By REMODELING Magazine Staff From high-end cooktops to entry-level ranges, stainless steel finishes continue to dominate the appliance market as consumers cling to its neutral tone, clean look, and commercial appeal. For a unique design flair, add a splash of color to part of the room with a growing number of distinctive hues -- from sunburst yellow to cobalt blue -- available from several higher-end manufacturers.

GE. The Profile dishwasher features the ExtraClean sensor that monitors soil content and water temperature and adjusts the wash cycle accordingly. The unit has space for 16 place settings and includes the Tall-Over-Tall rack design for oversized items. Profile uses 5.6 gallons per cycle. (800) 626-2000.

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Wolf. The 36-inch built-in wall oven features a dual convection system that provides even temperature and airflow throughout the unit, says the maker. It is available in three stainless steel finishes with a choice of a framed or unframed oven door. (800) 332-9513. Jenn-Air. Line of curved stainless steel wall ovens includes 27- and 30-inch widths in single and double formats. The ovens feature a scrolling LED display, built-in meat probe, and delayed-start function. (800) 536-6247.

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KitchenAid. This Energy-Star fully integrated dishwasher features a 28% larger capacity and the Whisper Quiet sound insulation system. The unit comes with wide and deep adjustable racks, a caddy for holding cutlery, a mesh sack for smaller items, and flip-away stemware holders. (800) 422-1230. Whirlpool. Conquest side-by-side refrigerators are Energy Star compliant and feature an In-Door-Ice ice dispensing system that saves space, the firm says. The refrigerator comes with a water filtration system and the EZ-Touch dispenser that is taller and wider for accommodating bigger containers. (800) 253-1301.