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Buying Guides

Appliance Buying Guides

Buying appliances is a major budget expense when you want to refresh or renovate your kitchen or laundry room. We have created several buying guides for the kitchen and laundry room to assist you in your search and help you make the best appliance choices for your needs.

In this section, you will find buying guides on kitchen appliances including refrigerators, ranges and other cooking appliances, kitchen ventilation, dishwashers and wine fridges or coolers. Looking for new appliances for the laundry room? We have a buying guide on washers and dryers to help you choose the right laundry pair for your needs.

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Appliances Buying Guides

Refrigerator Buying Guide

Buying a new refrigerator? How do you choose the one that best suits your needs? In this guide, you will discover the key elements to consider when buying a new refrigerator. You will learn about the many fridge styles and finishes available. You will also familiarize yourself with important features available in today's refrigerators such as flexible storage, ice and water dispensers and WiFi connectivity.

Read our Refrigerator Buying Guide (PDF)Shop All RefrigeratorsShop French-Door RefrigeratorsShop Side-by-Side Refrigerators

Cooking Appliance Buying Guide

What is the best range for your needs? What type of oven should you buy? Our cooking appliances buying guide will help you determine the ideal cooking appliance or combination of cooking appliances for you. In this buying guide you will learn more about freestanding ranges, built-in wall ovens and induction, gas and electric cooktops. You will also find various options to consider when buying an oven or a range such as convection and steam cooking, self-cleaning features, warming drawers, and wireless connectivity.

Read our Cooking Appliance Buying Guide (PDF)Shop All RangesShop All CooktopsShop Wall OvensShop Microwave Ovens

Dishwasher Buying Guide

What should I consider when buying a new dishwasher? What is a quiet dishwasher? Our dishwasher buying guide will help you answer some of your questions. In this guide, you will learn a little more about the new designs and finishes available, as well as the various wash cycles and features like connectivity and rack options. You will also discover in this dishwasher buying guide the importance of buying a quieter dishwasher that meets certain energy efficiency criteria.

Read our Dishwasher Buying Guide (PDF)Shop All DishwashersShop Portable Dishwashers

Ventilation Buying Guide

What type of ventilation is ideal for your kitchen? Which range hood should you buy? This kitchen ventilation buying guide will help you learn a little bit more about the different types of ventilation hoods and equipment. It will make you realize the links between your choice of cooking appliances, your cooking habits and the capacity of your ventilation system. In this buying guide, you will also familiarize yourself with ventilation designs such as updraft and downdraft ventilation systems, microwave ovens with integrated hood, island range hoods, and discover a few interesting features such as heat sensor and Wifi connectivity.

Read our Ventilation Buying Guide (PDF)Shop Kitchen VentilationShop Range HoodsShop Over-the-Range Microwave Ovens

Washer and Dryer Buying Guide

How to choose the best washing machine for your needs? Which washing cycles should your new washer have? What are the different types of dryers? This washer and dryer buying guide will help you better define the key elements to consider when buying your new washer and dryer laundry pair. From classic models, stackable or not, to must-have features such as a steam option, built-in faucets and auto detergent cycles, you'll be able to find the perfect laundry pair for your needs after reading this guide.

Read our Washer and Dryer Buying Guide (PDF)Shop WashersShop DryersShop Laundry PairsShop Front-Load Washers

Complementary Appliance Buying Guide

You have the kitchen of your dreams, but have you ever wondered what it needs to make it extraordinary? This complementary appliances buying guide provides you with a list of must-have appliances such as wine coolers/fridges, built-in coffee machines, trash compactors, ice makers, etc. Add one or more to your kitchen to make it even more complete and enjoy it to its fullest.

Read our Complementary Appliance Buying Guide (PDF)Shop Wine StorageShop Built-In Coffee SystemsShop Trash CompactorsShop Warming DrawersShop Ice Making Machines