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vladmari
vladmari
28 February 2014

** Dishwashers **

** Dishwashers **

I have bought Bosch (made in Germany) dishwasher a week ago and can't praise it enough for a good job done every time. We had Omega for about 3 years and it was horrible…

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vladmari
Feb 28, 2014 3:25 pm
vladmari
2-cupcakes-pls
2-cupcakes-pls
8 February 2014

Induction cooktop issues

Induction cooktop issues

that's good to know. I hope it didn't cost lots to fix.

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2-cupcakes-pls
Feb 08, 2014 11:07 am
2-cupcakes-pls
JB1
JB1
8 February 2014

Comment/reviews on these kitchen appliances

Comment/reviews on these kitchen appliances

I think all Bosch gas cooktops are made in Spain. Westinghouse cooktops and oven are robust. IMO gas cooktops are all similar as they are simple. BTU is the most…

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JB1
Feb 08, 2014 10:59 am
thomaslux
thomaslux
7 February 2014

What Kitchen Appliances to Buy - Value for Money?

What Kitchen Appliances to Buy - Value for Money?

If you call or email Bosch service in Australia, they will tell you where a particular model is made. I have a feeling it's either Germany or Turkey.

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thomaslux
Feb 07, 2014 3:50 pm
2-cupcakes-pls
2-cupcakes-pls
6 February 2014

Kitchen Must Haves

Kitchen Must Haves

have a herb garden saves in buying the ones at the shop that cost lots and it will always be fresh

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2-cupcakes-pls
Feb 06, 2014 9:43 pm
2-cupcakes-pls
PHL
PHL
20 January 2014

Opinions on oven and steam/combi oven please

Opinions on oven and steam/combi oven please

I don't know if they are the best, but certainly we got them because the…

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PHL
Jan 20, 2014 9:43 am
PHL
PHL
20 January 2014

Laundry sink- too deep for washing dishes???

Laundry sink- too deep for washing dishes???

that's true PHL. But to be honest our BBQ plate gets quite grotty. I don't think I'd want to clean it in my kitchen sink carting it across…

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PHL
Jan 20, 2014 9:39 am
nrh157
nrh157
31 December 2013

Convection microwaves?

Convection microwaves?

We also have a Panny, use it instead of regular oven. Although we did have a fault 1 week after warranty period finished. Rang the Panny service number but they were…

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nrh157
Dec 31, 2013 5:29 pm
nrh157
maximus
maximus
31 December 2013

Mighty cheap French Door fridge

Mighty cheap French Door fridge

I picked up one of these for $1537 just before Christmas. Now retailing for…

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maximus
Dec 31, 2013 5:13 pm
maximus
Althom
Althom
21 September 2013

automatically color-changing led faucet?

automatically color-changing led faucet?

There are numerous cheap ones (up to $25) but they generally don't last long as they are very flimsily made. There's no safety risk as there's such a low voltage/wattage…

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Althom
Sep 21, 2013 4:02 pm
Althom
Jaeger LeCoultre
Jaeger LeCoultre
10 September 2013

Which oven?? Big or little?

Which oven?? Big or little?

Hi Best Mum, Here's the link to the new Miele…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Sep 10, 2013 11:45 am
koborrow
koborrow
6 September 2013

Schweigen Undermount - are they deep enough?

Schweigen Undermount - are they deep enough?

First of all, sorry for the very slow reply, I don't seem to get notified whenever posts are made, and I haven't checked these forums for ages. So I have completed the…

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koborrow
Sep 06, 2013 11:05 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
CuttingEdgeKitchens
4 September 2013

Dishwasher install into existing cupboards

Dishwasher install into existing cupboards

Pictures would help a lot. Very hard to give you an answer without all the info on the kitchen and the cabinets either side of where you want the dishwasher to go!

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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Sep 04, 2013 1:23 pm
CuttingEdgeKitchens
PHL
PHL
26 July 2013

Siemens domino cooktops

Siemens domino cooktops

So far they haven't called back; will call them again Monday.

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PHL
Jul 26, 2013 11:31 pm
PHL
PHL
25 July 2013

Vzug combi steam ovens

Vzug combi steam ovens

The microwave is usually to warm milk, and sometime a quick warming up job. The VZug will warms several dishes at once. Yes, we have the VZug pyro; good for larger and…

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PHL
Jul 26, 2013 12:48 am
colebatchd
colebatchd
22 July 2013

Ovens - how to choose?

