5 Home Appliances I Only Used After Moving to America

5 Home Appliances I Only Used After Moving to America

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As I continue moving into my first American house, here are five home appliances I only used after moving to America.

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  1. Leslie McCormick on February 7, 2023 at 4:26 am

    Never buy a Samsung washing machine. They suck. Hard.

  2. Edward Dore on February 7, 2023 at 4:28 am

    I’ve never heard of a hybrid washer and dryer. I can’t imagine the same unit doing both.

  3. Kate on February 7, 2023 at 4:28 am

    American here. I hate coffee. But love black tea.

  4. Tim Watson on February 7, 2023 at 4:29 am

    ..nice 1950’s microwave oven!

  5. BigBoct on February 7, 2023 at 4:29 am

    Dry humor with a British accent? This is the kind of content I come to YouTube for. Thanks, Algorithm-Chan!

  6. Douglas Powell on February 7, 2023 at 4:29 am

    With your laundry in the basement, you have an opportunity. A laundry chute!

    I love laundry chutes, my favorite was at my aunt’s house. One of the bottom drawers in the kitchen had a false bottom that would hinge down when the drawer was closed. When the drawer is open, the bottom panel is closed. Put you dirty laundry in the drawer, close it, and your laundry falls into the basement, into a laundry basket, strategically positioned below. 🙂

  7. Jonathan Freedom1st Argiri on February 7, 2023 at 4:30 am

    Your neighbor in northwest Ohio saying cheers Lawrence.

  8. Stacie Husak on February 7, 2023 at 4:31 am

    I prefer the top loads with the agitator. They are hard to come by – I went to 3 places (Lowe’s, Home Depot and Stines) and only managed to find 1. Here’s hoping it lasts forever or at least as long as I do.

  9. Scott deyo on February 7, 2023 at 4:31 am

    You probably haven’t seen it yet but a lot of houses have the washer and dryer on the second floor. Like in my house. That way you don’t take the clothes down to the basement wash them and then carry them all the way up two floors to where your clothes get put away. Makes sense. Right?

  10. Ryan Gibson on February 7, 2023 at 4:36 am

    How very British of you! LOL. Sorry, had to say it. Here in Arizona we use humidifiers and most homes have a RO water system which is piped to both the refrigerator for cold/hot/ice and then to a small tap at the sink. There is no need to buy water or ice this way.

  11. James Durbin on February 7, 2023 at 4:37 am

    I’ve stumbled upon your channel, thank you algorithm lol. Love it keep it up man and welcome to America!

  12. Alan Evans on February 7, 2023 at 4:38 am

    Unless your your fridge water dispenser is fed by a reverse osmosis system it should be faster than that. Could be you need a new inline filter or maybe your water pressure is low.

  13. SafetySpooon on February 7, 2023 at 4:38 am


  14. CocoaBeachCBBC on February 7, 2023 at 4:40 am

    The Florida Scrub Jay is somewhere between vulnerable and endangered… probably because they are frequently shamelessly bold and don’t mind sitting on your head and posing for pictures (or entirely absent. They are a bit fickle that way)

  15. Phil M on February 7, 2023 at 4:42 am

    Front loader washers are kind of new in the US. They’ve always been around but most houses used front loaders for many years. Huge front loader washers and dryers on pedestals, that they charge extra for, are now the most popular style. I had to search a bit for a top loader washer. I like them better and they are less expensive. less trouble too. Front loaders are more likely to leak.

  16. Leslie McCormick on February 7, 2023 at 4:44 am

    I could listen to your voice for a long time. You remind me of David Mitchell.
    Anyway, I subscribed, and Cheers from Canada!😊

  17. James Baker on February 7, 2023 at 4:45 am

    cat! Is that an American cat or a British cat? I’m sure your cat can tell you all about birding. Nice washer and dryer, you need to get rid of both of those because that area would be perfect for a cat tree or two. By the way that would be perfect for your new channel Lost in the Cat Tree. My human is coming back, gotta go.

