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Best Freestanding & Slide-In Gas Range Deals 2017 (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Steve Sheinkopf

You do not have to buy a pro range for super hot burners anymore. Gas ranges are starting to perform more like professional ranges with at least one burner being super hot. You also have available features like griddle burners, warming drawers, or second ovens. 

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Topics: Bosch, Frigidaire, Slide-In Ranges, Electrolux, KitchenAid, Freestanding Ranges

Slide-In vs. Freestanding vs. Front Control Ranges (Comparisons / Reviews / Ratings)

by Jessica Petrino

In the past, there were only slide-in ranges and freestanding ranges. Over time, manufacturers found that it was not easy to switch from a freestanding range to a slide-in range due to installation requirements.

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Topics: Slide-In Ranges, Freestanding Ranges

KitchenAid vs. Electrolux Slide-In Induction Ranges (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Steve Sheinkopf

After numerous delays in shipping, KitchenAid has finally started to market an induction slide-in range.

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Topics: Slide-In Ranges, Electrolux, KitchenAid, Induction Ranges

Samsung vs. GE Profile Gas Slide-In Ranges (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Steve Sheinkopf

Samsung values product design. You may already have one of their phones. Perhaps, they learned this from years of battling with Apple. You should certainly consider their products. Samsung has targeted appliances as their major growth driver for 2016.

On the other side of the spectrum is GE. Their Profile line, although successful, has not changed in almost a decade. Now, they are being acquired by Haier of China.

So, let's compare these two different companies and their slide-in ranges (I will even tell you when to buy them).

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Topics: Slide-In Ranges, GE, Samsung

Samsung vs. GE Café Gas Slide-In Ranges (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Jessica Petrino

There are three types of gas ranges on the market today: freestanding, slide-in, or professional style.

Freestanding ranges are the least expensive with controls on the back.

Professional-style ranges are the most expensive with high power burners and a commercial look.

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Topics: Slide-In Ranges, GE Cafe, Samsung

Professional Gas Ranges vs. Gas Slide-In Ranges (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Mason Nguyen

You are probably confused on whether to consider a slide-in range or professional gas range. It is confusing as slide-in ranges and freestanding ranges each have evolved to be more like each other.

We will define and look at both ranges and their differences then compare at the end. You will have a better idea on what to consider at the end of this article.

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Topics: Professional Ranges, Gas Cooking, Slide-In Ranges

What is a Drop-In Range? (Reviews/Ratings)

by Tam Nguyen

Appliances can be confusing, because the terminology is interchanged.

For example, cooktops and slide-in ranges have been incorrectly called drop-in ranges.

A drop-in range is quite simply a range without a bottom drawer.

It's mounted on a base cabinet, rather than seated on the floor. Drop-in's are mostly sold as replacement units in older kitchens.

We will look at the different types of ranges, the history of drop-in ranges and compare them to the other style of ranges. 

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Topics: Slide-In Ranges, Ranges, Freestanding Ranges

KitchenAid vs. Electrolux Gas Slide-in Ranges (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Mason Nguyen

Slide-in ranges have become popular because they controls on the front. They sit on top of the countertops and give your kitchen a built-in look without “breaking the bank” on wall ovens and cooktops.

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Topics: Slide-In Ranges, Electrolux, KitchenAid

Jenn-Air JES1450DS vs. Bosch HEIP054U Electric Slide-In Range (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Paul Groux

Jenn-Air and Bosch have a new slide-in range. They both use a hybrid type design which in fact is part slide-in range part and part freestanding range.

We will explain the differences of freestanding vs. slide-in vs. this new hybrid range as well as both companies and then both products.

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Topics: Jenn-Air, Bosch, Slide-In Ranges

Frigidaire Professional vs. GE Profile Gas Slide-ins (Reviews/Ratings)

by Eddie Jacob

Ironically enough, both of these respective brand labels will be owned by the same parent company, Electrolux. Ultimately making them sister companies.

One of the oldest known appliance brands (since 1907), GE Appliances was sold off to Electrolux last September (2014), for $3.3 Billion, making Swedish owned Electrolux one of the biggest appliance manufacturers in the world, doubling their U.S. sales. Part of the deal, included the iconic GE Appliance name, which will remain.

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Topics: Frigidaire, Slide-In Ranges, GE Profile

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