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Best Appliance Buying Guides For 2019 (Reviews/Prices/Ratings)

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We just went through yet another revision to all of our appliance buying guides. There are about 20 in-depth appliances guides designed to help you make smart buying decisions for your home.

With so many changes in the industry, we have to update them at least twice a year.

These guides will help you with your renovation, remodel, or appliance purchase. After all, they started as employee training manuals and morphed into our Yale Buying Guides about 10 years ago.

Below are the top 5 appliance buying guides and what they cover.

5 Best Appliance Buying Guides For 2019

1. Appliance Buying Guide

Yale Appliance Appliance Buying Guide

The Appliance Buying Guide was our first guide. In this guide, we look at the top 10 appliance brands you should consider, their reliability, and how you can save the most money.

Additionally, this guide answers the top 10 appliance questions we answer daily and, overall, it’s a great guide if you are starting a remodel or just looking into replacing your appliances.

Click here for your free Appliance Buying Guide. 

2. Counter Depth Refrigerator Buying Guide

Yale Appliance Counter Depth Refrigerator Buying Guide  (1)

Everyone is so confused about this category, so we break it down in our Counter Depth Refrigerator Buying Guide. In this guide, we cover professional, integrated, and regular counter depth refrigerators, their differences, and which style and installation may be best for your kitchen.

We also break down the best brands for every category. If you don’t know the difference between a column and a refrigerator, for instance, this guide is for you.

Click here for your free Counter Depth Refrigerator Buying Guide. 

3. Dishwasher Buying Guide

Yale Appliance Dishwasher Buying Guide

Dishwashers have changed almost entirely over the last few years. One of the top features people are asking for is quietness. This guide will tell you why silence ratings on dishwashers are important how loud each rating is, and why you shouldn’t spend a fortune for quiet dishwasher.

This guide also reviews the best brands to consider, the most reliable, and the essential dishwasher features to consider. We also cover the different kinds of dishwasher drying methods and how they work, including Thermador’s and Bosch’s new Zeolite drying method. 

Click here for your free Dishwasher Buying Guide. 

4. Pro Cooking Buying Guide

Yale Appliance Pro Cooking Buying Guide

It’s tough to buy a professional (pro) range, and it wasn’t always that way. Pro ranges used to have basic controls with nearly any cooking options.

Now, there are brands with Wi-fi compatibility and downloadable recipes from gourmet cooking apps. It’s a different purchase than it was ten years ago with options like steam, French tops, infrared grills, griddles, and even twin convection ovens.

This guide covers everything from the most reliable professional ranges to the differences between steam cooking and steam assist in more extensive pro ranges.

Click here for your free Pro Cooking Buying Guide. 

5. Compact Laundry Buying Guide

Yale Appliance Compact Buying Guide

Compact laundry machines are the most sophisticated washers and dryers available. You have automatic dispensers, higher RPM speeds on the washer, and tons of wash cycle options depending on the material of your clothing. For dryers, high efficient heat pump drying is incredibly popular.

Click here for your free Compact Laundry Buying Guide. 

Final Thoughts

These guides are excellent, not only if you are starting a remodel, but if you’re replacing your existing appliances. It’s also helped our contractors, architects, and designers stay current with their information to their clients.

You won’t be blindsided or have buyer’s remorse after you read one of these.

If you need any help or have questions, feel free to set up an appointment with one of our sales representatives or chef by clicking here.

Additional Resources

Looking for more help on appliances? Get the free Yale Appliance Buying Guide with the 10 most frequently asked questions, their answers, features on the major brands, and lastly, advice for the best buying strategies. Well over 620,000 people have read a Yale Guide.

View our appliance buying guide

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A few review sites have placed this at the bottom of their articles. So here is our take: Our mission is to find reliable products for you to buy. Other review sites may say this as well.

However, we don’t love every product. Quite frankly, it costs us way too much money in repair costs to support less reliable brands.

In fact, we sell fewer brands than most appliance stores. Here is why:

We feel it is our responsibility to repair your appliances after you buy them.

We now have 30 service technicians, each averaging 8-10 calls a day Monday through Friday, plus another 110 on Saturday. That's over 30,000 service calls logged in one year.

The labor rates of fixing an appliance do not come close to the true cost in any product’s warranty period.

That is why no major retailer has a service department. It costs too much labor, money and time.

Our Blog is a bit different than most others you will read. We cannot write glowing reviews of unreliable products.

Hopefully, the bloggers and organizations who write such glowing product reviews for every brand consider servicing these products first. Only then they will understand the consequences of their marketing.

Steve Sheinkopf

My goal has always been simple: I want Yale to be the best retail experience anywhere. I have tried to create a compelling environment for customers and employees alike.

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