AJ Madison is Back on George to the Rescue!

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George, hard at work (courtesy of NBC)

Attention all fans of home design, home construction, and giving homes to families in need: AJ Madison and George to the Rescue are teaming up again. This weekend, on May 4-5, AJM gives appliances to those without.  And of course there’s George, too.

Find your time and city below, and tune in!

Saturday, May 4
New York – 9:30 AM and 7 PM (WNBC)
Philadelphia – 10 AM (WCAU)

Sunday, May 5
New York – 12:30 AM (WNBC)
Los Angeles – 4:30 PM (KNBC)
Chicago – 11:35 PM (WMAQ)
Washington – 1:05 AM (WRC)
Dallas – 11:30 AM (KXAS)
San Francisco – 5:30 AM (KNTV)
Miami – 11:30 AM (WTVJ)
San Diego – 5:00 PM (KNSD)
Hartford – 12:45 AM (WVIT)
Boston – 11:00 AM (NECN)
Atlanta – 12:00 PM (WXIA)

We’ll also have a bonus episode on May 12, so stay tuned for more!

– R. Fogel

The Recycled Kitchen – Easy on the Environment, and on Your Wallet

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Earth Week 2013 — It’s the second installment of our designer interviews with Jenny Wise.  This time, we learn how to get a beautiful kitchen without breaking the bank. Jenny’s secret? Staying as fashionable as possible.

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Confessions of a Designer: Kitchen as Heart of the Home

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4/8/2013 — AJ Madison was at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show a little while ago, and the team left filled to bursting with ideas and tips from designers.  Luckily, AJ has Jenny Wise, a kitchen designer and member of the AJM team, to distill it down for us.  Here’s the first installment of what she told us about designing the kitchens of the future — finding materials, going green, and discovering the best appliances to make the kitchen the heart of the home.

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Appliance Authority AJ Madison Outfits a Home Destroyed by Sandy, on George to the Rescue

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Too many homes across New York and New Jersey were devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
That’s why AJ Madison is teaming up with George Oliphant on the season premiere of NBC’s George to the Rescue. We’re giving new GE appliances to a Sayreville family — to the tune of a GE Cafe range, dishwasher, microwave, and refrigerator.

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AJ Madison appliances, donated via George to the Rescue

Find your city and tune in for more!

March 30:
New York – 10 AM and 7 PM WNBC
Philadelphia – 10 AM WCAU

March 31:
New York – 12:30 AM WNBC
Los Angeles – 4:30 PM KNBC
Chicago – 11:30 PM WMAQ
Washington, D.C. – 1:00 AM WRC
Dallas – 5:00 PM KXAS
San Francisco – 5:30 PM KNTV
Miami – 11:30 AM WTVJ
San Diego – 5:00 PM KNSD
Hartford – 12:45 AM WVIT
Boston – 11:00 AM NECN
Atlanta – 12:00 PM WXIA

And, there’s more to come from AJ Madison and GTTR in May, so we’ll see you soon.

– Rivka Fogel

Why Plastic Leaves the Dishwasher Wet

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via NC State’s “The Abstract”

Have you ever noticed that plastic containers always come out of the dishwasher wet? The phenomenon is true across dishwashers, even the best of the best. Regardless of the power, speed, or heat generated by your dishwasher, plastic stubbornly refuses to dry. NC State University explains why:

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Smart Refrigerators Tell You What to Eat, Where To Shop, and Whether You Need a Coat Today

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Now you can share recipes, notes, and calendars — through your refrigerator.  At the Consumer Electronics Show, Samsung unveiled a smart refrigerator, continuing the trend of smart appliances flooding the market.  The 10-inch tablet on the refrigerator door tells you what the weather’s like, if you’re running late, and if your son is getting school lunch today.

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