Updating old kitchen appliances

We had nothing to lose, given the age of the refrigerator, and a fresh new look to gain! You moved into a rental and the appliances you inherited from the past three tenants are not quite the stainless steal stunners you were hoping for.Rather than spring for a whole new cabinet system, which can be expensive, look into refacing the ones you have.Many companies will remove cabinet doors and drawers, refinish the cabinet boxes and then add brand-new doors and drawers at a price considerably less than new cabinets.Many dishwasher panels are white on one side and black on the other.It can be as simple as removing a couple of screws, sliding the panel out and flipping it over.This kitchen gets additional warmth from cherry counters, an antique island, gingham-check wallpaper, and an apron sink.I mentioned that we would paint our old refrigerator and give our honest opinion on the product and the application process.

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But that doesn’t mean you can’t take note and give your not-so-fancy fridge the same treatment. The Distraction Method: Updating ovens and stoves is hard. The stark contrast actually makes the plain piece of machinery look pretty and modern. Washi and Dryer: A DIY revamp without a washi mention? We’ve featured this genius hack a couple of times in the past, and for good reason. We like having the option of a thicker more bold look. Your low-end dishwasher is getting a polka-dot revamp.

Give instant visual interest to your kitchen by mixing and matching multiple materials and textures.

In this kitchen, cream-colored custom kitchen cabinets lighten the space and add contrast to the steel stove. To indulge the splurge on marble countertops, these homeowners saved elsewhere by keeping the original room layout and plumbing as is.

And I installed a Kenmore gas range with a stainless steel front, as well.

of your appliances (except a range top), and just about anything else you can think of!