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    Maintaining Your Top-Loading Washing Machine

    Last updated 8 months ago

    Considering that cleaning agents are circulated throughout a washing machine every time it runs, one may not expect that this particular appliance requires cleaning. To find out why you need to clean your top-loading washing machine and how to do it in a few easy steps, watch this brief video clip.

    In the video, an expert demonstrates how to clean the interior and exterior of your washing machine with just hot water, bleach, white vinegar, an all-purpose cleaner, and a sponge. The results of using this technique are a sparkling clean washing machine that is free of dirt, soap scum, mildew and bacteria. In other words, a washing machine that is fit to clean clothes! 

    If your washing machine is in such a poor state of repair that cleaning will do little to improve its condition, visit Gringer & Sons, Inc. in Manhattan or on Long Island. For information about the washing machines in our inventory, suitable for a range of budgets and apartment sizes, call Gringer & Sons, Inc. at (646) 679-3971 to speak with one of our appliance experts. 

    A Closer Look at the Different Types of Washing Machines

    Last updated 8 months ago

    Due primarily to the size of the average apartment, NYC is one of the few places in the country where washing machines are not found in almost every household. If you are looking to invest in a washing machine for the first time, this helpful guide can provide you with an overview of the different types of washing machines and the benefits and drawbacks of each appliance type.

    Conventional Top-Loading Washing Machine

    The appliance that most likely comes to your mind when you hear “classic washing machine,” top-loading washing machines tend to be the most affordable type of washing machines. They work fine and are the smartest option for homeowners on tight budgets, but they are neither space- nor energy-efficient. This type of appliance tends to be less desirable than other washing machine types.

    High-Efficiency Top-Loading Washing Machine

    A step up from the conventional top-loading washing machine, a high-efficiency model does what a conventional model does but in much less time. High-efficiency top-loaders also tend to vibrate less and are less susceptible to mildew and musty smells.

    Front-Loading Washing Machine

    Elegant and practical, front-loading washers are the preferred choice among many homeowners shopping for washing appliances today. They tend to offer the best performance in terms of cleaning and energy efficiency. Front-loading washing machines are also space-efficient. An acceptable dryer can be stacked on top of a front-loading washing machine to save space in a small apartment or home.

    If you live in Brooklyn, Manhattan, or Long Island and are looking for a new washing machine or other home appliance, check out the extensive inventory at Gringer & Sons, Inc. For almost 100 years, we have been helping NYC and Long Island residents furnish their homes with state-of-the-art appliances at discount prices. To ask about a specific washing machine model or learn about our price match guarantee, call our appliance store at (646) 679-3971.

    Retracing the History of Bertazzoni

    Last updated 8 months ago

    For five generations, the family-owned Bertazzoni company has manufactured kitchen appliances with precision, care, and an eye for design. To understand what makes Bertazzoni products noteworthy, one must understand the company’s history and influences.

    During the latter half of the 19th century, Francesco Bertazzoni hatched a plan to make wood-burning stoves fashioned after those he had seen being imported from the north. These stoves were the first appliance the company manufactured, following its founding in 1882. Since that time, Bertazzoni has added built-in ovens, gas ranges, microwaves, and ventilation equipment to its product line.

    Throughout its tenure as a manufacturer of high-quality kitchen appliances, Bertazzoni has been driven by the importance of tasty food and a precise engineering tradition. If you live in NYC or Long Island and would like to take a look at Bertazzoni’s high-end appliances, visit the Gringer & Sons, Inc. store location nearest you. For information about the Bertazzoni products we carry or any of the other appliances in our inventory, call (646) 679-3971 to speak with one of our appliance experts today. 

    The Benefits of Choosing Energy-Efficient Appliances

    Last updated 8 months ago

    Are you looking for ways to live a greener lifestyle? If the appliances in your Brooklyn, Manhattan, or Long Island home are not energy-efficient, it may be time for you to upgrade.

    With energy-efficient appliances in your home, you can:

    Help the Environment

    The most intuitive and well-advertised benefit of energy-efficient appliances is that they use less energy and fewer natural resources than their standard or conventional counterparts. Even though the overall impact that your switch to energy-efficient appliances has on the environment may be small, it is still measurable. It is a change that you can feel good about, and it is part of a growing trend with the capacity to make a huge impact.

    Save Money

    Since running them requires less electricity, gas, and water, energy-efficient appliances cost less to operate than other appliances. This leads to lower electricity bills. Some energy-efficient appliances also qualify for tax credits, which can reduce their initial purchasing cost.

    Enjoy Greater At-Home Comfort

    Since energy-efficient appliances use less energy and cost less to operate, their use is easier to justify. This means that you can experience greater comfort in your home during those muggy New York summers and sometimes brutally cold winters by running your air conditioner or heater without regret.

    Help Boost the Economy

    According to the Alliance to Save Energy, energy-efficient appliances, high-quality insulation, and eco-friendly design yield $500 billion in annual energy savings nationwide. The trend toward energy efficiency has spiked investment in research and development in sustainable appliances and building materials. This creates jobs. Everybody wins.

    Stay ahead of the pack by updating your aging, energy guzzling appliances with refrigerators, washing machines, and dishwashers that will help reduce your carbon footprint. To speak with an experienced NYC appliance supplier who specializes in the sale of cost-effective, energy-efficient appliances, call Gringer & Sons, Inc. at (646) 679-3971.

    Spotlight on ASKO Appliances

    Last updated 9 months ago

    Millions of people all over the world have Scandinavian household appliances from ASKO in their homes. Why? Because ASKO offers high quality, durable products with Scandinavian design and innovative solutions that exceed expectations for years to come. ASKO offers a full range of kitchen and laundry appliances which are among the most water and energy efficient on the market.

    Visit Gringer and Sons to purchase ASKO appliances in Manhattan. We are an authorized ASKO dealer, and are proud of our selection of genuine ASKO appliances. Visit our website to browse all of the appliances we offer from ASKO and other leading manufacturers. If you have any questions, call Gringer and Sons today at (646) 679-3971.

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