Cindy Bailen loves writing about technology and home design. In her spare time, she hosts pledge programs for WGBH-TV in Boston and other public television stations.
Articles and Reviews by Cindy Bailen
Believe it—the way you do laundry is about to change
January 10, 2018 – A time-saver on laundry day, these Electrolux front-load washers have a dispenser for pods.
Your plain vanilla kitchen is crying out for a pop of color
January 09, 2018 – White kitchens is here to stay, but to keep it stylish, add a pop of color.
If your fridge won’t stay shut, this simple trick will fix it
January 04, 2018 – Our refrigerator gasket wouldn't keep the door closed, until we tried this.
Kenmore 51112 side-by-side refrigerator review
December 29, 2017 – This side-by-side refrigerator has limited freezer space, and its crispers can't keep produce fresh.
Here’s what happens inside your washing machine while it cleans
December 22, 2017 – Here's how your washer uses water, detergent, and mechanical action to clean clothes.
Maytag MEDB955FC dryer review
December 20, 2017 – This large-capacity dryer accommodates a whole family's laundry and can dry a fluffy comforter, too.
9 kitchen accessories you need in Pantone's 2018 color of the year
December 20, 2017 – Add accessories in Ultra Violet, Pantone's color of the year, to transform a blah kitchen.
Frigidaire Gallery FGSC2335TF counter-depth side-by-side refrigerator review
December 15, 2017 – A side-by-side refrigerator is counter-depth and sports luxury features at a reasonable price point.
Samsung RS25J500DSG side-by-side refrigerator
December 13, 2017 – This side-by-side model has room for frozen pizza, but the control panel is too dim and hard to tap.
Everyone will be painting their homes these colors in 2018
December 12, 2017 – Forecasters and color experts have chosen these colors for 2018.
5 things you should never use as laundry detergent
December 08, 2017 – Not all laundry products are effective. Here are some you should avoid.
What temperature is your refrigerator?
December 08, 2017 – Make sure your refrigerator and freezer are running at the right temperatures.
Best Top-Load Washers Under $1,000 of 2018
December 08, 2017 – Our picks for the best affordable top load washers available today.
Best Washers for Large Families of 2018
December 08, 2017 – Our picks for the best washing machines for large families.
10 trendy things to buy in Pantone's 2018 color of the year
December 08, 2017 – Pantone's color of the year is turning up everywhere—even in your home.
Whirlpool WRS325SDHZ side-by-side refrigerator
December 04, 2017 – This side-by-side Whirlpool fridge isn't cold enough on the fresh food side, and freezer space is limited.
Frigidaire Gallery FGTR1837TF refrigerator
December 04, 2017 – The Frigidaire FGTR1837TF is a top-freezer refrigerator good for small spaces or as a second fridge.
Should you upgrade your kitchen to black stainless steel in 2018?
December 01, 2017 – Remodeling your kitchen or buying a new appliance? Consider black stainless steel.
10 perfect home décor gifts you'll want to keep for yourself
November 29, 2017 – Having trouble picking out the right gifts for your loved ones? Try these!
Samsung DW80K7050US dishwasher review
November 28, 2017 – This dishwasher, the Samsung DW80K7050US, has many features and is a handsome addition to the kitchen.