Published at Saturday, September 02nd 2017, 01:26:14 AM by Mary Hardianti. Appliances. 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 Thursday, August 10th 2017, 23:30:30 PM. Appliances By Lisa Gracia. 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, July 29th 2017, 03:21:12 AM. Appliances By Lisa Gracia. 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 Sunday, July 16th 2017, 03:21:33 AM. 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, July 13th 2017, 03:21:43 AM. Kitchen By Paula Rahayu. In wet, cold and blustery environments, a sliding glass screen would work well to prevent the need for constant cleaning from weathering, while enabling versatility in its use, both in gorgeous and questionable weather conditions. Impressive and glamorous: A definite showpiece for any home which can host an outdoor kitchen.
Published at Tuesday, July 04th 2017, 03:22:03 AM. Appliances By Amy Irani. Shop around the holidays: For many countries, the holidays are the perfect time for home improvement stores to put appliances on sale. In the United States – Presidents Day, Fourth of July, Memorial Day and Labor Day are big weekends for appliance shopping. Many will offer specials for buying the appliance during the holiday, and may offer advanced incentives if paying with store credit or credit cards. Around the holidays, look in your newspapers and online home improvement store advertisements to see what deals your local store may be having. Also check with department stores located in shopping centers or malls. They too, may offer holiday appliance deals to compete with home improvement stores to vie for your business.
Published at Wednesday, June 28th 2017, 03:12:54 AM. Appliances By Amy Irani. Your countertops also get a large portion of real estate in your kitchen. While outdated kitchens may have the inconvenient tile-and-grout or cheap vinyl for workspace, the variety of countertop surfaces options out there today are endless. Foom solid surfacing varieties that consist of resin and polymers to natural stone varieties such as marble and granite, there’s an option for everyone’s style and budget.
Published at Wednesday, June 21st 2017, 03:12:57 AM. Kitchen By Brenda Eda. Kitchens are yearning for a sip of excitement and edge which is why interesting and colorful splashbacks will be popular in 2014. Grand Designs magazine has placed this as the number 1 Kitchen trend for 2014 and we at Freshome believe it’ll be a winner too. Look for tiles with interesting patterns, in colors (blue), colorful splashes of the rainbow or exotic designs. Keep the rest of the kitchen minimalistic.