TELEPHONES Telephones are becoming electronic devices in much the same sense that computers are. They contain microprocessors and other electronic parts. New and more sophisticated features are being added, such as automatic dialers. Here are important points to keep in mind when selecting phones and accessories: Telephone companies require consumers to report their ringer equivalency […]READ MORE
With so many electric appliances these days, it’s a wonder what we ever did before coffeemakers and toasters? And while variety is the spice of life, electric appliances come in many different shapes and sizes to perform many different functions. This section will help to simplify all the different electric appliances so that you can find the one that most suits your needs.
But while these houseware items certainly make life easier, they should not be used haphazardly. By following just a few safety tips like not yanking on the cord to disconnect a plug from a socket, replacing worn and damaged cords and turning off an appliance before unplugging it, accidents in the home can be avoided.
COFFEEMAKERS Home-use coffeemakers include percolator and drip models. Drip coffeemakers are easy to use. A filter containing coffee is placed in the filter basket, the decanter is placed on the warming unit and water is poured into the reservoir. Brewed coffee begins to drip in about 30 seconds and the pot is done in about nine […]READ MORE
TOASTER/TABLETOP OVENS/BROILERS These mini-ovens have a wide range of kitchen uses, including toasting, browning, heating and baking. Features common to most portable ovens include temperature range from 200-500 degrees; separate controls for each function; removable doors, crumb trays, racks, heating elements and rotisserie assemblies; automatic timer; adjustable door position; chrome-plated housing; and metal accessories. Toaster […]READ MORE
A quality personal care product will have a small, quiet, powerful motor to do the job well, a well-sealed housing with few or no crevices to collect dirt, will handle easily and has clearly readable, easily set controls. HAIR DRYERS, STYLERS Both men and women are opting for carefree hair styles and equipment to keep […]READ MORE