Everything You Need to Know About Buying a New Appliance

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You can find everything you need to know about buying a new appliance here. If you're concerned about choosing the best model for your needs and aren't sure where to start, you're in the right place! We have PDF format buyer's guides you can download, as well as helpful videos and links to our best product reviews and other posts from our blog.


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Should you buy a French door or a side by side style? What types of refrigerators will fit in a narrow space? Should you splurge on a counter depth model? We answer all of these questions and more!

Slide-in or freestanding? Are downdraft ranges a good idea? Smooth top or coil top? We answer all of these questions and more!

What are dishwasher decibel levels? Are stainless steel tubs worth it? Top controls or front controls? We answer all of these questions and more!

Over the range, countertop, or built-in? How many watts? What about dimensions? We answer these questions and more!

How does a ductless hood work? What can sones reveal about operation noise? How many CFM do you need? We answer these questions and more!

Top load vs front load? Agitator or HE impeller? How do you choose the right capacity? We answer these questions and more!

What are the benefits of gas vs electric? What size dryer do you need? How does HE sensor dry save money? We answer these questions and more!

How much do you need to spend to get a gas grill that will really last? What features should you look for? Which brands make the best grills? We answer these questions and more!

What size air conditioner do you need? Are portable air conditioners a good idea? How do you find a quiet model? We answer these questions and more!

Packages, Extended Warranties, & Colors



Everything you need to know about saving money with appliance packages.

Are extended warranties worth it? Learn more here.

Black stainless steel is a hot color that's been on the market since around 2013. Discover what different brands are offering and whether this color is right for you.
We keep track of the new appliance colors on the market so you don't have to. If you're looking for a fresh new look for your kitchen, start here!
More and more manufacturers are offering fingerprint resistant finishes. Find out more about smudge proof stainless in our article!
How does GE's exclusive Slate finish measure up against stainless steel? This stone-inspired matte finish could be a great look for your kitchen.

We're happy to answer any questions you may have. Email non-urgent questions to sales@bellinghamelectric.com or give us a call at (508) 883-7235 during our business hours. We carry all major brands and types of appliances and would be happy to help you decide on the best option to suit your needs.