About Riya Menon

Riya Menon is an Engineer with specialization in HVAC, Electrical, Fire System, and Plumbing from E&TIS Kerala. As an Analyst at ECD she keeps herself updated on latest technologies in consumer electronics and appliances. With a background in engineering, she regularly write reviews about products and ranks the best appliances in each category.

Entries by Riya Menon

Agitator vs. Impeller Washing Machine – Which is the best?

If you are in the market for a best washing machine, you may be considering between an agitator and impeller style machine. While both is found in top-loaders, and will get your clothes clean, which is best? Both machines have advantages and disadvantages which you should take into account before making your final decision. Both […]

How To Calculate Safe Electrical Load Capacities

This article will teach you how to calculate safe electrical load capacities. When any electrical device is connected to an AC power supply, the current drawn from that supply must be limited in order to prevent overheating or damage to the equipment. This should only be done by trained professionals working with high voltage, but […]

What Is a Water Softener And Why You Might Want One

Water softeners use water softening salt to remove the calcium, magnesium and iron dissolved in hard water. This process is called ion exchange, which occurs when the ionic compounds of the softened water “exchange” for hardness ions such as Ca2+ and Mg2+. The process of water softening The process works by partially filling a cylinder […]

Why Does My Washing Machine Smell Bad?

Washing machines can often impart a funny smell to the clothes they are washing, but this odour is usually harmless. However, if your machine smells so bad you can hardly stand it, there may be something wrong with it. Washing machines have an advanced filtration system that ensures that everything remaining gets washed away by […]

Whole House Water Filtration System – Costs & Benefits

One of the biggest concerns for homeowners is water quality. When you are living in one area for a long period, it is important to think about how the quality of water will impact plumbing system, fixtures, and appliances at home. Be mindful, some contaminants will have no taste or smell but they can cause […]

Alkaline Water: Health Benefits Or All Hype?

One of the biggest health fads today is to drink alkaline water. We are all looking for ways to optimize our health, after all. So, if you’ve listened to some celebrities tout the benefits of drinking alkaline water over the years, you may be inclined to give it a try yourself, believing that it can […]

How to Prepare for Water Purifier Installation

There are many different types of water purifier systems available in the market and their installation may depend upon which type you have chosen. The types of installations that we know so far include… Countertop/Wall Mount Under the sink & Whole house The thing is that if water in your area is exceptionally polluted, you […]

Top 5 Best TV Under 30000 in India

Are you planning to buy a brand-new television? Purchasing a TV is primarily a long-term purchase for most people as it’s the item that we change the least often. However, there is also a common misconception that televisions are hugely expensive. Well, there are television models available that span way above the ₹100,000 price range. […]

What you Need to Know to Install a Dishwasher

If you want to add a dishwasher to your kitchen, most of the work may already be done if your cabinetry includes an opening for a dishwasher. All you need to do at this point is to measure the opening to ensure that you find a best dishwasher that fits perfectly into the opening. If […]

Top 5 Best Full Body Massage Chairs

Today, we present our readers with a small set of best massage chairs available in the market. Massage chair is the need of our time. Average human lives a stressed life and feels the need for a way to relieve it. Massage chair offers a viable means to fight off stress and get renewed in […]

How to Use Air Coolers Correctly & Efficiently in India

Air coolers, also known as evaporative coolers, or swamp coolers, offer an economical and natural way to cool indoor and outdoor spaces. In India, they are mostly used to cool rooms, small shops, garages, warehouses, and other indoor spaces. How Do Air Coolers Work? These coolers use the power of evaporation to turn hot air into cool […]

The Best Gaming Laptops of 2021 in India

As the hunger for gaming is growing, the laptop manufacturers are getting increasingly busy developing gadgets that would enhance the gaming experience. The only issue is, if you aren’t sure which gaming laptop to buy, the options on the market can be quite daunting. After several hours of research, and having tested the most popular 20 […]

Best Gaming Laptop Under ₹60000 in India

The gaming laptops under ₹60000 are certainly the entry level devices for serious gamers. This is because gaming laptops require certain level of systemic sophistication. They must have Full HD screen with high frame rates and graphic cards having certain level of capacity that integrated graphics don’t have. They also need advanced cooling system; because […]

7 Things You May Not Know About Ceiling Fans

Having a ceiling fan in your home or office is a great thing because these appliances keep you cool when the temperatures are very high. They are very useful during the summer when the weather is extremely hot. Modern ceiling fans are very stylish which means that apart from cooling, they also enhance the appearance […]

Common Mixer Grinder Faults and How to Fix Them

A mixer grinder is one of the most important appliances you cannot afford to miss in your kitchen. It features a motor that rotates the blades when mixing foods in a container. This means that it makes your work easier when stirring, whisking, mixing and also beating. Just like when you are using other home […]

How to De-lime the Water Heater

If you have a water heater in your home, one of the things you need to do is to descale it from time to time. When you heat water, it leaves dissolved salts or lime on the unit which continuous to build up with time.  Lime contains carbonates, calcium, hydroxides and oxides. This build up […]

Top 10 Best Room Heater in India 2021

Just like extremely hot weather condition during summers, the chilling winters too can have crippling effect on you in India. If the mercury drops below 10˚, then we, Indians, are not designed to weather such cold. And keeping furnaces going is not quite eco-friendly either. In such circumstances, a truly efficient room heater is the […]

TDS Controller Vs Mineralizer – Recommended TDS in RO Water

RO (Reverse Osmosis) water purifiers have become very popular in India. Because RO Water Purifiers are great at getting rid of water hardness, turbidity, and harmful micro-organism, people just rushed to buy these water purifiers even if the TDS in source water at their home was much lower than the recommended level of 500 mg/litre. […]

Copper Condenser vs Aluminium Condenser vs Alloy Condenser

Confused by the contrary claims made by sales team of different brands and wondering which type of condenser is actually best for your air conditioner, then you are reading the right article. In this article, we will explain the importance of a condenser in an AC unit, different types of condensers, different metals used in […]

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