appliances · Reviews

Five amazing fridges (and some reasons you might not want them)

These fridges are impressive — but according to this article on, there’s a really good reason to pass on each one.  Find out why sometimes beauty is only skin deep…even when it comes to appliances:

Appliance Parts · Do-it-yourself

Steampunk-inspired lamps are crafted from over a hundred washing machines

(The following post contains excerpts from original article at Design collective Teatro Metaphora completed a spectacular art installation that could forever change the way you look at your washing machine. The Madeira-based NGO collected over a hundred landfill-bound washing machines and transformed the drums into beautiful and colorful hanging lights that now illuminate a street in… Continue reading Steampunk-inspired lamps are crafted from over a hundred washing machines

Do-it-yourself · Living Better · Tips & Tricks

Are Your Appliances Summer Ready?

Summer is right around the corner and that means the kids will soon be out of school, and it also means it’s going to get hot. So, expect the kids to be around more often, and you can look forward to a whole list of extra things to be done around the house – and… Continue reading Are Your Appliances Summer Ready?

Laundry · Speed Queen

Speed Queen Washers Built to Last

Follow the link to read Consumer Reports review of the Speed Queen brand: We were more impressed with what actual consumers posted in the comments section of the review.  Look at what real people who own a Speed Queen have to say: Katherine Weigel We went to buy a new washing machine; dreading the… Continue reading Speed Queen Washers Built to Last


Speed Queen: American Quality

American Quality There are certain indelible traits that make America what it is, like strength, leadership and quality. And these characteristics do more than define America—they define American products. The first Speed Queen® laundry machine was built in Ripon, Wisconsin, in 1908, and we’ve been proudly headquartered there ever since. In fact, we’ve never produced… Continue reading Speed Queen: American Quality