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Quietest Over the Range Microwave Ovens: Reviews and Buying Guide

quietest over the range microwave ovens

Almost every household has a microwave. It has got to be one of the most convenient inventions in the modern-day world. Most people simply cannot live without it in their kitchens. You need it for a wide variety of functions.

These functions include; heating up food, baking small cakes, cooking light dishes, defrosting meat, boiling water, etc. I cannot possibly exhaust the uses of a microwave.

Now, an over the range microwave oven is simply a microwave that comes with a range hood. It is a 2-in-1 unit that is designed for installation over your countertop and therefore, included in the packaging is some mounting hardware for a quick and easy installation.

If you are like me, and you love your kitchen counters bare, then you will love these range of microwave ovens. I absolutely love getting into my kitchen and looking at all the beautiful melamine with no appliances placed on top.

So, having identified how useful a microwave oven is, and how important it is in a household, I must mention the greatest challenge: Noise. I absolutely hate the noise that is made by most microwaves, especially when I am trying to get my beauty sleep and someone is in the kitchen heating up something or cooking.

In this regard, I have decided to review only the best and quietest over the range microwaves in the market.

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Best Silent Hamster Wheel Reviews and Buying Guide

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Almost all hamster owners and behavioral researchers agree on this one thing: Hamsters absolutely love their wheels. They can clock up a couple of miles in just one night which is almost like running several marathons (for them).

The one problem with this is the amount of noise the hamster wheels make, especially since hamsters are particularly fond of exercising at night while we sleep.

Buying a wheel for your little hamster pet is not as easy as it may seem. There are many decisions that must be made such as the design, the material used in its making, the size, etc. You must also be in a position to know the risks, if any, that a specific wheel has, and how to spot a problem early before things go very wrong.

Being a hamster owner myself, I can tell you that it’s not about the design, but more on the material used in its making. Choosing the right wheel will definitely make the wheel safer for your precious hamster.

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Best Quiet Space Heaters: Reviews and Buying Guide

best quiet space heaters

For most people, space heaters are the perfect way to add some extra warmth in a chilly room in the house or office.

However, most space heaters usually produce a humming sound that can prove to be very distracting especially if you are using it in a bedroom or an office.

The good news is that there are some available space heaters that produce very little noise that you will hardly notice. Getting the best of these can, however, be quite a challenge.

So, how do you decide on the best quiet space heater? Well, not to worry. We did all the hard work for you. Here are some of the things to consider when buying a space heater as well as our top 5 picks for the best quiet space heaters available.

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Quietest Vitamix Blenders Reviews: Which is the Best?

quietest vitamix blenders

As much as the blender is useful in a number of ways in the kitchen, the amount of noise produced when operating one can be really annoying. Thanks to technology, newer models of blenders are becoming quieter to bring you some peace in the kitchen.

With the wide range of companies known to manufacture blenders, Vitamix is certainly no new name. The company has been known to produce high-quality blenders for quite some time.

It is, therefore, not a surprise that the Vitamix blenders will be some of the top priorities for anyone who is looking for a good blender. The company has also produced some quieter models for those looking for one.

So, with all the blenders that the company produces, how do you settle for one? Which are the best Vitamix blenders on the market? Well, I did all the hard work for you. So, take a look at this article to give you an idea of where to start looking for the best Vitamix blenders.

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BedPhones vs SleepPhones: Which is a Better Aid for Sleep

bedphones vs sleepphones

Sleep is one of the most important, necessary biological functions you perform every day. A full 8 hours of sleep, or close to that, are vital in keeping yourself healthy, both in mind and in body.

Without that benefit to your well-being, you could rightfully grow sick or even worse, so it’s important that you make sure you can sleep. Unfortunately, sometimes there’s just no avoiding the problems that prevent you from having a restful night’s sleep, as we’ve discussed before.

That’s why you try to deal with them and at least block out the sources of noise and generally try to fight back against whatever might be causing you grief. Be it, noisy neighbors or roommates, noise from outside drifting in and many more things besides, there is a solution.

Let me tell you, I was glad to have found this solution because my husband is a snorer. That’s not even the worst of it, either, as my kids tend to be extremely loud when they get up at night to get some water or go to the bathroom.

I was extremely glad to have found these options and will now do my best to walk you through what they can do for you, in hopes of you being able to decide which is the better choice for you. We’ll also mention some benefits of a good sleep, that these can provide.

