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The Best Humidifier Of 2019: The Venta Airwasher

In winter, the air inside most homes tends to be dry and stale. This is hard on the lungs and leads to dry skin, sore throats and transmission of colds. You can avoid this situation by utilizing a good quality humidifier. The most efficient humidifier we’ve found is the Venta Airwasher LW25. It requires less power, less water and fewer cleanings than most humidifiers. It has a 10 year warranty and it’s made in Germany.

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The Warmest Duvet Of 2019

To find the warmest duvet, we need to determine the warmest duvet filling material. In terms of heat retention and the ability to used as filling, these are the warmest fibers by weight: Qiviut [Musk Ox Wool] Yak Wool Alpaca Wool Camel Wool Sheep’s Wool For more details, see my article explaining why these wools are ultrawarm. After testing duvets …

The Warmest Wool Blankets Of 2019

Wool is the warmest blanket material, especially wool from animals who live in cold terrains. Wool is a natural material that includes a crimp, which helps to hold in more heat than a material with an open weave. It also provides natural insulation.

The Warmest Throw Blankets For 2019

These are my picks for warmest throw blankets. I have focused blankets that are made ultrawarm fibers like yak and qiviut. It’s only listed blankets that contain for than of 50% of these ultrawarm fibers. See this article for a discussion about the advantages of these fibers. Here’s a quick summary: Qiviut Blankets 100% Qiviut Throw Blanket by MountainMasche — …

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The Best Water Filters Of 2019

I’ve been reviewing water filters for about 16 years. One of the best filters I’ve found is the Aquagear Water Filter Pitcher (made in the USA). This filter has been certified by ISO 17025 accredited labs tests to remove lead (97.5%), fluoride (90%), chlorine (99.99%), chromium 6 (99.87%), mercury (99.6%), trihalomethanes (99.99%), DDT (98.8%).