Found 17 Questions for Home Appliances

Difference between Air Conditioner and Refrigerator

Manish Kumar Saini
Updated on 27-Jun-2022 08:12:51
Refrigerator and Air Conditioner (AC) are both electrical appliances that are used to reduce the temperature of a closed space by transferring the heat of the closed space to another place. Both AC and refrigerator work on the principle of heat-sinks, i.e., these devices transfer the heat from a source (or closed space) to another place called sink.Read through this article to find out how Air Conditioners are different from Refrigerators.What is an Air Conditioner?An Air Conditioner is an electrically operated cooling device which is generally used to cool a large closed space such as a room or a hall. ... Read More

Why is that Air Conditioners consume so much electricity?

Manasa K
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
It is a common complaint that electricity bills are at soaring high due to the consumption of so much electricity by Air Conditioners.Here are the top 5 reasons, which result in huge electricity bills.Dust in Air Filter: This has to be cleaned periodically as the dirty air filter can lead to overheating of motor and compressor.Leaks in the ducts: Leaks in the ducts make the thermostat work for a longer time which will increase the electricity bill.A problem in the parts: If there are any problems in the parts, then the electricity bill will go up.Old System: If the AC ... Read More

Which is better front loading or top loading washing machine?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
When it comes to buying a washing machine, many people get this doubt -- "Which is better, a front-loading machine or a top loading washing machine?"I will discuss the advantages of both and leave it for you to decide which one suits your requirements.Front load machinesThey use less water comparatively than top loading machines, and they accommodate more clothes than a top load machine because usually, the drum of front load machine is larger.Cycle time is more and washing is also done more efficiently and delicately. Wear and tear of clothes will be less.Top load machinesTop load machines have the ... Read More

Is buying home appliances from home shop channels worth it?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Teleshopping or Home shopping is one of the ways of shopping while sitting in the comfort of your house. The marketer showcases his product live (not exactly) the consumer watches it on his television screen. If a product interest a viewer, he calls on the given Toll-free number and gets the product delivered at home.Pros and ConsThe answer to this question is very much similar to answering whether ”Fire is beneficial or harmful?” Certainly, the answer is neither always Yes and nor it's always No. Below is a list of advantages, which make us realize that the home-shopping funda is ... Read More

How to wash winter clothes at home dry rather than get them cleaned from the market?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Although, you can easily wash winter clothes at home if you know the right method because if handled by an amateur, things may go wrong and you end up damaging your favorite woolens.What to Buy?Nowadays, I see a number of mild liquid detergents Ezee, Safewash, etc. placed on the shelves of a super market close to my house. A few drops of such liquids are enough to get the job done.Steps To FollowFill a half bucket with fresh running water. Do not fill it with warm water as it may lead to loosening of the fabric threads and even fading ... Read More

Can the new Edible water bottle replace plastic bottles in the future?

Knowledge base
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Since a few decades, plastic is rapidly affecting the environment in a drastic way and if doesn’t get stopped will eventually engulf mankind with its venomous waste. As the need for bio-degradable products is alarming, experiments are taking place to replace plastic.The plastic water bottles that are being used now take at least 450 years to decompose, while PET bottles are almost non-biodegradable and are resulting in billions of pounds of plastic waste in landfills, beaches, roadsides, and waterbodies.Working for SolutionSome scientists are working on it to develop not only a bio-degradable but also an edible water bottle that have ... Read More

How to purify water at home without a water purifying machine?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
We live in a technology-driven era where we witness new machines almost every other day. The same observation applies to water purifiers. Purette, Kent RO, Aqua guard are to name a few. But not everybody can afford these. So, below are some water purification methods that one can adopt at home.Different Water Purification Methods1. Boiling: Boiling is the easiest and by far, quite trusted the method of purifying water. But one must note that we cannot get rid of all Impurities through boiling.2. Add 'Lal Dawai': Lal Dawai is also called potassium permanganate. It's an addition to water purifies it ... Read More

In what ways one can store fruits and vegetables if one does not have a refrigerator at home?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
We often hear from nutritionists that we should eat fresh fruits and vegetables. That calls for procuring these from the vegetable and fruit vendor daily. But due to lack of time and various other reasons, it may not be possible to purchase these on a daily basis. This is how you can keep them fresh:Buy the Bunch: Always buy grapes, bananas and green gram in bunches and avoid already broken grapes. A bunch of these stays fresh for a longer duration.Use A Plastic Basket (Tokri): Onions, potatoes, garlic can be stored in separate plastic baskets with holes in them so that there ... Read More

Which are the apps to order medicines online?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
"Health is wealth", but "time is money" too. How nice would it be if one gets to save time and thereby it saves money? This is possible in case of procuring medicines nowadays when a number of options in buying medicines online.Buying Medicines Online1mg: This has an app on Google play store and even a website of its own. Many allopathy and ayurvedic medicines are available at the nominal price.Pharmacy: Another brand with the app available on Google play store and website of its own. There are plenty of medicines available with a cooperative customer care panel to solve all ... Read More

What are the applications of Magic Tee Junction in Microwave Engineering?

Knowledge base
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
A Magic Tee junction is formed by attaching two simple waveguides one parallel and the other series, to a rectangular waveguide which already has two ports. This is also called an E-H Plane Tee junction or Hybrid or 3dB coupler.The arms of rectangular waveguides make two ports called collinear ports i.e., Port 1 and Port 2, while the Port 3 is called as H-Arm or Sum port or Parallel port. Port 4 is called as E-Arm or Difference port or Series port.The connections are made by the side arms to the bi-directional waveguide to form both the parallel and serial ... Read More
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