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gingerzombie2 t1_jdyolzy wrote

It's because getting a dual wall oven plus a cooktop is more than twice as much as just buying a stove. There are a few models of stoves with a split oven, but they are not very popular since the top one is very short and the bottom one is too short for taller needs (turkey, large dutch oven).


SarcasticOptimist t1_jdz0amm wrote

And for the price a combi oven would do a better job and is more versatile.

Having a toaster oven also helps do dual duty. Tbh I use mine more often than my full size range.


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frankchester t1_jdzupde wrote

Probably for reporting heat, preheating remotely, notifications about finish times etc.


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KingoftheCrackens t1_jdzxmpg wrote

Most of them won't turn on remotely. You can get everything set and ready then you have to manually press the on button.


SarcasticOptimist t1_je1wncs wrote

Marketers. It's weird I agree. Just picked one with good reviews from a reputable manufacturer.


cobrachickens t1_jdzowc6 wrote

Oh my god appliances be expensive


gingerzombie2 t1_jdzpsw3 wrote

The person above you linked a Miele brand appliance, they are a luxury brand and very $$$$


jonythunder t1_je2r3mk wrote

And from my experience, will also last at least 10 years. My mom's old miele appliances were replaced because of power efficiency after 20 smth years, not because they broke down


bigbluethunder t1_je08xbt wrote

Most in-home dual ovens that I’ve seen have a bottom oven that is the size of most peoples’ warming drawer (perfect for baking, making casseroles, heating up sides or apps, etc) while the other oven is still full-size.


KadenKraw t1_je22m74 wrote

You ever see the dual flex space ovens? I wonder if they are any good.


TheSessionMan t1_jdyrx26 wrote

Cause you essentially need to buy three things (two ovens and a range) instead of one, a range oven combo


x-Mowens-x t1_jdys13h wrote

But that was always the case?


TheSessionMan t1_jdysarz wrote

Pretty much, yeah. You'll only really see the dual oven plus range in houses that belonged to more upper class folk. You still see them in rich people's modern houses today at a much higher frequency than in working class homes


goldentamarindo t1_jdzd3dd wrote

Yes, my parents’ house has two ovens stacked vertically and recessed into the wall, and a separate range. It’s a larger mid-century house. There’s also a brick oven in the backyard. The previous owners were a Greek family that did a lot of cooking and would roast goats in the backyard.


nalleball t1_jdz0ip0 wrote

Electrolux still sells a stove with two oven zones combo. The drawback is that you have two smaller oven zones instead of one large. I like it you can cook two different things at different temperatures.


Intrepid00 t1_je0c1fx wrote

I could get an induction range for $1.2k last spring with a single oven or I could get a dual oven for $3.5-4.5k that was induction. Making them dual just really drives up the price.


mrsbebe t1_jdztlmo wrote

Homes definitely have them. I have one that was installed in I think 2016? It's a double oven range. I'm a former interior designer that specialized in kitchens and we put double ovens in kitchens almost as a standard.


x-Mowens-x t1_jdzu147 wrote

Sorry, I misspoke. I know they still exist. Haha. I just meant when I was looking for houses they were few and far between. When I was growing up, they seemed to be the rule.


mrsbebe t1_jdzuck1 wrote

Yeah I know what you mean. To be fair, the kitchens I designed were luxury so probably out of the price range of most people. Certainly out of my price range. My I do like my double oven range! The top oven is smaller but when I have hosted thanksgiving it is plenty of space to do what we need to do and it's an LG so it's not like it was expensive as far as ranges go


frankchester t1_jdzuis7 wrote

Really? Double ovens fairly popular in the UK, if you are in a moderately large family home (which is probably equivalent to a moderately small American family home). Or a range cooler is still popular.


BaconJacobs t1_je001av wrote

Dunno. I worked at GE Appliances for 5 years in gas cooking products and our freestanding and slide in double ovens were a huge seller.

I guess some people either want the silly little storage drawer under their oven or they don't know they exist.


x-Mowens-x t1_je00d44 wrote

Interesting. Considering when I was looking at houses no one had stand alone double ovens!!!

They existed, but were not common.