How Air Conditioners Work - When the summer heat sets in, the air conditioner reclaims its spot as top appliance. Learn how air conditioners cool the whole place down.
How Circuit Breakers Work - A circuit breaker is critical to any home wiring system. Without it, the risk of fire would skyrocket. Learn how a circuit breaker keeps your home's electricity in check.
How Clothes Dryers Work - A dryer is actually an incredibly simple device once you get inside. Learn about all the different parts of a dryer and how they fit together!
How Coffee Makers Work - For many, the morning depends on it. But for all the minutes spent watching the coffee drip...drip...have you ever wondered what's going on inside the coffee maker? Find out!
How Fire Extinguishers Work - Normally, your fire extinguisher sits on the wall collecting dust, but it could end up saving your life. Find out how these devices kill the flames.
How Grills Work - Burgers, veggies, chicken and BBQ sauce. Summer is prime grilling season! Fire it up to find out how those treats get so tasty!
How Home Thermostats Work - In these days of rising energy prices, you might be interested to know how your thermostat works. See one taken apart and explained.
How Humidifiers Work - Does your throat feel like sandpaper when you wake up? It could be the ultra-low humidity. Find out how humidifiers moisten the air!
How Icemakers Work - If you still use ice trays, you surely dream of an icemaker every time you crack, use and refill. See how icemakers do all the work for you!
How Microwave Ovens Work - Learn all about microwave ovens!
How Refrigerators Work - You often hear its motor whirring, but do you know how your refrigerator works? Learn more.
How Smoke Detectors Work - Many smoke detectors use nuclear radiation. Learn all about the two most common types of home smoke detectors!
How Toasters Work - Ever wonder how the toaster knows the bread is done? Or does it pop it up regardless? Find out all about the device that browns your bread.
How Vacuum Cleaners Work - Think vacuum cleaners are simple? There's a lot going on inside these devices -- learn how they suck up the dirt (and whatever else finds its way onto your floor).
How Washing Machines Work - A washing machine is actually an amazing device once you get inside. Learn about the agitator, the pumps, the controller and much more!
How Water Heaters Work - You probably don't give it much thought until the shower goes cold, but water heaters are part of our daily lives. Find out how they produce hot water -- and what may be wrong if they don't.