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
7 ways you never knew you could use baking soda
July 21, 2017 – Maintain your hair, your plants, your shoes, and your car with a box of baking soda.
Here's why Amazon selling Kenmore appliances is great news for you
July 20, 2017 – Sears and Amazon have made a deal to sell Kenmore appliances on Amazon.com
7 things every cohabitating couple needs for their first place
July 19, 2017 – If you're moving in together, you need a few things to make the new place feel like home.
Maytag MVWB765FW Washing Machine Review
July 17, 2017 – For people who prefer a top-loading agitator washer, who need to wash big loads, this Maytag can help.
GE GNE25JMKES French Door Refrigerator Review
July 14, 2017 – This handsome GE French door fridge brings desirable features at a fair price.
The 7 best things to buy in July
July 12, 2017 – With two months of summer left, you get the stuff you need now at bargain prices.
7 things you didn't know you could clean with coconut oil
July 07, 2017 – Here are seven ways you can use coconut oil to clean around the house.
Kenmore Elite 81983 Smart Electric Dryer Review
July 06, 2017 – This sleek dryer is white or silvery on the outside and spacious on the inside.
GE GTW685BSLWS Top-Loading Washing Machine Review
June 30, 2017 – Top-loader fans will appreciate the pole agitator and a button that adds more water to the washload.
7 ways to clean your floors with things you already own
June 27, 2017 – Save money and be a greener cleaner with these DIY cleaning tricks.
Miele Futura Lumen EcoFlex G6885SCVi Dishwasher Review
June 26, 2017 – Superb at cleaning and saving energy, this high-end Miele dishwasher is handleless and hard working.
I tried eco-friendly alternatives to rinse aid—here's what I learned
June 26, 2017 – You can get spotless, dry dishes from your dishwasher without rinse aid
GE Cafe Series CYE22UELDS Counter Depth Refrigerator Review
June 23, 2017 – The GE CYE22UELDS French door fridge has high-end features and brews your coffee.
Maytag MSS26C6MFZ Side-by-Side Refrigerator Review
June 23, 2017 – An industrial look and a family friendly shelf arrangement work, but this Maytag suffers from inconsistent cooling.
Samsung DVE60M9900V FlexDry Dryer Review
June 16, 2017 – Samsung's tall FlexDry dryer is a twofer. It includes a separate compartment to dry delicate items.
Electrolux EI24ID81SS Dishwasher Review
June 15, 2017 – This dishwasher has good looks and cleans well but loses to the competition on price
I tried a $2,000 iron and it actually made laundry day fun
June 09, 2017 – The Miele FashionMaster adds bells and whistles to ironing day.
GE GSE25HMHES Side-by-Side Refrigerator Review
June 05, 2017 – GE GSE25HMHES looks good, but has the same issue as all side-by-sides.
Samsung RT18M6215SG/AA Black stainless steel top freezer refrigerator review
June 02, 2017 – This new top freezer refrigerator has unique features, modern style and good value.