Saving money with your new kitchen refacing, remodeling, or appliance project is great, but if you just end up getting inferior goods in the process, you are doing yourself, and your kitchen, a disservice. The adage you get what you pay for is true, but it can be interpreted in a number of ways. In an article I read by Clark Howard, he shows you ways to get the best price, on any kitchen appliance.
Here are some links to articles about selecting appliances. As always use multiple sources when making a major purchase. Also make sure to closely look at reviews. Not just of the actual appliances, but the stores where you buy them. Make sure when reviewing features you look closely at the comprehensiveness of the warranties as well as ease of filing a claim. HGTV : Basic Article About Appliance Selection http://www.hgtv.com/remodel/kitchen-remodel/choosing-kitchen-appliances HGTV: Appliance buyers guide http://www.hgtv.com/remodel/kitchen-remodel/kitchen-appliance-buying-guide