We're Still Waiting On The Dishwasher Utopia

Today, roughly 75 percent of American households have a dishwasher. But this wonder of modern kitchen science still lags well behind refrigerators and microwaves — which are both over 95 percent. The automatic dishwasher was the high-tech promise of the 1920s. And the 1950s. And the 1970s. So why has the dishwasher… » 4/30/14 4:26pm 4/30/14 4:26pm

A Simple Knock Opens This Dishwasher, Keeping the Front Panel Clean

Everything inside your dishwasher might be sparkling and squeaky clean, but loading it with dishes and cutlery all day has probably left it a greasy mess on the outside. A disgusting downside that Miele intends to alleviate with automatic doors on its latest dishwashers—which open with a simple knock. » 9/04/13 5:23pm 9/04/13 5:23pm

Get the Most Out of Your Home Appliances (Without Taking Them Apart)

When was the last time you had to salt your perishables, got dishpan hands, or beat your laundry against a washboard? Chances are, not recently. Your home appliances do so much for you, shouldn't you return the love? Here's how to keep your domestic machine in peak condition without putting on a tool belt. » 6/17/13 4:00pm 6/17/13 4:00pm