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
LG LSXS26366S Three-door Side-by-Side Refrigerator Review
September 25, 2018 – The LG LSXS26366S side-by-side refrigerator fridge has upscale style and door-in-door design.
Induction 101: Better Cooking Through Science
September 25, 2018 – The science behind induction cooking is awesome and makes its benefits that much more apparent.
What’s the easiest type of cooktop to keep clean?
September 21, 2018 – Here's the easiest way to clean electric smoothtop and induction cooktops.
No stupid questions—what real people want to know about induction cooking
September 20, 2018 – Our answers to the most frequently asked questions about induction ranges and cooktops.
11 things you need to know before buying a kitchen range
September 19, 2018 – With so many choices, you might need help deciding which ranges meet all your needs. Here's a checklist to help you buy the right range for your kitchen.
Maytag MVWC465HW Washer Review
September 14, 2018 – Created for people who want a traditional, old-school washing machine.
How long should my appliances last?
September 14, 2018 – Appliances don't last as long as they used to, but with some TLC, you can extend their lifespans.
Your collar is gross—here's how to remove those stains
September 13, 2018 – Got a ring around the collar? Here's what you can do to get rid of the stain.
This one habit can make your bathroom way more sanitary
September 12, 2018 – You should always close the toilet lid before you flush to prevent germs from spraying all over the bathroom.
Samsung DVE45N5300V Dryer Review
August 21, 2018 – The Samsung DVE45N5300V dryer gets every load of wet laundry 100% dry, but its many cycles run hot.
Samsung RF23M8070SG counter depth French-door refrigerator review
August 21, 2018 – Samsung's RF23M8070SG black stainless steel French-door refrigerator looks amazing, but has some issues.
Samsung WA52M7750AV Top-Load Washer
August 20, 2018 – The Samsung WA52M7750AV Top-Load Washer offers a built-in sink, necessary for better stain removal.
GE GFE26JEMFDS French-door refrigerator review
August 17, 2018 – This fridge is brightly lit and well organized, but it isn't as spacious as it claims to be.
You're ruining your best clothes if you're not hand washing—it's easier than you think
August 17, 2018 – This is the right way to wash clothes by hand.
Your fridge could be making you sick—here's what you need to know
August 17, 2018 – Make sure your refrigerator and freezer are running at the right temperatures.
These are the most popular home decor items in every U.S. state
August 09, 2018 – A study based on Google searches for home decor shows the most popular items for each state.
10 things you'll want from Ikea's new 2019 catalog
August 09, 2018 – In Ikea's 2019 catalog, they've introduced colorful new designs and refreshed some old ones.
10 dorm room must-haves you can get from Target
August 09, 2018 – You can outfit your chic college dorm room affordably with a visit to Target.
The Best French-Door Refrigerators Under $2000 of 2018
August 08, 2018 – Get the fridge everyone wants without breaking the bank.
Look out, stainless steel! These new finishes are coming to get you.
August 03, 2018 – Tired of stainless steel? Your kitchen appliances can now go matte.