Kitchen Appliance Considerations

Kitchen Appliance Considerations When purchasing new appliances you have to consider a few things.

The Finish

First consider the finishes you already have in your kitchen. Are your cabinets dark or light finish? What color are your counter tops and backslash? What appliances are already in place?

Kitchen Appliance Considerations


Second what kind of appliance style do you prefer, there’s stainless steel, black, or white finished appliances.

You don’t want your appliances to stand out the goal is to hide them.

By doing this you can create a more visually appealing kitchen.

General Guidelines

If you have black or dark cabinets go with black appliances. If you have lighter or white cabinets go with white appliances.

Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is different though, you can never go wrong with it. Stainless steel tends to blend in with most cabinets and counter tops. It also looks great in kitchens with a more vibrate color scheme.

Stainless steel appliances are easy to clean and maintain with the proper cleaning solutions and it generally goes well with any type of kitchen.

Kitchen Appliance Considerations: Appliances to Consider

Here is a list of major appliances to consider and match:

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher

Here is a list of minor appliances to consider:

  • Coffee/Espresso Machine
  • Blender
  • Toaster Oven
  • Sink
  • Egg Beater
  • Bread Maker
  • and much more

It really is up to you, in general, the major appliances should match. The minor appliances can either match or contrast depending on your personal preference.

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