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CC101
CC101
11 November 2012

Dishwasher - what to consider when buying pls ?

Dishwasher - what to consider when buying pls ?
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has any one used seimens dishwasher? what are your experiences?

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CC101
Nov 11, 2012 8:26 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 9:06 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 6:53 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 1:25 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 3:21 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 10:54 pm
thegilbeys
thegilbeys
2 October 2012

Anyone seen a rangehood like this?

Anyone seen a rangehood like this?

That's much more reasonable Jaeger! Thank you.

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thegilbeys
Oct 02, 2012 8:44 am
thegilbeys
reece_76
reece_76
1 October 2012

Induction cooktops and Rangehoods

Induction cooktops and Rangehoods

The IsoDrive from Schweigen is another safe bet if you want quiet and great suction for rangehoods. Good luck!

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reece_76
Oct 01, 2012 10:25 am
pipbolt
pipbolt
25 September 2012

Kitchen appliances and lighting shops in Perth

Kitchen appliances and lighting shops in Perth

Shopping for our new house and want to know the best places/ shops to go to in Perth? We are looking for a 90cm freestanding oven (maybe the Glem)…

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pipbolt
Sep 25, 2012 12:01 am
jeffheath
jeffheath
22 September 2012

Upgrading existing rangehood to slide-out type

Upgrading existing rangehood to slide-out type

You cannot reduce size of flue. Flue size is specific to rangehood. You can get flexible flue to run into ceiling space if timbers are blocking the route of the flue.

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jeffheath
Sep 22, 2012 6:06 pm
delatite13
delatite13
21 September 2012

Price check - Bosch SMS63M08AU & W'House WHE5100SA

Price check - Bosch SMS63M08AU & W'House WHE5100SA

Would have the Bosch in heart beat over the westinghouse. We have the same in white and paid $999 from H/N and getting another $100 back from redemption from bosch. …

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delatite13
Sep 21, 2012 10:07 pm
delatite13
PHL
PHL
6 September 2012

Do you use auto cooking function on your oven?

Do you use auto cooking function on your oven?

We've had the induction since if first came out 2-3 years ago, and just stored it for the new kitchen, buying the matching wok burner at the same time, but had Winnings…

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PHL
Sep 06, 2012 10:04 pm
Seanr
Seanr
2 September 2012

Oven recommendations for a novice please

Oven recommendations for a novice please

Hi pankake, I am not the best person to offer advise on this as all the ovens I have ever had have been old and/ or cheap. We are renovating our kitchen, and I have put a…

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Seanr
Sep 02, 2012 10:10 pm
Seanr
Seanr
24 August 2012

Bosch vs Asko cooking appliances

Bosch vs Asko cooking appliances

Ok, to make it all worse (or better) one of the shops we have been to have now offered us a Siemens cooking package including pyrolytic oven and 75cm 5 burner gas cooktop…

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Seanr
Aug 24, 2012 9:54 pm
gunny
gunny
22 August 2012

The Appliances We've Chosen and Why

The Appliances We've Chosen and Why

How much does it cost to get a normal double bowl sink on 40mm ceaserstone replaced by a similar size undermount double bowl sink? Any brand will do. I have a Blanco Tipo…

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gunny
Aug 22, 2012 9:47 pm
Heytherek
Heytherek
20 August 2012

Rain drop noise in Robinhood rangehood

Rain drop noise in Robinhood rangehood

Hi, We remain puzzled about noises we get coming down our rangehood that is vented to the outside in our kitchen in our new house. Every time it rains we hear a ping…

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Heytherek
Aug 20, 2012 7:30 am
kyton
kyton
14 August 2012

Falcon Ovens

Falcon Ovens

I have the Falcon Toledo 1100mm I think it is called. Had it for almost 3 years - so far I love it. The ovens aren't massive - but I just make sure I stick to pans less…

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kyton
Aug 14, 2012 2:05 pm
kyton
Laila
Laila
11 August 2012

Buy now or wait?

Buy now or wait?

We ordered ours but didn't get them delivered for about 6 weeks, I'm not sure about the warranty thing, one of them was payment on delivery but the others we might have…

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Laila
Aug 11, 2012 5:08 pm
Laila
Laila
11 August 2012

Storage for appliances

Storage for appliances

We have one siimular to steph's however it's just on half of it so has one bi-fold door. The bottom level has a pull out shelf on tracks that holds our coffee machine…

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Laila
Aug 11, 2012 5:00 pm
doczim
doczim
3 August 2012

Undermount rangehoods

Undermount rangehoods
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Wow great thread and info from all especially appliance guru. I will be doing some more research on these brands and now I know about gross and nett extraction rates won't…

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doczim
Aug 03, 2012 7:38 am
tamz026
tamz026
2 August 2012

Best gas freestanding oven for under $3k?

