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Why Luxury Appliances Are Considered Luxury

We’ve all been there. You’re shopping for something you need, whether its clothing, shoes, a new car or appliances and you come across a price tag so big that you wonder why this item would ever be this expensive. These items are usually labelled as luxury or premium and can seem really expensive for no reason. Maybe it’s the brand name, or where it’s made you wonder?


Remembrance Day

For Canadians, Remembrance Day is an important time to acknowledge the courage and sacrifice Canadian Veterans made for us at the time of WWI and WW2, as well as pay homage to those who have served and continue to serve Canada in times of war and conflict.


Brand Spotlight: Smeg Appliances

Smeg has been one of those brands that is difficult to ignore. Not only because they manufacture beautifully crafted appliances, but because they seem to keep reinventing themselves without boring their consumers and manage to stay on top of important matters, such as energy efficiency and environmental concerns. Smeg is truly a unique, fun and stylish brand and we can’t get enough of them.


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.