Cindy Bailen loves writing about major appliances and home design for Reviewed and has contributed content to publications like The Boston Herald, Harvard Business Publishing, Boston Business Journal, Boston Homes, Good Life, The Collection, and many more over the past 15 years. According to her mom, the first word Cindy could read was "KitchenAid", and she has been obsessed with dishwashers and other home appliances ever since. In her spare time, Cindy works in TV, hosting programs for WGBH-TV in Boston and other public television stations. She is also passionate about architectural color and helps homeowners choose wall colors with her business, Orangesandlemons Color Consulting.
Articles and Reviews by Cindy Bailen
Your hairbrush is full of bacteria and germs—here's how to clean it
June 11, 2019 – Everything in your hair ends up on your brush. You must clean it now.
Your refrigerator is filthy—here's how to clean it
June 11, 2019 – Your refrigerator is full of bacteria and mold. Get ready to clean it.
Samsung DVE45R6300V Dryer Review
June 11, 2019 – This smart dryer has a dozen cycles including steam and gets every piece of laundry dry, eventually.
Induction cooking—here's why you should make the switch
June 11, 2019 – The science behind induction cooking is awesome and makes its benefits that much more apparent.
LG WM3700HWA front-loading washer review
June 05, 2019 – The LG WM3700HWA washer is ideal for people who want the laundry done their way.
Don't buy a new rug without doing these things first
June 05, 2019 – Buying an area rug? Don't spend any money before you do your homework.
You’re not crazy—your socks can really disappear in the wash
June 05, 2019 – Can't find socks you know you put in the laundry? Here's what happened to them.
Your refrigerator could be making you sick
June 05, 2019 – Make sure your refrigerator and freezer are running at the correct temperatures.
How to steam your clothes
June 03, 2019 – Remove the wrinkles from your clothes without pressing them
15 stylish home furnishings you can buy at Home Depot
May 21, 2019 – Home Depot can now take you from improving your home to furnishing it.
Your grout is disgusting—use this trick to clean it
May 21, 2019 – If the grout looks dirty, your tiles don't look clean. Oxygen bleach comes to the rescue.
Samsung RF28R7351SG French Door Refrigerator Review
May 17, 2019 – This Samsung French door fridge rocks good features but is short on space and won't retain humidity.
Sorry, but you need to stop putting magnets on your fridge
May 15, 2019 – Here's the easiest way to make your kitchen look cleaner—take the magnets off the fridge.
How long should your appliances last?
May 15, 2019 – Appliances don't last as long as they used to, but with some TLC, you can extend their lifespans.
You're using your dishwasher wrong
May 14, 2019 – Everything you need to know about using your dishwasher the right way.
You're doing your laundry wrong
May 14, 2019 – Are you doing your laundry the wrong way? Follow these steps to get it done right.
Panda PAN50SWR1 Portable Washer Review
May 13, 2019 – The Panda PAN50SWR1 washer works for smaller homes. Install it permanently or use it as a portable.
LG DLEX3700W Dryer Review
May 06, 2019 – This hot dryer gets laundry dry in a single cycle and steams the wrinkles out of your clothes.
10 questions you should ask before you buy an appliance
April 30, 2019 – Don't buy a new appliance before reading this article.
7 compact ventless dryers that won't leave you hanging
April 30, 2019 – Need a small dryer for a tiny house or condo? Go compact ventless.