Appliance Resources and Buying Guides

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Since 1950, Boston Appliance has helped developers and families build, renovate and upgrade the finest homes in New England. As a 4th-generation family business, we know the industry inside and out.

Our experts have written these buying guides to answer questions that frequently come up in our showroom. They are designed as pocket references to save you time during the buying process – great for your smartphone or tablet.

Refrigerator Buying Guide

Refrigerators at Boston Appliance in Woburn MA

Everything you need to know before you buy a new refrigerator.

  • Sizing and installation instructions
  • Pricing and feature breakdowns of different configurations (Top/Bottom-Freezer, Side-By-Side, French Door, Counter-Depth, Built-In/Integrated, Under-counter)
  • Which manufacturers have the best service reputation

Range Buying Guide

Ranges at Boston Appliance in Woburn MA

Everything you need to know before you buy a new oven range.

  • Sizing and installation instructions
  • Pricing and feature breakdowns of different configurations
  • Which manufacturers have the best service reputation

Cooktop Buying Guide

Cooktops at Boston Appliance in Woburn MA

Everything you need to know before you buy a new cooktop.

  • Benefit and feature comparisons
  • Which manufacturers have the best service reputation

Microwave Buying Guide

Everything you need to know before you buy a new microwave.

Here’s what the guide covers:

  • Which features are useful — and which ones waste money
  • Child-proof microwave features for families
  • Is convection worth it? (Do you cook a lot?)
  • How to get the best price for whichever unit you choose.

Microwaves at Boston Appliance in Woburn MA

Dishwasher Buying Guide

Everything you need to know before you buy a new dishwasher.

  • Simple breakdown of configurations and wash cycles
  • Why you should be leery of dishwasher noise ratings
  • Unnecessary features that will inflate purchase price (don’t pay for what you won’t use!)

Dishwashers at Boston Appliance in Woburn MA

Washer Buying Guide

Everything you need to know before you buy a new washing machine.

  • Sizing and installation chart.
  • Pros and cons of every configuration on the market (top loading, front loading, unitized/laundry center, compact, washer/dryer combo).
  • Features, brands you trust, and more.

Washers at Boston Appliance in Woburn MA

Dryer Buying Guide

Everything you need to know before you buy a new washing machine.

  • Sizing and installation chart.
  • Pros and cons of every configuration on the market (top loading, front loading, unitized/laundry center, compact, washer/dryer combo).
  • Features, brands you trust, and more.

Dryers at Boston Appliance in Woburn MA