We've spent hundreds of hours researching appliances, interviewing experts, poring over owner reviews, and testing appliances both large and small—many over the course of several years—to find the best appliances for your kitchen and home. From dishwashers and refrigerators to vacuums and steam cleaners, our experts pick out the right appliances for all kinds of living situations, to help keep your chores short and sweet.

Large Home Appliances

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  • A person wearing black sneakers and leggings running on one of the treadmills that we tested to find the best treadmill.

    The Best Treadmill

    by Ingrid Skjong

    We’ve tested 24 treadmills since 2017. The stable, spacious, easy-to-use NordicTrack Commercial 1750 is our top pick.

  • An LG Washer with a bottle of detergent on top of it.

    The Best Washing Machines (and Their Matching Dryers)

    by Winnie Yang, Sarah Bogdan, and Liam McCabe

    Of the 21 full-size washers we’ve tested, we found that the LG WM4000H is one of the quickest, gentlest, and most effective at removing all types of stains.

Small Home Appliances

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Vacuum Cleaners

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  • The various handheld vacuums that were tested resting amongst each other and scattered cereal and pet hair.

    The Best Handheld Vacuum

    by Sabine Heinlein

    Handheld vacs ferret out crumbs from cushions, dirt from car seats, and fur from sofas. After testing dozens, we recommend the Ryobi 18V One+ Hand Vacuum Kit.

  • The Shark Navigator Lift-Away NV352 vacuum, our pick.

    The Best Upright and Canister Vacuums

    by Michelle Ma, Liam McCabe, and Sarah Bogdan

    We’ve tested dozens of plug-in vacuums over the years, and the Shark Navigator Lift-Away NV352 has remained our favorite since 2014.

  • Our top pick for the best car vacuum, the Black+Decker 20V Flex BDH2020FL, rests on the pavement next to a car.

    The Best Car Vacuum

    by Michelle Ma and Sarah Bogdan

    The Black+Decker BDH2020FL and Dyson Humdinger are great for cars since they can reach into tight spaces, come with handy tools, and have decent run time.

More Appliances Posts

  • A line-up of some of our picks for best air purifier, organized into two rows.

    The Best Air Purifier

    by Tim Heffernan

    Clear the air—and maybe even improve your health—with a dedicated filter for any room in your home.

  • Our three air fryer picks lined up behind a small bowl of fries. A slice of pizza is nestled in the instant mini's basket.

    The Best Air Fryer

    by Caira Blackwell and Michael Sullivan

    If you’re looking for a pod-shaped air fryer, we recommend the Philips Premium Airfryer HD9741/96.

  • A stainless steel dishwasher flanked by yellow kitchen cabinets

    The Best Dishwashers

    by Liam McCabe and Sarah Bogdan

    We tested 17 dishwashers and found that the Bosch 300 Series offers the best combination of cleaning performance, features, and reliability for the price.

  • Our top pick for best waffle maker, the Chef'sChoice WafflePro Classic Belgian 840B, with a perfectly cooked round waffle in it. It is sitting on a wood cutting board next to a bottle of maple syrup and a bowl of berries.

    The Best Waffle Maker

    by Marguerite Preston, Sarah Zorn, and Winnie Yang

    We’ve cooked stacks and stacks of waffles since 2014 to find the best waffle makers.

  • Five of the toasters that we tested, in different styles and capacities, with a stack of golden toast.

    The Best Toaster

    by Michael Sullivan and Sabrina Imbler

    After testing 23 toasters for dozens of hours, we think the Cuisinart CPT-122 2 Slice Compact Plastic Toaster is the best, especially for the price.

  • Our three juicer picks, side by side, surrounded by glasses of fresh juice in a rainbow of colors.

    The Best Juicer

    by Anna Perling

    We’ve tested 19 juicers since 2014, and think the Omega VSJ843 makes the best-tasting juices, and offers the best accessories, value, and warranty.

  • Our pick for the best over the range microwave the GE JVM6175.

    The Best Over-the-Range Microwave

    by Liam McCabe

    We tested six over-the-range microwaves and found that they’re all very similar, but we like the GE JVM6175 because it’s easier to use than most.

  • Three of the models of humidifier that we tested, all in different shapes and styles.

    The Best Humidifier

    by Thom Dunn and Tim Heffernan

    A humidifier makes a dry indoor room more comfortable—without causing a mess or being a pain to maintain.

  • The GE Profile PVD28BYNFS French-door refrigerator, shown in stainless steel with its doors open.

    The Best Refrigerators

    by Liam McCabe

    We surveyed 5,000+ readers and analyzed 28,000+ customer reviews and found that among the major brands, LG fridges tend to make their owners the happiest.

  • Our pick for the best food processor the Cuisinart Custom 14 Food Processor on a white kitchen counter.

    The Best Food Processor

    by Michael Sullivan and Christine Cyr Clisset

    Of all the models we’ve tested since 2013, the Cuisinart Custom 14-Cup Food Processor remains our favorite because it’s simple, powerful, and durable.

  • A person wearing a yellow latex glove using a blue microfiber cloth to wipe a stainless steel refrigerator with soap.

    How to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances

    by Andrea Barnes

    Cleaning stainless steel can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be. For a streak-free clean of stainless steel, look no further than dish soap.

  • Four of the space heaters we tested for this guide, next to a pair of moccasin-style slippers.

    The Best Space Heaters

    by Thom Dunn

    Boost a home’s heating system with an electric indoor space heater.

  • Our pick for best clothes steamer, the Conair Turbo ExtremeSteam Garment Steamer (GS54), in dark blue.

    The Best Clothing Steamers

    by Jackie Reeve and Zoe Vanderweide

    To smooth wrinkles without an iron, try the Conair Turbo ExtremeSteam Garment Steamer. It’s light and easy to maneuver, and you can control the force of the steam.

  • The Best Rice Cooker

    by Sabrina Imbler and Tammie Teclemariam

    After cooking more than 275 pounds of white and brown rice, we think the Zojirushi Neuro Fuzzy NS-ZCC10 works best for the widest variety of grains.

  • A sous vide cooker (black) in a stainless steel pot containing water alongside a patterned bowl containing eggs and another sous vide cooker (white).

    The Best Sous Vide Machine and Gear

    by Ben Keough

    After testing dozens of models, we think the affordable and reliable Monoprice Strata Home 800W is the best tool for sous vide cooking at home.