Overwhelmed with appliance choices

texanniewFebruary 6, 2012

Just starting my remodel, and I am getting all new appliances..yea! BUT, it's daunting all at the same time...especially the prices. It's been 15 years since I priced anything so needless to say I am stunned.

I love to cook and bake. I don't have gas but that's fine with me. I need

30" electric cooktop

over the cooktop microwave


double oven


thanks for any suggestions/guidance!

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oh, and counter depth for the fridge.
and stainless.

    Bookmark   February 6, 2012 at 7:59PM
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I'm in about the same state as you are! Overwhelming sometimes. I've chosen a GE Electric cooktop with a "bridge" I cook a lot and think it would be handy. A friend has one and really likes the "bridge" feature.
You might check out Consumers Reports at the library (back issues) for pros and cons on various brands.

    Bookmark   February 6, 2012 at 9:17PM
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I can't comment on the cooktop, but I can recommend:

Counter Depth Refrigerator:
Samsung 24.1 cuft Model# RSG257AARS

or the same refrigerator with different styling with the Kenmore Elite badging...

Kenmore Elite 24.0 cuft Model# 4100

KitchenAid KUDC10FXSS

OTR Microwave:
LG 2.0 cuft Model# LMH2016ST

Double Ovens:
GE Profile 30" Double Convection Ovens

We have the Kenmore badged counter depth refrigerator listed above--I liked the handles better than on the Samsung version. We also have 2 of the KitchenAid dishwashers listed (Samsung 400 or 800 models were our backup choice). We have the GE Monogram double oven--the dealer said it is basically that GE Profile oven listed above with different styling--DH liked the pro look, so we went with Monogram. My sister actually has that GE Profile double oven in the biscuit color & loves it--she & I bake alot. My brother has the OTR microwave listed and loves it (we have the countertop version--it's nice & roomy and will even accomodate a large casserole dish if needed).

Hope this helps & happy appliance hunting!!

    Bookmark   February 6, 2012 at 9:53PM
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wow!!! thank you so much!!!

    Bookmark   February 6, 2012 at 10:03PM
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