If you are in the market for some appliances for your home consider buying them used but be sure to do some research online ahead of time. It’s easy and quick and can save you time and money.

Consider working in reverse. Look through your local classifieds and see what is available and suites your budget. Next search the product by model (this can be obtained by contacting the seller) and adding the word ‘reviews’ with your search. You’ll be surprised how many people have likely chimed in on your potential purchase.

There are also lots of online Ezines that have many great resources on household appliances for your kitchen, bath, laundry and more. Check out sites like KiBazine and Houzz.com for great tips on everything house and home before you buy.