Kitchen

How To – Installing Wire Rack Shelves

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    Wire rack shelves can be used in many places in our homes to provide sturdy storage areas in our kitchens, closets and utility rooms. For the most part they are relatively inexpensive and easy to install however storing fradgile or smaller object can be a problem.

    Here we will cover the basic choices and install methods.

    Measuring
    The first thing you need to do is measure the area where you want the shelves …

    Sears Agrees to Refit all Ranges with Anti-Tip Bracket

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      In a class action lawsuit Sears one of America’s Largest retailers and on of the largest installers of home appliances has agreed to retrofit or install Anti-Tip brackets on their free standing ranges.

      The device is a small bracket that attaches to the floor under your range. When the Range is pushed back towards the wall the back foot of the range enters into the clip and secures it.

      This is a very simple install but …

      Range Hoods – Selection and Cleaning

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        There are three basic types of range hoods available for residential kitchens. Each type has its own advantages and features but whatever model you pick there are three main reasons you should get one.

        The first is Fire Protection- A range hood made out of stainless steel or enameled steel will act as a buffer in case of grease or other fires on your stove. Since most cabinets are made out of …

        Gas and Electric Cooktops – Selection and Care

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          Your Stove is one of the most important parts of your kitchen and it should get proper care to last a long time.

          There are three different types of stove tops that we will cover.

          Electric with exposed elements
          Gas with exposed elements
          and Electric with Glass Surface

          Each type has its own specific features and different methods of maintenance.

          Electric Stoves with …

          Disinfecting Refrigerators and Countertops

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            Regular cleaning of your counter tops, cutting boards and refrigerator is necessary to reduce dangerous bacteria buildup in your kitchen. Bacteria can often be unseen and odorless so just because the surface looks visibly clean of dirt does not mean it is safe.

            To disinfect kitchen surfaces we need to use a bleach solution.

            Prepare the solution by adding 1 cup of household bleach to a gallon of water and then …