appliances

Make Your Dishwasher Last (Almost) Forever With These 6 Tricks

A modern new dishwasher should last 15 years, but you can extend the machine's useful lifetime much longer than that with a few simple maintenance chores.

The 5 Best Freezers

Buying or making food in bulk and storing it in the freezer is one of the best ways to save money. Do it with one of these great freezer picks.

The 5 Best Refrigerators

Get the best combination of energy efficiency and organization with one of these excellent refrigerators.

The 5 Best Small Appliances for Students

Make your dorm room feel like home with these appliances that make it easy eat, caffeinate, clean, and more.

How Much Money Will You Save With Energy Star Appliances?

While it might seem smarter to stick with older appliances, stocking your home with Energy Star appliances can save you major cash in the long run.

7 Deadly Energy Sinners: The Energy Hogs Hiding in Your Home

You'll find power guzzlers in both likely and unlikely places around your home. But by making some fairly painless changes, you can see big savings.

Carrying the Kenmore: How to Move a Fridge

Moving refrigerators and other large items requires more care and work than you might expect. Learn from an expert how to do the job right.

When Something Breaks, Should You Repair or Replace?

The common line is that it's better to repair than replace, but that's not always true. Here's how to figure out what you should do when something breaks.

Upgrade Your Home Decor for Less

From outdated appliances to that weird wallpaper the previous tenant put up in the kitchen, there are plenty of ways to save on big-ticket decor improvements.

8 Simple Ways to Make Your Refrigerator More Efficient

Even if you have an EnergyStar refrigerator, these big appliances still eat electricity. Here are some tips for making fridges run more efficiently.

Life Without a Microwave

Life without a microwave might seem prehistoric, but it's easy. Learn how you can depend less on nuking your food and avoid another cumbersome kitchen appliance.

How to Clean Your Dishwasher

Your dishwasher does a good job cleaning the dishes, but it doesn't always do a good job cleaning itself. Learn how to avoid breakdowns and high repair costs.

8 Ways to Save Big on Appliances

From surprising rebates to scratch-and-dent discounts and more, there is almost always a way to pay less for major appliances.

Save Money on Appliances at any Time of Year

You may be looking into buying a replacement for that old fridge or dishwasher, but take a minute to run through these tips.

Cash for Appliances: Get a Cash Rebate for Buying New Appliances

Last year the Cash for Clunkers program gave out billions of dollars in rebates for purchasing new cars. This spring a smaller rebate program called Cash for Appliances is rolling

Marketing Messes With Your Head

A new study out today in PNAS confirms what we always suspected was true. The higher the price you pay for a product, the greater your subjective experience of pleasure in the prod