HOME REVIEWS: APPLIANCES & PRODUCTS

21 Best Dishwashers 2017 to 2018 by Travis Neighbor Ward featured photo
Since you’re searching for the best dishwashers let me start by saying: I’m sorry. Because I know what that means. You’re washing dishes by hand — and maybe not just your dishes, but your family’s too. Been there, done that for weeks! Well, I’m going to help make this easier for you by sharing all the research I've done...
Appliance Brands and Models: How to Choose
Since I write appliance roundups, readers often ask me how they can narrow down appliance brands and models to the single one that's the ABSOLUTE BEST. Or: How can you be certain you're getting something that won’t break down? Many of us grew up with appliances that lasted 20 years or more --  and that’s what we still want....
The 37 Best French Door Refrigerators Opener
I was recently researching a kitchen article and found myself wondering: Which are the best French door refrigerators? It’s almost unbelievable how many fridges there are on the market, and in such a variety of styles. What makes French door refrigerators different is they have two doors on top (the fridge part), and a drawer below (the freezer). Some...
Washing machine buyer guide by Travis Neighbor Ward
I wrote this washing machine buyer guide out of a sense of true compassion for my fellow shoppers. Because when I was shopping for a new washing machine last year, every model I looked at on the market came with good points and bad points—and the bad points sometimes far outweighed the snazziest modern features. (For the best top-load washing machines...
26 Best washing machines that top load 2016 - 2017
When you're trying to choose a washing machine there are literally dozens of variables to consider, and conflicting reviews make it a mind-boggling experience. When I needed to buy a top load washer I couldn’t believe how hard it was -- and I'm a former home magazine editor-in-chief (which is only to say that I'm used to making sense of complicated research). Faced...

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