Around the House: Kitchen Renovation

Have you ever noticed that whenever you have a party, everyone gathers in the kitchen and not your living room?

Home Depot's Dave White shares some great products for kitchen fixing-up:

• GE SmartDispense Dishwasher — $1399
Stainless, contoured door with sculpted handle and hidden controls.
Giant tub with maximum-capacity nylon Pearlescent™ racking: Washes up to 16 place settings at once in long-lasting, durable racks that enhance the stainless interior
6-Level BrilliantClean™ towerless wash system with CleanSensor™: Scrubs dishes clean with three full-sized wash arms, six levels of wash action and a sensor that continually monitors and adjusts the wash cycle for a superior clean
SmartDispense™ technology: Holds an entire bottle of liquid automatic dishwasher detergent, dispensing the right amount based on water hardness and soil levels to get dishes incredibly clean
Angled rack dry™ system: Features tines that gently angle cups, mugs and dessert glasses so water runs right off
Single rack wash™ selection: Perfect for smaller loads or for cleaning glasses only, washing just the upper rack of dishes using less water and energy
Plastics selection with fan-assist dry: Protects plastics as they dry quickly, safely and energy efficiently

• GE Profile 30" Slide-In Electric Range with Trivection Technology — $3,049
Combines thermal, convection and microwave methods to allow cooks to create incredible meals incredibly fast Trivection technology.
Uses the ideal combination of thermal, convection and microwave energies to produce optimal texture, crispness, moistness and browning in the least amount of time.
Speed baking/speed broiling: Uses Trivection™ technology to cook food up to five times faster than a traditional ovenPreciseAir™
Convection system: Features an innovative fan that reverses direction for optimal air and heat circulation, providing even cooking and precise baking and roasting results.
Convection bake (multi-rack): Provides ideal convection baking for multiple racks of food through the combination of a reversing convection fan and a third element surrounding the fan, ensuring even and consistent baking results
Convection roast: Provides even cooking and consistent results, roasting meats up to 25% faster than a conventional oven

• GE Clean Steel refrigerator — $2,499
CleanSteel™ exterior: Offers a premium stainless look that resists fingerprints, smudges and smears
Spill-proof glass shelves: Help contain spills for ease of cleaning
Illuminated upfront slimline temperature controls: Offer maximum style and convenience
Factory-installed icemaker: Makes ice automatically ensuring a ready supply
Sealed vegetable/fruit crisper: Provides easy storage for your fruits and vegetables
Spill-proof freezer floor: Seamless design offers easy clean-up

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