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Electric Can Opener - Buy One That Doesn't Take Up Too Much Space
There are many different makes of can openers, the most commonly known being a Sears can opener. Sears is one of the biggest name brands in the can industry and their can openers are considered top of the line. But, if you're on a budget and still want to be able to open cans I suggest looking into the alternatives.
The best alternative to the Sears can opener is going to be either a Littmann or a Bosch can opener. These two brands are less expensive than some other brands out there, but they are also much less flashy. My personal preference would be to go with the Littmann because of the style and how it looks. With the cheaper price tag though, you have to be careful.
Some cheaper can openers will use lead to keep the can shut, thus making them leach a certain amount of lead into the can and potentially causing health problems. This problem was recently solved by a company called relay stations. They have a new design in which the can itself has a small metal tab that blocks lead from leaking out and allows the opener to function without leaching.
Another alternative is buying a can Opener that does not plug into anything. These can openers are a lot less flashy and can be found online for very cheap prices. These can openers are made by companies like Kohler and they work great. I recommend these types of can openers over the cheaper alternatives simply because of the savings you will get by using them. You will save money on your electricity bill and ultimately you will save money by not having to buy lead or other harmful toxins to use in your can openers.
A third alternative that you have available is a bottom feeder can opener. These can openers work just like any other opener that you have seen. They have the blades at the bottom to help pull the can down. The advantage to this design is that it requires less strength than if you were going to use a typical can opener.
You should do some research before you choose a can opener to buy. You need to make sure that you are getting a can opener that will work well for you. Make sure you find out if the opener works the same way as you do with a regular opener. There are differences between the two and if you end up having problems with your can opener, it could be a serious problem that will require you to buy a new opener.
The cost of the can opener you choose will also depend on how much you use it. If you don't use it that often, you might be able to get away with spending less money on an opener. On the other hand, if you use it almost daily you might want to spend more money on a good can opener. Some people spend hundreds of dollars on an opener and the savings they get is tremendous.
When you are buying a can opener to make sure that you look at all of your options before making a purchase. Don't just settle on one type of can opener because it looks nice. Think about whether or not it will work for you and how much you will be using it before you decide to buy. This will help you make a better decision and save you a lot of money in the long run.