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The 4 best down pillows in 2021 for side and back sleepers

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Connie Chen/Insider Down is a great material for pillows because it's soft and conforms well to your head. Brooklinen's Down Pillow is best for most people. It's comfortable and supportive, however you sleep. We also tested down pillows for specific positions like side and back sleepers. Find out more about how Insider Reviews tests and reviews home ...
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The 4 best comforters we tested in 2021

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Connie Chen/Insider A comforter should be soft and breathable, making you feel like you're wrapped in a warm cloud. Brooklinen's All-Season Down Comforter is best for most people and seasons. With a 700 fill power, it's very airy, fluffy, and compressible. The sateen shell is soft and quiet. Find out more about how Insider Reviews tests and reviews h...
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The 5 best pre-lit artificial Christmas trees in 2021

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Balsam Hill Pre-lit artificial Christmas trees come in an array of sizes, colors, themes, and levels of quality. We found pre-lit artificial Christmas trees that are realistic and can be shipped to your door. Our top choice is the Balsam Hill Classic Blue Spruce Pre-Lit LED Artificial Tree. Growing up on a farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains, our Christmas tree ca...
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The best home security systems of 2021

Prices are accurate at the time of publication. Smart-home gadgets are affordable and easy to use, making DIY home security an option. Simplisafe is the best home security system you can set up on your own. You can also check out our guide to the best home security cameras. Home security systems were once pricey, requiring professional installation and monitoring. In 2021, they are relatively accessible. You can install and monitor many of them yourself and boost their usefulness by incorporatin...
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The 6 best BBQ smokers in 2021

Prices are accurate at the time of publication. Owen Burke/Insider A smoker is a great way to preserve food and spend some quality time outdoors. Traeger's Pro 575 Pellet Grill is best for thanks to its temperature retention and ease of use. Read about how we test kitchen products at Insider Reviews. Smoking food is a great way to impart flavor, but also preserve food for longer, extending the refrigerator life of smoked seafood and meat anywhere from a few days to a few weeks (and months...
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The 5 best full-length mirrors of 2021

Target Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Full-length mirrors are popular pieces of decor.  A good full-length mirror is both functional and stylish. For those without a lot of space, we recommend a wall mirror or an over-the-door mirror.  It's remarkable how much easier it is to get dressed when you have a full-length mirror at your disposal. Full-length mirrors are not only incredibly useful, but they can also make your room look even better. There are a few factors to consider when sh...
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The 4 best espresso machines we tested in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good espresso machine is essential to achieving cafe drinks like lattes and cappuccinos. Gaggia's Classic Pro is a simple machine that makes rich shots and fits most kitchens and budgets. Read about how we test kitchen products at Insider Reviews. The requisite for cafe drinks like lattes and cappuccinos, espresso is a concentrated form of coffee that's made using pressure to force near-boiling water through tightly packed coffee grounds. If you want...
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The 3 best ice makers we tested in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Lily Alig/Insider Ice makers can replace your ice trays, make ice in minutes, and keep your cooler full all day. The best ice maker overall is the NewAir Countertop Ice Maker. This machine had the most size options and largest water tank of any that we tested. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky If you like to entertain or just want a faster alternative to filling and refilling plastic ice trays, consider a ...
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The 8 best artificial Christmas trees for every home — from a tiny tabletop Tannenbaum to a stunning flocked spruce

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Puelo International/Facebook Artificial Christmas trees have come a long way and look more like the real thing than ever. Realistic and quality fake trees are available in a variety of sizes, shapes, and styles. To complete the look of your Christmas tree, check out our guide to the best tree decorations. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Grabbing the artificial tree box from the basement will never eq...
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These 15 brands make the best-smelling candles to light at home or give as gifts in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Otherland Candles can bring an alluring new scent to a room, add to your decor, or make for a thoughtful gift. Here are the best candle brands with simple fragrances or complex aromas in display-worthy jars. Candles add mood lighting and a fresh aroma to your home, but you can also use them to create a centerpiece or dress up your decor. Plus, they make for excellent gifts.There are numerous types of c...
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The 5 best mattress for side sleepers in 2021, tested and reviewed

