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Mid-Range to Affordable Luxury Appliance Packages (Ratings/Reviews)

by Steve Sheinkopf

You do not have to spend a ton of money for good looking appliances. It's quite the opposite, especially over the last 5 years. 

KitchenAid has a whole new look. Bosch has a new refrigerator. Samsung is now the number one brand in the US because of beautiful design and advanced technology. Jenn-Air still has their most popular full-featured package around $5,000.

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Topics: Jenn-Air, Bosch, KitchenAid, Samsung, Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliance Packages

Best Samsung vs. LG 4-Door Refrigerators (Review/Ratings/Prices)

by John Ramsay V

There was a time 20 years ago when side-by-side refrigerators were considered the premium refrigerator. Then about 10 years ago, French doors became popular because it offered more refrigeration space and a newer, cooler look. The French-door refrigerator was the standard for the high-end refrigerator.

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Topics: Refrigerators, Samsung, LG Electronics

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

by Mason Nguyen

Quite a bit has changed since the last time you bought a dishwasher. The premium dishwasher companies like Miele, Bosch, and KitchenAid can be purchased for less than they were 5 years ago.

The Korean companies like LG and Samsung have become more popular. In fact, Samsung is now the most popular appliance brand in the US. However, most of that volume is in refrigeration and laundry. How does their dishwasher compete against the premium KitchenAid?

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Topics: Dishwashers, KitchenAid, Samsung

The 5 Best Counter Depth Refrigerators (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

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 7 best to consider.

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

Samsung vs. Thermador Freedom Induction Cooktops (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by Jason Anemaet

Thermador had the first real innovation in the market by offering a borderless cooktop without traditional burners. What this means is that you can place the pan anywhere on the cooktop's surface, or move it while cooking, and the cooktop will automatically adjust to where the pan is placed.

Samsung released their first ever induction cooktop this year. It has some pretty nifty innovations like Wi-Fi and BlueTooth. So we will compare both. First, let us look at induction itself.

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Topics: Induction Cooktops, Thermador, Samsung

Real Review of the Samsung NZ36K78800UG/AA Wi-Fi Induction Cooktop (Ratings / Prices)

by Steve Sheinkopf

The next generation of appliance upgrades is Wi-Fi, without question. One day in the future, you will be able to call your appliances and have the food ready when you arrive home. We are almost there with some Wi-Fi wall ovens like Dacor and Jenn-Air.

Curiously, Samsung has introduced an induction Wi-Fi cooktop. In theory, you can connect your phone to the cooktop and monitor the burner settings as well as use time functions. Before we look at Wi-Fi, I want to see if this cooktop is competitive on features like output.

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Topics: Induction Cooktops, Samsung, Smart Appliances

Best Black Stainless Steel Kitchen Packages from LG, Samsung and KitchenAid (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by Eric Trexler

I grew up in a time where kitchen appliances were black, white, and bisque.There were many finishes before and after like "Harvest Gold,""Avocado,""Silver," "Olde Bronze,""Ice White," "Black Ice," and "Slate".

However, stainless steel is still the dominant finish in kitchens today. It matches all cabinet styles and has a certain chic look about it. So it is fitting that the next hot finish would have a stainless component. Black steel is a shade darker than traditional stainless steel.

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Topics: KitchenAid, Samsung, LG Electronics

New Samsung Wi-Fi Wall Oven (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by Alex Leifer

We have Wi-Fi on our phones, laptops, TV’s, and game consoles. Let’s face it even our thermostat and lights are hooked up to a “Nest”, so shouldn’t we have them in appliances by now? Well, the Millennial Gods have answered your wireless prayers. Samsung mid-2016 released their new Wi-Fi capable wall ovens and their product aims to please.

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Topics: Wall Ovens, Samsung

Best French Door Refrigerators Deals 2017 (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

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

Samsung vs. LG Convection Gas Ranges (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Todd Rourke

LG and Samsung are the fastest growing appliance companies in the US. Both companies have been on the forefront of technology and innovation for the last 10 years.

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Topics: Gas Cooking, Samsung, LG Electronics

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