Dacor Distinctive 24" Microwave

Available in sleek stainless steel, the Distinctive 24″ Microwave is a classic combination of beautiful form and superior functionality, with an affordable price that has become a signature of the Distinctive Series. Loaded with exceptional features, the Distinctive Microwave offers convenience for busy homeowners who still want to serve tasty, well-cooked meals and snacks. Equipped with Dacor state-of-the-art Sensor Technology the Distinctive Microwave takes the guesswork out of cooking by detecting the moisture and humidity level of the food inside and cooking it accordingly. A built-in electronic sensor automatically sets the time for cooking … (read more)

Maytag French Door refrigerator, the Ice2O Easy Access

The new Maytag Ice2O Easy Access is energy most efficient four-door refrigerator with an external pantry drawer for fresh food and healthy favorites. The drawer holds up to five bags of groceries. Four LED lights in the external pantry drawer provide a clear view of the contents for easy access, plus the convenient counter height drawer is easily accessible to the whole family. When using the full extension drawer, 80% of the refrigerator remains closed, which equals less energy consumption that may add up, considering the refrigerator is the most touched appliance in the … (read more)

KitchenAid refrigerator with USB port – French Door bottom freezer refrigerator

The new KitchenAid refrigerator offers contoured doors, chrome details and a full color LCD screen. Those are among the more noticeable changes to this French Door bottom freezer refrigerator, but KitchenAid does not stop there and improvements over previous models go far beyond skin deep. The new bottom freezer refrigerator offers more shelf space, larger refrigerator capacity and advanced LED lighting that makes food even more accessible and visible, even when fully stocked. This is by far the most user friendly and food friendly KitchenAid refrigerator ever, according to Debbie O’Connor, senior manager … (read more)

Kitchen Costs

Your budget will normally dictate your choice of products but there are other considerations you need to take into account when working out how much your new kitchen is going to cost.

Prices vary quite a lot, so the figures given below are just a guideline and, as always, shopping around is the best bet.

But work out roughly how much money you want to spend and use this figure when talking to designers and contractors.

Below are some guidelines for establishing a realistic budget.

Budget Guidelines

First of all, if you limit your … (read more)