Senior Staff Writer
Cindy Bailen loves writing about technology and home design. According to her mom, the first word Cindy could read was "KitchenAid", and she has been fascinated by home appliances ever since. In her spare time, Cindy hosts pledge programs for WGBH-TV in Boston and other public television stations.
Articles and Reviews by Cindy Bailen
You're loading your dishwasher the wrong way
February 02, 2018 – Fighting with your partner about loading the dishwasher? Here's the right way.
10 futuristic appliances that will be on your 2018 wishlist
January 11, 2018 – Features we've only dreamed of are coming to the latest kitchen appliances.
Samsung DW80K7050US dishwasher review
November 28, 2017 – This dishwasher, the Samsung DW80K7050US, has many features and is a handsome addition to the kitchen.
These are the best dishwashers of 2017
November 14, 2017 – Looking for a new dishwasher? These are the very best we tested this year.
Bosch 800 series dishwasher review
October 27, 2017 – Bosch 800 series dishwashers are whisper quiet, great at cleaning, and good looking, with features to love.
Bosch 500 Series dishwasher review
October 26, 2017 – We are big fans of the Bosch 500 series dishwashers. They clean well and look sharp in any kitchen.
Whirlpool WDF330PAHW dishwasher review
October 13, 2017 – The Whirlpool WDF330PAHW is a no-frills dishwasher that is a good value, easy to use, and cleans well.
Bosch Benchmark Series SHE89PW55N dishwasher review
September 22, 2017 – The Bosch Benchmark series SHE89PW55N is Bosch's flagship dishwasher for a reason.
Whirlpool WDTA50SAHZ dishwasher review
September 22, 2017 – This attractive, well-priced dishwasher has good features but a bit of an issue with food particles.
Whirlpool WDT970SAHV dishwasher review
September 15, 2017 – You don't need to drop a thousand dollars on a dishwasher to get upscale looks and high-end features.
Miele Futura Crystal G6665SCVi dishwasher review
August 30, 2017 – The Miele Futura Crystal G6665SCVi is pricey, but delivers powerful performance and fine features.
Whirlpool WDT710PAHZ 24-inch dishwasher review
August 15, 2017 – The Whirlpool WDT710PAHZ will surprise you with its good value and high-end features.
Miele Futura Lumen EcoFlex G6885SCVi Dishwasher Review
June 26, 2017 – Superb at cleaning and saving energy, this high-end Miele dishwasher is handleless and hard working.
I tried eco-friendly alternatives to rinse aid—here's what I learned
June 26, 2017 – You can get spotless, dry dishes from your dishwasher without rinse aid
Electrolux EI24ID81SS Dishwasher Review
June 15, 2017 – This dishwasher has good looks and cleans well but loses to the competition on price