Ovens - how to choose?

haha, yes - I didn't intend on spending $70k on an oven! The neff we bought was $2500 (RRP $5000), most of the other stuff at the sale (massivesale.net.au) was half price…

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colebatchd
Jul 22, 2013 8:16 am
kylieemc
kylieemc
4 July 2013

Belling double oven

Belling double oven

Hi, I am looking at getting the Belling double electric oven B170DOS, does anyone have an opinion on these? It is the only double oven I can find that will fit under the…

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kylieemc
Jul 04, 2013 9:41 pm
Likemike55
Likemike55
17 June 2013

Fridge: french doors and water cooler any suggestions please

Fridge: french doors and water cooler any suggestions please
1, 2

Good to hear you've had a great expereicne with that fridge Rodericb, After much research I've had that particular Samsung fridge as my top choice for when I finally get…

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Likemike55
Jun 17, 2013 11:04 pm
Likemike55
rhysn
rhysn
5 June 2013

Schweigen

Schweigen

We have one of their wall canopy hoods (ds3170s). No problem for me also. Spoke to their technical service once and they were very helpful.

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rhysn
Jun 05, 2013 10:29 am
ChrisE
ChrisE
4 June 2013

Gas Detector & Cutoff - kitchen stoves

Gas Detector & Cutoff - kitchen stoves

Code in Australia does not require a flame failure safety device (although NZ, the US, Canada, and the EU do) and it is possible to buy quite high-end cooktops where they…

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ChrisE
Jun 04, 2013 3:43 am
navs
navs
31 May 2013

Westinghouse WVE916SA 900mm oven

Westinghouse WVE916SA 900mm oven

We downgraded from a Blanco to get this one but this was solely on our builders advice. Havent used either so can't comment.

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navs
May 31, 2013 11:26 am
Shane-Kelly
Shane-Kelly
15 May 2013

Dishwasher help!!

Dishwasher help!!

It's up high so if sink backs up it won't flow in to dish washer

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Shane-Kelly
May 15, 2013 11:14 am
PHL
PHL
13 May 2013

Schweigen rangehood

Schweigen rangehood

I suspect it might be noise requirements, which does exist, rather than AS on the range hood. There is also the question of distance from boundary. Ours is a long way off,…

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PHL
May 13, 2013 11:13 am
Building Newbie
Building Newbie
16 April 2013

what fridge wit water connections?

what fridge wit water connections?

We will need to get a new fridge for our house when its build as our current side by side is too wide for the space. We are hoping to get a fridge with plumbed water…

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Building Newbie
Apr 16, 2013 9:29 am
Building Newbie
Building Newbie
14 April 2013

Builders range Technika appliances? Or get rebate?

Builders range Technika appliances? Or get rebate?

We had technika in our old house for the oven and rangehood and never had a problem. We have upgraded to the dual fan and more function technika 900mm freestanding cant…

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Building Newbie
Apr 14, 2013 10:26 pm
EmeryBB
EmeryBB
28 March 2013

Schweigen rangehood

Schweigen rangehood
1, 2

Has anyone installed a back draft damper? is it OK to install one at all? I find hot air rush through the ducting from the ISO Drive in hot summer day and cold draft in winter.

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EmeryBB
Mar 28, 2013 1:32 pm
justinkelly
justinkelly
4 March 2013

Smeg oven - is this element dead ? - with pics

Smeg oven - is this element dead ? - with pics

thanks delatite13 - will give stokes a call cheers justin

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justinkelly
Mar 04, 2013 9:25 pm

There's an island rangehood from Miele that looks a space ship and it's hanging on 4 wires so raked ceilings won't be a…

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Jaeger LeCoultre
Mar 01, 2013 7:05 pm
B STAR
B STAR
27 February 2013

Electrolux Induction Cooktop

Electrolux Induction Cooktop

I have the 78cm one but with 4 zones. some thing liek this. http://www.billyguyatts.com.au/electrol ... 8210p.html Probably a better comprimise between the two. They are…

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B STAR
Feb 27, 2013 9:02 am
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bradster181
Feb 23, 2013 5:16 pm
bradster181
tezzab
tezzab
21 February 2013

Help with choosing Appliances please

Help with choosing Appliances please

A reasonable starting point may be www.choice.com.au. It costs, but you can either subscribe or "pay per view" on Group tests. They really put things through tough…

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tezzab
Feb 21, 2013 11:14 pm
tezzab
travisaus
travisaus
12 February 2013

Fully integrated dishwasher - without a handle

Fully integrated dishwasher - without a handle

Hi Lewster, Sorry, I am unsure of the heights of the kicks and cupboards. The benchtop is 40mm thick though so if I was going to have the fully integrated dishwasher with…

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travisaus
Feb 12, 2013 12:20 pm
TwoFatKitties
TwoFatKitties
9 February 2013

F & P oven & cook top - feedback please

F & P oven & cook top - feedback please

This post is a little old so I'm not sure if the OP has already made the purchases for their kitchen. I have a F&P gas cooktop (10 years old), slide out rangehood (3…

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TwoFatKitties
Feb 09, 2013 3:02 pm
TwoFatKitties
Kazzbah61
Kazzbah61
6 February 2013

Fridge Dilemma

Fridge Dilemma

Dilemma #1: French Door vs…

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Kazzbah61
Feb 06, 2013 11:35 am
Tramyswife
Tramyswife
31 January 2013

Bosch HBG73S550A or ILVE 600SLPY pyrolytic oven? Help pls

Bosch HBG73S550A or ILVE 600SLPY pyrolytic oven? Help pls

Snap!!! I've just spent the morning looking at the Bosch too in comparison to the Balnco pyro. The sales guy I spoke to said that Bosch is the better quality model and…

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Tramyswife
Jan 31, 2013 4:38 pm
chatterbox
chatterbox
27 January 2013

Non standard bench height and new ovens?

