After 18 years of marriage, we bought our first dishwasher. We've always had old ones that we babied along and this is one of the few appliances we've never had to buy. Can you tell that we're not appliance people? That's the last thing I would want to spend money on.
But after our old dishwasher stopped working and this was our view, we decided we needed to do something. Although the hole in the wall from an old repair has a certain vintage appeal, it wasn't quite the style I wanted. Especially since I have family arriving any minute.
And so now, our view is more like this: