The Difference Between Dish Soap and Dishwasher Detergent

Not only is learning the difference between dish soap and dishwasher detergent important for your dishes, it’s also important for your dishwasher. If you’ve ever used dish soap in the dishwasher, then you’ve probably already learned one key difference in the two. If you’re lucky enough to not have … [Read more...]

How to Install a Gas or Electric Dryer

Instead of automatically calling a professional to install your new dryer for you, why not try installing it yourself? Not only is self-installation a cheaper option, but it's also pretty simple to do, even for the non-DIY'ers. While the installation instructions for electric and gas dryers are … [Read more...]

Top 5 Ice Makers

There are plenty of ice makers on the market, but here are the top 5 our customers rave about: IP210SS - EdgeStar Portable Stainless Steel Ice Maker This unit is beloved and has been a top seller for us since it was introduced. It makes ice quickly, and its compact size allows you to take … [Read more...]

Tiny House Basics: How to Join the Small House Movement

Improving the lives of people who choose to live in less space is one of the primary goals of Compact Appliance. The tiny house movement epitomizes why our company exists. This growing core of society elects to enjoy a simpler life. Many participants actively rebuff the grandiose lifestyles beamed … [Read more...]

5 Food Storage Tips for Your Freezer

The grocery bill is generally one of the largest expenses that any home has to manage, so it is very important to ensure that your grocery dollar goes as far as possible, and that you do not let food go to waste. Clearly, one of the best ways to do this is by properly utilizing your freezer to keep … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Installing Your Undercounter Ice Maker

The next step after purchasing your undercounter ice maker is installing the unit in your home or place of business. Although it is strongly suggested that you not only have a licensed plumber install your unit but that you also follow the installation instructions stated in your owner’s … [Read more...]

FAQ’s: Washers & Dryers

Choosing a washer and dryer can be overwhelming due to the many types, options, and features, but we have the information you need to help you make the right purchase. Below we answer some of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to washers and dryers. What are the different types of … [Read more...]

Dehumidifier Comparison Chart

Comparing Dehumidifier Models We know that it can be a little difficult to choose the right dehumidifier for your needs. To help make things easier for you, we've compiled a comparison chart of our best-selling and highest rated models. We've tested and reviewed the dehumidifier models below and … [Read more...]

Ice Usage Requirements

When deciding which ice machine will be best for your needs it is important to consider the application of the ice produced and determine the amount of ice needed. It is important to consider your ice demand during both high and low seasons, ensuring that you are never with a surplus of unusable ice … [Read more...]

Cooling Capacity Calculator: How to Find the Right BTU for You

Not sure which portable air conditioner model is right for your needs? We are here to help. You'll find below a pretty handy chart that will help you pinpoint the right model. You'll notice that room size and heat load are the two variables within this chart. Step one is simply figure out the room … [Read more...]

An Overview of Washer Dryer Combos

A combination washer dryer is an all-in-one laundry solution that both washes and dries clothing within the same unit. It is not a stackable washer or dryer. A unit like this is convenient to do light loads of laundry for 1 to 2 people with on-the-go lifestyles, and placement in environments where … [Read more...]