Have you recently moved into a new home? Is the kitchen in poor condition and you're thinking about remodeling? Remodeling your kitchen can be a big step for any homeowner. Here are some reasons to consider setting aside a larger portion of your remodeling budget for high end appliances, instead of simply buying whatever's cheapest:
Better looks: When buying appliances, looks matter almost as much as the interior workings. If you've just updated your kitchen to a gleaming new look, you don't want a fridge that could belong in an 80s or 90s era apartment. Don't settle for inexpensive, but out of place, appliances. With high end appliances, you'll have a wider range of looks to choose from. Current popular choices are stainless steel or black. If neither of those suit you, look for a manufacturer or distributor who can customize your appliance colors to match your new kitchen decor.
Better quality: If you've bought inexpensive appliances before, you have likely been frustrated by how long they last. They may have only lasted a year or two before needing serious repairs or replacements. In contrast, high end appliances are often made with parts that have been designed for use in a commercial kitchen. Commercial-quality appliances are designed to hold up to the rigors of being used repeatedly over the course of the day, every day. If these appliances can stand up to the abuses of being used in a commercial kitchen, these types of appliances can easily withstand whatever normal use that your family throws at it.
More options: If you buy a cheap refrigerator, it usually has just a refrigerator and a freezer section. While this works well enough for most people, it may not work for you. High end appliances offer many more options, if you're so inclined. Some models may have a special space just for chilling your wines, meaning that you don't have to go to the trouble of purchasing a separate special wine fridge. If you like to make food ahead or to store food from your garden, you might want a refrigerator that has two freezer sections. One can be used for every day items, such as frozen vegetables and ice cream, while there is also a small chest freezer section in the bottom third of the refrigerator. The chest freezer area can be used for large items like roasts, or it could be used to preserve a month or two of homemade TV dinners.
Visit a local showroom, such as All-American Appliance, to see what is available.