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Casper The ideal mattress for side sleepers isn't too firm and provides good support and pressure relief. We tested dozens of mattresses, and the Casper Nova Hybrid is our top pick for side sleepers. If you want options for back or stomach sleepers, check out our guide to the best mattresses. Find out more about how Insider Reviews tests and reviews home products. Table of Contents: Masthead Stick...
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The 5 best cordless vacuum cleaners of 2021

Connie Chen/Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Cordless vacuums are convenient, but they shouldn't sacrifice cleaning power or comfort. The Shark Vertex DuoClean Cordless Vacuum picks up all kinds of particles on a variety of surfaces. It reaches low and deep under furniture and has a cleaning path light. It's also reasonably priced. Find out more about how Insider Reviews tests and reviews home products. Compared to a clunky corded vacuum, a sleek cordless stick vacuum i...
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The 4 best sunrise alarm clocks for waking up gently in 2021

Suzy Hernandez/Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Sunrise alarm clocks use light and natural sounds to help you fall asleep and wake up more gently. I tested seven models, consulted doctors, and used my sleep research background to find the best. Our top pick is the Hatch Restore because of its many light and sound options. Read more about how Inside Reviews tests home products. A blaring alarm early in the morning can be quite jarring. Sunrise alarm clocks (sometimes called wak...
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The best air mattresses for all sleepers in 2021

Suzy Hernandez/Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky An air mattress is a convenient option for unexpected visits, sleepovers, and camping trips. A great air mattress is comfortable, easy to set up, and can be stored quickly. Our top pick from SoundAsleep provides great back support and comes with excellent customer service. An air mattress is a great investment for those who like to be prepared for unexpected visits, sleepovers, spontaneous trips, or even camping. It can be set up ...
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The best gas grills we tested in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Lauren Savoie/Insider A great grill can be used for outdoor cooking all year round. The Weber Spirit II E-310 LP Gas Grill is our top choice; it's compact and has ample cooking space. Read more about how the Insider Reviews team tests and evaluates kitchen products. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Contrary to what some people might think, grilling is a safe, fun, and delicious way to prepare al...
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The 4 best space heaters we tested in 2021

Steph Coelho/Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A space heater can help keep you warm without wasting a lot of energy to heat your entire space. We tested eight space heaters for safety, efficiency, and ease of use to determine the best ones. Our top pick from Lasko heats quickly and efficiently, and the compact size fits any space. Find out more about how Insider Reviews tests and reviews home products. Temperature is incredibly subjective: I see this in my own home where I&#...
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The 6 best places to buy bean bag chairs online in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Moonpod; Lovesac; Target; Pottery barn; Alyssa Powell/Insider A cozy bean bag chair can be a great addition to any children's room, dorm room, or game room. The best bean bag chairs are filled with soft materials and can support multiple seating positions. We recommend shopping with these six retailers for comfortable bean bag chairs. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky When many of us think of bea...
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The 15 best Christmas tree toppers of 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Wayfair Placing a tree topper on your Christmas tree is always the finishing touch when decorating. For more tree decor ideas, check out our guides to the best holiday lights and best tree skirts. Retailers like CB2, Wayfair, Target, and Etsy have a huge library of tree toppers of all kinds. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A Christmas tree topper holds a special place in holiday decorating. It...
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The 5 best toolboxes in 2021

Jenny McGrath/Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good toolbox protects your tools, is convenient to transport, and meets your organizational needs. Our top pick is the Ridgid 221733 22-Inch Pro Toolbox. It's durable and has a lightweight design and impressive 50-pound load capacity. Learn more about how Insider Reviews tests home products. A good tool collection is only as good as your ability to find what you need when you need it. Whether you're a DIY-er who tackles...
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The 4 best bath towels in 2021

