We know we're supposed to spend time each year deep-cleaning our house, organizing our closet, and tuning up our car, but what few of us realize is that some of our most essential home appliances also require yearly maintenance. Angie Hicks, founder of
The most popular appliance colors seem to change every few years – remember the days of pastel ovens? – and now it looks like polished stainless steel is on the way out. Instead of gleaming silver appliances, Houzz predicts that black stainless steel is the trend of the future.