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Why Should I Consider Stainless Steel Appliances?

by Kuhrich on Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Benefits of Stainless Steel Appliances

When you want appliances that are made of material that is durable, consider stainless steel. They are used in restaurant and commercial kitchens because they are easy to maintain and keep clean. Stainless steel does not absorb dirt easily and can be kept clean by wiping with a damp cloth. There are cleaners that can be use with stainless steel to keep the surface shiny and new looking. Stainless steel appliances are perfect for custom homes.

Stainless steel appliances have a long life span. They do not become rusty or worn looking. The material resists germs better than some surfaces. The fact the appliance can be wiped down with a disinfectant and soft cloth. This make it attractive to parents with children. Even with pets, stainless steel helps you keep your kitchen as clean as possible.

Stainless steel appliances match almost any kitchen design or color. They match wood cabinets, tile backsplashes, or even metal fixtures. This material can be used on dishwashers, stoves, refrigerators, cook tops, and freezers. It is a hygienic and safe material to prepare foods on. Often it resists bacteria and germs better than other materials.

Stainless steel appliance often increase the value of the house because of the appearance of the kitchen. They are a status symbol for many owners

Cons of Stainless Steel Appliances

They are more expensive and do show fingerprints and smudges more so you have to wipe them more often. Find the best products to clean stainless steel with so you can keep the surface looking new. Simple products like Windex and vinegar work well on a stainless steel surface. Stainless steel may look too stark in a country kitchen or industrial in some settings.

+Ken Uhrich is lead Estimator and Purchaser at Custom Home Group, a Design/Build company, located in Lancaster County, PA. You can follow Ken on Twitter: @kuhrich Or visit his company website: www.customhomegroup.com