HOME REVIEWS: APPLIANCES & PRODUCTS

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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