Dream Kitchens 2014 Resources: Test Kitchens

At these kitchens, you can try out stoves, refrigerators, dishwashers, and other appliances. There’s no pressure to buy; because the stores are wholesalers, no products are for individual sale. Appointments are frequently made by dealers and designers, but you can also set them up directly.

Fretz Appointments recommended; 9204-H Berger Rd., Columbia; 866-987-2123;

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