Transcript for Cutting-Edge Gadgets Create a Quieter Home
However, a new generation of cutting-edge appliances, cutting down the noise. Sam's happy. I'm terrified. Becky worley has more. Reporter: Your home should be a peaceful haven. Actually, it's loud. The manufacturers are taking note and marketing, new, quieter products. For example, your morning should be tranquil. But kettles are surprisingly loud. Busting out my disable meter to check mine. Mine is as loud as 79 decibels. Kitchen aide is . On to the vacuum cleaner. Mine, 92 decibels. That's as loud as a jackhammer. This dyson is a little quieter. But the quality of the sound is lower, rumbling. This electrolux cuts the noise of my vacuum in half. Easy farrah fawcett. 101 decibels. That's really loud. That's as loud as being inside the cockpit of a helicopter. But the new q-zone quiet hair drier comes in at 81 decibels. All right. This thing works. Finally, I head to sears to look at driers, washingtoning machines and dishwashers. There's more quiet models on the market these days. But it's a feature that will cost you. In some cases, twice as much. Is it worth it? This g.E. Is 42 decibels. That's twice as quiet as standard models on the market today. Peace, quiet and clean dishes. For "good morning america," becky worley, abc news, oakland, california.
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