When remodeling your kitchen or designing a new home, you will have many choices to make pertaining to the type and style of appliances that you will buy. A lot will depend on how you or your kitchen designer lays out the cabinet design and where each appliance is located in the plan. Your main cooking appliance is also the centerpiece of your kitchen: the range.
And even if you're just buying a new range and not changing your kitchen's design too much, you might be wondering which type you should choose. There are many styles you can consider, including slide-in ranges, freestanding ranges, and larger professional ranges. If you want to learn more about the differences between slide in and freestanding ranges, you're in the right place! We'll go over what you can expect from these range styles in terms of design, features, and pricing. (And if you're looking for more information on choosing a new gas or electric range, check out our range buying guide!