While they lack the ubiquitous name recognition of some big-box range and kitchen appliance manufacturers, the Bertazzoni company has been crafting some of the most beautiful and cost-effective kitchen ranges in the world for years.
If you’re new to the Bertazzoni name and want to learn a bit more about their approach to range design, here are five things to know before buying a Bertazzoni range.
High End Look Without the Price Tag & Fully Flush Installation
For decades, the Bertazzoni name has been associated with an exceptional dedication to high-end range design while consistently keeping their prices an average of 30% lower than other professional-looking ranges. While this approach may lead some manufacturers to cut corners or sacrifice quality, Bertazzoni has found an effective way to offer both high-end style and manageable prices without sacrificing either.
Since 2001, Bertazzoni manufacturing began to use what’s known as the ‘Toyata system’ of manufacturing. This revolutionary system allows them to produce products at exceptional speeds and efficiently low costs without compromising quality. As a result, they’ve managed to offer customers without endless budgets a product that’s top-of-the-line in features and appearance.
Some of those high-end looks come from the nature of their manufacturing style—the 25 & 1/8th” depth of their ranges means that they can sit perfectly flush with your existing cabinetry, creating a clean and custom-fitted look instantly.
To Color or Not to Color?
Another design feature that sets Bertazzoni ranges apart from the competition is their offering of multiple designer colors across their line of ranges. Rather than using the turn-of-the-century Ford model of “any color you want, as long as it’s black”, Bertazzoni recognizes that each customer is unique, with a unique set of design sensibilities. They offer you the opportunity to select not only the model that suits your functional needs, but also the color that suits your personality.
That unique paint job also carries a touch of European flair, using the same triple-coat paint process used on high-end Italian sports cars. Paint finishes on Bertazzoni ranges span the color spectrum, so you’re guaranteed to find a finish that matches your unique style.
Basic vs. Deluxe Models
As part of their continued effort to offer a wide range (excuse the pun) of options for customers of all types and budgets, each Bertazzoni range comes in both a Basic and a Deluxe edition. Designed to provide even more options for users looking to add Bertazzoni style to their kitchen, this option provides increased flexibility for users based on their budget and needs.
Basic Bertazzoni ranges feature aluminum burners, forgoing bonus features like a temperature gauge or storage drawer. The Deluxe versions feature brass burners, which are known to last longer and perform more consistently over time. They also include a glide shelf, built-in temperature gauge and a storage drawer.
If you’re struggling to decide whether a Basic or Deluxe version will best suit your needs and budget, consider your cooking needs. Are you a casual cook, who will use your Bertazzoni range for the occasional family dinner or baked treat? Or are you a heavy user, someone who loves being in the kitchen and will get ample use out of bonus features included in the Deluxe editions? Like Bertazzoni products themselves, it’s all about serving your individual and unique needs.
Two-Year Parts & Labor Warranty
Though it’s a slightly unsung aspect of Bertazzoni’s dedication to customer satisfaction, their two-year parts and labor warranty is quite second to none. For those unfamiliar with the standard warranty practices of range manufacturers, two years is double the one-year standard that’s most common in the industry.
By covering parts and labor during this two-year period, Bertazzoni is expressing their confidence in the quality of their products and their dedication to the satisfaction of their customers. It’s more than just knowing that you’ll be covered if something goes wrong—it’s the assuredness of a company confident enough in their product to offer an exhaustive warranty.
Available As Part of Full Appliance Suite
Bertazzoni has long been known for exclusively manufacturing and selling ranges, but no more—they now sell a full suite of appliances that include refrigerators, dishwashers, microwaves, and of course ranges. Not only does this mean that there is a whole new group of appliances featuring the Bertazzoni blend of design and budget-friendly pricing, but it also means that you can now match your entire kitchen with a full suite.
If you’re looking to outfit your kitchen, you’ll also want to watch out for Bertazzoni’s frequent promotions—they’re often running promotional deals that can qualify you for a free kitchen range.
If you have any additional questions about Bertazzoni products, reach out to one of the appliance experts at Designer Appliances, or shop among our full range of Bertazzoni products now.