By Zoey Patel. Kitchen Appliances. At Friday, December 13th 2019, 07:51:27 AM.
HOT WATER HEATER: Similar to refrigerators, consider replacing your water heater if more than 10 years old. Older water heaters can rust, collect sand and sediment in the bottom, and are also costing you 15% of your household’s energy dollars. The energy efficiency of a water heater is measured in Energy Factor or (EF). The larger the number of EF, the more efficient the water heater is.
White appliances are still the classic favorite, followed by black. Stainless steel, with its professional look, continues to grow in popularity. If you covet a simple Shaker-style space or a luxurious Italian villa setting, however, you may want to hide the fridge and dishwasher out of sight. To meet this need, savvy cabinet manufacturers offer coordinated cabinet fronts that adhere easily and provide a custom-designed look.
For many homeowners, the kitchen is the cornerstone of family, togetherness, communication, and function. It’s also often one of the most popular spots to host guests. So, when it comes to new remodeling projects for the new year, you likely will choose the kitchen first. If you are looking for more inspiration or assistance with starting your remodeling project, you can check out our FREE guide, remodeling 101, for extra tips and strategies.