Brand reliability

Independent and trusted reviews, tests and investigations of large and small kitchen appliances and utensils.

Brand reliability

CHOICE product reliability survey

Our 2014 report reveals how our members rate common technology product and appliance brands for reliability.

21 Feb 2014 | Use our brand reliability results to help guide your decision before buying. A bargain isn't a bargain if you're likely to pay a lot for repairs in the long term.

old appliances

Appliances that last

Not everything is disposable these days.

28 Apr 2011 | Our readers share stories of old reliable appliances and recount tales of appliances that have failed within minutes of first use.


Kitchen buying guide

What to look for and how to stay on budget.

12 Aug 2010 | A kitchen is often the showcase in today’s open-plan living space, so designing and building one that suits your home and needs is essential.


Appliance reliability survey 2007

See how your appliances rate for reliability.

25 Aug 2007 | Based on your responses, the most reliable appliances are digital cameras and televisions, while the machines most likely to need repairs are dishwashers and lawnmowers.


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