Cindy Bailen loves writing about technology and home design. In her spare time, she hosts pledge programs for WGBH-TV in Boston and other public television stations.
Articles and Reviews by Cindy Bailen
Samsung WA54M8750AW top-load washing machine review
November 15, 2017 – There's room for a whole family's laundry and a special sink for scrubbing out stains before you wash.
These are the best washers and dryers of 2017
November 14, 2017 – Looking for a new washer and dryer? These are the very best we tested this year.
LG DLEX3570W dryer review
November 02, 2017 – The LG DLEX3570 dryer has a large drum, numerous cycles, steam if needed, and gets clothes 100% dry.
LG WM9000HVA washing machine review
October 04, 2017 – The LG WM9000HVA washer rocks good looks, huge capacity, numerous cycles, and fast Turbo Wash.
LG DLEX9000V 9.0 cu.-ft. electric dryer review
October 02, 2017 – With a giant 9 cu.-ft. drum and plenty of cycles, this handsome dryer can get big loads of clothes 100% dry.
Here's how to stop white spots from appearing on your clean dark clothes
October 02, 2017 – Using too much laundry detergent leaves white spots on your clothes.
If your clothes aren't getting clean, you're probably using the wrong bleach
September 22, 2017 – We compared three types of bleach to see which one would whiten best.
Here's why you should never add extra water to your washing machine
September 22, 2017 – Adding more water to the washer will actually leave clothes dirtier.
You can pour detergent into these washing machines only once a month
September 19, 2017 – With these washers, there's no need to measure liquid laundry detergent for each load.
Whirlpool WFW75HEFW front-loading washing machine review
September 15, 2017 – Don't need a washing machine with tons of specialty cycles? This washer does fine with just a few.
GE GFD45ESPKDG dryer review
August 25, 2017 – Great looks and lots of features make this dryer a good value. But it runs slow and its cycles are inconsistent.
GE GFW450SPKDG front-load washing machine review
August 23, 2017 – Homeowners looking for value in a front-loading washing machine will find it in the GE GFW450SPKDG.
Can this laundry sheet keep your white clothes from turning pink?
August 11, 2017 – We tested Color Catchers in our labs to see if they could prevent colors from running in the wash.
This new laundry alternative is safer than pods, and more convenient than detergent
August 08, 2017 – Life Sheets dissolve in the wash and don't look like candy to babies.
LG WM3770HWA Front-loading Washing Machine Review
August 02, 2017 – The LG WM3770HWA cleans well and quickly, and has conquered the mold issue the old front-loaders had.
Best traditional top-load agitator washing machines
July 28, 2017 – Our picks for the best top-load agitator washers on the market today
Maytag MVWB765FW Washing Machine Review
July 17, 2017 – For people who prefer a top-loading agitator washer, who need to wash big loads, this Maytag can help.
Kenmore Elite 81983 Smart Electric Dryer Review
July 06, 2017 – This sleek dryer is white or silvery on the outside and spacious on the inside.
GE GTW685BSLWS Top-Loading Washing Machine Review
June 30, 2017 – Top-loader fans will appreciate the pole agitator and a button that adds more water to the washload.
Samsung DVE60M9900V FlexDry Dryer Review
June 16, 2017 – Samsung's tall FlexDry dryer is a twofer. It includes a separate compartment to dry delicate items.