Home appliances help make every-day life more convenient, but they can also add more headaches and stress when they need to be repaired or replaced.  With our appliances getting smarter and more devices connected in the home, it's important to learn about the latest appliance trends and where to turn if they need to be fixed. 

At Angie's List, we provide lots of how-to and DIY projects that can help you get started on a home or kitchen upgrade, including options on various appliances and features that can make your home more comfortable.  It's important to your research before hiring a professional for appliance repairs and always get at least 3 quotes before starting the work.  You can also be quickly matched with 3 local appliance repair pros near you to get the job done now.

Power companies work to keep electricity on for D.C.-area residents this winter as energy demand skyrockets. (Photo courtesy of FEMA)
Furnaces & Home Heating SystemsEnergy EfficiencyPropane and Heating OilFireplaceWinter
Power consumption soars during D.C.'s frosty February.
 (Photo by Photo by Brandon Smith)
Furnaces & Home Heating SystemsHeat PumpsAir ConditioningEnergy Efficiency
Learn more about the different efficiency ratings for HVAC equipment.
insulation in attic
Energy EfficiencyInsulation
We want year-round comfort in our homes. But how do we ensure our homes provide respite from the cold winter drafts and the sweltering summer blasts?
air conditioning units
Air ConditioningFurnaces & Home Heating SystemsEnergy Efficiency
SEER and EER ratings measure an A/C unit's efficiency. Higher ratings mean less energy use.
Freon tanks
Air ConditioningHVAC MaintenanceEnergy Efficiency
Too much refrigerant such as Freon can seriously damage your A/C unit.
 
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