Do you remember what my kitchen looked like a couple of years ago? This is the before—before I painted my cabinets, fan, and floor. It’s hard to remember the way it use to look.
You may know that I’ve wanted new appliances forever—well at least since I updated my kitchen. The old appliances looked so out of date.
Black Friday turned out to be a great time to buy new appliances. I did a lot of googling looking for the best deals. Where do you think I found those deals? From my good friends at The Home Depot of course! I used my secret pinterest board to pin the stove and fridge I wanted, then I looked for the best deal. I was happy to find them at Home Depot.
I decided to get black appliances. I had originally wanted to get a side by side refrigerator, but while I was helping out with Stiggy’s Dogs in Michigan I learned a lot about energy savings from The Home Depot. Cold air falls, that is why the freezers have been moved to the bottom. I have had ice and water in the door for a long time and I didn’t want to give that up. I got a great deal on this fridge at Home Depot, saving over $500 off the regular price. Because it is an Energy Star appliance I am able to receive a $100 rebate from my electric company, you should investigate such rebates if you’re looking to buy a new appliance. Another good thing to know…. many power companies will pay you to remove your old appliances. Ours pays you $30 for a working refrigerator.
This is my kitchen a couple of years ago before the makeover. My stove was in really good condition. I always clean the cooktop after use, and never allow food or boil overs to burn on it.
This is my new stove. Isn’t she a beaut? I saved over $250 during Home Depot’s black Friday sale on this. btw, I’ve had my appliances almost a week, and I’ve yet to use my stove. It was a busy week, and I wasn’t home much.
Buying the appliances was a fun experience. I was practically giddy. My salesman Skip has been selling appliances for Home Depot for 12 years. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. The only down side is that my store doesn’t carry a lot of floor models. I didn’t get to see the fridge in person until it was delivered. Oh, that was a challenge. To get the fridge in the house, I had to remove a portion of my privacy fence, and one of the barn doors in the kitchen. The delivery men had to take off the back door. yikes!
I’m very happy with the way they look with my black counter tops. I plan to paint my blue squares black someday soon.
Speaking of The Home Depot, later this week I will be finishing my campaign with them. I will be working with Operation Homefront to bring Christmas Cheer to a local serviceman’s family. I live near Ft. Knox KY, so it wasn’t very difficult for them to find a family to work with. I’m very excited to meet the Lake family. Stay tuned for the fun details on this last service project with Team Depot and Operation Homefront.
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