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Sub-Zero Classic Series (BI) Stainless Model in a Flush Inset Application


  • Can a Classic (BI) Series classic stainless steel wrapped door unit be installed in a flush inset application?
  • Why can the stainless steel wrapped BI units be installed in the standard application only?
  • How can a stainless steel unit be installed in a flush inset application?
  • Can single or individual grilles be used in a dual installation?
  • Does the dual wide grille need to be used for a dual installation?


Classic (BI) stainless steel wrapped door models cannot be installed in a flush inset application. They can only be installed in the standard application.

  • The pivot point of the hinge in relationship to the edge of the face of the stainless steel wrapped door will cause door opening issues when installed in a flush inset opening.
  • This will cause interference with the door hitting the outside of the flush inset opening.
  • To achieve a stainless steel appearance in a flush inset application:
    • Order an overlay style unit.
    • Order flush inset stainless steel door or drawer panels.

Refer to the Sub-Zero Design Guide for design specifications and contact a Local Dealer for further sales information.


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