Category: Home

Lint Lizard Review

Posted on: January 3rd, 2014 by

Maintaining your household appliances is about as much fun as watching grass grow, but if you can find some short cuts, it is like planting sod.  How did you like that analogy? Lint in your dryer puts a strain on the dryer engine and slows down the drying process, but removing it is generally a […]

Tips to Safeguard Your Collectibles

Posted on: December 17th, 2013 by

The word collectible means different things to different people. Some will immediately think of artwork or coins while others may reference Beanie Babies or baseball cards.  If you ask a collector by trade, you’ll get an in-depth answer on the feelings that are evoked from a collection, the investment made to purchase each item or […]

How To Protect Your Home From Fire

Posted on: December 11th, 2012 by

What are your options? The United States has the highest rate of deaths from fire in the industrialized world (National Fire Protection Association) Moving into a new home? This is the best time to review how to protect both your family and your property from fire before you get too settled — just as you’ll […]

Snap 2.0 Video Review

Posted on: December 6th, 2012 by

The summer is coming to a close, but the Snap 2.0 seemed like a product for home and gardening that can be used for years to come so we decided to give it a test anyway.  The Snap 2.0 is an attachment to your garden hose that allows for easy, leak-free changing of accessories.  So […]

Apartment Rental Service Scams to Avoid

Posted on: November 25th, 2012 by

This world is full of con artists just looking for that next person they can scam. As of late, many people have been “conned” or “scammed” in apartment rental service scams. By reading and following this article, hopefully you won’t be one of those people who get scammed in this way. You need to know […]

How to Decipher Your Need of a Home Equity Loan

Posted on: October 29th, 2012 by

There is no shortage of reasons why you should not take out a home equity loan. For most people, as long as money is in their pockets, when it comes to spending, people usually don’t differentiate between borrowed money and earned money. As far as they are concerned, money is money, and money is for […]

10 Great Cooking Gadgets

Posted on: October 5th, 2012 by

We review quite a few kitchen gadgets in our As Seen on TV section, and we wanted to highlight a few of the best! Check out a brief rundown of them below, and click on the link to see the original review or to check out the product. Samurai Shark - (6/6 stars) The Samurai Shark is […]

Do It Yourself Home Security

Posted on: July 26th, 2012 by

A home is the most crucial part of many people’s lives. Having this bastion of safety and security burglarized can devastate an individual, both financially and personally. For this reason, home security should be a foremost concern for any homeowner. Many security systems exist to help homeowners secure their biggest investment. It is important to […]

Traveling With Toddlers and Infants

Posted on: June 4th, 2012 by

Just the thought of air travel with little ones is enough to scare the bravest parent but it shouldn’t.  A successful trip just takes some careful planning.  I have a 2 1/2 year old daughter who has flown 11 times and a 1 1/2 year old son who has taken 6 flights, I believe that […]

A Guide To Home Security

Posted on: May 25th, 2012 by

Statistical research from The Washington Post shows burglaries often happen between the hours of 10 AM to 3 PM. This time is usually during the working day. Burglars watch houses for up to two weeks before breaking in. Burglars find out your schedule to plan for a break-in. Using this guide to home security, prevent […]

Food Insurance Review

Posted on: May 22nd, 2012 by

Food insurance is no longer a new concept, it’s not so different than your car, home, medical or life insurance. For those that live in flood prone areas, it’s not all that different than getting flood insurance either. The basic concept with food insurance is this: You receive a stockpile of food in order to […]

Swivel Sweeper G2 Review

Posted on: May 22nd, 2012 by

The team at StarReviews is always looking for the next great As Seen on TV product that makes our (and yours) life easier and after looking at the Swivel Sweeper Touchless we were looking forward to reviewing the new Swivel Sweeper G2.  Of course with StarReviews it isn’t just the product we are reviewing … we want […]

Baby Monitor Reviews

Posted on: May 18th, 2012 by

As a father of two infants and a third coming, I didn’t need to do any research for this post. I have done all the baby research needed over the past 2-3 years and it was mostly done under fire. Quick sidebar, baby monitors and alarms didn’t stop me from sleeping on the floor of […]

Medical Alert Systems Review

Posted on: May 17th, 2012 by

In the past couple  years I have had to deal with medical alerts systems.  The reasons to use medical alerts systems are never fun but these devices and services are necessary and downright helpful.  Sometimes people reject the need but many like the comfort that comes with knowing they won’t be stuck injured or sick […]

Mister Steamy Review

Posted on: May 10th, 2012 by

One our loyal followers on YouTube suggest we test out the Mister Steamy dryer balls so we decided to check it out.  We were pretty intrigued when we saw the infomercial and some of the claims they made.  One thing I can say with great confidence is that no one likes ironing.  If Mister Steamy […]