When it comes to home appliances, one can only imagine how those who lived in ancient times managed to get things done. Most of us would cringe at the thought of doing all house chores manually as it would take the whole day yet we have other important and perhaps more fun things to do. Some appliances might be more vital than others depending on the person but here are the top 10 home appliances that most people agree they can’t function without.


1. Cooker/stove

We eat so we can live and the cooker is the device that makes this possible. One might argue that they can always get takeout food but in the current plunging economy, this is just not feasible. Cookers come in different types and sizes and therefore one can perform all culinary chores at home.

2. Refrigerator

This is a must have as it stores food and keeps it fresh for as long as your want since there is the freezer option. A fridge is also very convenient as drinks are kept cool and ready all the time and warm drinks can be cooled instantly using ice cubes.

3. Dishwasher

Cooking alone is a hard task for many and especially men so washing dishes must be an uphill chore and here is where the essence of this time saving appliance comes in. Dishwashers come in handy especially when one has guests or a lot of errands to run.

4. Washing machine

This is perhaps the most amazing labor saving appliance to be invented. It saves a lot of time and energy and the clothes come out in perfect condition compared to hand washed clothes in fact one can wash and wear an item in a matter of minutes!

5. Microwave

People are forever rushing to work or to meet deadlines and this leaves no time for lengthy cooking processes. All one needs is the microwave to heat ready to eat foods and also to defrost foods.

6. Television

A house without one feels weird even if the occupants of the house are not actively watching or are never at home. The TV keeps people entertained and updated and also serves as the focal point of the living room.

7. Telephone

It’s almost a crime not to have a telephone as people need to communicate. Telephones have evolved and today smart phones are the in thing.

8. Air conditioner

Unless one lives in the arctic, this is a very important appliance as it helps cool indoor air and also eliminates stuffiness which might cause illness.

9. Blender

With the current craze of everyone going the healthy way, a house hold cannot afford to stay without a blender. They save a lot of time and energy when it comes to making juices and soups and with them you can easily stock your fridge with healthy drinks.

10. Computer

Not having a computer is unimaginable as it has become the most used source of information i.e. via the internet and businesses are also going paperless so one needs the appliance to keep up. With time, this might be the only appliance that we will need to run everything!

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