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KitchenAid vs. Viking Dishwashers (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Jeff Tarascio

If you are considering a premium dishwasher, Miele, Bosch, and KitchenAid are certainly on your list. But what about Viking? After all, they have $15,000 ranges. You would think a dishwasher would be simple by comparison.

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Topics: Dishwashers, Viking, KitchenAid

KitchenAid vs. Electrolux Dishwashers (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by Roger Pontes

Dishwashers have come a long way. From a glass window, to a “knock to open” feature, these are some of the new features available on the market today. More importantly, dishwashers are also much quieter than the last time you bought one.

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Topics: Dishwashers, Electrolux, KitchenAid

The 5 Best Counter Depth Refrigerators

by Steve Sheinkopf

A counter depth refrigerator does not protrude from the cabinets. It is more aesthetically pleasing because you won't see the sides. It is also a benefit to have a shallower refrigerator in a galley kitchen or with an island design. There will be more room between the refrigerator and the island itself.

Simply, counter depths look better. We will look at the different types and then the 5 best to consider. 

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Topics: Jenn-Air, Bosch, Frigidaire, Website, Refrigerators, Counter Depth Refrigerators, KitchenAid, Samsung

Best Freestanding & Slide-In Gas Range Deals 2016 (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Steve Sheinkopf

You do not have to buy a pro range for super hot burners anymore. Gas ranges are starting to perform more like professional ranges with at least one burner being super hot. You also have available features like griddle burners, warming drawers or second ovens.

So if you haven't been in the market for a while, there is much more to consider than just five years ago. It can be a bit confusing, but we will describe each unit and feature below. You can determine the right product for your kitchen.

Thermador is the only brand not participating in this promotion on this list (but you do get a free dishwasher).

We'll look at the best units to consider now with freestanding first and then slide-in ranges below. Of the 500 or so options, following are the 10 best gas ranges to consider. 

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Topics: Bosch, Frigidaire, Slide-In Ranges, Electrolux, KitchenAid, Freestanding Ranges

Best Premium Dishwashers Over $1,000 (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Alex Leifer

Before we discuss the best dishwashers in the business, you should know dishwashers between $700 and $999 are very good with many features and quietness down to 40 dBA. So do not feel pressured into buying an expensive dishwasher.

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Topics: Miele, Dishwashers, KitchenAid, Bosch Benchmark

KitchenAid vs. Electrolux Slide-In Induction Ranges (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Steve Sheinkopf

After numerous delays in shipping, KitchenAid has finally started to market an induction slide-in range.

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Topics: Slide-In Ranges, Electrolux, KitchenAid, Induction Ranges

Best French Door Refrigerators For Labor Day Sale 2016

by Steve Sheinkopf

French doors have become increasingly popular due to their unique style, they also offer more cubic footage in the refrigerator and less in the freezer than the side by side refrigerator.

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Topics: Jenn-Air, Frigidaire, Counter Depth Refrigerators, KitchenAid, French Door Refrigerators, Samsung

Miele vs. KitchenAid Dishwashers (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Rick Medeiros

If you are looking for a premium dishwasher, then Miele and KitchenAid should be at the top of your list. Both are excellent, but there are numerous differences, especially if you have not been in the market for a few years.

We will look at both brands then compare a few different dishwashers. First we will look at the blurring lines between American and European style dishwashers.

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Topics: Miele, Dishwashers, KitchenAid

Most Reliable Freestanding Gas Ranges (Reviews/Ratings)

by Steve Sheinkopf

This is our 8th or 9th most reliable post. Gas ranges should have been one of the first as the category is over 60% of the market. We will reiterate the service formula, but reliability is a very elusive measurement in our industry.

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Topics: Whirlpool, Frigidaire, Website, Electrolux, KitchenAid, Maytag, Freestanding Ranges, Most Reliable Appliances

New Appliances, Sinks and Lighting for 2016

by Steve Sheinkopf

Yale Home Show 2016
19 chef demos to see in both locations – February 6-7 + 13-15

  • Free 5 Year Warranties on Jenn-Air and Miele Purchases. Some exlusions apply, ask for details
  • 10% Back in Lighting and Plumbing in Gift Cards with 4-piece Kitchen Package Purchase from Frigidaire Gallery, Frigidaire Pro, Electrolux and Bosch (Benchmark not included).
  • 12 Month, 0% Financing Available with Approved Credit
  • 10% Off All Decorative Lighting. Recessed and GM Lighting products excluded.
  • 10% Off All Outlet Prices

Call us at 617-825-9253 for more information
Click here for Home Show details

We used to display new products at The Bayside Expo Center when they had a Home Show, then we remodeled our showroom to show functional, working kitchens. We then hired some chefs to demonstrate the products capabilities, and The Yale Home Show was born. 

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Topics: Wolf, Thermador, Jenn-Air, Visual Comfort, New Products, Bosch, Frigidaire, Hubbardton Forge, Lynx, KitchenAid, SubZero, Samsung, La Cornue Range

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