Category Archives: Appliance

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Dishwashers

General Appliance & Kitchens serves the Berkeley/Oakland area with dishwashers that vary in price — and features — from basic models to stylish high-end units. In general, the more expensive the dishwasher, the quieter it is and the more features it includes. High-end dishwashers are often only a little louder than a running refrigerator, have highly adjustable racks, multiple wash cycles and sleek designs that often include hidden controls. High-end dishwashers are often more energy-efficient, too. Although most dishwashers in all price ranges are Energy Star-qualified, luxury models usually exceed Energy Star standards for power use and consume less water without sacrificing cleanliness.
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Vacuum Cleaners

General Appliance & Kitchens serves the Berkeley/Oakland area and provides top quality products to our customers. Come in and see the quality of today’s vacuums up close. We offer quality upright and canister vacuum cleaners from Miele.

Upright vacuums are generally best for those with a lot of carpet. Upright vacuums are generally considered less versatile than canisters, but many folks say they feel more comfortable pushing an upright than they do maneuvering a canister vac. Also, it may be more difficult to clean under beds and other furniture with uprights, because the heads (which house the brush) may be too tall. If this is a problem, look for a vacuum with a low-profile head or use a stick vacuum for cleaning under furniture.
Also, canister vacuums can be easier to carry and to use on stairs and upholstery.

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