Connie Chen/Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The best towel should absorb water quickly, feel pleasant, and hold up after frequent washes. The plush, 800-GSM Kassatex Atelier Bath Towel dries slowly, but it's very absorbent and soft. We also tested 13 towels of various textures and weights to find the best one for your preferences. It's something you use every day and probably don't think twice about: your bath towel. But dry off with a thin and scratchy towel, a...
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The 7 best dehumidifiers to keep any room comfortable in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Wayfair Dehumidifiers help remove excess moisture from the air to prevent mold and remove allergens. The best dehumidifiers are from Frigidaire, HomeLabs, and Honeywell. We also include budget-friendly, portable, and small-space options. Read more about how Insider Reviews tests home products. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The purpose of a dehumidifier is to remove excess humidity from the air, k...
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The 4 best lawn mowers in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Toro/Facebook Top-quality lawn mowers are powerful enough to cut your grass to a uniform height in a single pass. A good mower will last for years and help make a tedious chore more enjoyable. Toro's Recycler 20339 is our top pick because of its powerful engine and self-propelled mechanism. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The drone of the engine and the smell of fresh-cut grass can make mowin...
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The 5 best pre-lit artificial Christmas trees in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Balsam Hill Pre-lit artificial Christmas trees come in an array of sizes, colors, themes, and levels of quality. We found pre-lit artificial Christmas trees that are realistic and hassle-free. Our top choice is the Balsam Hill Classic Blue Spruce Pre-Lit LED Artificial Tree. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Growing up on a farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains, our Christmas tree came straight from our ...
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The 5 best Christmas tree stands in 2021

Stefan Cristian Cioata/Getty Images Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The best Christmas tree stands are easy to set up, have a stable base, and last for decades. The Krinner Tree Genie Christmas Tree Stand is our top pick thanks to its innovative design. Read about how we test and recommend home products at Insider Reviews. When shopping for the right Christmas tree stand, it's important to take note of a few key specifications.Most importantly, how large of a tree will the stand a...
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The 5 best vacuum cleaners for every mess, floor type, and budget

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky No matter what kind of flooring or carpet you have, you need a good vacuum cleaner to keep it tidy. Vacuums from Shark, Bissell, Dyson, and iRobot have strong suction and long battery lives. Find out more about how Insider Reviews tests and reviews home products. Depending on how you feel about it, vacuuming can be the most dreaded chore of all, or a therapeutic ridding of all that dust, dirt, and whatever else might be hiding on and within your floors and car...
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The 5 best tree skirts in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Pottery Barn We picked out the best Christmas tree skirts, including traditional and embroidered ones. The best overall is the Pottery Barn Classic Velvet Tree Skirt, which can be personalized. For more holiday inspiration, check out our guide to the best places to buy Christmas decorations. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A Christmas tree skirt is the best way to hide a clunky plastic or metal tr...
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The 5 best tabletop Christmas trees in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Amazon A tabletop Christmas tree lets you celebrate the season without dedicating too much space (or fuss). The best choice mostly depends on your personal preferences as to style and convenience. There is no one "best" Christmas tree, but we like freshly cut Fraser fir from The Home Depot. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Tabletop Christmas trees easily fit into even the smallest home and are a lo...
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The 12 best places to buy wrapping paper, bags, and supplies in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Anna Efetova/Getty Images Wrapping items in fun, unique ways is a creative step in the gift-giving process. We included wrapping paper, gift bags, bows, ribbons, and tools for you to shop. Target is our favorite for budget picks, but 11 other places and brands also impressed us. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Gift-giving takes place throughout the entire year to mark holidays, birthdays, and spe...
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The 6 best Christmas and holiday lights in 2021

Twinkly Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Holiday lights bring feelings of warmth and cheer even on the darkest and coldest days of the year. We rounded up the best lights for a variety of uses, including indoor or outdoor decorating. For colorful lights, go with the GE StayBright lights to decorate large areas with ease. The holidays are coming up soon, and now is the time to start thinking about which kinds of holiday lights you're going to decorate your home with. All those hou...
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The 5 best end tables for your living room, bedroom, and home office

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Amazon We love a good end table as an accent piece that doubles as additional storage. Our favorite, Andover Mills' End Table with Storage, is classic, stylish, and infinitely practical. Read about how we test and recommend home products at Insider Reviews. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky End tables are easily overlooked pieces of furniture, but they can change the entire experience of living i...
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