Should I be a full appliance suite GE guinea pig?
I know there are some strong opinions out there about GE. Also, I've learned from this forum that no appliance maker excels in each appliance. So at first I thought I would pick different companies in each appliance category.
For instance, after research, I would be quite pleased with a GE Profie gas cooktop, advantium oven and convection wall oven.
Then, from reading the forum, I was steered towards KA for dishwashers and fridges. We are mid range budget folks, FYI.
First, I cannot find a KA FD fridge big enough with 2 icemakers, which I need for our large family and entertaining. I've looked at LG and Samsung which have these features and they are well ranked. That lead me back to GE. I actually prefer GE's interior and LG and Samsung even seemed more rickety to me. Some on this forum believe that Louisville KY made french doors are promising. But I cannot find any reviews of such. All FD's with in door icemakers, so I know that going into it. Why not go for GE, as opposed to KA, LG, Samsung, (the 2 latter having he rep for long lead time on parts and repairs) ...etc.?
I look at KA dishwashers and even in consumer reports, they don't rank that much better for repairs than GE. Plus the information about KA DW's catching fire, reviews of pieces breaking off of interior drawers, and the general distrust of KA growing since it's become a Whirlpool label now make me nervous. I understand some folks have 8-10 year old outstanding KA dishwashers. But I am buying a brand new 2013 dishwasher and KA sounds like it is a different company now. That brings me back to GE since I need a big dishwasher for a big family that heat dries plastic. That rules out European models even though they are top of the line.
Just thinking this through.... Should I take the plunge and go 100% GE in my kitchen?
Anyone want to talk me off the ledge?