  18. ppybmjc on February 7, 2023 at 4:46 am

    You’re not wrong, my introduction to dehumidifiers was in fact when I lived in the UK in a rental with a perpetually damp (and mold covered) basement.

  19. cp hank on February 7, 2023 at 4:47 am

    I’m American and have experience with both front and top loading clothes washers. Front loaders are prone to prematurely leaking. Not so with top loaders. Also top loaders tend to be lower priced.

  20. rahb1 on February 7, 2023 at 4:47 am

    A dehumidifier works well in most climates. It is obviously helpful in rather humid environments, but it can also be very useful in lower temps, where *mould* can occur. Very hot *and* humid climates definitely need an air conditioner, or a one-way ticket to a better climate which suits you.

  21. Steven Banks on February 7, 2023 at 4:47 am

    Oh. And your ice/water dispenser WILL break.

  22. Rand Zopyr on February 7, 2023 at 4:48 am

    How are dehumidifiers not a thing in the UK?! People constantly talk about the damp and how hard it is to get out and how you need a dry heat etc… This literally solves the problem; it takes the damp out.

    I would honestly be shocked if you told me that most Brits still just drink instant coffee – from what I’ve seen the single cup coffee brewer is ubiquitous in all English speaking countries now. And I suspect the lack of icemaker/water dispenser comes down to the smaller fridge sizes – we bought a smaller model in our old house and eschewed all these features as unnecessary (except the icemaker, but it was self-contained without a dispenser.

  23. Maggie on February 7, 2023 at 4:49 am

    You’re consistently funnier than most comedians out there

  24. christopher Vance on February 7, 2023 at 4:50 am

    Many Americans own kettles and use the French press to make our coffee.

  25. Alan Evans on February 7, 2023 at 4:50 am

    The most important questions though are whether or not you’ve miss the switches right on the outlets and if you’ve electrocuted yourself on our inferior plugs? 🙂

  26. Bernadette Lawson on February 7, 2023 at 4:51 am

    Just letting you know that a certain coffee company here (UK) has recently brought out coffee bags. Like tea bags, but, er, yeh, with coffee…

  27. Beth Culverhouse on February 7, 2023 at 4:51 am

    Nobody in the US calls this a “tumble” dryer. Just a dryer.

  28. mlee6050 on February 7, 2023 at 4:54 am

    Think my air con has dehumidifier function, also was thinking to get air purifier some point

  29. Pip8448 on February 7, 2023 at 4:56 am

    As someone who lives in the northwest of the USA:
    We use dehumidifiers in the Fall before it gets too cold to pull the water out of basements, garages, and other places that can get condensation because the the temperature difference between a warm home and the cold weather outside.
    It’s important that it gets done before it becomes cold, otherwise the condensation becomes invisible ice on your walls or possessions causing unknown damage or a damp moldy doom when it gets warm enough again.

  30. Sophie S on February 7, 2023 at 4:56 am

    Laurence, things have changed in the UK in the last 15 years. The majority of people now have coffee machines and don’t use instant coffee.

  31. LazyDays on February 7, 2023 at 4:56 am

    I just want to know why the washer and dryer are unplugged.

  32. The Same on February 7, 2023 at 4:57 am

    Russian cat?

  33. Sheherazahde on February 7, 2023 at 5:00 am

    Most homes, in my experience, have their washer and dryer in a laundry room, or “utility room”.
    The utility room is where the utilities are, such as the water heater, and the washer/dryer. It’s like a mud room.

    My friend who has her washer/dryer in her kitchen has a vertical stack. So her washer is a front loader.

    My current basement apartment has a dehumidifier, because it is a basement and basements are notoriously damp. The washer and dryer are in a public room and coin operated.

  34. Cindy Campbell on February 7, 2023 at 5:01 am

    How common are microwaves in England?

