There are different types of stand mixer available in the market today. You can choose from these depend on what you need. There is the Single beater that spins and mixes in one direction. You can see some of this on cooking show like in Rachel Ray, this is advisable if you want to bake cookies and just want to mix small amount of ingredients. Another type is the Double beater that spins and mixes against one another, this stand mixer according to the expert simply used for beating of eggs and whisking. However make sure that this is not for kneading dough, like the used of Single beater. Make sure to know the purpose of your KitchenAid commercial stand mixer before purchasing one.
You can at the same time maximize all the features of a stand mixer to fully enjoy the baking and cooking. Even common stand mixer has its own feature; you can change the range from 225 watts to 1,000 watts. This will allow you to manage the speed of the mixer in order to get the right texture of your mixed ingredients. There is also option that you can lock the stand while using, this way you can guarantee that the beater is not going to lift up. The lock will make your stand mixer to stay put that avoids the mess up all over your kitchen.
Lastly, before buying a stand mixer make sure that you will consider the capacity of the bowl as this is very important as well. The capacity will give and provide you the amount of ingredients that you can mix on the bowl.