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Getting Started

There are so many new styles and features! How do you know which model will fit your needs?

The appliance industry believes that informed consumers make the wisest selections. In this section we will tell you what you need to know to help you choose the right appliances for your home. These suggestions include what to consider before purchasing, such as shopping & laundry habits, measuring your living space and which way the appliance door should open. When you are shopping, ask your dealer to demonstrate and explain new features. Don't forget to ask questions about installation requirements, service availability and warranties.

Plan ahead and you will be sure to purchase the right appliance to fit your lifestyle. Here are some handy resources to help you:

  • AHAMVerifide.org will help you find the right household appliance that has been independently tested. Products that are part of the AHAM Verifide program include clothes washers, dishwashers, dehumidifiers, refrigerators and freezers, room air cleaners and room air conditioners.