Getting to Know Your New Dishwasher

Important things to know about a new dishwasher

Congratulations on purchasing a new dishwasher. Because most people haven’t purchased a dishwasher in the last 5-10 years, it’s important to realize that technology has come quite a long way. Today’s dishwashers are quieter, more water and energy-efficient, and offer more options than ever. To help you navigate all the changes in dishwasher technology, please … Read more

Things people say: “My washing machine doesn’t use enough water!”

Washer does not get sufficient level of water

Today’s washing machines are water- and energy-efficient, quiet, with greater capacities and better cleaning power than ever before. Yet, there’s a common, though not prevalent, refrain: “they don’t use enough water!” Well, before I get into why they do, I’ll get into why the old machines used so much. To make sense of this, let’s … Read more

Kenmore Elite 4.0 cubic foot front-load washer 4147X

Kenmore front-load washer

Let’s take a look at the Kenmore Elite 4.0 cubic foot front-load washer model 4147X. This model is available in white (41472) and silver (41473). This washer replaces the previous generation Kenmore Elite 41022/41029 (white/red). Like previous Kenmore Elite front-loaders, the 4147X has extremely quiet operation because of its direct-drive motor, suspension system, and bearing … Read more

Kenmore Elite 29.2 cubic foot Side-by-Side Refrigerator 5118X

Kenmore Elite Refrigerator

The appliance of the week is the Kenmore Elite 29.2 cubic foot side-by-side refrigerator model 5118X. This model is available in white (51182), black (51189), and stainless steel (51183). The Kenmore Elite 5118X has flat doors (not contoured), and the same “bow-tie” design handles to match other current Kenmore Elite appliances. The freezer door has … Read more

Samsung RF31FMESBSR 31 cubic foot French Door Refrigerator

Samsung french door refrigerator

After a long hiatus, the Appliance Nerd is back! Today we’re looking at the Samsung RF31FMESBSR French door refrigerator. It is available in stainless steel. As is standard with Samsung French door refrigerators, the RF31FMESBSR has dual evaporators, which separates the air in the refrigerator from the air in the freezer. No garlic/onion ice cream … Read more

What is a Master Protection Agreement?

MPA for appliances

If you’ve already made the wise decision to purchase a Master Protection Agreement, you probably know most of the benefits you get with it. If you have never purchased them, or have never heard of them, you owe it to yourself to learn about this industry-leading service provided exclusively by Sears. Doesn’t it have a … Read more

Samsung Flex Duo Convection Oven model FE710DRS

The appliance of the week is the Samsung Flex Duo Convection Oven model FE710DRS. This free-standing electric range is available in stainless steel only, and continues Samsung’s tradition of innovation and making maximum efficient use of space. First, there’s styling. The Samsung FE710DRS is designed with consistent cosmetic elements, such as the tubular handle with … Read more