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How Long Do You Have to Wait to Put Food in a New Fridge? 

Getting a new fridge is always exciting. It’s clean, it’s probably more spacious, and it feels like a fresh start.  The question that naturally arises is “when can you start using a new fridge?”. Are you allowed to put food...

Should a Fridge Be Turned Off When Not In Use?

One of the common questions that pop up when it comes to leaving home appliances unused for some time is whether we should unplug them or leave them on. Unplugging appliances is a common practice, and it saves electricity,...

How Long After Moving a Fridge Can It Be Turned On?

When you move a fridge, whether it is your old one or a brand new one, you will need to wait a while before you turn it on. Waiting before you put food in a new fridge is also...

What Temperature Should a Fridge Be?

The temperature a fridge is set to work at plays a very important role in preserving food and keeping it safe while it is stored. Although some people might assume that any temperature works, this is not always the...

Can You Put the Fridge Next to the Oven?

Small kitchens can be a nightmare to organise. If you want to have several appliances: fridge, oven, microwave oven, etc, you will need to play some professional Tetris.  And while you can put the microwave on top of the fridge,...

Does Bleach Unclog Drains? Should You Be Using It?

A bathroom or kitchen drain gets clogged when dirt, hair, skin flakes, grease, food remains, or shampoo scum bind to the walls of drain pipes. Over time, the gunk accumulates and significantly reduces water flow, until it is completely...

13 Things You Should Never Put in a Microwave

When the microwave was first invented, I’m sure there were plenty of sceptics around, questioning its safety.  Since then, we’ve learned that microwaves are indeed safe, not to mention absolute lifesavers when you need to quickly reheat a meal, make...

Why Does My Kettle Water Taste Metallic?

If you’ve noticed your morning cup of tea or coffee suddenly tastes a bit off, perhaps even metallic, you are probably not imagining it. Both new and older kettles can make the water you boil in them taste metallic,...

What Do the Numbers on a Toaster Mean?

If you own a toaster, you have probably asked yourself many times what the numbers on a toaster actually mean. Do they have something to do with the amount of time bread is toasted, or do they refer to...

Can Ceramic Go In The Oven? Is It Oven-Safe?

When buying cookware, we don’t always pause to consider whether it is oven-safe. We are then left with a dilemma in the middle of meal prep. Can you use this ceramic plate to reheat your food in the oven?...

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