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What Are The Appliances Millennials Are Willing To Splurge On?

From basic kitchen tools to high-end cleaning gadgets, here are the home appliances (and brands!) Gen Y-ers are lusting after

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When it comes to home appliances, there are your staples, and then there are the big ticket items you need to save up for. We asked these 20 millennials what are the dream appliances they are willing to splurge on. We got some practical choices and a popular choice among these 20- and 30-somethings. Read on to find out what their top picks are.


Specialty kitchen gadgets

“A really good espresso machine that won't take up a lot of space” —Ralph, 31, photographer

“A double wall oven so baking will be easier.” —Macky, 23, chemical engineer and baking enthusiast



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“I want an air fryer! Since turning vegetarian, I’ve been frying more food, for some reason. I’m not in it for the health benefits, but if I want to keep this up I need to start making improvements in the health department. I also want a new oven, a Dyson electric fan, and a vacuum and the heavy duty air purifier that ride the room of allergens but those will have to wait.” —Bianca, 23, assistant beauty editor

“A high capacity air fryer so I can prep all the meals I want less the oil and grease. Gains city!” —Jaycee, 24, Sales executive

“I’d splurge on a wine chiller.” —Roseann, 30, equity sales

“Zojirushi rice cooker.” —Nick, 32, Farmer



“A grill.” —Armand, 32, ad agency owner



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Home appliance essentials

“Washing machine and dryer.” —Jeselle, 30, IT manager

“Washing machine with iron/press.” —Jen, 31, marketing manager

“A Big Berkey water filter!” —Teeffany, 28, yoga teacher


A robot vacuum

“Roomba, the robot vacuum.” —John, 31, business owner

“A Roomba.” —Glenn, 31, Lawyer



Audio-visual entertainment

 “I just splurged on a sound Onkyo AV Receiver + Polk Audio Surround Speakers.” —James, 31, Marketing manager

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 “A high-end espresso machine. Or one of those really big curved 4K HDR TVs.” —Aaron, 32, Filmmaker


Anything by Dyson!

“Dyson vacuum cleaner.” —Luis, 30, finance manager

“A Dyson vacuum cleaner.” —Sam, 30, content editor



“Dyson vacuum.” —Jopie, 31, Makeup artist

“UV Sterilizer, air purifier, Dyson vacuum, Kitchen Aid mixers, oven.” —Tricia, 31, business owner

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“Dyson vacuum.” —Mico, 32, lawyer

“Dyson bladeless fan...or a Tesla if that counts.” —Monchi, 33, economist

WHERE TO BUY:

You can get Dyson products locally at Century City Mall, Makati City, or visit their website. Philips appliances are available at all major appliance stores, or visit their website. Samsung QLED TV and Samsung AddWash Front Load Washing Machine are available at major appliance stores or visit samsung.com.ph. Miele and Kitchenaid appliances are available at Focus Global Inc. A Zojirushi Rice Cooker is available at Lazada, or visit their website. An iRobot Roomba is available at Lazada. For more info on Big Berkey Water Filters, visit their Facebook page.

If you could splurge on absolutely any appliance, which one would you pick? Send us a message on Real Living’s Facebook page.

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