START WITH A PLAN
Considering your needs and goals in several key areas will help you create a realistic strategy for buying appliances for your dream new kitchen.
Whether you're just replacing appliances while preserving your old kitchen, remodeling, or creating your dream kitchen as part of a new construction project, the budget you set for your new kitchen will significantly affect the appliances you choose, so it needs to be realistic. for the size and scope of your project. And while choosing appliances, make sure you or your designer give priority to this established budget and function over aesthetics. For example, commercial style appliances that are not properly proportioned to your kitchen layout may offer the look you want, but ultimately require structural modifications that burden the budget that you did not expect.
FUNCTIONS AND WAY OF LIFE
When planning your new kitchen, it is good to take into account the lifestyle of your family and design it according to it. If you like to have fun, consider adding special appliances such as a heating drawer or ice maker or installing an oven with a larger capacity. And busy families may want to add a quick-cooking oven to save time. Creating a comprehensive wish list will make it easier for your needs to match the features of the appliance in the shopping process.
STYLE AND COATINGS
Once you have determined your budget and functional requirements, you can further narrow your choices by choosing the style and finishes that complement the design of your kitchen. In today's luxury kitchens, stainless steel is the most popular coating option - in addition to being durable and long-lasting, the sleek stainless steel surface is also easy to clean. Another luxury trend is the integration of appliances with the help of custom panels. This includes panels made to order by the cabinet manufacturer according to the manufacturer's specifications.
When buying appliances, choose your retailer. The sales representative you work with should be familiar with all the unique product features of multiple brands to help you choose. In addition, retailers can often help with any complex installation requirements unique to your kitchen design. When choosing appliances, you will also want to consider how their handles, knobs, touch screens or lighting add to the overall look you want. If you're struggling with any of these choices, try creating a mood board that integrates all the cladding you're considering to help you visualize how it all works together.