things you need to know before buying a juicer

Price: Before purchasing the juicer, always make sure to set up your budget as this will help save time when considering features. Avoid to draw attention of buying cheap machines on the entry level as they often break within a short period of time especially when they are used every day.

Consider the type: Two types of juicers are available in the market - Masticating juicers, which are also known as slow juicers, and centrifugal juicers, which process juice much faster. Some people are against of centrifugal juicers because they claim that the fast juicing process destroys nutrients, and slow juicers are the way to go to preserve more enzymes. Personally, I don't care for slow juicers because of two reasons. One, I'm impatient of consuming time, and number two, they are harder to clean. I also find that centrifugal juicers lend wonderful juice that is rich in color, nutrients and I can feel the effects of this juice, just as much as juice from masticating juicers. Masticating, or slow juicers, do yield a thicker juice, but in my opinion, they also yield less juice, making them more costly if you want to make bigger batches. Masticating juicers are also pricier, since they are thought to be better. Even top health celebrity juicers like Kris Carr, Natalia Rose and Kimberly Snyder use centrifugal juicers, so don't get caught up in thinking you have to have a slow juicer to get the benefits. However, if you're willing to devote more money and time, go with a masticating if you prefer.

Assembling and cleaning: According to the customers' experience, centrifugal juicers, for example most of the Breville brand juicers, are the easiest to clean, because their parts can be separated easier than masticating juicer machines. But some masticating juicers are very popular and very easy to clean. Nevertheless I love to use Breville juicer because I had one and it was so easy to clean and the parts all detached quite simply. It also has been being used for three years for juicing two to three times a day. If you do not want to spend too much time to clean your juicer then look for one that is dishwasher safe. Finally, always make sure to purchase a cleaning brush because it saves cleaning time.

Warranty: The best juicer company usually gives 5-15 years warranty. Some manufacturers give longer warranty on the motor than the rest of the appliance. Since there are so many brands and models to choose from, a long warranty period (at least 5 years) is definitely an important factor to decide which one to buy. By any means, don't waste your money on models that come with only 90 days warranty.

Switch Mode: One of the options to consider when buying a juicer is to consider switch control. Most traditional juicers enclose standard on and off switch while the new models have digital controls that allow you to choose the intensity at which you want your produce juiced. The digital controls allow you to regulate the power mode from when juicing hard fruits and vegetables to easier to juice ingredients like greens and herbs. I have used both types, and like each of them the same, however you need to consider this option, since all juicers come with different switch modes.

Motor: Ensure that the juicer has a strong motor that will help you to make juice from your toughest fruit or vegetables. A motor with at least 400 Watt can be very efficient. You must also consider the produce that you will be feeding into the juicer.

Size: Just think once about the size of a juicer while you are buying a juicer if there is no enough places in place in your kitchen. Sometimes size could be a matter to place your juicer in a permanent and suitable place in your kitchen. So buy the juicer according to the size of your kitchen appliance.

Reviews One of the important matters what you should consider while buying a juicer is online reviews of the products. Spend few minutes to read the reviews of the customers of your selected juicer who already used it. It can give you a good idea about the selected brand and model and can save your time and credits.

Noise: You should know how much noise your juicer makes to avoid disturbance your neighbors or family members who love sleeping in. Due to the powerful motor and the juicing process all juicers make a bit noise. Even the less loud ones produce around 80 dB noise.

Portability: If you plan to carry your juicer with you a lot then you have to select a lightweight model like Omega Compact Juicer or one with a carry handle. Masticating juicers are rather large, weighing 5-10 kg.