Kitchen innovator Matt McCarthy is a family guy who always seemed to get stuck with the worst and messiest kitchen cleanups. He loves tinkering in his garage and inventing things. When he came up with the idea for StoveGuard, he never expected it to swiftly grow from a garage business to a million-dollar enterprise. And since he’s still a gadget guy at heart, he’s always on the lookout for ideas that will enable everyday people like himself to “clean less and live more.”

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