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
Everyone will be painting their homes these colors in 2018
November 03, 2017 – Forecasters and color experts have chosen these colors for 2018.
Don't throw out that shrunken sweater—here’s how you can fix it at home
November 03, 2017 – I shrank my favorite wool sweater—and I saved it using this trick
Samsung RF28JBEDBSG 4-door French door refrigerator review
November 02, 2017 – This French door refrigerator has modern features, great looks, and stays chilly.
LG DLEX3570W dryer review
November 02, 2017 – The LG DLEX3570 dryer has a large drum, numerous cycles, steam if needed, and gets clothes 100% dry.
Bosch 800 series dishwasher review
October 27, 2017 – Bosch 800 series dishwashers are whisper quiet, great at cleaning, and good looking, with features to love.
Bosch 500 Series dishwasher review
October 26, 2017 – We are big fans of the Bosch 500 series dishwashers. They clean well and look sharp in any kitchen.
Your grout is disgusting—use this trick to clean it
October 25, 2017 – If the grout looks dirty, your tiles don't look clean. Oxygen bleach comes to the rescue.
Spending more money on paint can save you hundreds of dollars
October 20, 2017 – These are the 6 best reasons to use high quality paint on your walls.
Maytag MSC21C6MFZ side-by-side counter-depth refrigerator review
October 18, 2017 – A side-by-side that is also counter depth, this Maytag fridge can't keep its cool.
Whirlpool WDF330PAHW dishwasher review
October 13, 2017 – The Whirlpool WDF330PAHW is a no-frills dishwasher that is a good value, easy to use, and cleans well.
10 pieces we love from Ikea's new collection that will transform your space
October 06, 2017 – When Ikea paired up with Danish design firm Hay, they produced these stunning, minimalist basics.
LG WM9000HVA washing machine review
October 04, 2017 – The LG WM9000HVA washer rocks good looks, huge capacity, numerous cycles, and fast Turbo Wash.
LG DLEX9000V 9.0 cu.-ft. electric dryer review
October 02, 2017 – With a giant 9 cu.-ft. drum and plenty of cycles, this handsome dryer can get big loads of clothes 100% dry.
Here's how to stop white spots from appearing on your clean dark clothes
October 02, 2017 – Using too much laundry detergent leaves white spots on your clothes.
The ultimate guide to cleaning every appliance in your kitchen
October 02, 2017 – This summary explains how to clean just about every appliance in your kitchen and laundry room.
10 things you must do to your yard before winter hits
September 27, 2017 – If you live someplace where winters are cold, you need to do these projects this fall.
If your clothes aren't getting clean, you're probably using the wrong bleach
September 22, 2017 – We compared three types of bleach to see which one would whiten best.
Here's why you should never add extra water to your washing machine
September 22, 2017 – Adding more water to the washer will actually leave clothes dirtier.
Bosch Benchmark Series SHE89PW55N dishwasher review
September 22, 2017 – The Bosch Benchmark series SHE89PW55N is Bosch's flagship dishwasher for a reason.
Whirlpool WDTA50SAHZ dishwasher review
September 22, 2017 – This attractive, well-priced dishwasher has good features but a bit of an issue with food particles.