If you are looking to upgrade your home appliances, you are probably wondering which ones are the best and most efficient for the year. Homeowners are very interested in personalization when it comes to their appliances. Not only do they want the appearance of the kitchen or laundry room to reflect their style choices, they also want functionality. Today’s appliances are often designed to be more customized to fit the individual or families lifestyles. Their budgets are centered not only on their own desires but also their hobbies as well.
When you make the decision to purchase new appliances for your home, models that are eco-friendly are absolutely essential. Many households buy appliances that are oversized and they don’t need them because they end up wasting energy.
Having appliances that are durable and affordable is very important, however many people also want to be trendy and up to date with the hottest appliances as well. For example, a family may select a coffee making system instead of just an average coffee maker if they are fanatical about their coffee. The same is true in any area of the home where a major appliance is located – form AND function both need to be evaluated before making a purchase. The list below highlights some of the best appliances out there for 2015 – who knows; you just might find one you can’t live without!
The Heat Pump Dryer with Condensor by Whirlpool may look like your average dryer, but it is so much more. This unit is a extremely efficient heat pump dryer. It is non-vented which means it can be placed anywhere. This dryer is a dream come true for homebuilders. They won’t have to drill several holes for vents any longer. It is a small dryer averaging at 2.5 cubic feet. It is almost three times the size. It will be the only type of dryer to comply with the standards of EnergyStar.
The newest arrival in the concept of the smart kitchen is the Wi-Fi Enabled Wall Oven by Jenn-Air. It is available in single or double convection configurations. It is due to be out on the market in September. It is the first Wi-Fi enabled oven offered by Jenn-Air. It will also have an app for Android and iOS devices.
In addition to maintenance and diagnostic functionality, the app will also provide control and remote visibility so that users can visualize when the oven is preheated and the amount of cooking time that is remaining. Additional features include the Culinary Center by Jenn-Air, which offers image-rich interactive guidance for over 30 cooking programs. Details such as food category, type of cookware used, and desired level of “doneness” is incorporated.
Gone are the days of doing laundry on a washboard, however Samsung research shows 70% of today’s consumers use the top of their washing machines to pretreat their laundry. In an effort to make this process easier, say hello to the Samsung Activewash. This new top-loading washing machine has a built in sink. Getting rid of stains is easier than ever before thanks to Samsung, because now dirty clothes can be soaked and then dropped into the basin to be washed through a slot. The pretreating water isn’t wasted either. It goes into the wash cycle. A separate handle is there to open and close each of the lids so you can use the sink to wash your hand or you can wash clothes without using the sink. The concept is so simple, it is amazing no one else has thought of doing it before.
Buying new appliances in this day and age isn’t as simple as it used to be. You’re not just buying a random refrigerator or stove. This choice requires significant planning before you can even start viewing the appliances in the nearest home improvement store or online. Sit down and develop and plan that is well thought out. Figure out what you want from your appliances in functionality, durability, and style. Consider a day in the life of your kitchen and map out your priorities and goals. Also make sure you have a solid budget in place, and don’t stray from it.
There are many simple methods you can implement with your new appliances to make sure they are environmentally friendly and give you the right amount of functionality. Using energy efficient appliances is also something you want to consider strictly. In many homes, the kitchen consumes the most energy. You can alter the way the appliances are utilized when you purchase home appliances that are the most energy efficient.