Help with Appliance Selection- Induction Range/CD Fridge
I am in the process of selecting appliances for my kitchen remodel. I have already chosen my dishwasher (miele class or crystal depending on pricing) and MW (Sharp Insight Pro KB6524P). I need help selecting a counterdept french door fridge and an induction range.
Given the limited number of options for an induction range, I have had an easier time doing my research. My wife does not like the looks of slide in models (though I prefer them) so it looks like we are going to go with a freestanding model. I was leaning toward the GE PHB925STSS but the power of the burners seems underwhelming. The Maytag and Whirlpool models seem to have better specs, but how reliable are these brands when it comes to making ranges? I am particularly intrigued by the new Kitchenaid range. Overall we are looking to spend under $2500 but could go up to $3000 if necessary.
When it comes to fridges I am absolutely lost. We are looking for a french door counter depth fridge with extermal ice/water. We prefer models with 1 freezer drawer over two. Our main focus is on the fridge portion rather than the freezer as we have a large chest freezer in the garage. We would like to spend not more than $3000. How do LG's rate? What brands have the best reputation?
Thanks in advance for advice!