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Francesco Froio

Francesco Froio is an Appliance Sales Consultant at Yale Appliance + Lighting. Francesco has over 12 years of sales experience. In his spare time, he likes to spend time with his wife and 2 boys. He also is of course a big Boston sports fan.

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Best 24” Integrated Refrigerator Columns (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Francesco Froio

Columns are thin refrigerators or freezer units designed to fit within a 24 inch cabinet. You are seeing them more than ever for a couple of reasons.

First, they fit seamlessly into your kitchen and can totally disappear.

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Topics: Thermador, Miele, Gaggenau, Integrated Refrigerators, SubZero, Liebherr

Samsung vs. Frigidaire Induction Ranges (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Francesco Froio

So, you’re replacing your existing freestanding range. If you have electric with no ability to connect to gas, you may think you’re options are limited.

You would be wrong.

Today’s freestanding ranges not only come with an option for gas or electric, but also induction.

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Topics: Frigidaire, Induction Ranges, Samsung

Miele PerfectCool Integrated Refrigerators (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Francesco Froio

So you want the look of an integrated refrigerator but can’t figure out how where it will fit. Perhaps, the $7,000-$10,000 price tag for a Sub-Zero or Thermador could be an issue.

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Topics: Miele, Integrated Refrigerators

Is a Steam Dryer Worth it? (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Francesco Froio

Steam is a feature of many higher end dryers these days.

Dryers with steam seem to be an option in almost every dryer brand for a premium.

The two most common questions are what does the steam do, and is it worth the extra cost?

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Topics: Whirlpool, Frigidaire, Dryers, Electrolux

Induction or Professional Gas Range: What Is Faster?

by Francesco Froio

You probably think a professional gas cooking is the fastest, most precise cooktop and fuel type on the market.

Before you spend money on an expensive professional gas range and matching hood vent, there is an alternative.

In this article, we will explore the question of which cooking method is the fastest: professional gas or induction? The answer may surprise you unless you have witnessed induction in action.

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Topics: Professional Ranges, Induction Ranges

New Bertazzoni Induction Range (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Francesco Froio

Bertazzoni just introduced a new induction range. Before you consider this for your kitchen, we will look at the distinctive features, prices and compare it to Viking, Dacor and Miele Induction ranges.

It has its advantages. Then again, it has its drawbacks.

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Topics: New Products, Bertazzoni, Induction Ranges

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