Appliances are important elements of the kitchen. They do not only make food preparation easy they can also add beauty to the room. The kitchen is an important room in the house where gathering usually happens. Therefore, it is essential to make it look attractive and have a welcoming ambiance.

One way to bring out the beauty of your kitchen is to have appliances that compliment to its design. To do this, consider the following ways to update kitchen appliances.

  1. Buying new appliances. Replacing old appliances with new ones is an easy way to update your appliances to match your new kitchen design. This allows you to save money in the long run as modern appliances are energy efficient which helps you reduce electricity bills in the future. However, new appliances can be expensive. If you have a tight budget consider few updates by prioritizing. Check each of the appliance and decide which ones do not fit with your new kitchen design or that needs immediate replacement and which ones you can keep.
  2. Painting your kitchen appliances. Extend the life of your old appliances by making it look new with appliance paint. This allows you to choose the best color that matches your kitchen theme without purchasing new appliances. This is an echo-friendly alternative as it can reduce the non-biodegradable waste in landfill.
  3. Peel and Stick Films. If you want patterns and make kitchen appliances look fun, use peel and stick films. They are easy to use and allows you to change the look of your appliances as frequent as you want. They have a higher heat tolerance than paints and can also be use on countertops to add more customization in the kitchen.
  4. Replacement kits. Many brands and appliance centers sell replacement kits that allows you to replace parts of the appliance. Update the top or side panels of the appliances to give them a fresh look. The appliances manufacturer may have different finishes that fits with the style you want to achieve. The price will depend on the type of appliances, size, and desired finish. Like painting your appliances and peel and stick films, this is a cost-effective way to update your appliances and save the environment from solid waste.
  5. Integrate your old appliances. Another alternative is keeping your appliances out of your guests’ sights. For instance, hide your refrigerator behind a wood panel that matches your kitchen design. You can also keep small appliances such as electric kettles, blenders, coffee maker in cabinets. This way, you don’t have to worry about appliances that do not match your kitchen’s theme.

Kitchen appliances are an essential part of the house. They take up large portion of the kitchen and affects the overall look of the room. Consider the tips I’ve shared above to save money and make your kitchen look beautiful.

Author's Bio: 

Isabella Whitmore appreciates good home design and enjoys sharing practical ideas to enhance the look of the house. She writes for, an appliance website that provides wide selection of electric kettles to help people find the best kettle for their needs.