Bosch vs. KitchenAid Dishwashers

Bosch and KitchenAid are some of the most well-known names when it comes to dishwashers, and for good reason. Whereas most reputable kitchen name brands started in either laundry, refrigeration or ovens and eventually migrated towards dishwashers, Bosch and KitchenAid actually made their start with dishwashers so it’s more of their specialty. When you get a Bosch or KitchenAid dishwasher, you’re not just choosing a brand that added the dishwasher as an afterthought to be able to offer a full kitchen suite – you’re getting the cream-of-the-crop. So if you’re in the market for a dishwasher with high-quality features in the $700 – $1400 price range, you should definitely consider one of these two brands. Continue reading

Porous Versus Non-Porous Countertops

If you’ve been planning your dream kitchen, you’ve probably heard the term “non-porous” countertops being thrown around. But you may be wondering, what does this term actually mean and why is it important in the kitchen? Here we review the differences between porous and non-porous materials in the kitchen so you can make the smartest decision for your kitchen. Continue reading

Slide-In Range Versus Freestanding Range

When shopping for a range for your new or renovated kitchen, you will need to decide whether you will choose a slide-in range or a freestanding range. From outside appearances, these two may seem very similar and can even have all the same cooking features too. You may even see both placed between cabinetry. So what makes these two ranges so different? It’s more than just the name suggests and each has its own advantages. Continue reading

To 4-Inch Backsplash Or Not To 4-Inch Backsplash

If you’re currently choosing new countertops or updating your backsplash, you will soon need to decide whether you’ll go with the 4-inch slab backsplash or not. For years now, the 4-inch backsplash has been standard in most spec homes and continues to be a popular choice. If you’re not familiar with the concept, it’s that slab of countertop that goes up the wall about 4 inches. While this style has been around for a long time, it has recently received a lot of criticism in new kitchen designs. You may be wondering with all these conventional kitchen design rules being tossed aside if this another one you can also do without. However, this design aspect does serve a purpose and has both advantages and disadvantages you should know about before making a decision. Continue reading

Which Oven Is Best: Gas or Convection?

As with most kitchen appliances, shopping for a new oven comes with a lot of decisions. Freestanding or in the wall, single or double ovens, down or side opening door? As you look over the large selection and features of different ovens, you may be curious which cooking method is best – gas or convection? Since each method has its own strengths, the answer will depend on your unique cooking habits and preferences. Here we compare gas and convection cooking technologies to help you make the best decision for your kitchen and lifestyle. Continue reading

Save Money At Our Outlet Center

If you’re looking for a top name brand appliance but are on a limited budget or just want to save a lot of money, our Outlet Center is a great option for you! We carry a large selection of outlet dishwashers, refrigerators, wall ovens, ranges, microwaves, washers and dryers, and vent hoods to serve you best. Read on to find out the reasons our Outlet appliances are perfect for you, then shop our Outlet Center right here!

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GE Profile Black Stainless vs. Cafe Appliance Matte Black

Black has become huge in the kitchen design world and with it comes a new series of premium finishes for a fresh new look. While stainless steel has dominated the appliance industry in the last few decades for its versatility and durability, homeowners have become anxious for something new. However, they don’t want to settle for the traditional white and back they’ve been able to choose from for years. Instead, it is time for a black that had the same appeal and luster that stainless steel standardized for today’s kitchen. At the forefront of kitchen design, GE Appliances has recently released two new premium finishes to do just that for two of its major brands; GE Profile and Cafe Appliances. Now you can get your favorite GE Profile appliances dressed in brushed metal black stainless steel or your beautiful Cafe Appliances in the trendy matte black. Which will you choose?  Continue reading

Avoid These Washer Mistakes

Your washer is designed to not only clean your clothes but to protect them through the washing cycle. At one time or another, you may come across the common washer complaints, such as clothes not coming out smelling fresh, fabrics pilling over time, colors bleeding, or even damage to clothes. Before you blame your washer for the issue, make sure you’re not making these mistakes. Continue reading

The Appliance With A Cult Following

It’s rare to hear about a cult following when it comes to major appliances. Harry Potter? Of course. Star Trek? Definitely! But an appliance brand? Well, we’ve heard of Potterheads and Trekkies but never a fandom group called The Washers or Little Fridgies. Still, one appliance brand has managed to craft an appliance that separates itself from the other brand names and create a following you could almost call “cult-like.”

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