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Advice/Input on Selecting Kitchen Appliances

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May 11, 2021
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Advice/Input on Selecting Kitchen Appliances

Went through as many previous posts I could find but wasn't able to get too much information either here or through googling in terms of comparisons.

I purchased a new build home which comes with a standard appliance package. I want to upgrade the refrigerator, stove and laundry machines (will go with the standard dishwasher as we probably won't use it as often)

From what I gather, the consensus seems to be to stay away from Samsung kitchen appliances. Which is great because the stove I was going to choose was going to be Samsung (which clearly shows I need some help!)

Here are my current selections. Would appreciate any input/advice on the selections:

Stove: Want an electric slide in range. Air fryer and self-cleaning options are a plus.

Frigidaire Gallery 5.4 Cu. Ft. Front-Control Convection Range with Air Fry - CGEH3047VF

Other options considered:
Samsung 6.3 Cu. Ft. Electric Range with True Convection and Air Fry – NE63T8711SS/AC
Whirlpool 6.4 Cu. Ft. Smart Slide-in Electric Range with Frozen Bake™ Technology - YWEE750H0HZ

Fridge: We really like the 4 french door design. We're hearing that Whirlpool has been back ordered on appliances for a while but are slowly starting to pick up. We feel we are willing to wait an extra few weeks (our house closes in mid-September so we have 1.5 months so probably willing to wait up to 2.5 months)

Whirlpool 19.4 Cu. Ft. 4-Door French-Door Refrigerator - WRQA59CNKZ

Laundry [Washer/Dryer] - We want front loading so we can potentially stack them. The wrinkle reducing steam technology is a huge plus.

LG Wi-Fi Enabled Smart Front-Load 5.2 Cu. Ft. Washer and 7.4 Cu. Ft. Electric Dryer

Other options considered:
Samsung 5.2 Cu. Ft. Smart Washer and 7.5 Cu. Ft. Smart Dryer - SAFL630V

Thanks in advance for any advice! Let me know if you have any more questions :)
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Jun 23, 2019
591 posts
Stay away from Samsung!
Maytag makes excellent appliances, and LG makes excellent Washers and Dryers. I have a LG WM3500CW washing machine, it is very quiet and well built. I also recently purchased a Maytag MDB4949SKZ dishwasher that seems to be very good so far.
I had newer (2019 model) Whirlpool appliances in my previous house, and I found the quality has gone downhill compared to older models. The materials seems cheaper/thinner/flimsy compared to the mid 2000's Whirlpool appliances I was used to. With LG and Maytag the quality is much better, and yes I know Maytag is owned by Whirlpool, but Maytag isn't using the thin/flimsy materials and is built to a higher standard from what I can see.
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Jan 16, 2011
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For someone that read threads about applicances and realized to stay away from samsung, why on earth are samsung appliances still on your list?? The very last washer/dryer you should ever consider is a samsung.

As for a dishwasher, you should be considering Miele or a HIGH END Bosch.
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Dec 4, 2009
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Buy Samsung appliances at your own peril. I think you've been clearly warned.

I would go Maytag commercial top load for a washer. Bosch/Miele for dishwasher. Fridge and stove seems like a crap shoot.

We had a Maytag stove for about 7 years before remodelling this year, problem free. Also had a kitchen aid for 9 yrs, problem free as well. We haven't received our new appliances yet (ordered in February...).
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May 11, 2021
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No, by others considered I just meant Samsung appliances (stove + laundry) were what I had originally considered before reading to stay away from Samsung appliances. So ended up deciding on Whirlpool for the fridge, Frigidaire for the stove and LG for the laundry set.
Deal Addict
Apr 18, 2005
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Don't leave the dishwasher... sure you may not use it now.. but life changes... we use ours everyday.
Deal Addict
Oct 17, 2002
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Honestly, I would leave Samsung and LG off the list. Great for electronics, but for appliances, I wouldnt let all the extra features tempt you.

All the other brands are pretty much a safe bet. I went with Electrolux for the washer/dryer, Bosch for the diswasher, and GE/Cafe for the range and fridge.
Jun 4, 2020
1634 posts
Clarington, ON
Consider going for induction with that gallery stove. Also, air fry tray is separate.

We have the read control air fry with induction too. Love it.
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May 21, 2015
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Sarnia, ON
Bosch makes the best dishwashers hand down . Being as you are not likely to use it regularly you can still buy their lowest cost model in the $550. range,, their 100 series or their Ascenta.. which by the way was thee top rated dishwasher of all dishwashers in Consumers Reports.. a bargain... I would be utter foolishness to spend more on their higher end models which clean no better other than them having a few extra frills.

As for the washer/dryer, get an LG frontloader in the series 3600 and up.. top rated machines.