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Cooking Appliances "what kind to buy" How to decide
Decide which Cooking appliances to buy.
Should you have stove and oven in one unit ?
Cooktop separate from oven ?
Which one you choose depends on several factors.
You should consider space and budget Fuel choice Preference
Bear in mind that the main goal of a kitchen and reason for its existence is to cook and Whether it is a Range,Cooktop or Wall Oven every other appliance revolves around cooking preparation,storage or cleanup.
Any space after that can be used for dining or social activity,etc.
Starting with the first deciding factor lets consider space and budget.
To begin with Ranges which have your cooktop and oven built in one are going to be" less expensive" in general plus take up less space.
Going past budget and on to "space" picture a galley style kitchen with a cooktop and a wall oven next to it which actually acts as a wall and prevents either the left or right side of your counter from continuing.You may be able to knock down a wall to eliminate the galley however in many cases you may not. because of a supporting wall issue or just no ... more
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