Does It Matter if Your Kitchen Appliances Don’t Match?

Does It Matter if Your Kitchen Appliances Don't Match?
When decorating your kitchen, it’s tempting to buy all new appliances, and then think that the kitchen will be perfect. Unfortunately, you can’t go wrong by combining matching colors and styles. That’s not to say you can’t change styles later on, but you have to make sure your color palette is a perfect match, to begin with.
That’s because appliances are often the focal point of any kitchen, and if they don’t fit together aesthetically, it will affect the rest of the room.
In addition, there are some appliances that should never be combined because they are just too similar. So how do you know if the appliances you’re buying are compatible?

Appliances and colors

To see whether your appliances will work well together, look at the color combinations of your current kitchen. Do your appliances match the colors of your walls? Does your countertop look nice against the appliances?
If the answer to any of these questions is no, you may want to take a step back.
In addition, appliances are almost always made by different manufacturers, so the color tones might not be a perfect match.

Styling and size

Another thing to consider is the styling of your existing kitchen. If the appliances you are buying are a new style, it may be difficult to find matching accessories for them. So if you have a white kitchen, the stainless steel refrigerator and microwave you are considering buying may look too stark in comparison.
As for the appliances’ size, if it’s a larger appliance such as a double oven or gas range, it may overwhelm the rest of the kitchen.


It really doesn’t matter whether your kitchen appliances match or not. But it does matter how well they fit together. For example, if your stove, refrigerator, and microwave don’t all work together nicely, it will take up space in your kitchen and make your kitchen look unorganized.
But if you have appliances from different manufacturers that fit together perfectly, it will make your kitchen look organized and it will increase the value of your home.

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