The laundry is washed in the washing machine, the dishwasher cleans plates and glasses, vacuuming is done quickly with the vacuum cleaner. Once you have learned to appreciate the advantages of the individual devices, you no longer want to do without them. Here are the home appliances reviews which you shouldn’t miss.
1. The refrigerator
What would a kitchen be without a refrigerator? The families would have a huge problem, because a lot of valuable food has to be refrigerated and is easily perishable. Meat and fish in particular, but also fruit, vegetables and dairy products, stay fresh longer in the refrigerator. In the past, keeping these sensitive foods in stock was much more laborious, so people’s quality of life has improved significantly thanks to the refrigerator. Today, refrigerators are available in many sizes, shapes and colors in specialist shops.
When buying a refrigerator, it is important to pay particular attention to the energy efficiency class. Class A + to A +++ devices are ideal. These save resources, but also electricity costs. Fridges are mainly available as built-in devices or as free-standing devices. Often there are also devices with a fridge-freezer combination.
The budget is decisive for the selection, but also the capacity, depending on the number of people in the household. Fridges are often equipped with some technical finesse, for example with an LED display, O ° compartment, defrosting aid, etc. Different compartments for vegetables and fruit, bottles and storage compartments help you find your way around better.
2. The washing machine
It’s hard to imagine, but in the past the laundry had to be laboriously scrubbed by the river or later in the washtub. Thanks to the washing machine, laundry is child’s play and can be done on the side. Simply put the laundry in the machine, press the right buttons, select the right program, and you’re good to go.
Washing machines are available in numerous variants, as top or front loading, for families with a large capacity, for singles, and there are countless programs, e.g.
Another factor when buying is energy efficiency and the consumption of electricity and water. The energy efficiency class from A – G offers a good orientation here.
3. The dishwasher
A mountain of cutlery, bowls, plates, glasses and cups Await in the kitchen. Good for those who now have a dishwasher and can simply put the dirty dishes in the machine and don’t have to wash them by hand. The device is popular not only in private households, but also in facilities such as kindergartens or at work. When it comes to dishwashers, experts differentiate between
- Floor standing devices
- Fully integrated devices
- Semi-integrated devices.
The former can stand free, fully integrated devices are part of the equipment of a fitted kitchen, partially integrated devices are also part of the fitted kitchen, but the operating line is visible in the furniture part. Even with dishwashers, economical consumption of water and electricity is important.
When buying, it is important that the device has the most important functions such as quick program, intensive program and economy program or minimum temperatures of 30, 45 or 65 degrees Celsius.
There are also full-size dishwashers and “half” units for singles. Often, extras such as the display of the remaining time, the selection of the start time and automatic program are also available.
4. The vacuum cleaner
In a household with pets or in families with children, nobody can do without a vacuum cleaner. Vacuum cleaners help to rid the apartment of dirt, but also protect against allergies.
A lot has also changed technically with the vacuum cleaner. And so, among other things, devices are offered that work wirelessly. Cylinder vacuum cleaners, wet vacuum cleaners, handheld vacuum cleaners, table vacuum cleaners and vacuum cleaner robots should be mentioned here.
Table vacuum cleaners and hand vacuum cleaners can be used for small amounts of dirt on a small area. Classic cylinder vacuum cleaners have rollers, various nozzles for parquet, tiles, stone floors or carpets and are available with or without a change bag. Vacuum cleaner robots are harbingers of the future.
They are programmable and do the vacuuming themselves. Wet vacuum cleaners are suitable for garages, basements and for removing liquids. Vacuum cleaners are also available in different price ranges and different designs and sizes.
5. Electric stove and oven
Relaxed and safe cooking, roasting and baking is almost no longer an art today. Thanks to modern electric stoves, often in combination with an oven, it is child’s play to conjure up the most delicious dishes.
A stove, so the specialty, has a voltage of 400 volts, so a special connection is necessary. The connection is also a matter for a specialist. There are basically three types of flocks. The classic electric stove has hotplates made of steel or iron. Cookers with ceramic hobs are more modern.
Current devices have an induction hob. These are particularly energy-efficient and can be operated with modern touch screens. As an alternative, gas stoves are also available, these are particularly popular in professional catering. Which variant is chosen depends on individual preferences, but also on the price.