Things that should not be in the microwave

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Microwaves are fast, easy to use so what can possibly go wrong? Well, a lot can actually. Do not start a fire in your kitchen by doing silly mistakes that can be damaging to your microwave and your home.

Here we have a list of items that you should never put in your microwave:

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5 Quick “Microwave Safe” Tips

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On many containers and fast food boxes it says “microwave safe” but what does that really mean and what containers are safe for us to put in the microwave? The term microwave safe means that the cookware can be safely placed in a microwave as food is being heated or cooked; in order for an item to get the label as “microwave safe” it must be able to be placed in a microwave without food and not warm above room temperature despite being heated in the microwave.

Though many containers do have the label of “microwave safe” a lot of other items we warm in the microwave such as plastic wrap and paper towel are in the grey area to this label because they are not truly a container so they do not get tested.  Since most of the time what we put inside of the microwave is something we are going to be digesting it is pretty important for us to know what is and is not safe for us to put in the microwave. So here are 5 quick tips to some microwave dos and don’ts to keep you microwave safe.

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Spooky Stories | 4 Common Appliance Myths Busted

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Halloween means candy, costumes, and of course: scary stories.  But these stories don’t just have to be about werewolves and zombies.  There are plenty of stories about things you can find in your own home from Vampire and Ghost Power, to radioactive food, to flooded kitchens.  In the spirit of Halloween, today we are debunking a few spooky appliance myths.

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