As the population is growing, people don’t have enough of places to live. So they shrink the size of kitchens in their apartments. And for small apartments, it is not easy to find compact appliances. So in the case if anyone is planning to renovate a kitchen, these are some major appliances for a small kitchen.
- Refrigerators and Freezers: Refrigerators are a must for kitchens now-a-days. People can store lots of food items in the refrigerators and it will help to keep the food fresh for a very long time. There are many foreign companies which produce sleek and slim appliances which are best fitted for small kitchens. Smeg is one of the Italian manufacturers which produce such refrigerators. They are best known for their 50s retro style refrigerators. These refrigerators are 24 inches wide as compared to other American manufactured refrigerators which are 33 inches wide. Aga is one British company which sells compact refrigerators.
- Dishwashers: Most of the time people don’t like to do dishes by their own. For people like them, dishwasher in the kitchen is a must. Dishwashers are used for cleaning dishes and other eating-utensils. Unlike manual dishwashing where it needs a lot of energy to scrub to remove soiling, dishwashers use hot water to clean the utensils. The inside of the dishwasher is mainly made up of stainless steel or plastic. There are many companies which manufacture and sell dishwashers. Some of them are described here:
- Bosch: Bosch is a part of world’s third largest appliance manufacturer i.e., Siemens Home Appliance Group. They have a huge collection of dishwashers which are available in various sizes including the ultra-slim formats for small kitchens. These dishwashers are Energy star certified.
- Sears: Sears is one of the good sources for budget appliances. If someone is looking for a big discount, then you can try buying products from various outlet stores of Sears. They carry almost all major brands which include several compact styles. Kenmore 18 inch built in dishwasher is a famous appliance available in its store for $578 only.
- ABT Electronics and Appliances: ABT is an online store based out of Chicago with a well-staffed customer service line. White 18-inch Frigidaire Portable Dishwasher is a very compact appliance available in this store for $516.
- Cooktops, Ranges and Ovens: Now-a-days, most of the modern kitchens have both oven as well as burners on the top. The top of a burner or stove can be referred to as cooktop. Ovens are used for baking purposes in the kitchen. Major brands offer both gas and electric stoves while some brands also offer dual-fuel stoves which combine gas and electrical cooktops. Electric stoves are more preferred over gas stoves because the food is heated more evenly by the electric stoves.
So these are some major appliances needed in a kitchen now-a-days. Now it totally depends on the buyer what products they choose and from which brand for their small and modern kitchen.