Does a commercial range belong in a home?

Rita Colorito of Bankrate.com took on the question of whether a truly commercial range belongs in a home.  Here are some things she thinks you should consider before purchasing that 60-inch, 8 burner stove!

  • Installation issues
  • Size – commercial units are sized differently, so work with a designer who is familiar with sizing
  • Aesthetics – commercial appliances usually have no clearance and are on casters
  • Have a Realtor do a market analysis of similar homes in your area to determine the impact on the home’s market price

For most homeowners, commercial appliances are best kept out of the kitchen.

Bankrate.com, “Does a commercial range belong in a home?”, May, 2013

John Petrie

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