Archive for the 'Appliances' Category

Cool new French door wall ovens

You know, new products were a lot more fun a few years ago when we were rolling in dough and using our homes as ATM machines to fix up our homes. Of course, the big new mortgages we got after all those cash-out refinances are now a burden, but that’s another story. Still, even in [...]

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Are you wild? Are you ready for a wild refrigerator?

Amana says it's thinking of putting out some new refrigerator designs but doesn't know which to create first. So your help is needed. Take this test to rate 10 refrigerator designs from 1 to 10, from least favorite to most favorite. In exchange, Amana will tell you what your choices indicate about your personality. Are you [...]

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The temptation of the professional Viking gas grill

Sen. Ted Sevens of Alaska, the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. Senate, was indicted yesterday on allegations that he failed to report $250,000 in improvements that were done to his home. He has denied the charges. Among the items he allegedly got for free and didn’t report, according a story in the L.A. Times, were: [...]

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Famous folks at home: quiz

Which TV design star owns this Los Angeles kitchen? What to notice: Ikea cabinets.Carrera marble counters.Subway tile backsplash.Cork flooring.Vintage stool.Really cool stove. Give it your best guess, then click here for the answer. See more famous folks at home

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New home-related recalls

Recalls for these products were announced recently by the Consumer Product Safety Commission: Product: Kenmore wall ovensManufacturer: Frigidaire Canada, a sister company of Electrolux Home Products Inc., Cleveland, OhioNumber recalled: 7,500Problem: During extended broiling, gas can build in the oven cavity and escape when the oven door is opened. This poses a burn and possible [...]

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