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Buying Guides

Appliance Buying Guides

Buying appliances is a major budget expense when you want to refresh or renovate your kitchen or laundry room. We have created several buying guides for the kitchen and laundry room to assist you in your search and help you make the best appliance choices for your needs.

In this section, you will find buying guides on kitchen appliances including refrigerators, ranges and other cooking appliances, kitchen ventilation, dishwashers and wine fridges or coolers. Looking for new appliances for the laundry room? We have a buying guide on washers and dryers to help you choose the right laundry pair for your needs.

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Mattress & Bedding Buying Guides

Buying a mattress and other sleep products is often a complicated task that can have a big impact on your sleep. Before you start shopping, our mattress buying guide will help you better understand the various types of technologies used in mattress construction as well as the levels of comfort and support available.

We have also created helpful buying guides on sleep related products such as adjustable bed bases, pillows, mattress protectors, mattress foundations, and box springs. Read our various sleep products shopping guides and be better equipped to make the right choice when you visit your local mattress store.

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Furniture Buying Guides

There are certain things you should know before buying furniture. The quality of construction, the choice of furniture covers and materials as well as the dimensions and certain aspects of your purchasing process should not be overlooked.

Whether you are looking for a motion sofa, a sectional, and occasional tables for your living room, or a dining room or bedroom set, our furniture buying guides will help you make the right decisions while respecting your budget and tastes.

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Appliances Buying Guides

Refrigerator Buying Guide

Buying a new refrigerator? How do you choose the one that best suits your needs? In this guide, you will discover the key elements to consider when buying a new refrigerator. You will learn about the many fridge styles and finishes available. You will also familiarize yourself with important features available in today's refrigerators such as flexible storage, ice and water dispensers and WiFi connectivity.

Read our Refrigerator Buying Guide (PDF) Shop All Refrigerators Shop French-Door Refrigerators Shop Side-by-Side Refrigerators

Cooking Appliance Buying Guide

What is the best range for your needs? What type of oven should you buy? Our cooking appliances buying guide will help you determine the ideal cooking appliance or combination of cooking appliances for you. In this buying guide you will learn more about freestanding ranges, built-in wall ovens and induction, gas and electric cooktops. You will also find various options to consider when buying an oven or a range such as convection and steam cooking, self-cleaning features, warming drawers, and wireless connectivity.

Read our Cooking Appliance Buying Guide (PDF) Shop All Ranges Shop All Cooktops Shop Wall Ovens Shop Microwave Ovens

Dishwasher Buying Guide

What should I consider when buying a new dishwasher? What is a quiet dishwasher? Our dishwasher buying guide will help you answer some of your questions. In this guide, you will learn a little more about the new designs and finishes available, as well as the various wash cycles and features like connectivity and rack options. You will also discover in this dishwasher buying guide the importance of buying a quieter dishwasher that meets certain energy efficiency criteria.

Read our Dishwasher Buying Guide (PDF) Shop All Dishwashers Shop Portable Dishwashers

Ventilation Buying Guide

What type of ventilation is ideal for your kitchen? Which range hood should you buy? This kitchen ventilation buying guide will help you learn a little bit more about the different types of ventilation hoods and equipment. It will make you realize the links between your choice of cooking appliances, your cooking habits and the capacity of your ventilation system. In this buying guide, you will also familiarize yourself with ventilation designs such as updraft and downdraft ventilation systems, microwave ovens with integrated hood, island range hoods, and discover a few interesting features such as heat sensor and Wifi connectivity.

Read our Ventilation Buying Guide (PDF) Shop Kitchen Ventilation Shop Range Hoods Shop Over-the-Range Microwave Ovens

Washer and Dryer Buying Guide

How to choose the best washing machine for your needs? Which washing cycles should your new washer have? What are the different types of dryers? This washer and dryer buying guide will help you better define the key elements to consider when buying your new washer and dryer laundry pair. From classic models, stackable or not, to must-have features such as a steam option, built-in faucets and auto detergent cycles, you'll be able to find the perfect laundry pair for your needs after reading this guide.

Read our Washer and Dryer Buying Guide (PDF) Shop Washers Shop Dryers Shop Laundry Pairs Shop Front-Load Washers

Complementary Appliance Buying Guide

You have the kitchen of your dreams, but have you ever wondered what it needs to make it extraordinary? This complementary appliances buying guide provides you with a list of must-have appliances such as wine coolers/fridges, built-in coffee machines, trash compactors, ice makers, etc. Add one or more to your kitchen to make it even more complete and enjoy it to its fullest.

Read our Complementary Appliance Buying Guide (PDF) Shop Wine Storage Shop Built-In Coffee Systems Shop Trash Compactors Shop Warming Drawers Shop Ice Making Machines

Mattress & Bedding Buying Guides

Mattress Buying Guide

Which mattress is best for you? Which mattress size, type or comfort do you need? Our Mattress Buying Guide will answer a few of the questions you might have when shopping for a new mattress. In this guide, you'll learn more about latex and memory foam mattresses, different comfort levels provided by designs such as pillow top and euro top mattresses, and varying degrees of support, from soft to firm. This guide also offers other useful tips and advice such as budget considerations, box spring choices and warranties.

Read our Mattress Buying Guide (PDF) Shop All Mattresses Shop Memory Foam Mattresses Shop Innerspring Mattresses Shop Pillow Top Mattresses Shop Euro Top Mattresses

Adjustable Bed Base Buying Guide

Are you considering buying an adjustable bed to improve the quality of your sleep and lifestyle? Before you start your purchase process, read our guide on adjustable bed bases. In addition to learning more about their benefits and various sizes, you will discover the range of features available on today's electric beds. As well, you will find out which mattresses are most suitable for these bases and what to consider for the setup and delivery of an adjustable bed.

Read our Adjustable Bed Base Buying Guide Buying Guide (PDF) Shop All Adjustable Bed Base

Mattress Foundation and Bed Frame Buying Guide

Do you need a box spring for your new mattress? What is the difference between a box spring and a mattress foundation? Our Mattress Foundation and Bed Frame Buying Guide will help you pick the right support for your mattress so that you can keep it for years to come. In our guide you'll learn more about the importance of a proper mattress foundation, the best foundation for some mattress types and bed frame designs available on the market.

Read our Mattress Foundation and Bed Frame Buying Guide (PDF) Shop Mattress Foundation Shop Bed Frame

Mattress Protector Buying Guide

When you buy a new mattress, you should always protect it from stains, bed bugs, dust mites and other allergens. But which mattress protector should you buy? What are the different types of mattress protectors available? This guide will help you understand the importance of protecting your mattress. It will also inform you on the different types of mattress protectors available so that you can make an informed buying decision.

Read our Mattress Protector Buying Guide (PDF) Shop Mattress Protectors

Pillow Buying Guide

How to choose the best washing machine for your needs? Which washing cycles should your new washer have? What are the different types of dryers? This washer and dryer buying guide will help you better define the key elements to consider when buying your new washer and dryer laundry pair. From classic models, stackable or not, to must-have features such as a steam option, built-in faucets and auto detergent cycles, you'll be able to find the perfect laundry pair for your needs after reading this guide.

Read our Pillow Buying Buying Guide (PDF) Shop Pillows