Appliance shopping is equal parts exciting and overwhelming. If it’s been a few years since you bought a new fridge or washing machine, brace yourself. We’ve got Internet in our fridge now, people! Anything can happen!
While fancy new features are nice, they also make it close to impossible to make a decision. Any appliance will get the job done, but which features will really make your life easier in the long run? Which will save you cash? And which are just frivolous — or worse yet, likely to break or just cause more headaches?
We broke down the features to spend on or skip for every major appliance in your home.