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trbbg wrote:
Should the hood be larger than the range? - Appliance pros say I need a 48 hood for a 36 range. I think it looks better on my kitchen plan to have them be closer in size. What do you think? Thank you.
   Comment   February 26, 2014
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THE FRENCH BARN
48" is probably overkill, but a hood that is slightly wider than the range wouldn't hurt. A hood between 36" and 42" wide should work just fine.
February 27, 2014 at 9:37am   
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Christian Rice Architects, Inc.
If you have the space, I think a wider hood looks really nice over a 36" range. I think a 42" hood would be fine.
March 3, 2014 at 9:21am   
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estherh wrote:
WHAT ARE THE DIMMENSIONS FOR THE HOOD AND THE OVEN BELOW THE HOOD?
   Comment   December 29, 2013
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Christian Rice Architects, Inc.
This is a 36" wide range and hood. Christian
December 30, 2013 at 9:58am   
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hhase wrote:
Microwave? - How wide is the space housing the microwave?
   Comment   June 27, 2013
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Christian Rice Architects, Inc.
I believe it is right around 24" wide. However, if you are creating a similar design for your kitchen, I would recommend buying or researching your microwave first, and customizing the space to fit your microwave.
June 27, 2013 at 8:42am   
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olivertwistkitchen wrote:
Love the range niche. How did you do this on an exterior wall? I was told this couldn't be done.
   Comment   December 10, 2012
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Christian Rice Architects, Inc.
Do you know why someone told you it couldn't be done? The only thing I could think of is noth aving enough space for insulation-- but there are ways around that-- you could use rigid insulation for the whole wall-- or frame this wall with 2x6 or even 2x8 framing to gain the depth needed for standard batt insulation. Hope that helps!
December 11, 2012 at 8:50am   
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grios57
it is sopposed to be on an exterior wall isn't it?
February 26, 2013 at 11:24am   
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lindah1205 wrote:
Brand and model of microwave, please.
   Comment   October 15, 2012
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Christian Rice Architects, Inc.
My apologies-- the owner selected and purchased this appliance directly. As you may know, placing a microwave in an upper location such as this is often tricky due to the depth. I have had success with GE Spacesaver units in the past-- which have a more shallow depth than other units. Hope that helps!
October 22, 2012 at 10:01am     
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Jessica Buhler wrote:
What brand and size is this range? thanks.
   Comment   June 18, 2012
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Christian Rice Architects, Inc.
I'm not 100% sure, but it looks like a 36" wide Thermador
June 18, 2012 at 7:54pm   
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Monique Jacqueline Design
I, too, believe that it is a 36" Thermador.
I use Thermador alot!
Cheers!
m.
June 18, 2012 at 9:29pm   
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starrsantiques1 wrote:
Do this door panels open for access on the hood.
   Comment   May 22, 2012
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Not typically, because there is usually duct work behind the panels. You access the hood for maintenance from underneath the wood hood.
May 22, 2012 at 7:49pm   
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starrsantiques1
My mistake. I meant do these panels open to get to the ducting? Our cabinet maker says they need to open for access? I told him I see pictures on Houzz that looks like they are just decorative Am I wrong? Thank You
May 22, 2012 at 10:38pm   
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szmcclay wrote:
what kind of exhaust fan did you need to purchase?
   Comment   May 1, 2012
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kriswind
I love the way the hood looks, what type of exhaust fan did you get? What is the height distance from the top of cabinet from top of stove? Thanks
December 21, 2012 at 6:34pm   
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green grass wrote:
Space usage on the right side of Microwave - How is the corner near Microwave used? Is there a small nook which opens on the top of MW or accessible from cupboard on the right. I have a small kitchen in which I am planning to have the same layout. Any tips would be welcome
   Comment   April 17, 2012
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Emily Hurley
It looks like the area above the microwave is actually an open shelf.
April 25, 2012 at 3:24pm   
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grammielinda wrote:
I have a situation where I do not want to block our view with a typical chandelier. Are these on a functional pulley ? If so I wondered if you could share the source?
   Comment   February 22, 2012
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Emily Hurley
This looks like a similar fixture.


I believe those pulleys do actually work. Great option.
February 28, 2012 at 5:10pm   
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nlyang wrote:
Question: are the countertops marble, granite, or something else? My guess is marble, but I'm hoping it's granite because I like the durability. Anyone know if granite comes in white with the light, smokey greys?
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There is a granite called Valley White that is white with streaks of grey and flecks of garnet. Also one that is called River White (or NEW Bianco Romano) that is similar.
December 6, 2010 at 3:05pm   
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thanks, we ended up going with Zodiaq Bianco Carrara. hope it turns out well.
December 6, 2010 at 3:57pm   
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Rebeckah Macfie wrote:
Depth? - How deep is the hood cabinet?
   Comment   March 18, 2014
Julie Andrews wrote:
Island - Do you know the dimensions of this kitchen? Also what are the dimensions of the island? Thank you.
   Comment   November 11, 2013
starrsantiques1 wrote:
are these 8 foot ceilings?Thank You.
   Comment   June 12, 2012

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Here the microwave is charmingly tucked into a corner with the refrigerator on one side, and the sink on the other. A mini-cook zone in it's own right - I'm picturing the late night munchies and microwaved Swiss Miss happening right here in this cozy, sweet spot.

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