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For finishing a kitchen, we recommend the reliability and updated yet timeless look of Whirlpool® and KitchenAid® appliances. When a truly luxurious design is the goal, Jenn-Air® answers the call.

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Top Upgrades to Enhance Your Kitchen

Pfister Wheaton 1-Handle Pull-Down Faucet

You spend a lot of time in the kitchen—it’s where you go to start your morning and likely the first place you visit when you return home. It’s also the part of the house that has the most features and gadgets, and where you can make some pretty cool upgrades that will improve the value of your entire home and the quality of your time spent there. If you think your kitchen could use an update, here are five places to consider making a change!

How to Build Your Own Fabulous Kitchen

 KitchenAid appliances provide a high-end functionality.

Kitchen finishes can be broken down into three simple categories: the appliances, the surfaces, and the built-ins. Focusing on these crucial areas allows the space to take shape, resulting in a stylish yet functional area that is sure to add value to your home.

Unique Appliances to Customize Your Kitchen

KitchenAid SmartOven+

There are many ways to customize your kitchen by choosing appliances that go beyond the regular suite, so be sure to acquaint yourself with all the options! Your lifestyle and family needs will likely determine what piques your interest, but here are some of our favorite ways to pack extra functionality into this space. We’ve included convenient extras as well as state-of-the-art products that offer more than you’re used to—get ready to start thinking of how you want your kitchen to serve you!

Choosing Appliances Homeowners Will Love

KitchenAid 30-Inch 5 Burner Dual Fuel Double Oven Convection Range

The kitchen is said to be the heart of the home. When combing through the countless appliance options out there, how can you as a builder assure that the heart of your new build will appeal to any and all potential buyers? To make things easy on yourself, just consider these key factors—today's home buyers are simply looking for new kitchens that are functional and eye-catching.

Choosing the Best Kitchen Appliance Finish

Whirlpool Contemporary Refrigerator in Sunset Bronze

When the kitchen is the centerpiece of your home, your appliances start the conversation. How much thought have you given to their look? It’s not just a matter of stainless steel or plasticky black or white anymore—options have expanded, and your design can reap the benefits in a big way. Whether you’re looking for a subdued look or a bold statement, here are some of the numerous appliance finish possibilities to consider for your kitchen!

Designing an Accessible Kitchen

KitchenAid 30-Inch 50-Burner Glass Slide-In Convection Range

Designing an accessible house means making changes—wider doorways, lever handles, slip resistant floors, etc.—and the kitchen requires numerous other considerations. It’s a work zone that serves many purposes, is used by many people, and forms the heart of the home, so it should be primed to provide a good experience for everybody. Whether you want to go with a full-blown universal design or are just looking for ideas to answer your own unique challenges to remain independent, here are some ways to build a more accessible kitchen.

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