  35. 3 AM on February 7, 2023 at 5:01 am

    The only time we used a dehumidifier was when we lived in Okinawa. I was amazed at how quickly the water tub filled up. We would unplug it if we had to go out. In California, I’m considering buying a humidifier, so I don’t have to keep creaming my face so often,

  36. Cathy Taylor on February 7, 2023 at 5:03 am

    Waiting for the inevitable videos about having to clean the condenser coils on the fridge (if you can find them), cleaning out the vent tubing from the dryer to the outdoor vent, and trying to find an appliance repair person who can fix the fancy fridge because those lovely bells and whistles break down quite often and the insides are way more complex than simple, basic UK fridges. This is the dark side of being an American and owning lots of fancy appliances. I’ll bet that wasn’t part of the test to become an American. It should be. Appliance upkeep and repair (for the daring). Clotheslines are comparatively simple to fix, should they break. Do you have clothesline poles in the UK?

  37. Linda Birdbike on February 7, 2023 at 5:06 am

    I just love your home. Older homes have so much more appeal and charm that the modern day ones. Back when artistry and creativity were still driving forces in architecture.

  38. Vivianne Donnelly on February 7, 2023 at 5:06 am

    I can count on a good laugh when I watch your channel!

  39. gym shoe on February 7, 2023 at 5:07 am

    Most Americans live a damned fine life. I’m a relatively poor guy who enjoys nearly every luxury known to man and thank God for that! I love the USA. FJB

  40. Kristie L on February 7, 2023 at 5:07 am

    You have central air – you don’t need a dehumidifier. Your AC unit will remove the humidity.

  41. S Turner on February 7, 2023 at 5:09 am

    top load washers were the standard until about 25 years ago. The only front load I ever saw as a kid was the laundromat.

  42. Phil M on February 7, 2023 at 5:13 am

    My new refrigerator has a pitcher built inside that keeps idstself filled and you can just open the door and pour a fast glass of cool water. My old one was one of those slow in the door type. Such a minor thing but it drove me nuts too.

  43. Pam Lowrey on February 7, 2023 at 5:14 am

    Not sure if others have already said this, but front load washing machines are relatively new in the US. The only kind that used to be available was the top load.

  44. Andrew McLoughlin on February 7, 2023 at 5:15 am

    Canada here: we all have humidifiers. The air is dry enough as it is-‐ a dehumidifier would just make jerky and fruit leathers.

  45. Off the clock astrophysicist on February 7, 2023 at 5:15 am

    This video drove me crazy. I turned around every time the cat meowed (got two at home).

  46. AG Bobier on February 7, 2023 at 5:16 am

    What a wit!! So funny!!

  47. fhhsvnggbh on February 7, 2023 at 5:17 am

    I live in Tropical Qld Australia, We learnt how to build houses here about 70 years ago that deal passively with humidity, ie its 80% humidity 90% of the time and have never needed a de humidifier. They do exist if people never open windows or turn on a fan here hahaha and Thanks to CV19 I got a air purifier and dont really notice any difference to be honest. But that coffee is horendous yuckkk drip coffee. America just cant do coffee right. Why dont they buy espresso machines? But overall Australia is similar in terms of appliances, but our driers fridges and washers are far superior being not integrated into houses unless you buy a townhouse or somehwere strange. Depending on what you buy personally of course. Front loaders are also far more effective and dont leave lint and crap on your clothes if you leave a tissue in your pocket. Basements seem to be an american thing mainly however. lol i love your voice acting and humour lol

  48. Maria Aguado Ball on February 7, 2023 at 5:19 am

    When I lived in Cardiff, I got a dehumidifier at Argos. It worked a treat. I’m surprised to hear they’re rare in the UK, because they do help if you’ve got a problem with damp.

  49. Dana K on February 7, 2023 at 5:22 am

    I’m an American coffee-drinker and I only use a French press. I wouldn’t know what to do with a coffee maker like you show in this video.

  50. Garry Ferrington on February 7, 2023 at 5:23 am

    Love your cat!
    Have you gotten used to having a single tap yet? Convenient, isn’t it? Nescafe instant coffee is excellent.

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