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Why replace appliances that work?
Your kitchen appliances don't need to be beyond repair for you to replace them. Whether you're selling your home soon or you plan to stay, see what a kitchen designer recommends for return on investment and personalization.
The 2013 holiday kitchen gift guide
If you need a gift for the cook or baker in your life, or if you're a foodie writing out a holiday wish list, find out which kitchen appliances should take the top spots in your search.
Remodeling grandma's kitchen: what you'd pay today
Your kitchen might look surprisingly similar to your grandmother's kitchen -- or not -- but one thing is certain; costs have skyrocketed over the years. What's different about today's kitchen's and why the big price tag?
HE washers save gallons of water
High-efficiency washers can use a third less water and save 20 to 50 percent on energy costs, but they are not like conventional washers. These tips can prevent your first encounter with HE from being…agitating.
When is your older appliance over-the-hill?
Is your refrigerator past its prime? Can you replace your older washer and not feel frivolous? Find out with this handy guide to the life expectancies, costs and energy-saving advantages of new household appliances.
Rambler reno: open plan at '60s prices?
Is your 1960s rambler stuck in the '60s? What would it cost you today at '60s prices adjusted for inflation to add a modern great room -- with and without contemporary bells and whistles?
Will home repair insurance cover appliance failures?
Home repair insurance, also known as a home warranty, is designed to protect your home's major systems and appliances. But is the coverage really worth the money?
If you're embarking on a kitchen makeover, chances are it will involve a new refrigerator or range. These kitchen appliances come in many styles, with great variations in both features and costs. Consider these options for the two appliances most used in your kitchen.
Appliance Repair Contractors
Learn how to choose a reputable repair person by checking five things: references, warranties, customer feedback, certification and you own intuition. The majority of appliance technicians are no nonsense experts, but it's wise to do some homework so that no matter what the outcome, you won't have any regrets.
Kitchen and Home Appliance Brands
Four appliance brands consistently show up in reviews for major appliances like refrigerators, ranges, dishwashers and washers and dryers. Read more information about top contenders GE, LG, Kenmore and Maytag.
Kitchen and Home Appliance Types
New appliances cost more than just their purchase prices. You need to factor in their energy efficiency, cost to repair, and lifetime of the product. Discover the true cost of new home appliances.