Home appliance buying guide
Ready to upgrade the appliances in your home? While certainly a task that can feel overwhelming, buying home appliances can be easy when you use this comprehensive guide. Learn about all the new appliance features and which works best for you and your family so you can take the guesswork out of finding the perfect appliances for your needs.
Kitchen appliance buying guides
If you’re looking for the perfect kitchen appliances to go along with your kitchen renovation, these guides can help you narrow down your search. Whirlpool also offers an extensive selection of kitchen appliances meant to make your life a run a little smoother, so you can be sure to find what you’re looking for.
Refrigerator buying guides
Not sure what the difference is between a French door refrigerator or a side by side model? Learn everything you need to know about key fridge features and configurations so that you can choose the one that works best for you and your kitchen. Ready to start comparing models? Browse Whirlpool® fridges to get familiar with options available.
What Types of Refrigerators Are Best for Your Kitchen? Explore different types of refrigerators from French door, bottom freezer, side-by-side, counter-depth, undercounter and more to pick the best style for you.
Refrigerator Sizes: How to Measure Fridge Dimensions Discover what size refrigerator is best for your home. Learn about standard refrigerator dimensions and get tips for measuring for a new fridge.
Refrigerator Buying Guide 2021: How to Choose a New Fridge Unsure what factors to consider when buying a new refrigerator? The tips in this buying guide will help you select the best fridge for your home.
Range buying guides
Whether you’re a pro in the kitchen or prefer to keep meals easy and simple, your new range should fit your kitchen and lifestyle. Learn if you need a gas or electric model and pick the perfect size range for your space with these guides, and explore Whirlpool® Ranges once you’re ready to shop.
Stove Dimensions: Standard Range Sizes & Measurements Learn about standard stove sizes and how to measure for a new range. Find width, height and depth measurements for different types of stoves.
Types of Stoves & Kitchen Ranges: Know the Difference From gas, electric, induction or dual-fuel, freestanding or slide-in, glass top, enclosed or coil burners—you’ll find many types of stoves in kitchens.
Kitchen Island Cooktop or Range: Which Is Best? Installing or updating a kitchen island? Learn about the benefits of a kitchen island with a range or cooktop so you can choose the right option.
Wall oven buying guides
Single or double? Convection or conventional? What about microwave combination wall ovens? With so many options to choose from when it comes to Whirlpool® Wall Ovens, we help you break down all the different varieties and which one works best for you.
Wall Oven Sizes: How to Measure Cutout Dimensions Learn about standard wall oven sizes and how to measure the right cabinet cutout dimensions for your single, double or wall oven microwave combo.
Convection vs. Conventional Ovens: What’s the Difference? Learn the difference between a convection vs. conventional oven and the pros and cons of convection and regular ovens for cooking and baking.
Double Ovens vs. Single Ovens: Pros & Cons What are the benefits of a double oven? Learn more about dual ovens, their pros and cons and whether this appliance is right for your family.
Cooktop buying guides
You know that you want a cooktop for your kitchen, but now what? Whether looking for a glass top electric cooktop that offers versatility, or a gas cooktop with burners that heat up quickly, we’ll help you find the perfect Whirlpool® Cooktop for your home.
A Guide to Cooktop Dimensions Understanding cooktop dimensions will help you select the right cooktop for your kitchen. Learn more about cooktop sizes and how to measure a cooktop.
Types of Cooktops Curious about the best type of cooktop for your kitchen? Check out this helpful guide to learn what a cooktop is, what it does, and what to look for when you’re shopping.
What Is an Induction Cooktop and How Does It Work? What is induction, and how is it different from electric cooktops? Learn more about induction cooktops, including benefits, with this exclusive guide from Whirlpool.
Microwave buying guides
Make food prepping easy with a countertop or over-the-range microwave. Browse the different styles and types of Whirlpool® Microwaves to narrow down the ideal model for your needs.
Microwave Buying Guide: How to Choose in 3 Steps There are many things to consider when buying a microwave. Learn what to look for in a microwave, and choose the right size and features for you.
A Guide to Microwave Sizes What is a standard microwave size? Learn more about microwave dimensions so you can choose the right fit for your kitchen.
8 Types of Microwaves Explained Which microwave type is best for your home? Learn about the different types of microwave ovens so you can find the best fit for your kitchen.
Range hood buying guides
Help reduce lingering smells and odors in your kitchen with a range hood to match your new range or cooktop. Get familiar with the different types of Whirlpool® Range Hoods, including downdraft, canopy and under-cabinet hoods so that you can pick the one that’s best for your kitchen.
Range Hood Sizes: How to Measure Vent Hood Dimensions What size range hood is right for your kitchen? Learn about standard vent hood dimensions and how to measure for the perfect fit.
9 Types of Range Hoods Learn about the different styles & types of range hoods for your kitchen range or cooktop. Compare range hood styles for your kitchen range or cooktop upgrade.
What Is a Range Hood & Do I Need Range Hood Venting? Wondering if you need range hood venting? Learn what a range hood is and how it works to vent your kitchen. Discover range hood venting options for your home.
