Home Buying Guides

Buying Guides

Shopping for the products that make your house a home can be a trying, arduous experience riddled by over-zealous marketers and exaggerated claims. Our team has been working with leading manufacturers for nearly a decade and have learned some invaluable insights into product pricing, quality, and availability.

Removing the Mystery

How do manufacturers determine their prices? Where are your products coming from? In what circumstances can you save money by shopping at local stores? These are all questions that can be tough to answer if you haven't been obsessing over them for years—we have! Our buying guides are meant to help provide easy-access answers for these types of questions to help you feel more confident about the products and brands you purchase. There are different considerations to be made for different products but we've found there to be similar considerations for each. Below you'll find, in no particular order, the latest of our buying guides.

The Best Espresso Machines for Cafe Quality at Home

Espresso machines are among some of the most heralded home appliances on the market today. They provide convenient, delicious, and invigorating cafe-style caffeine in the comfort of our homes. Many of the best espresso machines contain a plethora of bells and whistles that might be a bit overwhelming when deciding which model is right for you. We've poured through countless espresso machine reviews online and condensed the available options to a short list. Below...