Greensboro, N.C. - In the market for a new washer or dryer? It's not an easy choice these days. Technology has advanced to the point that you really have to do your homework before buying. And with the trend to get the washers and dryers out of the basements and into the living space you have to take the "look" of the machines into account as well. We turned to Dan DiClerico of Consumer Reports to give us the do's-and-don'ts of picking out the perfect one for you and your family.