Dishwasher buying guides
Life is full of messes and your kitchen is no different. Make cleanup a little easier with a dishwasher that can lighten the load of mealtime cleanup. From third racks to sensor cycles, find the Whirlpool® Dishwasher that tackles your family’s needs.
Dishwasher Buying Guide: How to Buy a Dishwasher in 2022 Type, size, efficiency, cycles and budget are all things to consider when buying a dishwasher. Use this dishwasher buying guide to find the right fit for you.
How to Measure for Standard Dishwasher Sizes Learn how to measure dishwasher cabinets for all standard dishwasher sizes. You’ll find out how to measure dishwasher width, height and depth for your kitchen.
Types of Dishwashers: Styles & Options Explained Whirlpool explains the different types of dishwashers so you can choose the best dishwasher size, finish, features, and style options for your family.
Freezer buying guide
Gain extra space to store and preserve food in bulk with an additional freezer for your home. Compare Whirlpool® Chest and Upright Freezers for the one that can store and organize all your frozen foods.
Ice maker buying guide
Never go without ice in your home with an ice maker that keeps things cool no matter the time of year. With freestanding and under-counter options, your Whirlpool® Ice Maker can seamlessly fit your kitchen layout.
Ice maker buying guide: Types of ice machines
Learn about undercounter ice makers and different types of ice machines in this buying guide. Get tips for buying the best ice maker for your home.
Wine refrigerator buying guide
Wind down after a long day with a glass of perfectly chilled wine. Make sure you have your favorite bottle ready to serve with a Whirlpool® Wine Cooler that can offer you the ideal temperature to store your reds and whites.
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Washer and dryer buying guides
Simplify laundry day with a Whirlpool® Washer and Dryer that can handle all of your family’s everyday tough messes, so you can get back to enjoying time with your loved ones.
Washing machine buying guides
Keep your clothing looking fresh and feeling clean with a washing machine that can take on everyday tough stains. From extra-capacity washers to stackable models that can fit in tight quarters, and even machines that use higher temperature to sanitize your loads, you can find the perfect Whirlpool® Washer for your home.
Large Capacity Washers: Extra Large Washing Machines Wash a king comforter and more with a large capacity washing machine. Find the best and largest top load and front load washers for your home.
Washing Machine Types & Sizes Buying Guide Learn about the different types of washing machines in this buying guide from Whirlpool. Discover which washer type and size is best for your household.
Front Load vs. Top Load Washers: Which Is Better? Learn about the differences between top load and front load washers. Our guide will help you decide which type of washing machine is best for your home.
Dryer buying guides
Finish your ideal laundry room by picking the dryer that best fits your needs. If you’re still on the fence about what you’re looking for, learn about different dryer capacities and features like moisture sensing, steam dry and custom drying settings, so you can find the best Whirlpool® Dryer that will leave your fresh laundry ready for wear.
Gas vs. Electric Dryers: What’s the Difference? Both gas and electric dryers require electricity to run, but gas dryers also require a gas hookup to generate heat. Compare gas vs. electric dryers.
Large Capacity Dryers A large capacity dryer can cut down on laundry loads, and even handle a bulky king bedspread. Learn how a large dryer may be the ideal answer to your family’s large-scale laundry needs.
Types of Dryers: A Clothes Dryer Buying Guide There are many types of clothes dryers, but which is the best for your home? Use our dryer buying guide to find the right dryer for your needs.
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Appliance shopping FAQs
If you’re still looking for answers to some of your most burning appliance questions, read on for answers to questions that commonly arise while shopping for appliances.
What to look for when shopping for appliances?
When browsing for your new appliances, the most important things to consider are the space that you’re working with and the features that are most important to you. Overall, your appliances should work for your lifestyle, so if you’re someone who cooks often for a large family or if you know that you have a limited amount of space for your laundry room, these are all things to take into account when choosing your new appliances. Other considerations are:
Is it better to buy appliances in a bundle?
If you need to replace more than one appliance, then bundling can help you save money. Depending on where you buy and what you’re purchasing, you may be able to save when buying appliances in a bundle.
When should I buy appliances?
While you shouldn’t wait until your appliances break down completely prior to purchasing new ones, you should look into buying new appliances when you’ve noticed they’re aging and not working as optimally as they once used to. Additionally, while you can find appliance sales, you may be able to find better deals on certain items after new models are rolled out, or during certain holiday sales. Overall though, you should buy new appliances when the time is right for you.
Discover more buying guides and tips from Whirlpool
Washer & Dryer Dimensions: Standard & Stackable Sizes Washers and dryers come in many sizes, including full-size, compact and large capacity. Learn how to measure your space for the perfect fit and configuration to help you keep laundry day under control.
Large-Capacity Refrigerators Combat food storage issues with a large fridge for your home. Explore large residential Whirlpool® fridges and their benefits.
Small Kitchen Design Ideas Whirlpool has ideas for how to make the best use of a small kitchen with our compact, small-space appliances perfect for your kitchen design or remodel.