Buying home appliances can seem like a daunting task! With so many brands and features to consider, it can help to familiarize yourself with the best performers on the market today. When shopping for appliances, consider build quality, reviews, and warranties. It’s also important to take into account your space at home, energy efficiency, layout and style options, and bonus features (such as smart technology and Wi-Fi). Consider your local certified repair options to ensure that your investment can stay in great shape for plenty of time to come! 


Top refrigerator brands include Sub-Zero, which makes top-of-the-line full-size refrigerators to ensure your kitchen is always well-stocked, and Thermador, a high-end brand known for its premium-grade stainless steel models. Miele is also known for its excellent quality appliances; choose from a freestanding refrigerator, a Perfect Cool fridge, and freezer, or a French Door bottom mount unit for maximum storage. Viking refrigerators are also wonderful and luxurious options for sprucing up your kitchen, available in a range of sizes to suit your needs.

Everyone loves a modern vintage look, so make sure to check out popular vintage-inspired options. These include Galanz retro top mount refrigerators, available in a variety of eye-pleasing colors. Similarly, refrigerators from Big Chill can also offer that retro twist to your kitchen; opt for the slim, studio, or original size, available in fun colors like pink lemonade, buttercup yellow, or cherry red. Timeless brand Frigidaire offers some stylish vintage options as well as more modern models.

For an option with more storage and organization options, the GE Cafe line of full-size refrigerators is not only spectacularly reviewed but truly tested by time. GE is a respectable and reliable brand, and the Cafe line is fully Energy Star certified. These modern refrigerators will truly make a statement in your kitchen and may have some of the sleekest and best-looking offerings on this list.

Additional refrigeration choices that hold up to consumer reviews and popularity include Whirlpool, which has several highly rated options including French-Door and Side-by-side options. The most popular option is the 36” wide size and colors range from sterling to sparkling white. Lastly, the Frigidaire Gallery series is the only option on the list with a top freezer design. 


Common among many top 10 lists for dishwashers are the Bosch 800, 500, and 300 series dishwashers. Not only are Bosch’s dishwashers highly favored among buyers for their ability to leave dishes spic-and-span, but they offer consumers plenty of up-front information when browsing. Bosch dishwashers are extremely popular due to their panels which makes them appear to disappear into the cabinetry, creating a seamless look for your kitchen. Learn more by visiting the Bosch Dishwashers 101 page.

If GE is on the buying list for other appliances in your home, then the GE 24” top control smart dishwasher may be the choice for you. GE is a well-known and time-tested brand GE dishwashers feature the company’s Twin Turbo Dry Boost, and other features like a sanitize cycle. Some of the models may include top-controls that are fingerprint resistant, as well as stainless steel interiors.

Other outstanding choices in this category include the Miele, Kitchenaid, and Whirlpool. All of these choices include a full option, with multiple design styles, proprietary functionality, and—of course—top-notch cleaning abilities.


For the perfect stove for your luxury kitchen, look no further than Viking. Their stunning appliances include the Italian-inspired Tuscany collection of range stoves, offered in a variety of styles and configurations to meet your cooking needs. Another brand known for its dual-fuel varieties with gas burners and electric ovens is Wolf; from module cooktops to warming drawers, they have everything you need for a fantastic cooking experience. 

Finally, there is La Cornue, known for its luxury French range stoves. Create a stunningly customized stove on the website, selecting a color like matte black or royal blue, and choose from brushed stainless steel, polished brass, or brushed nickel trim, accents, and handrail.

Washer & Dryer

A good washer and dryer may be one of the more difficult calls to make since there are so many options for stacked, all-in-ones, or independent choices. LG’s market share and customer satisfaction boost them to one of the top spots for brands to consider. LG options include front-loading, stackable towers, and the ThinQ Electric line. Learn more about LG’s laundry line here.

A top contender again is GE home appliances. The GE Ultrafresh vent system front-loading washer and electric dryer have patented cutting edge technology and are at the top of many lists for the best appliances in 2021. GE has been quality tested by Good Housekeeping since 1909, so it’s no wonder that so many consumers trust this well-known brand.

Other top-performers that consumers love include the Black & Decker portable washer.

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