Whirlpool is one of the most recognized names in the appliance world. They have everything from washers and dryers to refrigerators and ranges. One of the last appliances that we tend to want to replace unless we have to is the range. When was the last time you bought a new range? They have some really different looking ranges these days. Everything is about energy efficiency and spending less time in the kitchen and more time with family.At Whirlpool, they have the best ranges of any appliance brand on the market.
Most ranges these days are compact and can fit in any size kitchen. They are even available in sleek colors like Black. There are some homeowners that prefer gas ranges but the new electric ranges work just as well and they are more energy efficient than ever before. The Whirlpool 30 inch Freestanding Electric Range is one of the most popular in the Whirlpool Range Inventory. This range is sleek and elegant looking and it works pretty well too. Let’s take a look and see what features and specifications that this range has to offer.
The Whirlpool 30 Inch Freestanding Electric Range is a Self Cleaning range with a 4.8 cubic Foot Capacity. This range comes with two 6 inch 1,500 watts high-speed coil elements. Two 8 inch, 2,600 watt high speed coil elements that make stove top cooking a lot faster and more evenly distributed. This range also comes with the AccuBake Heat Distribution, this feature offers better baking and more even baking. Some stoves are not heated evenly so when you try to bake something one side comes out done and the other may still need a few minutes. Some of the features included with the Whirlpool 30 Inch Freestanding Electric Range are the Warm Hold, Clock, and Storage Draw for pots and pans. There is a delay bake option on this range. This feature will allow you to program the range to start baking or cooking at a predetermined time. This will save you a lot of time in the kitchen. The range from Whirlpool comes with a Control Lock that will disable the control panel so when the range is not on, it cannot be turned on. Think of it as a safety feature. The range comes with an Easy View Extra Large Oven Window. Now you can see how your food is cooking and you won’t lose any heat by opening and closing the door. This will also save you time as well as electric costs too.
The Whirlpool 30 inch Freestanding Electric Range comes with a left front and right rear 8″ high speed heating elements and a left rear and right front heating elements. The range stop is made from porcelain on a steel surface. The range is compact it measures in at 27-9/16 inches in depth x 46-7/8 inches in height x 29-7/8 inches in width. There are some electrical requirements that you should know. The range runs on 40 amps, 40. A Four Wire or Three Wire, Single Phase electrical supply. There is a time delay fuse or circuit breaker, though a separate circuit breaker is recommended. It is recommended that you use copper wire only.
The burner types are coil and there is not a convection oven feature. There is no grill or simmer burners available on this range as well. The controls are electro-mechanical for easy use. There is a Full One Year Warranty for both Parts and Labor. This stove is available in white and black. There is a Custom Broil setting that lets you set the broiling temperature in 5-degree increments. The temperatures range from 170 degrees to 500 degrees. Whirlpool recommends the high heat for meats and low heat for warming and melting. To help keep the 30-inch range clean is the Upswept Porcelain Spill Guard Cooktop. This helps keeps the spills and splatters from sticking to the surface. Cleaning this range top is a breeze. The Whirlpool 30 inch Freestanding Electric Range is energy efficient and comes with two adjustable oven racks. There are so many great features that there are just too many to list. If you are looking for a new range that will offer you the best features and specifications then this range is for you. It is best to shop around and check out all of the other ranges on the market. You can find this Whirlpool Range in your local Lowe’s Home Improvement Store. This range is priced at $548.00.