Category: Appliances 101

How to Clean Electric Coil Burners

Electric stoves with coil heating elements can get soiled overtime with food spills. If left unattended, these can create unpleasant smoke, smells or even flame when the stove is operated. As with any other appliance, start with your user manual to find the appropriate cleaning methods. Remove the completely cooled burners. Most burners will have two prongs that unplug from socket fittings on the stove. You may need to squeeze

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Why A Microwave Still Belongs in Your Kitchen

In a world of air fryers, sous vides, instant pots and blenders, it’s easy to look past the functionality of a traditional microwave. While you may be tempted to get rid of your microwave altogether, here are a few reasons why it still has a place in your kitchen. Healthy Dinners. Microwaves often have a negative relation to unhealthy and bland frozen microwavable dinners. Microwaves are much more useful than

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The Lower Profile Range Hood Solution: The COS-KS6U30 & COS-KS6U36

Tight on space in your kitchen? The Cosmo KS6U Series is the perfect solution! These hoods come in at just 6 inches in height, allowing for more versatility with existing cabinetry. You get a choice of two widths, the COS-KS6U30 at 30 inches or the COS-KS6U36 at 36 inches. Read more about them below! Previous Next (COS-KS6U30 Shown) Upgrade your kitchen with Cosmo’s COS-KS6U30 and COS-KS6U36 under cabinet range hoods

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A Dangerous Mistake to Avoid on Glass Stovetops

Cooktops are not without their dangers. From overcooking and accidental burns, you can be putting yourself at risk without even realizing it. Here’s what you need to know and why you should be safer in the kitchen. Glass stove tops are becoming increasingly popular for their sleek and seamless appearance. These cooktops match popular kitchen decor and style while also being easy-to-clean. One downside to a glass stovetop is they

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The Pros and Cons of Counter Depth Appliances

You may have come across appliances referred to as counter-depth or cabinet-depth. These kinds of appliances are designed to fit neatly in-line against countertops and base cabinets. It’s most common in refrigerators since these appliances most often come out further than countertops or cabinets. Other appliances such as dishwashers or wine coolers are already designed to fit under a countertop. A refrigerator can extend as far as 5 to 10

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How to Clean Your Range Hood and Filters

A kitchen range hood has taken on more prominence as a focal point in the space. Range hoods are built out of many types of materials such as stainless steel, bronze and copper. Whether you have a range hood as a statement piece or a simple vent, it is important to keep it clean for optimal performance. If you are cooking with and using the hood daily, try to clean

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Tips for Moving Appliances

Planning a move in the near future? Follow along this guide to ensure your kitchen appliances are properly prepared for the transition. Skip out on extra mover fees and avoid any malfunctioning appliances after the move. With all major appliances, it’s best to contact the dealer for specific move instructions or refer to the owner’s manual. What You’ll Need: Household cleaner Cleaning and/or work gloves Packing tape Screwdriver and/or wrench

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Things You Should Never Do with Oven Cleaner

Your oven is bound to build up some grime over time. An oven cleaner can be a great solution to cleaning grates, reviving baking sheets and even scrubbing white porcelain tubs. However, an oven cleaner should be handled with care since it is a harsh solution. Here are a few precautions you should take when handling oven cleaner. Don’t use it on a self-cleaning oven. The oven cleaner could corrode

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Choosing the Color of Your Kitchen Appliances

Kitchen appliances come in all sorts of colors and finishes. However, the cost of home appliances can mean these are long-term investments for your home. The choice is ultimately dependent on your decor tastes, the reason for buying the appliance, and your living situation. Here are a few tips you can follow when deciding on their color. Colorful Appliances If you’re looking to get a colorful refrigerator or microwave, it’s

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