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.

Fluorescent light turned on
Energy EfficiencyLighting
Turning off fluorescent lights saves more energy than leaving them on all of the time.
DVRs are a top Energy Vampire
Energy EfficiencySmall Appliances and Gadgets
DVRs are the most diabolical of the many home appliances that use energy even when turned off.
Heating system components
Energy EfficiencyPropane and Heating OilFurnaces & Home Heating SystemsHeat Pumps
Gas and oil price increases and newly efficient systems make replacement options a good idea.
By properly insulating your attic you can keep warm air from escaping and save money on your energy bills. (Photo courtesy of Vinay S. of North Brunswick, New Jersey)
InsulationEnergy Efficiency
Hot air rises … but good insulation can keep your energy costs from doing the same thing.
Insulation in attic door
Energy EfficiencyInsulation
Your existing home can be made more comfortable in ways that don’t have to be costly.