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Product Review: Bosch 500 Series Dishwasher

It’s understandable to be a bit of a skeptic when someone tells you that their dishwasher is the best one out there. A lot of people feel passionate about the appliances they buy, proud that their research and hard work in picking out the best features, quality and affordability has paid off. If you’re about to make that decision yourself and are in the midst of researching new dishwashers – we recommend you take a look at this one.

The Bosch 500 Series Dishwasher is in a class on its own. We’re not telling you this because we’re biased or being told to, we’re telling you this because it's true. Imagine if a company sat down and listened to what every customer wanted from a dishwasher – flexibility, no sound, more room, dry dishes… this is what the Bosch 500 Series is.


Spooky, Trendy and Scary Halloween Decor

Halloween is fast approaching – even as adults, all of us at Tasco absolutely love Halloween! As soon as the air gets crisp and the leaves start to turn, we are in the mood for spooky stories and carving pumpkins. For us, dressing up (and eating the kids leftover candy) is only half the fun.


Refrigerator Types Uncovered

A fridge, is a fridge, is a fridge, right? Wrong. There are more types of refrigerators in this world than there are hockey teams. Okay well maybe not, but there are many types of refrigerators you can choose from in order to fit your exact needs. We have broken down the various types of refrigerators for you, so you can determine which type is the best for you, your lifestyle and your family. 


Top Mount vs. Bottom Mount Freezers

It may seem straight forward but deciding between a Top Mount Freezer and a Bottom Mount Freezer isn’t always easy. There’s definitely benefits to both, but it’s important to understand the various features and differences between them, in order to make the right decision for your kitchen. 


Buy Appliances, Save the World

Did you know that right now 11% of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions are created from homes and buildings? Greenhouse gas emissions have direct negative impact on climate change causing it to become one of the biggest environmental issues of our time. Here at Tasco, we care about helping the environment in any way possible which is why we’re really excited to announce that we are now part of the Low Carbon Economy Fund!


The Rise of Customizable Appliances

Kitchen appliances have been around for many years now and have become very important features not only in our kitchens, but all around our homes. Now with access to over 60 appliance brands in North America alone, the variety of appliance options can feel endless. Despite so much selection with appliance brands, many consumers wonder what exciting things will be happening in the appliance industry in the coming years. Well, we have an answer for you and we’re super excited about it!


Gas vs. Induction Cooking

Picking out the right appliance can sometimes be tough, especially with so many options readily available. When it comes to choosing the right range or cooktop for your kitchen, a hard decision can lie between gas and induction. We’ve laid out the pros and cons of both types, to help you make a more informed decision. 


Energy Saving Tips for Your Appliances

Being environmentally conscious has become increasingly popular in recent years. Thanks to an abundance of information about the environment and global warming, we are trying, now more than ever to cut back on things that will help to reduce our carbon footprint. Cutting back on energy consumption is just one of those things. With appliances accounting for up 12% of energy consumption in Canadian households, buying ENERGYSTAR® certified appliances can have a huge impact on greenhouse gasses. Here are some tips you can use to increase the efficiency of your appliances and boost their energy saving power.


How to Host the Perfect Dinner Party

Hosting the perfect dinner party is an art form. You want to be sure your guests are adequately entertained, well fed, and thoroughly enjoying themselves. It take practice and patience, but can be really rewarding and FUN once you've got a rhythm down. 


FIsher & Paykel: Active-Smart French Door Refrigerator

Blending the perfect mix of functionality, new technology, and style, the ActiveSmart™ 36-inch refrigerator with automatic ice maker from Fisher and Paykel is leading the way for a new generation of refrigeration.