We are the proud owners of a new Whirlpool Duet washer and dryer from Lowe’s. We had them delivered and stacked, but the problem is, once stacked they become even heavier and more difficult to move. Fortunately the delivery guys offered us a quick tip and had us spray Windex […]
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CES was amazing this year. If you ever get the chance to attend, go! The energy was up and the size of the displays and booths were bigger than ever. There were a ton of ground breaking products launched but many of the best were refinements on previous products. Themes […]
Sears Kenmore will introduce a trio of new products at CES this year. These products are winners of the 2011 Innovations Design and Engineering Awards as well as a Best of Innovations honoree in the Major Home Appliances category. CES Product Announcements The Kenmore Elite dishwasher has already been labeled […]
John Lewis is one of the most popular retailers in the UK and they are well known for their wide selection of kitchen offerings. You can now find John Lewis Kitchen offers on a special section of their website and for their full kitchen lineup of cookware, furniture and accessories […]
The brilliant minds at Lifehacker are back with their “Best Things To Buy” list, and this month, kitchen appliances are one of the featured items. Much like clothing and other stores swap out seasonal merchandise, appliance stores are trying to sell this year’s models in order to make way for […]
Being a designer, I am always so intrigued by kitchens and baths when I am traveling or visiting homes. On my latest Manhattan vacation, I was lucky enough to stay with friends in their beautiful Upper East Side condo, where their kitchen served great function in the space allowed. Now, […]
I have luckily (knock on wood) haven’t had to buy any major appliances yet. I know, I know. I’ve always been able to get great hand-me-downs or move into a place that was properly outfitted. But now that my refrigerator is making a strange buzzing noise, I’m starting to panic. […]
Designer Ashley Legg has come up with a Smart Fridge concept with one goal in mind: to keep track of what’s in your fridge and help you plan meals accordingly. Her idea is to develop a fridge that will track your stock – alerting you if you start running low […]
When it comes to appliances, how colorful would you go? I grew up in a kitchen that had a mustard yellow stove before it was chucked in lieu of something a bit more modern. You might regret this decision down the line, but it looks like the colorful appliance trend […]
Moving sucks. Moving big appliances sucks even more. Beyond the pure physical exertion, moving heavy awkward objects can be dangerous if not done correctly. You can damage yourself as well as the object being moved if you don’t do it carefully. We were given a demonstration of the Shoulder Dolly […]
Our favorite This Old House host Kevin O’Connor joins three other home design experts as they share their Spend or Splurge tips when it comes to outdoor furniture, flooring, appliances and outdoor grills.
A while back I looked into countertop paint for a more inexpensive way to change an aspect of my redecorated kitchen. I found myself then perusing the Rustoleum site, looking at all the different kinds of products they had to offer. However, one stuck out to me in an odd […]
Los Angeles. Las Vegas. Dallas. New York. Sound like the highlights of a cross-country road trip? Think again … these cities are the original destinations of the appliances in this Hollywood Hills kitchen. After a pipe burst and flooded their house, Steven Melnick and Melissa Burton embarked on an extensive […]
When it comes to all the government rebates out there, I have trouble understanding how to cash in on everything. I totally missed out on the “cash for clunkers” concept, but I want to take advantage of the more than $300 million available in rebates for energy-saving appliances. “Appliances consume […]
Just because your kitchen was built in the 80′s doesn’t mean you’re regulated to ugly cabinets and formica countertops. And you also don’t have to spend a fortune to modernize it. A great example is what this homeowner did by keeping the same kitchen footprint but upgrading the appliances, painting […]
ThisD*mnHouse realizes that one of the shortcomings of older homes is that when it comes to modern day living among all of our electronic appliances, televisions, and computers, old homes are ill-equipped to power this equipment. They’ve done a nice job with installing an outlet with a brass faceplate which […]
Are granite kitchen countertops and stainless steel appliances truly the standard when it comes to kitchen remodels? We see this everywhere! All model homes, tv show renovations, real estate flips, upgraded apartments, the granite and stainless is never ending.
If you’re in the market for a new oven or cooktop there are a lot more options out there now than there used to be, so it’s definitely worth some research. You probably already know if you’re up for a commercial-style stove versus a basic oven and cooktop. Other less […]
In a follow up to finding an appliance repairman, here are some suggestions from OldHouseWeb.com for maximizing the effective life of your appliances as well as how best to work with your appliance technician when they are troubleshooting your equipment.
Missouri governor Matt Blunt pitched a green tax holiday this week during a speech in mid-Missouri. The exemption period would allow consumers to purchase Energy Star designated appliances without paying sales tax, and has been included in two pieces of state legislation, House Bill 2250 and Senate Bill 964.