Deirdre D
Deirdre D
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  • Conyers, GA

Updating a 15 Year Old Dishwasher W/Stainless Steel Look

For about $25 I applied contact film w/stainless steel look to my old black dishwasher. It took about 30 minutes.
After: "New" stainless steel dishwasher
After: "New" stainless steel dishwasher
Tools: Film, squeegee, razor knife, mat, instructions
Tools: Film, squeegee, razor knife, mat, instructions
Before: 1998 Dishwasher
Before: 1998 Dishwasher

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3 questions
  • Jane Taylor
    on Dec 26, 2015

    How was the durability factor I love what you did and want to do it to all of my appliances

    • Deirdre D
      on Mar 23, 2016

      It still looks great: no scratches or tears! I don't have pets or children at home though, so that could be a factor.

  • Nelda Alexander
    on Mar 22, 2016

    Where did you get the "stainless" covering you used. It looks great

    • Deirdre D
      on Mar 23, 2016

      I'm sorry I don't remember. I ordered it online. Try doing a search for Faux Stainless Steel Film.

    • Etoile Aloha
      on Sep 25, 2016

      I have found it on Amazon.

  • Diana
    on Oct 3, 2016

    Do u think stainless steel film would work for backsplash, over tiles?

    • Deirdre D
      on Oct 4, 2016

      I don't think it would work. It needs to be applied over a smooth surface. Have you thought of the embossed metal tiles like the ones on old ceilings?

    • Diana
      on Oct 28, 2016

      I have, n they're so expensive

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