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Cheap Versus Steep: Kitchen Appliances

Appliances are typically the most costly components of a kitchen, but there are options available to fit into any budget. Browse photos of kitchen appliances in various price ranges.
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Cheap: Basic Appliances

If you're on a tight budget, you can save money by purchasing basic black or white appliances without a lot of frills. Unless you're a serious cook, these appliances should provide all the functions you need.

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Cheap: Stainless Steel Film

If your current appliances are in good shape but could use an aesthetic update, try refacing them with peel-and-stick stainless steel film. This DIY option will give your kitchen a new look at a fraction of the cost of new appliances.

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Mid-Range: Stainless Steel Appliances

Upgrading to basic stainless steel appliances will add value to your home and create a high-end look.

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Mid-Range: Cooktop With Double Oven

If you cook a lot and want to go a step beyond basic stainless steel appliances, try pairing a cooktop with two ovens for extra meal preparation space.

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