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Integrated Appliances

A fully integrated appliance is one that is built in to the kitchen cabinetry. The front of the appliance is covered with a door that matches the surrounding cupboards giving a streamlined minimal look.

A built in appliance does not have a cupboard door over the face of the appliance but is still built permanently into the cabinetry. (the same as your oven)

The Facts

A standard appliance cannot be changed into an integrated appliance, you must purchase product purposely built for integration.

Full Integrated Appliances

  • Dishwashers
  • Fridges
  • Wine Cabinets

Built in or semi integrated Appliances

  • Microwaves
  • Dishwashers
  • Fridges
  • Wine Cabinets
  • Coffee Machines
  • Built in bins

Dishwashers   

Find a dishwasher

Integrated dishwashers have a cupboard front attached to the dishwasher door. A handle will be required in order to open the dishwasher door.

All controls for the dishwasher are normally located on the inside lip at the top of the door so they are only visible when the door is open. Alternatively you can have the dishwasher semi integrated, this means the controls are visible on the front of the machine but the rest of the door looks like a cupboard.

Fridges     

Find a fridge

Integrated Fridges have the appearance of a large cupboard door. The exterior handle opens the entire fridge door. This is better suited to side by side fridges or French door fridges.

Wine Cabinets

Find a wine fridge

Can be installed as per fridges where the cupboard door is attached to the wine fridge door and both are opened with the one pull handle, this is more of an integrated bar fridge. However more commonly the wine fridge is built into the cabinetry but has a glass door so the wine is on view. Some brands even have an option for a cigar humidifier to be built in.

Coffee Machines    

Find a coffee machine

Built in Coffee Machines are the latest must have item for a modern kitchen. The front of the machine is usually stainless steel and sit flush with the surrounding cabinetry. These machine are not normally plumbed in and the water vessel must be manually filled and the grounds canister will need to be emptied as well.

Built in Bins

These are such a good idea. In this day and age where kitchens are displayed as clear uncluttered spaces its a pity ruin that look with a bin in the middle of the kitchen. Built in bins come in a variety of styles. There are basic models that attached to the inside of a cupboard door, these are not very large and may not suit a large family. Alternatively you can have your cabinetmaker install a bin draw. This can be a basic drawer larger than a pot drawer that you can place your own bins in (regular and recycle) or you can purchase a pre finished unit with one or two bins to go inside the drawer. Ask your builder to supply you with a brochure of their preferred brand.

Helpful Hints

All appliances require adequate ventilation. Check your appliance instructions before installing.

Related Topics

Dishwashers

Fridges

Coffee Machines

Microwaves


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