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2014 Kitchen Appliance Trends
While stainless steel appliances remain on top, a few other colors are growing in popularity. Learn more about how Whirlpool and GE are blazing trails when it comes to kitchen appliance trends.
Refrigerator Buying Guide
Find out which refrigerator is right for your home with our refrigerator buying guide. Explore available features, styles, colors and finishes before choosing a fridge that’s perfect for your household.
Washing Machine Buying Guide
Wondering which washer is right for your home? Use our washing machine buying guide to discover the different types of washers available. You’ll learn about top- and front-loading washing machines, washer capacity, and the best laundry appliance features to consider when upgrading your laundry room.
Dryer Buying Guide
Looking for a new clothes dryer? Find the right one for your laundry room with our dryer buying guide.
Oven & Range Buying Guide
Use our buying guide to find the perfect oven, range or stovetop for your cooking needs. Learn about the different types of ovens and ranges available and which ones will be best for your kitchen!
How to Clean Your Dishwasher
Have you ever cleaned your dishwasher? You may be surprised by how dirty it can get! Learn how to clean your dishwasher the right way with this step-by-step guide from Electrolux.
Understanding Your Microwave's Power Settings & Other Uses
Check out our insider's guide to the microwave to learn just how useful this small kitchen appliance can be. You'll discover helpful tips for using each power setting as well as how to properly steam your food.
Teaching Kids How to Cook
Preparing dinner together with your kids can be a fun bonding experience. Follow our tips on oven safety and discover age-appropriate cooking tasks for your children to try when they're ready!
How to Clean Your Refrigerator
It's time for spring cleaning! Keep your refrigerator's interior shiny and clean with these helpful tips from Electrolux.
Surviving Winter: 5 Cold Weather Essentials for You and Your Home
From upright freezers to heaters and two-way radios, discover cold weather essentials to help you and your family survive winter.
What is a Smart Fridge?
Kids who grew up watching the Jestsons probably never imagined that one day the world would really be full of fantastic new gadgets and appliances. Our tablets can control our home security systems. Our smart phones can unlock our car doors. Our televisions can surf the internet. And we have robots that can vacuum our carpets for us.
Perhaps even more amazing is the introduction of a new line of smart appliances. Thanks to the wonders of technology, smart refrigerators are doing some pretty amazing things in kitchens all over the world.
Appliance Technology: Refrigerator Alarms
One of the great things about the latest refrigerator models is that they offer a lot of convenient features for the average consumer. From Slide-N-Go shelving to independent temperature controls, refrigerators
are getting more convenient and more efficient at the same time.
What is WindTunnel Technology?
If you have never really considered how your vacuum cleaner works, you are probably not alone. Plenty of people clean their floors without giving much thought to the science behind how a vacuum is able to lift things like dirt, debris and even your toddler's Cheerios from carpets and floors. As long as it picks up the big stuff, you're satisfied, right? And as long as the machine isn't throwing visible plumes of dirt and dust into the air, you're probably content with the way it works.
Frigidaire's Vibration Control System
With a little common sense and the help of modern technology like Frigidaire's balance control system, you can ensure your washing machine stays balanced during every load.
How to Get Grass Stains Out of Your Kid's Clothes
Whether it's from a soccer game or an action-packed day at recess, kids and grass stains are pretty much inevitable. The question is, how do you get grass stains out of your child's clothing? First, it's good to understand the science of a grass stain.
How to Save Money with a New Freezer
If you have seen even one episode of Extreme Couponing on TLC, you know that all extreme couponers need two things to store their stash: lots of shelf space and plenty of room in the freezer. Some couponers even have multiple freezers to store their frozen food stash. Freezing food is a great way to keep that grocery bill under control. And even though you might not have any intention of becoming the next star of Extreme Couponing, you can still save money in the long run with the purchase of a new chest freezer or upright freezer.
Hoover MaxExtract77 Multi-Pro Steam Cleaner
The Hoover MaxExtract77 Multi-Surface Pro
steam cleaner is a versatile steam cleaner that can be used on carpets, upholstery, and hard-surface flooring such as tile, linoleum and sealed hardwood. As steam cleaners go, it is relatively simple to use, but it still has many useful options and features that make it powerful, convenient and effective.