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New, Cool Appliances For 2017

by Steve Sheinkopf

We once displayed new products at The Bayside Expo Center Home Show.

Now, we've remodeled our showrooms to show functional, working kitchens. Half of Yale Dorchester is totally new. Framingham is just over one year old.

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Topics: New Products

New Jenn-Air Wi-Fi Wall Oven Review

by Nicole Parmenter

Editor's Note: Nicole is our company chef. Her job is to test products and communicate with you. If you want to learn about steam, speed, induction or convection cooking, sign up for one her classes. She is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University and is a specialist in gluten free and vegetarian cooking.

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Topics: Jenn-Air, New Products, Wall Ovens

New Electrolux Front Load Washers and Dryers (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Steve Sheinkopf

Electrolux has changed their washer lineup for 2016-2017. Front load laundry is Electrolux’s biggest single category in the U.S. It is pretty amazing, because they only produced compact laundry outside the U.S until recently. 

This year's iteration includes SmartBoost technology. It premixes the detergent and water before the cycle starts, so the clothes are cleaner than any other specialty cycle from any other brand.

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Topics: New Products, Electrolux

New Samsung AddWash Washer & Dryer (Review/Rating/Prices)

by Jessica Petrino

How many times did you forget to add a sock or outfit after you started your wash cycle? You would have to cancel the cycle, wait for the water to drain and the latch to release or perhaps you just wait for the next wash (which is why I have so many mismatched socks).

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Topics: New Products, Laundry, Samsung

New Samsung Family Hub Counter Depth Refrigerator (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Steve Sheinkopf

I have always been fond of technology for assisting you in your kitchen. It has not always worked out. About 15 years ago, I was sure Whirlpool had a great new range. The Polera had the ability to refrigerate, defrost and cook your food.

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Topics: New Products, Samsung

10 Coolest Appliances & Lighting for Boston

by Steve Sheinkopf

Picking the 10 best products in a store is a tall order. There are tons of interesting and likable products.

When I originally wrote this in 2014, Sub-Zero upgraded their integrated refrigeration, Dacor launched their internet ready ovens and there were some very different BBQ's from Big Green Egg and Kalamazoo.

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Topics: Appliances, New Products, Lighting

Best New Appliances at the Architecture Digest Design Show 2016

by Steve Sheinkopf

I have been traveling to new product shows for most of my 30 years at Yale. We are always looking for the best and newest products to market. Since we service these products, we want them to work first and be trendy second.

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Topics: New Products

The New LG Sidekick Pedestal Washer (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Amy Ross

If you like the modern styling, LG was the first to design it. Every other brand has copied it.

Now LG has designed a pedestal washer to fit under their washer. Now you can have two washers for washing different fabrics at the same time. (You've seen the TV commercials with the clothes fighting each other).

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Topics: New Products, Laundry, LG Electronics

Should You Buy Black Stainless Steel Appliances? (Reviews/Ratings)

by Steve Sheinkopf

About 15 years ago, the Wall Street Journal called us. They wanted our opinion on new finishes and whether this was the end of stainless as a design trend. Our response was stainless steel will continue as the dominant finish for the foreseeable future.

As it turns out, we were right and they have never called us back. There are again a number of new finishes available, but black stainless is very different. It is worth your consideration (maybe). So in this post, we will look at all the options briefly and review black stainless.

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Topics: New Products

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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