The Best Electric Kettle of 2016

by Bethany McDonald •

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The best electric kettle is the Cuisinart CPK-17 PerfectTemp Stainless Steel Cordless Electric Kettle. The Cuisinart kettle includes a durable and heavy stainless steel carafe and base, non-slip handle, and concealed heating element.

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The Best LED Desk Lamps Of 2016

by Patrick Hyde •

Best Led Desk Lamp

The best LED Desk Lamp is the Lumiy Lightblade 1500S. With 1100 lux of brightness and a high CRI, the Lightblade can transform even the dreariest space into a warm and bright productive zone.

The Best Kitchen Knife Set Of 2016

by Bethany McDonald •

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The best kitchen knife set is the Wüsthof Classic 8-Piece Knife Set with Block. This knife set from the well-known cutlery brand feature blades that are precision-forged from a single piece of high carbon steel; full tang; and triple-riveted handles.

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The Best Shower Filter Of 2016

by Justin Thomas •

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Almost all popular shower filters available today only remove 20% – 80% of free chlorine (not total combined chlorine) from your shower. This includes shower filters that are certified by the NSF #177 Standard — unfortunately this standard only indicates that a filter will remove 50% of free chlorine in the water.

The Brightest and Most Durable Christmas Lights

by Justin Thomas •

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Conical 5mm Wide-Angle LEDs are the most durable and brightest Christmas lights available. Almost all professional Christmas light installers use these lights for their displays. Conical LEDs are waterproof and snowproof because they are injection molded into their plastic cordage.

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The Best Water Filters Of 2016

by Justin Thomas •

The Best Water Filters

I’ve been reviewing water filters for about 12 years. During that time, I’ve become convinced that gravity-fed filters are the best filter you can buy for under $500.

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The Best Portable Water Filters Of 2016

by master •

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Portable water filters have improved in recent years — manufacturers are now producing portable filters that can filter contaminant the size of nanometers (a billionth of a meter). Portable water filters have improved in recent years — manufacturers are now producing units that filter contaminants the size of nanometers (a billionth of a meter). I review the best portable water filters available today.

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The Best Filters To Remove Fluoride From Water

by master •

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The best way to remove fluoride from tap water is to use a filter containing Brimac (or bone char) — these filters will consistently remove 90% of fluoride from water. Another good option is use a Propur drip filter — these filters make use of AquaMetix a new proprietary carbon-based filtration technology — these filters will remove 50% – 85% of fluoride.