Best gas freestanding oven for under $3k?

I'll be glad when I've decided so I can start pricing. So much variation in pricing and I'd be guttered if I paid a arm & a leg for an item for it be dramatically reduced…

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tamz026
Aug 02, 2012 3:26 pm
tamz026
tamz026
28 July 2012

Gas wall oven

Gas wall oven

After a little more looking around i have come up with a GLEM Gas 60cm built in fan assisted oven. I love the look of this to! Glem gas also have another range called…

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tamz026
Jul 28, 2012 3:18 pm
MattyT
MattyT
25 July 2012

Kitchen Appliances

Kitchen Appliances

I'd go with the Bosch, you'll find the small premium over the westinghouse is worth it. The reviews of their stuff is usually pretty good. I remember someone told me…

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MattyT
Jul 25, 2012 10:24 am
PHL
PHL
23 July 2012

Island cooktops/rangehoods?

Island cooktops/rangehoods?

Ceilings are 2450mm, single story. It is mounted on a bulkhead, mainly to conceal lighting, but also to minimise the length of the metal duct cover. We have the rangehood…

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PHL
Jul 23, 2012 12:30 pm
bernieb1978
bernieb1978
15 June 2012

900 range hood/cooktop with 600 oven - Okay?

900 range hood/cooktop with 600 oven - Okay?

Hi there, I know your post is over a year old but we are renovating our kitchen and I want to do the same as you (900 cooktop with a 600 underbench oven underneath) and I…

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bernieb1978
Jun 15, 2012 12:50 am
PHL
PHL
8 June 2012

Steam Ovens ??

Steam Ovens ??

We have the V-Zug XSL Combi-steam, and are loving it! Steaming veges works surprisingly well, much better than I expected. Personally we haven't used the built in recipes…

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PHL
Jun 08, 2012 8:25 pm
Abby
Abby
1 June 2012

Kitchen appliance clueless

Kitchen appliance clueless

I had Bosch oven, induction hot plate and range hood in my last build. Didn't have a problem in six years and also have them this time.

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Abby
Jun 01, 2012 3:49 am
paguatao
paguatao
21 May 2012

Kitchen Appliances - Oven / Cooktop

Kitchen Appliances - Oven / Cooktop

We went with Baumatic when we did a kitchen reno and have major regrets. The ignition switch started ticking after 6 months ... apparently due to water/liquid either…

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paguatao
May 21, 2012 6:10 am
paulw11
paulw11
9 May 2012

Advice re sink, tap, dishwasher and rangehood

Advice re sink, tap, dishwasher and rangehood

Hi We chose Bosch for the dishwasher as we had one in our previous house - very quiet and they seem to be reliable. For the range hood we went with Schweigen because we…

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paulw11
May 09, 2012 9:36 am
gesinta7
gesinta7
2 May 2012

Problems with Ilve stoves

Problems with Ilve stoves

I have to agree with you there !! I'm so happy with mine that when we build later on in the year, i'm taking it with me !!! Good luck, and let me know what you think ::smile::

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gesinta7
May 02, 2012 8:16 pm
Royster
Royster
25 April 2012

New 900 Freestanding oven

New 900 Freestanding oven

In the process of renovating our kitchen, & are now in a quandry as to which oven to purchase ? Have $2-3K to spend, but every salesman, preview, friend has a different…

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Royster
Apr 25, 2012 2:40 pm
PHL
PHL
9 April 2012

Miele or Neff cooking appliances?

Miele or Neff cooking appliances?

For induction, we have been very happy with the Siemens (same parent company, different import channel, with Siemens above Neff, and Bosch below Neff). A cousin has the…

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PHL
Apr 09, 2012 10:54 pm
whikey
whikey
5 April 2012

About home appliances

About home appliances

Dont go to Winnings either.... Never had an issue with Good Guys or Harvey Norman...over 70% of my goods were faulty from Winnings....took 3 weeks to finalise the delivery!!!

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whikey
Apr 05, 2012 10:33 pm
ESB
ESB
14 March 2012

evoline and Blum

evoline and Blum

We don't have any corner cupboards at all ... I don't like corner cupboards .. lol. I haven't got the plate stackers either, I did look at them but was only worried…

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ESB
Mar 14, 2012 5:59 pm
ESB
Liliana
Liliana
10 March 2012

Chesterville/CV brand from Prestige Appliances?

