Whirlpool Duet washer and dryer. Available in August for $1,299 (washer) and $799 (dryer) SRPs. Though sold separately, this washer and dryer combo complement each other perfectly. The pair's energy efficiency—the washer uses 67 percent less water and both use 68 percent less energy—can save owners up to 12,000 gallons of water and 600 kilowatt hours of energy, annually. Its front-loading design optimizes load capacity while minimizing potential knee and back strain to the user. Features include 12 cycles, five temperatures and sensors to monitor water quantity, load saturation, water temperature and motor speed. Available in two different color choices. Call (616) 923-5000 or visit www.whirlpool.com.
Danby DDW399W countertop dishwasher. Available now for $199 SRP. Selling points: This countertop dishwasher offers full size capacity and efficiency in a compact size. Its stainless steel interior accommodates up to four place settings and runs three wash cycles and an optional Sani-Wash. Connects and disconnects easily to and from the kitchen spigot. Call (419) 425-8627 or visit www.danby.com.
Dacor EOG36 36-inch outdoor grill. Available now for $3,000 (with cart $4,600) SRP. This stainless steel beauty offers grillers up to 36 inches of cooking surface in a portable and durable package. It features two adjustable stainless-steel side shelves, two storage drawers (each holds up to 75 lbs.), a central power source (with two additional outlets) and a self-contained fuel tank. This grill includes just about everything but the kitchen sink. Call (800) 772-7778 or visit www.dacor.com.