we often mostly microwave food oh-so-badly — dangerously, even. We’re looking at you, people who don’t cover their food. To school us all on microwaves …

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8 Differences Between An Iron & Steamer

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Traditional irons and their more recent counterparts, garment steamers, are a necessary tool in one’s household. They basically have the same function; eliminating nasty, unsightly wrinkles in garments using steam, making them look as good as new! How does each appliance work? The steamer directs jets of hot steam onto hanging garments, relaxing the fibers …

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Things to keep in mind while buying a microwave oven

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Microwave oven is a very versatile appliance. However, there are a few things that should be kept in mind while buying one! The microwave oven is one of the essential appliances in our kitchen. It is the most versatile appliance suitable for those who needs a quick meal but doesn’t have the time and skills. …

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How to Use the Steam Function on Your Iron

How to Use the Steam Function on Your Iron

You know it’s there, but do you know how to use it properly? We’re talking about that little steam icon on your iron, your best friend when it comes to de-wrinkling even the most crumpled shirts. To finally set things straight (pun intended), we chatted with Sharon Barodawala, iron expert and associate product manager at Rowenta, …

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6 Reasons Why You & Your Wardrobe Should Love Steaming

“Does steaming clothes clean them?” It’s a question we get a lot at The Laundress, so we’ve broken down the benefits of steam cleaning clothes and other household fabrics: Does steam cleaning clothes kill bacteria? Yes! Steaming kills most germs and removes wrinkles from items that aren’t best suited to launder or dry clean. Does …

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22 Disadvantages of Microwaves and How You Can Fix Them

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While microwaves are in an estimated 90% of US homes, there is still a lot of uncertainty around them. When I discussed starting this blog about microwaves, many expressed a number of disadvantages of using them. I decided to create a blog post addressing these disadvantages (and many) more. Many of the perceived disadvantages are …

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How Long Do Microwave Ovens Last? The Lifespan of a Microwave

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While earlier versions of the microwave oven were met with cool reviews due to concerns over safety, size, and price, today, more than 90 percent of households in America have either a countertop or mounted microwave oven inside the kitchen. This versatile, compact device saves both time and energy on tasks such as cooking and …

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FIVE THINGS NOT TO DO IN YOUR RV CONVECTION MICROWAVE OVEN

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I am almost embarrassed to admit that we traveled in our rig for about 18 months before I attempted to use the microwave/convection oven combination. Of course, I used the microwave the very first day we set out on our very first adventure: to heat something up. I used it to pop popcorn for movie …

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