Please Help Me Choose A New Range
My 12 yr. old Dacor dual fuel range(came w/ our house) needs to be replaced. I'm thinking another dual fuel because I love the gas cooktop and the even heat in the electric oven.
Features I really want are heavy, continuous grates and a black porcelain stovetop.
There is a Viking 30" slide-in that has those features, as well as a fifth burner. It has heavy easy-glide oven grates that I loved. However, it only has 7 knobs on the front of the range - no clock, no timer, no keypad, no digital display of the oven temp - just 7 knobs. Part of me is attracted to this because the problems I've had w/ my Dacor have all been related to the "mother board." I'm thinking that the more basic the stove is, the fewer problems I'll likely have with it.
Do any of you have experience with this model?
Can any of you offer suggestions for a mid-priced dual fuel that you'd recommend?
My DH likes the Wolf, which is twice the price of the Viking. I would have a hard time justifying that.
Any help would be appreciated. My head is spinning.