Archive for July, 2012

All about ENERGY STAR® Appliances

All about ENERGY STAR® Appliances

[ 0 ] July 31, 2012 |

We've all heard about ENERGY STAR®, and we know it's a government-sponsored program, but like so many government programs, the specifics often elude us. Let's see if we can't shed some light on this so you'll have another tool to make better appliance choices. The ENERGY STAR® program was established by the EPA in 1992. […]

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Buying New Appliances – Have it your way.

Buying New Appliances – Have it your way.

[ 0 ] July 29, 2012 |

Remember the burger joint with the theme “Have it your way”? Why is it that it's so difficult these days to buy appliances your way? Some appliance retailers places have no way to get any information off the phone, others have only internet sales, and no convenient SouCal location. Still others farm out their delivery […]

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French Door Refrigerators

French Door Refrigerators

[ 0 ] July 27, 2012 |

What is a French Door Refrigerator? There are four basic refrigerator/freezer categories. They are: Top-mount. This unit has the freezer on the top and a refrigerator below the freezer compartment. Doors are hinged to side swing from either the right or left. Bottom-mount. Bottom-mounts or bottom freezer configurations have the refrigerator on the top and […]

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The New Liebherr Integrated 30″ Refrigerator

The New Liebherr Integrated 30″ Refrigerator

[ 0 ] July 24, 2012 |

Liebherr’s patented BioFresh system provides the perfect climate for keeping your foods fresh longer and makes a substantial contribution to a healthy diet. With the temperature maintained at just above freezing and at an ideal humidity level, fruit, vegetables, meat and fish retain their vitamins and minerals, delicate flavor and attractive appearance for up to […]

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Choosing a Built-In Refrigerator

Choosing a Built-In Refrigerator

[ 0 ] July 22, 2012 |

Choosing a built-in refrigerator can be a daunting task. Not only is it a major investment, but there are many considerations and options. Simply categorizing and listing the choices may be of some help so let's break it down. First, what is a built-in refrigerator? It's a category of refrigerator designed to fit in an […]

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Appliance Flotsam and Jetsam – Water Filtration

Appliance Flotsam and Jetsam – Water Filtration

[ 0 ] July 20, 2012 |

Few appliance items get less attention and deserve more than water filtration systems. Having clean, safe water is not only critical for your personal health, it can be important for the operational health of your water heater, your dishwasher, your washing machine, and your home's plumbing system. It's hardly flotsam or jetsam, is it? Under […]

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D3 – New Viking Appliance collection

D3 – New Viking Appliance collection

[ 0 ] July 18, 2012 |

When you're making the selections for you new kitchen, you get to choose from dozens of paint colors, a host of cabinet finishes and various flooring and countertop choices. But, when it comes to getting the appliances you want, you're mostly stuck with buying appliances the way they're made. Viking is out to change that […]

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Problem Solved – A 36″ wall oven from Wolf

Problem Solved – A 36″ wall oven from Wolf

[ 0 ] July 17, 2012 |

  Customers are often frustrated however, that when they choose a cooktop that is 36″ wide, the oven is only 30″ wide and therefore doesn't really match. Not to worry. Wolf makes a great 36″ wall oven that will fit nicely under your choice of 36″ cooktops.

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Bertazzoni – Featured Appliance Brand

Bertazzoni – Featured Appliance Brand

[ 0 ] July 15, 2012 |

Francesco Bertazzoni founded the Bertazzoni company in 1882 to supply wood burning stoves to his home town of Guastalla in Northern Italy. His venture was a success and Bertazzoni soon came to be known all over Italy. The family built the first Bertazzoni factory in 1909, and made a major expansion in the 1920s. The […]

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American Brand Appliances vs What is made in the U.S.

American Brand Appliances vs What is made in the U.S.

[ 0 ] July 13, 2012 |

Having just finished the 4th of July holiday season with all the attending appliance sale events, it should be noted that at least one of the big box stores – the guys who wear orange aprons – had a newspaper tab with a patriotic theme, Red, White, and Blue sale featuring a Korean appliance brand. […]

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