By Zoey Patel. Kitchen Appliances. At Wednesday, January 02nd 2019, 10:34:13 AM.
Whether you’re working with an existing kitchen layout for which you need replacement appliances, remodeling to change your current design or creating your dream kitchen as part of a new construction project, the layout of your kitchen dictates a lot about the appliances you’ll need to purchase.
The traditional range or stove, a single unit with cooktop above and oven below, is an affordable, space-conserving solution still chosen by most homeowners. But it’s just one of the cooking options offered today. Some serious home cooks choose commercial-style stoves with six or eight burners instead of four, basting and grilling functions, and built-in warming ovens.
Appliances are the workhorses of your kitchen. Together, they will add up to about nine percent of your kitchen budget. This figure is surprisingly low, considering the technological advances and energy efficiencies today’s appliances offer. While features and performance are obviously the most important considerations in choosing appliances, how they’ll look in your kitchen probably matters to you, too.
Hygiene is essential in a kitchen environment together with stainless steel is one of the most popular materials because of its non-porous surface which helps to avoid the build up of germs and bacteria. It is a lot more resistant to germs in the kitchen environment compared to alternative materials like plastic and wood. A quick wipe with a disinfectant cleaner will keep the steel surface safe plus ready for food preparation.