What Exactly Are Appliances? Appliances are generally considered to be an individual piece of equipment for use in the home in the performance of domestic chores. By this definition, a dishwasher, refrigerator or stove would be considered appliances, but a water heater, garbage disposal or a toilet would not.
Refrigerator with freezer.
Range or cooktop and oven.
Freezer, chest or upright (optional)
Clothes washer and dryer.