How to Avoid Being Scammed by Appliance Repair Companies

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When your refrigerator calls it quits or your washing machine dies mid-cycle, you quickly come to realize how much you rely on your appliances. Whether it’s the prospect of your valuable food spoiling or the disquieting idea of dirty laundry rapidly taking over your home, getting your fridge, washer or other appliance repaired quickly becomes … Read more

How to keep your refrigerator from breaking in the summer

As the temperatures rise, the heat can be harmful to your refrigerator. Refrigerators and freezers struggle to keep a set temperature as the ambient temperatures around get higher. To avoid costly repairs, you should make sure to properly maintain the refrigerator.  There are a few things to do to keep it running well. Condenser Maintenance … Read more

Bosch Receives Energy Star Partner Of The Year Award


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently named Bosch Home Appliances the recipient of the 2013 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award. Bosch received this recognition for its continued leadership in protecting the environment with their dedication to energy efficiency. The company and their accomplishments will be formally recognized at an … Read more

How To Get Grease Off Your Kitchen Appliances


Cleaning kitchen appliances can be a tough task – especially when they’ve gotten greasy. No one likes cleaning a greasy oven or trying to remove tough stains from a day of cooking. As time consuming as cleaning your appliances might be, there are a few tricks that will get your kitchen sparkling and grease-free. Grease … Read more

Induction Cooktops: The Future Of Cooking?


Can your stove boil water in 90 seconds? If you have an induction cooktop, you can. Induction cooktops have become increasingly popular over the past few years. They simmer sauces more gently, sear meat at hotter temperatures, and can go from boiling to calm in an instant. Induction cooktops have been around longer than you … Read more

Home Appliance Shipments Up In U.S.


Consumers are beginning to purchase home appliances again. The number of shipments of major home appliances in the U.S. rose this January. A total of 1.7 percent more appliances were shipped throughout the country. This number comes as a sign of the housing market’s slow recovery. Shipments of the top six appliances – washers, dryers, … Read more

Unconventional Uses For Your Dishwasher

Salmon with asparagus

Ever wished your dishwasher could do more? It turns out there’s a lot dishwashers can do – and it doesn’t all involve washing! Here are six ways to put your dishwasher to work beyond washing dishes. 1. Steam fish filets. Steaming fish in your dishwasher is simple. Just season your favorite fish, wrap it up … Read more

The Most Specific Kitchen Gadgets Around


Kitchen appliances and gadgets can make creating meals a whole lot easier. Special coffee makers, knives, and even blenders can change the way you cook a meal. But can kitchen gadgets and devices get too specific? Here are a few gadgets that may be a be a bit too helpful: If you’ve ever wanted to … Read more

Whirlpool Named Most Admired Company

Home appliance company Whirlpool knows how to conduct business. For the third year in a row, Whirlpool has won the honor of ranking highly on Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies list. The appliance manufacturer finished first in the Home Equipment, Furnishings industry. Whirlpool ranked highest when it came to people management, quality of management, … Read more

Home Appliances And Gadgets Headed For Extinction

Chefs and homeowners around the world have always looked for ways to make life around the house a little easier, cleaner, and smoother. Over the decades, countless gadgets and appliances have appeared and become beloved household items: toasters, microwaves, blenders, and so many more. But not all home appliances stick around. Some gadgets do nothing … Read more