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  • hardmar Apr 12 5:35 AM - Comment
    commented on Reflections on kitchen remodeling.

    I recognize the range in the photos and description as a Frigidaire model like we just put in. It is my disappointment in our remodel. We find the power burner to be very cranky about lighting and lacking in control of level. It is either full on or standby pilot light level. Had it serviced, but that’s just how it is. The flame front is also so large that only our largest pan can be used on it. We would have been happier with a less expensive model with another of the more modest BTU (and more controllable) large burners in the front. So, my advice would be to think about what you cook - unless you are going to have a huge stockpot boiling away or frequently using a wok sized pan a “Professional” level power burner might not be a good choice.
    We really like our French door fridge (without space robbing door ice/water or freezer icemaker - been there - hated that), however, there is the issue of the right door popping open when closing the left door due to the air pressure and the magnetic seal not holding as well as it should. Have replaced the seal, but still have the problem. This IS something you can check before buying, however, keep in mind that when it is full of stuff there is less air and the compression issue will be worse.
    Our big love is the Broan vent hood - it works wonderfully.

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