Chesterville/CV brand from Prestige Appliances?

I have just been looking at these as well and can't find any information about them on the web. Did you end up using this brand?

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Liliana
Mar 10, 2012 3:46 pm
deathgod
deathgod
3 March 2012

Range hood help

Range hood help

Hey guys When we reno-ed the kitchen, we added a Highland Rangehood BHH9027G. It set us back $1500, and never seems to work. It is very noisy, and doesn't seem to suck up…

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deathgod
Mar 03, 2012 11:23 am
kek
kek
2 March 2012

Appliance choices - Reliability

Appliance choices - Reliability

I agree that some online research is required - Product Review, Whirlpool forums or even Choice (it may be worth paying for a report). For what it's worth, we recently…

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kek
Mar 02, 2012 4:35 pm
kek
wtam
wtam
29 February 2012

Westinghouse Builders Pack $999 (cook-top, oven & rangehood)

Westinghouse Builders Pack $999 (cook-top, oven & rangehood)

I am renovating the kitchen for investment property and looking for kitchen appliances. Westinghouse builders pack cost $999. It includes Fan Forced Electric…

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wtam
Feb 29, 2012 4:04 pm
PHL
PHL
27 February 2012

Looking for inside dimensions of Miele DGC 5080 Combi steam

Looking for inside dimensions of Miele DGC 5080 Combi steam

Not sure if you can get the V-Zug in the US, but their medium sized Combi steam is about the same size as the Miele, but no need for plumbing as the manage to finish dry.

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PHL
Feb 27, 2012 10:10 pm
askchris
askchris
27 February 2012

Rangehood suitable for induction cooktop?

Rangehood suitable for induction cooktop?

There is a good article on the Qasair webpage under condensation. http://www.qasair.com.au/tech_information_17.html. It helps explain why induction cooktops cause some…

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askchris
Feb 27, 2012 6:28 pm
andy the pm
andy the pm
22 February 2012

Help!!! Integrated dishwasher nightmare…

Help!!! Integrated dishwasher nightmare…

thanks for sharing you can check the solution of your problem at this link : it has worked for me hope it will work you tooo.

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andy the pm
Feb 22, 2012 12:00 pm
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
14 February 2012

What Rangehood near a large window?

What Rangehood near a large window?

I like the Schweigen vs others because the canopy designs appeal to me a little more. The one we got is very simple and low profile so it just looks like every other…

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chrisandkate
Feb 14, 2012 7:56 am
delatite13
delatite13
8 February 2012

Neff gas cooktop - any recommendations/concerns

Neff gas cooktop - any recommendations/concerns

You may want to consider a Smeg PSA 906. Similar wok value at 18.6 Mj and can be found for around the $1950 mark

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delatite13
Feb 08, 2012 7:52 pm
delatite13
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carolynp
Jan 21, 2012 10:41 pm
PHL
PHL
13 January 2012

Kitchen sink mixer with pull out vegie spray

Kitchen sink mixer with pull out vegie spray

The part about the leak was also my concern, so I elected to spend more on a pull out. We are getting the Hansgrohe but Hansa is also an excellent brand.

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PHL
Jan 13, 2012 9:47 pm
llow
llow
8 January 2012

No Fridge in the Kitchen???? Would you do this?

No Fridge in the Kitchen???? Would you do this?
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Hi We are building the majestic 35 with Wisdom Homes. It comes with a very large pantry space. We will fit out the pantry ourselves after…

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llow
Jan 08, 2012 3:00 pm
kexkez
kexkez
3 January 2012

Can I cope without Gas?

Can I cope without Gas?

ceramic scratches! Even when you are being careful. Perhaps worse to look at because we have a black ceramic top. I am very disappointed at how much and wish I'd just…

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kexkez
Jan 03, 2012 6:26 pm
kexkez
* jas *
* jas *
24 December 2011

Dishwasher - built under or free standing

Dishwasher - built under or free standing

In our old house we had a Bosch that we bought to fit the spot, not fixed just slide in and out but it was too tall so we took the removable top off so it would fit. In…

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* jas *
Dec 24, 2011 10:10 pm
PHL
PHL
8 December 2011

Miele, Siemmens & AEG - steam oven or convection or buy 2!

Miele, Siemmens & AEG - steam oven or convection or buy 2!

In the same boat, and ended up with the V-Zug XLS combi-steam and their normal pyro oven; that way we hope to use mainly the combi-steam (45L), but when we need more…

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PHL
Dec 08, 2011 3:46 pm


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