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Chris Wurlitzer

Chris Wurlitzer works as an Appliance Sales Associate with Yale Appliance + Lighting. Chris enjoys helping people and is a father of four. He is also an avid Spartan racer.

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Bosch vs Miele Dishwashers (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Chris Wurlitzer

For many people looking for the best dishwasher available, Bosch and Miele become the number one considerations. 

There are many similarities. Both are very quiet with stainless steel tubs and are German owned. From a corporate structure to the actual dishwasher itself, Bosch and Miele could not be more different.

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Thermador vs Sub-Zero French Door Counter Depth Refrigerators (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Chris Wurlitzer

French door refrigeration is the most popular style of refrigerator sold in the United States right now. It is certainly the coolest looking product with side by side top and a bottom freezer.

Unlike side by side refrigerators, French doors allow you to use the full width to store food like trays and platters.

Thermador has had a French door for 10 years as part of their very successful Freedom collection. Sub-Zero just started marketing a French door in July of 2012.

As these brands seem to compete in other categories, let's compare their French door refrigerators. This a tough comparison of very different units, prices and rebates.

We'll take a look at both companies, their products and then compare the two at the end. 

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Topics: Thermador, Sub-Zero, French Door Refrigerators

Spotlight on True Undercounter Refrigerators [VIDEO]

by Chris Wurlitzer

In this video Chris talks about how True undercounter refrigerators is bringing all the benefits of their trusted commerical products to the home with really great features that homeowners and designers will love.

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Topics: True Refrigerators

Yale Appliance University: Downdraft Vents

by Chris Wurlitzer

We're back with another installment of Yale Appliance University -- This time we're discussing downdraft vents. Chris explains the benefits of downdrafts and when they should, and shouldn't be used.

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Topics: Jenn-Air, Slide-In Ranges

Best Induction Slide-In Ranges [VIDEO]

by Chris Wurlitzer

Induction is the fastest cooking product (yes even faster than the hottest pro range) as well as the most responsive. It is also the most child safe.

There are plenty of induction cooktops and freestanding ranges, yet few decent slide-in products are available. We show the best plus features to consider in this video.

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Topics: Induction Ranges

Everything You Need To Know About KitchenAid Dishwashers

by Chris Wurlitzer

KitchenAid has completely redesigned their iconic dishwasher to compete with the quieter and more efficient European brands like Bosch. We analyze important feature changes in this video.

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Topics: Dishwashers, KitchenAid

Yale Appliance University: Miele Dishwashers

by Chris Wurlitzer

Yale Appliance University is our weekly video series where we answer the most common questions we hear and highlight great products. View the other Yale Appliance University videos here.

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Topics: Miele, Dishwashers, Yale Appliance University

Yale Appliance University: Bosch Dishwashers

by Chris Wurlitzer

This time we're back with an update on Bosch dishwashers, one of the best dishwashers on the market. Chris explains what makes them such a good product and why you should consider one for your home.

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Yale Appliance University - Slide-In Ranges

by Chris Wurlitzer

This new installment of Yale Appliance University features the most common questions about Slide-In Ranges. We explain the difference between a slide-in and freestanding range and the unique requirements for installation. Make sure to look for the bonus links below for more information.

Slide-In Ranges


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Hi folks, it’s Chris Wurlitzer from Yale appliance + Lighting in Boston, MA. We're back again with another round of commonly asked questions. Today we are going to talk about slide-in ranges. What is a slide-in range and what brands do we sell here at Yale Appliance + Lighting. Be sure to follow the links to get more detailed information about this and other topics.

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Topics: Slide-In Ranges, Yale Appliance University

Electrolux Front Load Washers (Video)

by Chris Wurlitzer

Electrolux laundry features loads of features, huge capacity, great efficiency and more. They are the only brand in the industry with a Second Floor Guarantee so you don't have to worry about vibration. They also include the easy to use IQ-Touch controls which make choosing and saving your favorite options a breeze.

I recorded this quick video explaining how the Electrolux IQ-Touch laundry controls work, take a look...

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Topics: Yale Appliance University

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