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Which Residential Appliances Are Right for My Kitchen? October 27, 2017

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Which Residential Appliances Are Right for My Kitchen?, Daphne, Alabama

When it comes to choosing any kind of residential appliance, you have an array of options at a variety of price-points. If you're looking to replace your kitchen appliances and feeling unsure of how to find the right products for your needs and your budget, you are not alone; below is a brief overview to help you choose the ideal residential appliances for your kitchen.

Cooktops & Range-Tops

Cooktops and range-tops are cooking surfaces installed directly into the countertop without the traditional oven and broiler underneath. Cooktops can be powered by electricity, gas or induction heating, while range-tops are usually gas. Electricity- and gas-fueled cooktops and range-tops are smart midrange choices, while induction cooktops, because of their higher price point and necessary special cookware, are more appropriate for high-end kitchens.

Range Hoods

residential appliancesThe range hood is the ventilation equipment installed over a cooking surface that keeps air flowing and pulls exhaust out of the kitchen. There are two main types of hoods, updraft and downdraft, which explains how the air is pulled away from the cooking area. Awning-shaped updraft hoods are a popular midrange option, while more sophisticated hoods—which can include features like heat lamps and remote controls—will appeal to luxury buyers.


Cooktops and range-tops come in a variety of sizes, from basic, four-burner models to more elaborate layouts with more burners and options. You will also be able to find hoods to fit practically any cooking surface, and you could even have one custom-designed. Generally, the more traditional residential appliances will cost less than their larger counterparts.

With the wide selection of kitchen appliances available, it can be tough to figure out which is right for you. Consider your tastes, your kitchen and your cooking. If you’re not sure which features you want, visit a showroom to explore your choices.


For more than 27 years, Mobile Appliance has been offering exceptional residential appliances to the Mobile and Daphne, Alabama, region. Call (251) 633-3188 or visit their website to connect with their helpful staff. Start finding the perfect midrange or luxury kitchen appliances for your home today and contact Mobile Appliance.

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