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Overlay vs. Built-In vs. Integrated Refrigerators: What...

Sub-Zero Integrated Refrigerator. Kitchen designed by Designs Unlimited The purpose of this article is to dispel any confusion between three terms used to describe the top-of-the-line refrigeration market: built-in, integrated and overlay (a.k.a. panel-ready). Chances...

How To Survive Tax Free Weekend 2014 in Boston, MA

Massachusetts 2014 tax free weekend is August 16th & 17th. Products $2,500 and below will not be taxed. Items costing $2,501 and above are taxable at their full amount. Best of all, the tax free...

BBQ Battle: Charcoal vs Gas Grill

Need a new grill? Gas and charcoal are unquestioningly the most popular types of grills currently on the market. But which kind is better? We’ve pitted them against each other and distilled the most...

Boston Appliance at Winchester Town Day

Last weekend marked the 33rd consecutive annual Winchester Town Day, where the weather was cheery and the food was delicious. We had a booth, and held an exciting raffle with three big prizes. The raffle...

How to Get Rid of Front Load Washer Smell

Here’s a complaint we hear a lot: “I washed my clothes just before going on vacation and when I got back the laundry room smelled like a disaster!” If you have a frontloader, your...

Front Load vs Top Load Washers: The Definitive Guide

In the battle of front load vs. top load washers, which reigns supreme? In this article, we’ll examine the pros and cons and declare a victor. Although top load washers have historically been more...

Best Built-In Refrigerator Models of 2014 [Reviews]

We previously published an article explaining why we think Sub-Zero is the best built-in refrigerator brand on the market right now. I definitely recommend taking a look at that article if you’re new to the Sub-Zero brand,...

Bosch Dishwasher Reviews: Ascenta vs. 800 Series

There are two things consumers really want out of a dishwasher (aside from clean dishes): quiet operation and energy efficiency. It’s no accident that Bosch has built their reputation around solving these two pain...

When is the Best Time to Buy Appliances?

Boston Appliance has been in business for over 60 years, and in that time we’ve gotten pretty familiar with the patterns and cycles of the appliance industry. Just like you might buy snowboarding gear...

Is a Counter-Depth Refrigerator Worth The Price?

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re thinking about buying a counter depth refrigerator to free up some extra space in your kitchen floor plan. Counter depth refrigerators sacrifice up to 6″ of fridge...