COMMUNITY FORUM

msre123

05:53AM | 03/03/06
Member Since: 03/02/06
1 lifetime posts
Bvelectrical
Hi,

I have a ten-year-old kitchen, white appliances, wood floors and cherry-stained cabinets, in a 1912 row house. I like the look of the new stainless appliances, and need to get a new refrigerator. The problem is that my white sink, dishwasher and stove are working just fine, and I can't justify the couple of thousand of dollars it would cost to replace them, too.

Can I mix and match a stainless fridge with other white appliances, waiting for the other appliances to conk out? Or is that a design faux pas? Should I just stick with the white for now?

Thanks!

DanO

08:15AM | 03/04/06
Member Since: 11/11/02
2293 lifetime posts
** Can I mix appliance colors? **

I don't see why not if it will look Ok but you might ask a decorator whether it is a faux pas or not. I'm sure most appliance servicers wouldn't care too much.

BTW. Depending on the make and exact model of dishwasher you have, replacement stainless steel panels may be available for it to upgrade its looks without having the replace the whole dishwasher just yet.

If you post that information, we can check for you. You can find tips for locating the model and serial number tag on your appliances in the 'Repair Parts' section of my web site linked below.

JFYI

Dan O.

www.Appliance411.com/?ref411=Dishwasher+Panel+Kit

The Appliance Information Site

=D~~~~~~

pugsathome

05:47AM | 03/06/06
Member Since: 01/22/04
46 lifetime posts
As a veteran of mixing black w/stainless, and having friends who blended white with stainless, I would tell you to go for the stainless that you prefer. Our current kitchen is a work in process, slowly moving from black to stainless - except for the sink, which went from white to black.
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Few projects are more fun than upcycling a vintage piece in a surprising way. Outfitted with a sink and a delicately tiled... Built on a rocky island in the Drina River, near the town of Bajina Basta, Serbia, this wooden house was cobbled together ... Large steel-framed windows flood the interior of this remodeled Michigan barn with daylight. The owners hired Northworks A... Edging formed with upside-down wine bottles is a refreshing change. Cleverly and artistically involving recycled materials... A Washington State couple called on BC&J Architects to transform their 400-square-foot boathouse into a hub for family bea... Similar to the elevated utensil concept, hanging your pots and pans from a ceiling-mounted rack keeps them nearby and easy... For windows, doors, and mirrors that could use a little definition, the Naples Etched Glass Border adds a decorative flora... The thyme growing between these stepping stones adds a heady fragrance to strolls along this lush, low-maintenance garden ... Decoupage is an easy way to add any paper design to your switch plate, whether it is wallpaper, scrapbook paper, book page... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Reluctant to throw away any of those unidentified keys in your junk drawer? Hang them from a few chains attached to a simp... A stripped-down model, sans screened porch, starts out at $79,000. Add the porch, a heated floor for the bath, and all the... Salvaged boards in varying widths and colors make up the dramatic accent wall in this attic space. The high-gloss white of... This garden shed has been decked out to the nines. Designer Orla Kiely created the intimate home for a flower trade show, ...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp1