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Overwhelmed with appliance choices

Posted by texanniew (My Page) on
Mon, Feb 6, 12 at 19:52

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
dishwasher
double oven
refrigerator

thanks for any suggestions/guidance!


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RE: Overwhelmed with appliance choices

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


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RE: Overwhelmed with appliance choices

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.


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I can't comment on the cooktop, but I can recommend:

Counter Depth Refrigerator:
Samsung 24.1 cuft Model# RSG257AARS
http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_12605_04632113000P?prdNo=5&blockNo=5&blockType=G5

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

Kenmore Elite 24.0 cuft Model# 4100
http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_12605_04641003000P?prdNo=2&blockNo=2&blockType=G2

Dishwasher:
KitchenAid KUDC10FXSS
http://www.lowes.com/pd_333414-46-KUDC10FXSS_0__?catalogId=10051&productId=3335052&UserSearch=kudc10fxss&Ntt=kudc10fxss&N=0&langId=-1&storeId=10151&rpp=24

OTR Microwave:
LG 2.0 cuft Model# LMH2016ST
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/LG+-+2.0+Cu.+Ft.+Over-the-Range+Microwave+-+Stainless+Steel/2422206.p?id=1218327346348&skuId=2422206&st=lg microwave&cp=1&lp=9

Double Ovens:
GE Profile 30" Double Convection Ovens
http://www.lowes.com/pd_108272-83-PT958SRSS_4294857997__?productId=3356624&Ntt=ge+profile+double+ovens&pl=1¤tURL=/pl_Wall%2BOvens_4294857997__s%3FNtt%3Dge%2Bprofile%2Bdouble%2Bovens&facetInfo=

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!!


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wow!!! thank you so much!!!


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