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Green Glue vs Quietrock: Which is Better to Reduce Noise

greenglue vs quietrock

Let’s face it, today’s world is a very hectic and loud one. We live in a society that almost always seems to have new ideas or methods on how to make yet more noise to drown out even the thoughts in your head.

As a mother and someone that works from home, I can tell you it’s a downright nightmare, trying to ignore the noise at times. A son that plays drums, a husband who likes loud games and the external noise of the street and neighbors…

It could drive a person insane without much trouble if it was something you couldn’t combat. We’ve talked before about some low-cost ways to make sure you can turn a room into a sanctum of silence.

Ordinarily, professional grade solutions would be a huge undertaking. You’d need to be ready to invest both a lot of time and money into a remodel, to achieve truly great results.

However, these new, modern methods are much easier and cheaper while also maintaining a high standard of quality. That’s why we’ll be focusing on them and trying to discern which is the best choice for you, out of them.

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Quietest Tower Fans 2019: Reviews and Buying Guide

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Tower fans are great at cooling large open-air spaces, as compared to air conditioners. They work in a simple and straightforward manner by moving the air around a room in order to create a wind-like effect.

Using a tower fan will definitely make you feel cooler, especially during summer. They provide you with the same kind of breeze you would experience if you were to go out in nature on a windy day.

What fans do in general is to cool you, instead of cooling the environment, and the air circulates around the room decreasing the temperature, which is not visible with the naked eye unless you use a thermometer. For this reason, they are appliances that every household should have.

If you are like me, and the temperatures skyrocket especially in summer, nothing gives me more joy than spending my days enjoying a good book while the fan gets rid of all that hot air. Of course, an ice-cold drink is never far away from me.

Now, I have tried many different types of fans, and for years I used the standing fans which I would keep very close to me, but, they were way too noisy, plus, I would almost always end up with a bad cold. I decided to try out the tower fans, and after a long search, I found what I needed. I love it because it keeps me extremely cool, is very quiet, and I never have a runny nose afterward.

For this reason, I decided to do a review of some of the best quiet tower fans in the market today, so you can also be enlightened. I hope you will love this review.

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Sound Isolation Clips vs Resilient Channel (For Noise Reduction)

Sound Isolation Clips vs Resilient Channel

Make no mistake, these solutions are but one amongst many in the sea of soundproofing via decoupling methods. However, as they tend to be the most used and prominent, I figure it’s best to discuss them and how you might make a decision on what works better for you.

Discussions on how best to do this kind of soundproofing often come up relating to the home. I know I’ve experienced my fair share of issues with something that looked good and I wanted in my home due to that.

I’ve also had personal experience having to choose between these, as my parents wanted to install a partition in their games’ room. Of course, they came to me, and that is when I learned just how confusing and difficult picking between these can be.

That’s why I am going to do try my best to simplify it all and, alongside explanations, give you a succinct overview of what is better in which category and what you should ultimately choose.

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Ultra Quiet Shop Vac Reviews with Buying Guide

ultra quiet shop vac

A vacuum cleaner can make it easy for you to get rid of all the dust in the shop or at home. Shop vacs are specifically designed to handle tough jobs like that in a workshop. Be it a commercial site or a work shop, all the noise created by the vacuum cleaners can be really annoying.

However, this doesn’t have to be the case every time. There are quiet, wet/dry vacs available in the market that produce little to no noise.

I am personally fond of all things quiet and in this guide I have put together the top 5 quiet shop vacs that you can consider. Before you jump right into it, look into the buying factors that can help you choose the right type of shop vac.

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Noico Sound Deadener Review: How Effective is this Deadener?

Noico Sound Deadener Review

You know, it warms my heart to see the industry of soundproofing of all kinds booming as much as it has been in the past years. I recall a time when it was something only professionals could hope to afford or some such other nonsense.

I sure could’ve used access to good, cheap and effective soundproofing back when I drove my first ever car. Let me tell you, that beat-up, second-hand clunker was such a hellion of noise pollution that to this day I thank my lucky stars it did not somehow manage to noise me to death.

Nowadays, my problem might even be the opposite, were I in a similar situation. How am I supposed to make a decision on what sound deadener to use when there’s so much choice?

You might recall us discussing one of the main competitors for today’s product of interest. Here is a refresher, in case you need to be reminded of how that went.

Overall, however, there are many things to be said about Noico and almost all of them extremely positive, so let’s get right into it, without further ado. We’ll be reviewing and rating all possible aspects of the Noico product line, to ensure you get a comprehensive idea as to why this might be the choice for you.

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