Kitchen Mod Cons That You Should Never Have To Live Without!

When redesigning a kitchen, there is plenty to think about. Top of the list is usually what sort of kitchen units you will have – there are so many different styles, colors and designs to choose from. You need to find units that are as practical as they are stylish, so you’ll be spending a lot of time shopping around trying to find the perfect set for you. You’ll also want to make sure that your kitchen is up to the minute, and this is where the mod cons come in. A beautiful kitchen stays beautiful because of all of the discreetly hidden appliances here and there. Labor-saving devices are nothing new, but they have evolved significantly, and so it’s a good idea to make sure you do your research before making your decisions. Here are some mod cons that no kitchen can be without:

A Fridge/Freezer


Some people choose to have a fridge and freezer that are independent from each other, while others prefer a combination of the two in one unit. Much depends on the amount of space you have to fill, and the amount of food that you will need to keep refrigerated or frozen. The possibilities are endless, as you will realize when you start shopping around. Under the counter units, tall fridges, and chest freezers are all on offer. Then there are the add-ons such as an ice maker in the fridge to think about. Try and get the best that your budget can possibly stretch to – it’s worth it for something that you use as much as these.

A Microwave


The microwave is showing no signs of dying in popularity as it is still one of the most convenient ways to warm food. There are a multitude of jobs that it can do for you, from warming a cup of coffee to reheating an entire meal. Many kitchens have microwaves built in these days, as they are small and discreet enough to hide in a cabinet so that it is not always on show. Go for a brand name that you recognize and make sure that you get an extended warranty on it, should something go wrong.

A Coffee Machine

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What is better that waking up to the smell of fresh coffee in the morning? Get yourself a coffee maker that works on a timer and all this could be yours! When people come round, you can offer them a latte, a cappuccino or an Americano with no hassle at all – it really is a wonderful thing to have in the kitchen. They look pretty stylish too, so you can sit yours on the counter and display it with pride! Always make sure you have a good stock of coffee beans!

A Dishwasher

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Nobody has time for piles of washing up these days, so dishwashers are commonplace. Dishwashers can cost a lot to buy outright, but luckily there are plenty of dishwasher rental companies that will provide you with an up to the minute dishwasher. If and when it goes wrong, they simply repair it or replace it at no cost to you.

Make sure your kitchen has everything it needs to look up-to-the-minute!