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such as The Maytag Store allow in-store testing of appliances. Customers can bring in loads of laundry to test washing machines or cookie batter to give ovens a try.

Get testimonials from other users. When a store trial isn’t possible Compeau says other consumers are a great resource. “Find someone who owns the product you’re considering, solicit their opinion and ask to give it a whirl.” What did that person like or dislike about it?