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Old 10-13-2013, 01:13 PM
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Need advice on New Appliances in New house

Some of you know that were building our retirement home on the lake (photo for proof). Builder has us working with Cohens in Montgomery, AL. Two Microwaves, Dishwasher, slide in range elec. with oven, refrig., hood, fan, etc. $5668 for Kitchenaid.
We take any advice on brands, models, BEST values.
We're 8 weeks into it.
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Old 10-13-2013, 01:30 PM
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Very nice -

why skimp - go sub zero and wolf
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Old 10-13-2013, 01:33 PM
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We've loved our kitchen aid appliances. The maxima line of washer/ dryer is the commercial line from maytag and have also been great.
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Old 10-13-2013, 01:34 PM
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Nice, need more pics
can't go wrong with Kitchenaid by Whirlpool
Whirlpool appliances models are yesterdays Kitchenaid models without the extra warranty
Stay away from anything GE
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Old 10-13-2013, 01:36 PM
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if you do get subzero or wolf purchase the extended + extended warranty
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Old 10-13-2013, 02:25 PM
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can't give any advice on buying appliances. i just fix mine when they break. nice digs though. keep us up to date with pics.
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Old 10-13-2013, 04:38 PM
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I run a service co in Tennessee and do warranty work for Whirlpool Kitchen Aid Frigidaire and others. You cant go wrong with the Kitchen Aid line, very few service related issues.
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Old 10-13-2013, 05:58 PM
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Having owned many new to relatively new homes over the last 20 years and 3 currently I've found that most all appliances are disposable or need repairs inside of 10 years. Even top of the line Kitchenaid by Sub Zero.
No experience with the real high end equipment though. IMO find the best price on whatever appliances you need and realize the savings up front. And don't pay extra for "designer" features. No one needs 10 modes for the dishwasher or 20 different types of washes for a washing machine.
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Old 10-13-2013, 06:07 PM
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When we built 3 years ago, we did the upper mid level dishwasher from KitchenAid. Functions great, but the noise drives me nuts. We do use the 4 hour delay so it starts after we're asleep. We have an open kitchen, dining room, living room floor plan so maybe I'm being too critical with the noise. If I do it over again, I'd upgrade to a quieter model.

Great looking home!
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we just bought a Samsung fridge and love it... lots of room with bottom freezer
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