Your appliances should work for you, instead of you for them with constant repairs and finicky functioning, so make sure you do your research and pick high quality appliances that are right for your home and your family´s use. Whether you´re looking to replace a refrigerator, dish washer, cooktop, or laundry washer and dryer, take into account power/electricity use, size, longevity, user friendliness, cost, and of course, aesthetics of the appliance you’re purchasing. It´s also worth looking at the appliance manufacturer´s warranty, in case something does go wrong despite your research! Mostly importantly, keep in mind that appliances are designed to make your life easier, so make sure you install them in a way that won´t make it hard to use effectively.
Sleek, modern kitchens are the big “it” thing right now – stainless steel appliances, granite or concrete counters, and modular MDF cabinetry. But if you like something a little homier, or if you live in an older home where a modern decor just wouldn’t jive, it might be time for you to consider investing in vintage kitchen appliances. Done right, a retro kitchen is warm, inviting, and looks and feels just like old fashioned home cooking. The Classic Collection from Heartland Appliance offers a whole range of vintage kitchen appliances designed to do exactly that: to take you back to home cooked meals and Sunday dinner with the family... Read full article