Published at Friday, October 13th 2017, 01:40:28 AM 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 Saturday, December 09th 2017, 14:44:21 PM. Appliances By Mary Hardianti. The new set inspired by cut diamonds showcases a modern play of light that adds an interesting twist to kitchen counters. Black and white filter coffee machines, kettles and toasters compose a collection of glossy appliances perfect for a carefully designed kitchen. Brilliant surfaces compose an elegant texture, exposing the company’s continuous search for inspiring shapes that perfect the functional features of each appliance. DeLonghi’s Breakfast Series Brillante was imagined by Italian artist Varisco and captures the need for a flourishing attention to details. Can you imagine how this set would look in your home?
Published at Saturday, December 09th 2017, 14:44:14 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.
Published at Saturday, December 09th 2017, 14:44:12 PM. Appliances By Dorothy Shabrina. 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 Saturday, December 09th 2017, 14:44:11 PM. Appliances By Dorothy Shabrina. Consider installing a dimmer switch for versatility while entertaining, cooking, or just relaxing for a midnight snack! Pendant lighting over a kitchen island, under cabinet lighting to illuminate countertops, and chandeliers are all becoming great options for updated lighting sources.
Published at Saturday, December 09th 2017, 14:43:53 PM. Appliances By Mary Hardianti. Refrigerators: With any appliance, before you get enamored with all the whistles and bells of how beautiful it looks and all of the gadgets assess your lifestyle. With refrigerators consider how many times you and your family cook and eat from home. For larger families, larger capacity units will be necessary, as well as the ability for longer preservation of food. Higher end models that offer dual refrigeration, on-door controls, and energy efficiency may be more important for your families needs. While singles or those who don’t cook a lot may prefer a snazzy stainless steel or built-in model that looks fantastic, but doesn’t need all of the accompaniments. Also consider if your home would need separate wine refrigeration storage, or possibly refrigerated drawers for easy access.
Published at Saturday, December 09th 2017, 14:43:51 PM. Appliances By Amy Irani. Have you purchased any energy efficient appliances in your home lately? What made you make the switch from your previous appliance? If you’re in the market for new appliances, tell us what will help you make your final decision!
Published at Saturday, December 09th 2017, 14:43:48 PM. Appliances By Carol Agustiana. Depending on your size of kitchen, storage may or may not be an issue. Although, there are not too many people who would say they wouldn’t mind adding more functional space to their kitchen pantry. In many homes the pantry is an afterthought by the home builder, and a minimal amount of shelving and storage is provided. For you apartment owners as well that have small pantries, here are tips to help you add more functional space.