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Home gadgets can revolutionize the way you live by simplifying everyday activities. Home gadgets range from robotic vacuums to high-tech security cameras. Check out this great collection of home gadgets at HowStuffWorks.

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How a Clothes Steamer Works

A wise man once said, "There's a time to iron and a time to steam." OK, maybe no prophet said it, but it's true. Certain fabrics perform better when steamed rather than ironed.


How Virtual Windows Work

 How Virtual Windows Work

Imagine looking out a window at a view of the Mediterranean, even if you're nowhere near the outdoors. Find out about virtual windows. See more »

How a Clothes Steamer Works

 How a Clothes Steamer Works

How does a clothes steamer work? Find out more about clothes steamers at HowStuffWorks.com. See more »

Inside a Handheld Carpet Cleaner

 Inside a Handheld Carpet Cleaner

Handheld carpet cleaners are ideal for stubborn carpet stains. See how one works with these inside a handheld carpet cleaner image gallery. See more »

It's Better to Receive Than Give: AV Receiver Quiz

 It's Better to Receive Than Give: AV Receiver Quiz

An AV receiver is the hub of a home entertainment system. How much do you know about this essential component? Take the AV receiver quiz to find out. See more »

Electric Toothbrush Pictures

 Electric Toothbrush Pictures

An electric toothbrush can get you a cleaner mouth. Take a look at electric toothbrush pictures to see how they work. See more »

How the Dyson Bladeless Fan Works

 How the Dyson Bladeless Fan Works

The Dyson fan works like a fan, but has no blades. See if the Dyson fan can be effective as traditional models and what makes it so different. See more »

How Weather Gadgets Work

 How Weather Gadgets Work

Weather gadgets are growing in popularity. Learn more about weather gadgets at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How can I unlock my front door when I'm out of town?

 How can I unlock my front door when I'm out of town?

You can now unlock your front door remotely via the Internet or a cell phone. Explore the technology that allows you to unlock your front door remotely. See more »

How Security Cameras Work

 How Security Cameras Work

Security cameras are great home gadgets that help ensure safety. Learn more about security cameras and other home gadgets at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Massage Chairs Work

 How Massage Chairs Work

Massage chairs are expensive chairs that allow you to receive a mechanical or robotic massage. Learn how massage chairs work. See more »