Non standard bench height and new ovens?

thanks for that. I am only short - 142cm, and my current kitchen is only 865 and I quite like that. But building a brand new klitchen in a new house, that down the…

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chatterbox
Jan 27, 2013 12:15 pm
tikalotte
tikalotte
25 January 2013

Are these worthy choices for appliances?

Are these worthy choices for appliances?

have ended up picking a smeg because i love the look of them sooo very much that after i had definitly decided we would get a bosch i looked at teh smegs and started to…

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tikalotte
Jan 25, 2013 3:05 pm
grumblebum54
grumblebum54
7 January 2013

Bosch 90 cm 3 gas rings - any thoughts?

Bosch 90 cm 3 gas rings - any thoughts?

Don’t have this cooktop but would certainly consider it for any future build. In the past I very rarely used more than three pots at a time but if you were using a…

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grumblebum54
Jan 07, 2013 1:04 pm
grumblebum54
MR2
MR2
1 January 2013

Rangehood distance from cooktop

Rangehood distance from cooktop

oh NICE! got some more pics & how well does it work, who sells it?

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MR2
Jan 01, 2013 9:02 pm
MR2
vk1dx
vk1dx
5 December 2012

How do I clean plastic trays in Miele Microwave combo oven

How do I clean plastic trays in Miele Microwave combo oven

Brand new kitchen and band new Miele microwave combo oven. Just using hot soapy water on the two clear plastic trays in the sink does not seem to clean them properly. …

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vk1dx
Dec 05, 2012 12:33 pm
Laila
Laila
28 November 2012

Bosch semi-integrated dishwasher install

Bosch semi-integrated dishwasher install

Can't you just send him the product manual with specifications?

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Laila
Nov 28, 2012 12:18 pm
mattybt
mattybt
26 November 2012

Gas valve - Miele

Gas valve - Miele

I've just bought a new home with a brand new Miele stove top installed. The stovetop works fine - I get a strong spark when I turn the knob and attempt to light. The…

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mattybt
Nov 26, 2012 10:09 pm
auds
auds
21 November 2012

Best convection Microwave?

Best convection Microwave?

Thanks for that - have put feelers out for a price. cheers

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auds
Nov 21, 2012 3:04 pm
auds
auds
11 November 2012

HELP: Schweigen vs Bosch range hood ?

HELP: Schweigen vs Bosch range hood ?

hmmmm got no idea about how they would fit it :shock:

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auds
Nov 11, 2012 9:55 pm
CC101
CC101
11 November 2012

Dishwasher - what to consider when buying pls ?

Dishwasher - what to consider when buying pls ?
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

has any one used seimens dishwasher? what are your experiences?

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CC101
Nov 11, 2012 9:26 pm
thegilbeys
thegilbeys
3 November 2012

Gas ovens?

Gas ovens?

I saw some Belling in the latest Harvey Norman cooking catalogue. Not bad looking things.

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thegilbeys
Nov 03, 2012 10:06 pm
thegilbeys
tamz026
tamz026
26 October 2012

Ilve freestanding gas cooker

Ilve freestanding gas cooker

Thanks for your reply. Its a big decision to make but i suppose theres alot of ilve cookers out there so your bound to get a few bad reviews.

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tamz026
Oct 26, 2012 7:53 am
rangehood confusion
rangehood confusion
23 October 2012

Whispair - problems??

Whispair - problems??

I am trying to decide which rangehood to get and have been looking at Schweigen and Whispair but have been told by someone 'in the trade' that there are have been quite a…

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rangehood confusion
Oct 23, 2012 2:25 pm
cherry185
cherry185
8 October 2012

Corner Sink and Cooktop - reviews Please

Corner Sink and Cooktop - reviews Please

Hi, I was thinking of getting a corner sink and cooktop in a resonable small kitchen. Was just wondering if they are functional or difficult to use. If anyone has used…

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cherry185
Oct 08, 2012 4:21 pm
PHL
PHL
7 October 2012

Steam oven? Microwave? Normal Oven - I'm confused !

Steam oven? Microwave? Normal Oven - I'm confused !

We did this; the ovens are in the cooking area, whereas the…

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PHL
Oct 07, 2012 11:54 pm

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