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.

Tips for Designing Your Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor cookouts offer a primal and intimate setting to bond with those we love and care about. If you have timeless memories of outdoor cookouts with family and friends, an outdoor kitchen may be the way to go for your next home improvement project. Whether you want an intimate space just for close family or […]

Choosing the Best Refrigerator for Your Home

Selecting which type of refrigerator to install in your home is a big decision. Refrigerators, like all household appliances, come in many different styles, shapes, and sizes. You should take the time to research different models and see which one best fits your needs and preferences. Here’s a short guide:

Remodeling Your Kitchen? Keep These Tips in Mind

You’ve had an epiphany and realize your current kitchen is no longer cutting it. We’ve been there, and we know firsthand all of the easy problems and frustration that will occur if you don’t take the proper steps. Today, we’re highlighting some critical tips to make your kitchen remodel as seamless as possible.

Repair or Replace? How Do You Know When an Appliance is Past Its Prime?

Your essential appliances provide you with the ultimate convenience, and, after a while, you get attached to them. Let’s be honest, can you really enjoy home life without a refrigerator to keep your food fresh or a washer/dryer combo to take the hassle out of laundry day? We can’t!