Published at Wednesday, December 13th 2017, 23:40:37 PM by Lisa Gracia. Appliances. HOT WATER HEATER: Similar to refrigerators, consider replacing your water heater if more than 10 years old. Older water heaters can rust, collect sand and sediment in the bottom, and are also costing you 15% of your household’s energy dollars. The energy efficiency of a water heater is measured in Energy Factor or (EF). The larger the number of EF, the more efficient the water heater is. For even greater efficiency consider buying a tankless water heater.
Published at Thursday, December 14th 2017, 23:40:07 PM. Appliances By Carol Agustiana. Ovens/Stoves: When considering an oven and stove, think about how you typically cook and if you’re a novice or an experienced cook. The oven or stove you choose can have a great impact on how you cook and whether the energy you use to heat them is worthwhile. Convection over conventional ovens tends to use more energy but for expert cooks they enjoy the even distribution over heat and can usually cook their food faster and with more control. For those interested in buying a stove or cooktop, there are several options: induction, gas or electric all have their pros and cons. Most beginning cooks appreciate electric for its slow heat up, while experienced cooks prefer induction and ultimately gas stoves for its fast heat up and ability to cook under precise conditions.
Published at Thursday, December 14th 2017, 23:40:07 PM. Appliances By Lisa Gracia. REFRIGERATOR: Depending on the age of your refrigerator you could be spending more for electricity than you need to. Refrigerator’s use approximately 18% of your energy cost for your monthly bill for your home. If your refrigerator is more than 10 years old, consider buying a newer model. They contribute to global warming and by replacing can reduce this harmful effect to the Earth’s atmosphere. The money spent on a new model will be made up for in your monthly savings. If you have a newer refrigerator clean the condenser coils yearly to reduce dust and dirt.
Published at Thursday, December 14th 2017, 23:40:06 PM. Appliances By Mary Hardianti. Utilize vertical wall space: Instead of using shelving on every wall, leave some areas free for hanging wire storage from ceiling to floor for pots and pans, aprons, and large utensils. If you don’t have a free vertical wall, than consider using ceiling hanging pot racks that can maximize vertical storage. Remember, as long as you can see all the contents of your pantry at one time, all space is fair game for adding functional space!
Published at Thursday, December 14th 2017, 23:40:05 PM. Appliances By Paula Rahayu. Your kitchen is most likely the busiest area of your home, and the place people are most likely to congregate in. Modern kitchens embrace this by adding seating to the kitchen. Whether you choose countertop stools and seats at a breakfast bar, or you opt for a banquette or bench at a window side table, seating can make your kitchen have a whole new appeal. Busy families with children doing homework to parents entertaining friends while cooking make seating essential in your modern kitchen.
Published at Wednesday, December 13th 2017, 23:40:39 PM. Appliances By Paula Rahayu. The decade’s glamor was borrowed to showcase respect and love for quality and history. These rounded kitchen accessories can visually improve the domestic space, alongside large home appliances like refrigerators and freezers, fires, dishwashers and washing machines with the same retro design lines. The kettle, slice toaster, blender and stand mixer are available in a wonderful range of colors and made for “a kitchen full of creativity”. “Curved and compact products, star characters of the kitchen, developed for people who want to dabble at being a chef, but not only.” Don’t you just absolutely love them?
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Published at Wednesday, December 13th 2017, 23:40:38 PM. Appliances By Amy Irani. Energy efficiency, eco friendly, and ‘going green’ are the new buzz words in saving money in your home and helping the Earth’s resources. Several years ago, energy efficiency seemed to only be adopted by a choice few, while today it is a way of life, and should be for our Earth’s longevity. When buying appliances for your home, do you know what factors to look for to match your budget, home size and type? Here are some guidelines on how to buy the right appliance for your wallet and your home.