What is the Best Way to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances?

A kitchen with stainless steel appliances in the Cayman Islands.

What is the Best Way to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances? It’s no surprise that stainless steel appliances remain a popular choice for homeowners. With a sleek finish that matches almost any indoor decor, stainless steel is an investment that many consider well worth it.

Side-by-Side vs. Double Door: What’s the Best Refrigerator?

A home kitchen with a French door style refrigerator.

If your home’s refrigerator is on its last leg, you’re probably already scouring the internet looking for your new replacement. Since most refrigerators tend to last more than ten years, your priorities may have changed since your last refrigerator purchase.

Aluminum vs. Stainless Steel Appliances: What’s Safer for Your Kitchen?

Stainless steel appliances in a kitchen.

Aluminum and stainless steel appliances may look similar because of their shiny silver appearances, but their compositions are incredibly different.  Stainless steel is an alloy made from iron and chromium, whereas aluminum is a material extracted from ore that is made and combined with many different components. These compositional differences mean that they have many […]

The Top Best Features to Look for in a Washer and Dryer Set

Homeowner looking at phone while shopping for new washer and dryer set.

When moving into a new home or replacing old laundry appliances, you’ll want to buy a washer and dryer. Before you start your search, it’s best to familiarize yourself with the many unique features and components these appliances can have.  Here’s a look at some of the best washer and dryer features available so you […]

Which Household Appliances Use the Most Energy?

Most major household appliances (refrigerator, oven, microwave, washing machine, TV, laptop, printer, TV, toaster, coffemaker) artfully arranged in living room.

In the Cayman Islands, even a small household tends to experience electricity costs as high as $400 KYD per month. Families that live in large homes are likely to spend more than that, as they have more people relying on the appliances that use the most energy. Air conditioning units, water heaters, and dryers are […]

Dishwashing vs. Hand Washing: What Saves More Water?

Woman loading dishwasher in her kitchen.

When it comes to washing dishes by hand in the kitchen sink or using a dishwasher, there are many misconceptions. For instance, people are naturally disinclined to run a half load of dishes; doesn’t that waste water? If a machine is more efficient, do dishwashers save money reliably in the long run? The answer between […]

Do Energy Star® Appliances Really Help Save Money?

Close up for Energy Star® oven and dishwasher

Global warming, recycling, and energy conservation are discussed more now than ever before, and many people are trying to do their best to help the environment. With such a wide variety of appliances available on the market, some homeowners take the step to make sure they have Energy Star® appliances.

How Much Laundry Detergent Do I Really Need?

laundry detergent with measuring cup

More isn’t always better. And that is abundantly clear when it comes to laundry detergent. Year after year, consumers spend more money than they need to on laundry detergents in the pursuit of cleaner, fresh-smelling clothes. Yet, more soap doesn’t mean cleaner clothes, and it could be doing damage to your washing machine. But if […]

Are Energy-Efficient Appliances Worth It?

Every new appliance you purchase is a significant investment for your home, so it is worth taking time to consider the decision carefully. Let’s take a look at the advantages of energy-efficient appliances to work out whether it is worth spending a little extra to save money on bills in the long run.