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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