Phenomenal cosmic power but an itty-bitty living space? While your living space may limit the maximum dimensions of your home appliances, your dreams should not be bound by your square footage. Thankfully, with small appliances, you can create flexibility with full-size appliance features.
Never one to have
you settling for less,
Reap the benefits of tech-forward cooking and cleaning innovations by checking out our favorite small appliances for compact homes!
Given that a compact living space usually implies less mouths to feed, a small-capacity fridge might be the most prudent purchase for your needs and budget. For reference, each adult typically requires at least 4 (and up to 6) cubic feet of fridge capacity while a family of four is said to need at least 20 cubic feet, which is only slightly above the limit for a small-capacity refrigerator (i.e., up 19 cubic feet).
In terms of refrigerator styles, top-freezer and
bottom-freezer configurations offer less volume than French door and
side-by-side models. Considered the tried-and-true option in their category,
Even more compact in size,
And if your household is a party of one, it is worth
From our catalog, mass brands
Pictured: Frigidaire® 18.3 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Top Freezer Refrigerator
Ranges or Cooktops
Kitchen ranges combine two appliances in one, so they inherently take up less space than separate installments of a cooktop and wall oven. Across gas and electric types, most standard ranges are around 30 inches wide. With that in mind, the width for compact ranges is between 20 and 24 inches.
Among our top kitchen appliances for compact ranges,
But if you still prefer having separately installed
cooktop instead of a range stove, compact options are capped at 30 inches of
width. In this realm,
Pictured: Whirlpool® 24” Free Standing Electric Range - Stainless Steel
It goes without saying, that if you invest in a cooktop, you’ll need a separately installed oven. And if you’re opting for a wall oven for a small kitchen, you better make it a microwave-wall oven combo. A real space saver, this appliance keeps two culinary titans in one station, so you won’t have to worry about congesting your kitchen counters or overhead cabinetry.
With compact wall ovens being evaluated at 27 inches
of width or less,
Pictured: GE Profile™ 26.75” Stainless Steel Built-In Combination Convection Microwave/Convection Wall Oven
While having a dishwasher may seem like a luxury, believe us, regardless of the size of your kitchen, you shouldn’t have to miss out. After all, everyone is deserving of convenience. From saving you time, labor, and costs on your water bill, dishwashers prove they are the underrated MVPs in any kitchen.
The standout manufacturer in this category is Bosch. Along
with being celebrated as the quietest dishwasher brand in the U.S., Bosch stocks small kitchen appliances,
Aside from taking up less space within your cabinetry, compact Bosch dishwashers are Energy Star certified, can eliminate bacteria via a Sanitize Option, can wash up to ten place settings, and have a powerful rinse cycle that eliminates the need for pre-rinsing. Best of all, these Bosch dishwashers operate at a mere 44 decibels that won’t compete with a normal speaking volume.
Pictured: Bosch 800 Series 18" Built In Dishwasher - Stainless Steel
Bonus: Washers and Dryers
Now that you’ve heard all about our top kitchen appliances, we think it’s about time we discuss laundry day. The truth is many small residences don’t have a designated laundry room. To avoid weekly trips to the laundromat, you can create a compact setup in a closet, kitchen, or other living space.
We see two options. On one hand, you can score a
And option two is a
Pictured: Frigidaire® 3.9 Cu. Ft. Washer, 5.5 Cu. Ft. Dryer White Stack Laundry Center
Let Us Help You
Don’t let their size fool you. Our selection of small appliances will streamline
home cooking and laundry days for years to come. As you check out our digital
catalog, feel free to reach out to our experts at Aztec Appliance.
More available than ever, our staff can