|Appliances: How To Decide
You don't want to begin your journey looking for kitchen appliances unprepared. Because an appliance showroom is packed with products, it can be an overwhelming experience if you don't know exactly what you want.
When it comes to your cooktop you can choose from gas burners, electric coils, glass ceramic surfaces and modular burners.
A good dishwasher, like a good ventilation system, should clean well and do it quietly. When checking out a dishwasher look for features like wash cycle options, interior accessories and accessibility.
Cabinets are the key ingredient in any kitchen. They will influence the look and feel of the heart of your home more than anything else because it's not only the most visible part of the kitchen, but the "Meeting Place" of every home.
Twenty-five years ago, choosing a countertop was easy. You picked from a dozen or so colors of plastic laminate and then moved on to another room in the house. But there's been a counter revolution in this country, that you, the consumer have sparked because of your desire for a more functional, stylish and luxurious counter.
When it comes to choosing what kind of oven you want, your options include conventional, convection, microwave and combination.
Don't get sidetracked by all the gadgetry available for refrigerators, because the purpose of this storage appliance is to keep your food fresh, beverages cold and ice box chilled.
|Kitchen Sinks and Faucets
It wasn't long ago when homeowners had two choices when it came to selecting a new kitchen sink: cast iron or stainless steel. There were fewer choices of colors or shapes and no options for customized sink accessories. Today, homeowners have a multitude of sink choices to help personalize their kitchen.