Archive for June, 2012

Finally – A refrigerator/freezer that fits

Finally – A refrigerator/freezer that fits

[ 0 ] June 7, 2012 |

Measuring 24-in. x 79-in., Fagor America’s new slim-line refrigerator, the Torre, offers flexibility and a European design sensibility. The Energy Star-qualified unit features an antibacterial cavity to maintain a healthier internal environment. In the bottom freezer, the unit has a built-in electronic temperature control panel to help users determine the ideal pre-selected cooling temperature. Also […]

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Five tips on choosing a new sink

Five tips on choosing a new sink

[ 0 ] June 6, 2012 |

Choosing a new sink can be a daunting task because there are so many decisions to make. Here are a few tips to help organize your thoughts. Sinks are often categorized by mounting method. Sinks can be topmount, undermount, wallmount, or universalmount. You will also need to decide what style of sink you want. A […]

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When is the best time to purchase a room air conditioner?

When is the best time to purchase a room air conditioner?

[ 0 ] June 4, 2012 |

When you don’t need one! Seriously, the worst time to buy a new room air conditioner is when you really need one. When the heat wave hits, the lines get long, and the prices rise. Every summer, we’re going to get a scorcher in some part of the country, and the newspapers will have front […]

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Scrub Those Dishes

Scrub Those Dishes

[ 0 ] June 3, 2012 |

Over the past few years several dishwasher manufacturers have introduced features designed to remove caked on soil from dishes by focusing concentrated wash action in a certain area to scour baked on spaghetti sauce off that casserole dish. The latest entry is Frigidaire with its OrbitClean(tm) wash arm that focuses 4 times the water and […]

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Something Different

Something Different

[ 0 ] June 2, 2012 |

A new look at wine. If you’d like to be able to select your wine for the evening without bending over or getting on your knees, what about a beautiful built in wine unit from the wine experts at Liebherr that installs at eye level? These fully-integrated wine units can be installed flush with surrounding […]

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Modular Downdraft and Cartridges

Modular Downdraft and Cartridges

[ 0 ] June 1, 2012 |

When purchasing any of the modular cooking systems that we’ve covered in our two previous blogs, it’s critical to plan for ventilation. Simply dropping a group of cooking modules into an island and hoping for the best on venting solutions can lead to a disastrous outcome. Work with your appliance expert to determine the size […]

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