When you buy something with a lifetime warranty, you might expect it’s going to last a lifetime, but customers and retailers don’t always agree on the definition of “lifetime.”
Vinyl flooring is long-lasting and inexpensive, but there have been a lot of questions lately about the safety of it.
Americans eat a lot of ground beef. Last year, we bought more than 2 billion pounds of it in supermarkets and big-box stores. But that hamburger you’re grilling could contain harmful bacteria, and unless you cook it thoroughly, it could make you sick.
If you need a dehumidifier, now is a good time to buy one. The new federal energy standards mean dehumidifiers use a lot less energy than they used to.
Lots of products claim to protect you from pesky mosquitoes. But many of them contain chemicals you don’t necessarily want to spray on yourself or your kids.
If you are in need of some extra storage space, Consumer Reports just tested dozens of chest freezers and uprights.
You may want to think twice before you let your kids take a turn in a bouncy house. The federal government says injuries on these inflatable rides are on the rise.
For many people, trying to hear a cell-phone conversation can be challenging. In Consumer Reports’ tests, no cell phone has received an excellent or even a very good rating for voice quality.
Brett Johnson loves his home and plans to be in it the rest of his life.
Have you ever tried to clean coffee out of your carpet? How about wine or even blood? It’s no easy task.
Consumer Reports has tested more than 100 lawn mowers from Home Depot, Lowe’s, and other retailers. Its testers have pushed them more than 50 miles to help you find the best mower for your yard. They rated each mower on how well it can cut in different modes — mulching, bagging, and side discharging.
Everyone wants a lush, green lawn. But, what’s the best way to achieve it – sod or seed?
Cars kill more than 5,000 pedestrians, bicyclists, and joggers each year. A vast majority of those accidents happen after the sun sets.
New home buyers are looking outdoors when house hunting, so having a great deck or patio is important when trying to sell.
Millions of Americans wake up each day and enjoy a cup of coffee. But, you may be getting more than just caffeine.