Congratulations! You have made it through the high-stress process of purchasing your very first home. Now that you have completed the home buying process, what is next step?
The next move after purchasing your home is equipping it. Purchasing your appliances can be both an exciting and daunting task, as selecting the right appliances will have an impact on your life over the next few years. You can get lost in the sales associates sales pitch and the countless marketing emails, so it is best to do your research on what appliances along with their features best serve your needs.
Before you shell out thousands of dollars on overpriced appliances, that you may or may not need, here are a few of the home appliances to invest in for your new home.
- A Slow Cooker/Crockpot
A winter cooking staple, a slow cooker uses less electricity than an oven, allowing you to cook a meal over an 8-10-hour period of time while leaving the slow cooker unattended. Additional benefits of a slow cooker include bringing out robust flavors in food plus helps tenderize less-expensive cuts of meat.
- A Smart Refrigerator
The case for purchasing a smart refrigerator is becoming stronger and stronger. The smart fridges on the market now come with touchscreens that are similar to tablets. You are able to control your refrigerator’s temperature and humidity settings. You can display your calendar, type notes and reminders, display your favorite pictures or even check email. Some models include speakers which enable the refrigerator to play your music.
- A Smart HD Television
A smart television allows you access to a variety of channels that offer TV programs, movies, music, all without having to connect a digital antenna or subscribe to a cable/digital satellite service. With the built-in streaming platform, you do not have to purchase attachments such as Apple TV or Roku. Also, some smart TVs can give you access to web browsing, gaming, in addition to being compatible with your PC. Other added bonuses of a smart TV include screen sharing when you can view content from your compatible smartphone onto the TV screen.
- High-Efficiency Washing Machine and Dryer
Who does not already love the convenience of having a washing machine and a dryer in the home? Now smart washers and dryers have kicked it up a notch by being able to be linked to your smartphone, which means you can control them both without having to go to the laundry room or garage. In addition to the was machine and dryers being “smart”, they are power and water high efficiency which saves you money.
Of all the home products to bargain shop for, the best industrial vacuum cleaners on the market is not something to be frugal on. A top of the line vacuum cleaner needs to be durable with the ability to thoroughly clean so to preserve your floors and remove as much dirt and allergens as possible. This product should not be seen only as an accessory but as an investment appliance to add to your home.