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Fascinating Kitchens - The Heart Of Your Home
If I were given three genie wishes, I’d probably combine all three for the price of one ultimate request! And what would that be? Well, kitchens have always been one of my many guilty pleasures. So I’d probably execute an all-mighty tantrum if the genie doesn’t grant me the kitchen of my fantasies! Yup, you can leave me in the kitchen appliance department of any store and I can lose track of time just looking through the stoves, dishwashers, ovens and refrigerators. Ok, enough day dreaming. Though there are other kitchen freaks like me out there (you know who you are), luxurious magazine-cover kitchens are something quite unattainable if you’re an ordinary citizen, with an ordinary bank account. Here are several options.
Let’s take a look at kitchen appliances first. Who doesn’t love the sleek and ultra-sophisticated appeal of stainless steel right? I’m a self-confessed fanatic of this modern polished look that’s all the frenzy these days. Why wouldn’t I be? Stainless steel furnishings complement any kitchen decorating style, plus it’s easy to clean too! The best-seller among these would no doubt be the stainless steel fridge with French doors. This type of bottom-freezer is a chic yet practical addition to your kitchen. It’s a side-by-side fridge having a handy freezer at the base which makes it easier to get items without really straining your poor back.
There are lots of options available when you’re looking for stoves. A lot of individuals opt for electric ones but gas stoves aren’t a bad choice either. In fact they are known for giving very even cooking, although those pilot lights aren’t safe around little kids. These days, an electric stove can come with many enhancing features. There are areas for grills or barbecues plus along with excellent-looking cook tops! There are even burner pans that can do without any manual cleaning. Ah, the ultimate gift for the multi-tasking mom!
Speaking of development, ever heard of 24-hour delay dishwashers? Yup, you read it right! Even if you’re at work or tending to the kids, it automatically does the job at a pre-set time. It may even come in handy just in case you need that mid-afternoon siesta as well. Some dishwashers have top shelves you can adjust according to your needs, they can conveniently go diagonally, vertically or horizontally. Pretty neat, huh? If that wasn’t cool enough for you, how about having a dishwasher that has three or more shelves? This way, you can actually do some double washing without piling up dishes on top of each other!
I bet you’ll be daydreaming about these wonderful kitchen appliances soon. However, if money is in limited supply, some options with similar features are available, minus the excruciatingly sky-high prices. If you’ve got time to spare, rummage through retail stores that have these slightly damaged appliances for sale. Some even go as far as having 50 percent discounts off the actual price! Another tip would be to stop being too particular about the brand of the item. Some appliances offer virtually the same elements, but because it’s a brand that’s relatively unknown, you can get it in a cheaper price. How about giving up the French doors or forgetting about TV time in the kitchen?
Also, be smart enough to visit Consumer Reports for helpful reports about particular brands of kitchen appliances. Although it might be pleasing to the eye, some of these appliances may not function as well as you expected. If you can’t live without that adorable new stove you’ve been drooling for in the shop window, then have some patience. It might go on sale someday soon! Unless your present stove turns your food into all things inedible, then I suppose that dream stove can wait, right?
Follow these smart tips the next time you go kitchen crazy, unless you’d rather wait for that genie.
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