Return to the Appliances Forum | Post a Follow-Up

Which appliances - $5k budget

Posted by DomerJen (My Page) on
Thu, Feb 23, 12 at 20:17

We're gutting our kitchen and need all new appliances. I'd like to stay around $5k in total - so nothing super high end.

Any suggestions? I'm hoping to do a french door fridge (no water/ice on door), double oven, gas 5-burner cooktop, and a quiet dishwasher. I'd prefer to have a hood and a separate microwave that I'll put on cabinet shelf thing. All stainless, as panel-ready seems to be much more $$$

I was looking at the Fridgidaire Professional line, and they seemed to get good reviews on, but I'd love to hear about the GW favorites in that budget.

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: Which appliances - $5k budget

Samsung RF266AERS $1609 delivered
JD Powers #1 rated for French Door fridges 5 years in a row.

Frigidaire Professional Series FPET3085KF $1854 delvired

Bosch 500 Series DLX SHX55RL5UC $684 delivered
46db Quitest in class.
JD Powers #2 for DWers. #1 much more expensive.

Frigidaire Professional Series FPGC3685KS $855 delivered.

Broan RP136SS $308 delivered.

Total $5310 plus any cheap Sharp/Panasonic MW from Sears/Home Depot.

I suppose you could cut from the DW budget some but sacrifice quite a bit of quiet and/or reduce from ovens budget but sacrifice some very usefull features. I would stick to above as it is close to ~$5k.

RE: Which appliances - $5k budget

Thank you! Do you know if they will look significantly different (the stainless steel) since they are from different mfters?

RE: Which appliances - $5k budget

The similarity of the SS is not determined by the appliance manufacture since they don't make the SS but by the type of SS used. All the above appliances use the better 304 SS save one. The Broan Hood. It is type 430 SS.

A reputable hood brand in 304 SS is going to be at least $1k.Some generic Chinese brand may claim 304 SS but I would not buy it myself.But since the hood is not going to be right next to another SS appliance it should be ok. The 430SS is slightly darker with a slightly different grain. A cheapie MW is also going to be black,white,or 430 SS. But budgets are budgets :)

RE: Which appliances - $5k budget

deeageaux, have you order from Full House?

Here is a link that might be useful: Trying to squelch negative feedback through threats

 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the Appliances Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here