Senior Staff Writer
Cindy Bailen loves writing about technology and home design. According to her mom, the first word Cindy could read was "KitchenAid", and she has been fascinated by home appliances ever since. In her spare time, Cindy hosts pledge programs for WGBH-TV in Boston and other public television stations.
Articles and Reviews by Cindy Bailen
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.
7 ways to prevent your holiday packages from getting stolen
November 24, 2017 – Millions of packages are stolen every year. Here's what to do to keep yours safe.
12 things you need to know before your next appliance delivery
November 22, 2017 – Read this list before the truck shows up to avoid headaches!
Whirlpool WRF555SDHV French door refrigerator review
November 20, 2017 – A good-looking black stainless refrigerator maintains the right temperature in the fridge and freezer
8 things you should know before you buy a major appliance online
November 17, 2017 – When you are purchasing an appliance online, consider all the options.
Samsung WA54M8750AW top-load washing machine review
November 15, 2017 – There's room for a whole family's laundry and a special sink for scrubbing out stains before you wash.
These are the best refrigerators of 2017
November 14, 2017 – Looking for a new refrigerator? These are the very best we tested this year.
These are the best washers and dryers of 2017
November 14, 2017 – Looking for a new washer and dryer? These are the very best we tested this year.